Rhodes Park School
Rhodes Park School
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Company Brief

Rhodes Park School is a leading private educational institution in Zambia and has been serving Lusaka Parents since the 1960s. We offer kindergarten to high school (K-12) classes that follow local and international syllabi.

As an equal opportunity employer, Rhodes Park School requires the services of a suitably qualified individual who is well-motivated and results-driven to be appointed in the position of Carpenter.

Job Purpose

The respective position holder will be responsible for inspecting and completing maintenance works in their field of expertise and working on various construction projects within the Rhodes Park Schools Group of Companies. The Carpenter is responsible for keeping a building and facilities operating and repairing any problems when they are discovered before they have a chance to worsen.


  • Taking responsibility of specialised duties whilst carrying out major projects or whilst undertaking routine works.
  • Investigate respective specialised works that require specific attention, and make necessary arrangements for action to be taken.
  • Plan and schedule repairs
  • Conduct periodic quality checks on buildings, facilities, equipment and systems to ensure everything is up to standard.
  • Take stock of pending works and report to the supervisor
  • Performing routine maintenance works such as fixing structural damage, and installation of fittings.
  • Develop and implement preventative maintenance procedures.
  • Maintain the inventory of repairs materials and keep records of repair works.
  • Make requisitions via supervisor of materials and equipment needed to undertake maintenance tasks.
  • Act as de factor project supervisor to independent contractors on projects in your specialized area of focus.
  • Cost effectively produce superior quality work from all projects or routine works assigned.
  • Help develop and implement the maintenance budget in specialized area
  • Take up and perform specialized emergency works that might be caused by unforeseen happenings; this may include night times.
  • Give specialized technical advice and/or insight to the supervisor prior or during the performance of specific tasks.
  • Perform any other assigned duties.

Knowledge, Experience & Personal Competencies

  • Full Grade 12 certificate
  • At least a College Certificate in Carpentry and Joinery
  • Must have practical experience of at least 2 years with good references
  • Advanced understanding of general maintenance procedures and techniques
  • Must be Creative, Flexible, Transparent, Hardworking and enthusiastic approach towards work

Application Process

If you believe you meet these terms, forward your Cover Letter, CV, NRC, certified copies of professional qualifications to email address listed below and clearly state the position you are applying for in the subject of your email.

Please note that applications that will not be in conformity with the above specifications will not be considered.

Application deadline
3 Apr 15:00
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Rhodes Park School
Primary school
Secondary school
Learners can enroll as early as 1 year 9 months, in the baby class. This quality nursery school has a purpose-built Early Learning Centre where pupils spend three years before moving onto primary school. Rhodes Park primary is a has developed a modern approach without abandoning its traditional practices and values. It aims to provide quality, affordable education. The Rhodes Park secondary is well established with 1,500+ pupils and over 80 teachers. It has a distinguished reputation.