• Fixed Term Contract
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MIDLANDS STATE UNIVERSITY

STAFF VACANCY 

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following posts:

STUDENT AFFAIRS DIVISION 

POST A: GYM ATTENDANTS – (GWERU CAMPUS) (Fixed Term Contract)

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 

  • At least five (5) Ordinary level subjects including English. 
  • A sports related qualification will be an advantage.
  • Have at least three years’ experience in one or more disciplines of sports

REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS 

  • Has a background of sports, 
  • Is keen to learn and develop oneself
  • Has good public relations  
  • Has professional conduct
  • Can work under pressure without supervision
  • Is a team player

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Enforcing Gym, Recreational Centre, safety, fitness and departmental Policies. 
  • Execute emergency procedures when necessary
  • Compiling records of users and managing documentation
  • Reporting and assisting in maintenance works
  • Assisting in replacements and ordering of equipment
  • Preparation of deduction lists for staff
  • Liaising with all the relevant University Departments when need arises through the Sports Department
  • Attend to basic repairs of equipment
  • Guiding gym prospective and registered users on the following:
  1. appropriate workout programmes
  2. proper attire and behaviour in the gym
  3. time tables 
  4. payments-subscriptions and affiliations
  5. health and safety
  6. orientation of visitors and new users
  7. maintaining order in the gymnasium
  8. Attending to any Other duties as assigned

POST B: GYM JANITORS – (Fixed Term Contract) (2 Gweru, 1 Zvishavane CAMPUS)

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • At least 2 ‘O’ level passes
  • Cleaning experience and ability to perform assigned duties
  • Proven working experience as a Janitor

REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS 

  • Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and supplies
  • Mechanical Skills,i.e, .reporting and advising on matters of plumbing, electrical and mechanical faults.
  • Ability to handle heavy equipment and machinery
  • Excellent time management skills.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and healthy environment in and around the Gym by completing various tasks (general cleaning, dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning ceiling vents, restroom cleaning, mow lawns, cut grasses, and trim shrubs or trees around the designated environment
  • Follow all health and safety regulations
  • Facility maintenance
  • Monitoring operations within gym premises and reporting any suspicious activity to appropriate personnel
  • Make reports on effectiveness of plumbing, electrical, heating, and cooling systems in a building
  • Maintain the supply and equipment needed for cleaning duties
  • Make sure that waste bins are emptied to avoid trash littering around
  • Restock or resupply restroom papers and make sure the toilet is in a good condition
  • Take good care of the environment or building to make sure that hazardous materials are removed
  • Meet with any authority in the building to make request for items needed for work
  • Take careful and safety measures in the use of chemicals which can be harmful to the body or can damage things
  • Unlock and lock building doors early in the morning and late in evening respectively.
  • Attending to any other duties as assigned

*NB:    Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer. In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.

APPLICATIONS

Applicants must submit copies of applications with the following: application letter, certified certificates and curriculum vitae giving full details of names, place and date of birth, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact telephone number (s) and names and email addresses of three referees to: 

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resource)

Midlands State University 

vacancies@staff.msu.ac.zw

Application documents must be in a single scan pdf format.  

The closing date for this advert is 09 February 2024. 

Applicants should clearly state the post being applied for in the subject line.  

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to.

To apply for this job email your details to vacancies@staff.msu.ac.zw