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Carpenter or Joiner (6 months contract) - Gwanda State University

Location: Gwanda
Alert: Application Deadline Expired

Job Summary

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the above post

Gwanda State University is an equal opportunities employer. Female candidates and individuals living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Surface preparation by filling holes, cracks and applying paint, stain, varnish and
  • other finishes.
  • Reading blueprints, drawings and sketches to fully grasp requirements.
  • Ability to glaze, construction of aluminum, timber partitions, and shop fronts.
  • Taking the measurements and calculating materials required.
  • Cutting the materials and smothering according to measurements.
  • Built window frames, doors, staircases, and framed buildings by using raw materials
  • or pre constructed materials.
  • Laying out flooring, roofing or dry wall ensuring they are levelled and compatible.
  • Carving and assembling furniture, cabinets, shelves and other items.
  • Building scaffolds and other construction structures.
  • Performing departmental duties such as maintaining records and files, preparing
  • reports and ordering supplies and equipment.
  • Preparing cost estimate.

Qualifications And Experience

  • Five (5) Ordinary Level passes including English Language and Mathematics.
  • National Certificate in Carpentry and Joinery from HEXCO/Equivalent
  • Journeyman Class 1, four (4) years apprentice trained.

Experience and Qualities

  • At least three (3) years post qualification experience.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Good arithmetical and analytical skills.
  • Observant and thorough.
  • Problem solver.
  • Physical dexterity.

How To Apply

Conditions Of Service

A contributory Medical Aid, Leave and Pension Benefits are offered. The information on salary and other benefits will be made available to the short-listed candidates.


Soft copies in a single continuous PDF file of each of the following: application letter, certified copies of educational and professional certificates, national identity card, birth certificate and curriculum vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications and previous employment and experience, present salary, date of availability, telephone number, email address, names and addresses of three referees including email addresses should be sent to or hand delivered to:

The Deputy Registrar

Gwanda State University

Epoch Mine Campus

P O Box 30


The closing date for the receipt of applications is Friday, 12 August 2022.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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