St Joseph’s Home has a vacancy for a Maintenance supervisor to ensure a safe, cost effective physical environment and service delivery to the home.


Reporting to the Operations manager of the home, Key Responsibilities include:


  • Staff management of maintenance and transport staff
    • Work allocation and monitoring of productivity
    • Leave management
    • Performance management
    • Training and coaching
    • Discipline
  • General Maintenance of 5 wards using checklists and job card process
  • Maintenance and repairs of external buildings
  • Management the Regular building maintenance checklists
  • Recycling and refuse removal
  • Maintenance of Laundry and kitchen equipment
  • Therapy Pool maintenance
  • Maintenance of the grounds and ward gardens
  • Management of patient transport logistics
  • Management of vehicles



  • NQF 5 level qualification
  • 5 years’ experience in maintenance/facilities supervision.
  • Understanding of the NGO environment
  • Available to work on standby as required.


Knowledge/skills requirements:

  • Project management
  • Logistics
  • Fleet management
  • Basic fundamentals of electrical, plumbing, building renovations, kitchen equipment and powertools
  • Computer skills – must have a basic understanding of excel.
  • Basic expense control


Behavioural competencies


  • People management
  • Attention to detail
  • Planning and organising
  • Decision making
  • Hands on
  • Work without supervision
  • Ability to work under pressure