Fresher Wash Assistant (Water Trucking) NGO Job Opportunities – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title:         Wash Assistant (Water Trucking)
Organisation: Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Wash
Officer (Water Trucking)
About US:
The Danish Refugee
Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on
all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the
world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons
(IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of
forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC
works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct
for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.
Job Summary: The
Wash Assistant (Water Trucking) will play a focal role in the implementation of
WASH programs through Water Trucking activities in Imvepi Settlement camp. The
incumbent will be required to guide the implementation of the above component
of WASH projects, providing an insight into cultural sensivity and thoroughness
of communication to the beneficially communities, as well as assisting to see
that the activities are implemented in an all-inclusive, timely and
participatory manner in the assigned locations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Work in
close guidance with the Wash Officer (Water Trucking) to ensure the monitoring
of the water trucking operation, this includes water delivery to each site from
its production source.
all water trucking drivers follow the agreed route to deliver water in good
time, report immediately to the Wash Officer (Water Trucking) on any
irregularity in this regard.
all documentations is counter signed by the designated and responsible persons,
this include refugee’s representatives.
that good quality of water is delivered to the beneficiaries through conducting
regular physio chemical and FRC tests both at the water source and delivery
and keep record and data on the daily water production monitoring sheet and
submitting it to Wash Officer (Water Trucking) on a weekly basis for reporting.
masons, contractors and unskilled labourers during repairs and construction of
WASH related facilities (water tap-stands, valve chambers, operator sheds, pipe
installations & repairs and other water works).
for the safe keeping of all water supply tools and materials and at the same
time tracking and keeping records on the same
the borehole attendants/operators to ensure un-interrupted water supply to the
Provide technical
support to the borehole attendants, tap-stand monitors and WASH Committees in
the daily operations and O&M
Lead the
repair team in pressure regulation for equitable portable water distribution in
the reticulation system, in line with the set water regime and SPHERE/UNCHR
Work closely
with WASH Committees, Community leadership in the field in identification of
problematic areas of water reticulation systems with a view of providing
sustainable solutions
and maintain good relationships with local authorities, other organizations and
actors linking to the relevant sector.
any other duties as they may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Wash Assistant (Water
Trucking) job placement must hold a Diploma in Water Engineering, Public
Health, Environment Health Science and any other related field from a
recognized institution, bachelor’s degree is an added advantage.
One year
of practical experience in developing countries in appropriate community Health
programmes in different contexts, some of this time should have been in
emergency relief programmes.
degree of sensitivity to the needs and priorities of disaster affected
to work well under pressure and in response to changing needs.
with the SPHERE standards.
leadership and supervisory skills and ability to foster team spirit.
report writing skills and computer skills especially word processing and
inter personal and good command of English and other languages spoken in the
West Nile
of a Motorbike Riding permit is mandatory.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications including;
A cover
letter (1 page) in which you explain why you are interested in the position and
how you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria
and accurate CV (maximum 3 pages). The CV should include information about your
qualification, relevant training courses, Work experience, name and contact
details of 3 relevant references.
All applications
should be sent to clearly indicating position name
in the subject line.
Deadline: 13th May 2018 by 5:00pm
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