Caretaker Job in Kenya

Position: Building Caretaker

Job description
Reporting to the Manager, Property, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing company property making rounds of the property on a regular basis, and addressing emergencies/ tenant problems
  • Collecting of monthly rent from the tenants
  • Daily checks of all building services systems including but not limited to pumps, motors, lifts, ventilations, air conditioning, electrical, mechanical and generators and completion of requisite inspection reports.
  • Undertaking and completing of minor repairs/replacement, including lights bulbs, leaking taps and minor hardware repairs
  • Daily checking of all lifts for cleanliness and proper functioning and immediately having the requisite lift technician attend while reporting to property manager
  • Preventive maintenance programme activities
  • Co-ordinating maintenance technician tasks in the assigned buildings
  • Attending to tenants by co-ordinating and providing assistance as required
  • Attending fortnight security and cleanliness meetings and any other meetings as directed
  • Ensuring that all contractors in the assigned buildings have authorisation to work and are following the KTDA Building Operation Guide and General Terms and Conditions.
  • Attending to building emergencies and preventive maintenance programme activities.
  • Ensuring that the security and cleaning staff are undertaking their duties and assisting /giving directions where required.
The ideal candidate must possess the following qualifications and competencies: –
  • Diploma in property management or business management related field
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience as a building caretaker, or supervisor in a larger commercial and residential
  • Should have good knowledge of maintenance standards in building management services
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Must demonstrate high integrity and ethical practice
  • Must demonstrate ability to execute work assigned with minimum supervision
  • Must be a team player who is able to work cordially in teams
  • Must demonstrate ability to multitask.
  • Should have ability to solve problems by applying relevant knowledge
  • Must have the ability to communicate for both written and oral communication
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Must be a flexible person, who is willing to learn and able to work flexible hours to achieve goals
  • Must be able to deliver targets, and a good planner who pays attention to detail
  • Must have knowledge in use of MS office packages.
How to apply: 
Click here to apply not later than 27th March 2020. 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.