GOVERNMENT JOBS – Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism


VACANCY: SENIOR ENGINEER (CIVIL) – D4
Salary Scale: D4 (P180492-199,260) per annum)
Vacancy Circular No. 6 of 2016
Vacancy Ref: 200100106.1.1:
The Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism aims to protect the environment conserve the country’s natural resources and derive value out of the environment for the benefit of the nation.
A talented, experienced, proactive, innovative, and self-driven candidate is sought to fill the above-mentioned position in the Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism – Department of Corporate Services – Gaborone.
Benefits:
i) Optional Contributory Medical Aid Scheme (Government pays 50% and employee pays 50%).
ii) Contributory Pension Scheme for Permanent and Pensionable staff (Government pays 15% and employee pays 5%).
Leave: 30 working days per annum.
Qualifications: Bachelor of Science /Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering).
Experience: A minimum of four (4) years relevant work experience, at least 2 years of which should have been served as Engineer on C1 salary grade in Government or equivalent in the Private Sector or Parastatal Organization.
Main Purpose of the Job
To undertake designs, supervisory and advisory functions on matters related to civil and structural aspects of the building projects.
Key Performance Areas
• Provides professional advice, guidance in all matters related to Designs and Contraction of Civil / Structural Engineering Building Projects.
• Monitors and controls work done by and payments made to contractors until the end of the contractor’s liability period to ensure quality and timely completion of projects.
• Assesses designs and reports prepared by consultants and checks proposed system for strength, stability and economy.
• Assesses departmental workload and recommends whether the project can be undertaken by the Department or outsourced.
• Submits working drawings to the Quantity Surveyors for tendering documentation and responds to queries where necessary.
• Liaise with other engineering disciplines and incorporates their requirements into the structure and agrees on the programme of work for completing a project within the required time schedule.
• Prepares working designs or sketches indicating outline details and directs technical officers in preparation of working drawings.
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• Budget preparation and control;
• Prepares tender documents for design, supervision and constructs.
• Controls finance of the project on matters relating to civil/structural aspects.
COMPETENCIES
• Functional / Technical Skills
• Innovation Management
• Timely Decision Making
• Managing and Measuring Wok
• Planning
• Priority Setting
• Total Work Processes
• Drive for results
• Ethics and values
• Integrity and Trust
Applications:
Applicants should quote the reference number
of this vacancy circular and provide:
a) (i) Detailed Curriculum Vitae.
(ii) Certified copies of Certificates
(Academic and Professional) and
at least two (2) work related
references
b) Serving Public Officers should indicate:
(i) Date of first appointment
(ii) Present position and appointment thereto.
Important:
Applications from serving Public Officers should be routed through their Heads of Departments and Permanent Secretaries. Applications not so routed will not be considered. Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements stipulated above will not be responded to. Only the short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Applications should be addressed to:
The Permanent Secretary
Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism
Private Bag BO 199
Gaborone
Closing Date: 28th October 2016
For further information required please contact: Human Resources at Telephone No. 3647966/3647959

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