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British Embassy

British Embassy


Position: Gardener
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Permanent
Place of Work: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Salary: USD 256.69
Posted date: 2 months ago
Application Deadline: Submition date is over

The main purpose of the job:

The Gardner is responsible to upkeep the embassy compound grounds, gardens and flora. They will be responsible for all work request submitted to the gardening team and is responsible to set up venues for any events and meetings.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • To carry out numerous gardening duties under the head of Gardner's supervision.
  • Embassy ground maintenance - Soil cultivation, digging, forking, mulching, watering, raking, weeding, edging, pruning, bed preparation and planting.
  • To carry out lawn maintenance and cultivation in the compound and at off-compound houses.
  • Flowers planting and maintenance including making flower beds and flower pots at various places.
  • To ensure gardening equipment are used properly and maintained regularly.
  • To keep the tool shed room clean and tidy.
  • To keep the compound tidy including the roads and footpaths clear and free from the litter at all times.
  • To empty litter bins around the compound and from houses and offices.
  • To set up venues including putting up tents and furniture for events as required.
  • To support the technical work group as a labor force.? ?

Essential qualifications, skills and experience??

  • 2 years of experience in gardening and ground management.
  • Knowledge of Health and safety procedures.
  • Completion of Grade 12 (applicant must have taken the national exam).

Language requirements:?

Language: Amharic

Level of language required: Fluent?

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience: Class 2 Driving license

Required behaviors: Delivering at Pace, Working Together

Application deadline: 29 March 2023

Grade: S2

Type of Position: Permanent

Working hours per week: 41.5

Region: Africa

Country/Territory: Ethiopia

Location (City): Addis Ababa

Type of Post: British Embassy

Salary: USD 256.69

Start Date: 1 April 2023

Other benefits and conditions of employment??

Learning and development opportunities:

  • Health and Safety training.

Additional information??

  • Must be able to legally work in Ethiopia.
  • Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during screening.
  • Please check your application carefully before you submit it, as no changes can be made once submitted.
  • The British Embassy will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.
  • Employees recruited locally by the British Embassy in Addis Ababa are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Ethiopia.
  • All candidates must be legally able to work and reside in the country of the vacancy with the correct visa/work permit status or demonstrate eligibility to obtain the relevant permit.
  • The responsibility lies on the successful candidate to;
  • Obtain the relevant permit
  • Pay the fees for the permit
  • Make arrangements to relocate
  • Meet the costs to relocation
  • Employees who are not liable to pay local income tax on their Mission salary may have their salaries reduced by the equivalent local income tax amount.??
  • Information about the Civil Service Success Profiles can be found on this link:
  • Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates.
  • Appointable candidates who were unsuccessful may be placed on a reserve list. If during the reserve period of 6/12 months, the same or a largely similar role becomes available, that role may be offered to the second or subsequent candidate.