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Laser Operator Job at Save the Children in Afghanistan

Afghanistan

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Certificate
Afghanistan
  • Job ID 105483
  • Gender Both
  • Degree High School Diploma
  • Province or State Nangarhar
  • Vacancy Number (NGR 0031-47)

About Save the Children:

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
•    No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
•    All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
•    Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
SCI – Afghanistan
Save the Children has worked in Afghanistan since 1976. Our way of working close to people and on their own terms has enabled us to deliver lasting change to tens of thousands of children in the country. The UN Convention of the Rights of the Child is the basis of our work.
We are helping children get a better education, we make it possible for more boys and girls to attend school, we help children protect themselves and influence their own conditions. We work with families, communities and health workers in homes, clinics and hospitals to promote basic health in order to save lives of children and mothers

Job Description:

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

•    Estimation of cut & fill ratio and level adjustment for each field.
•    Drive tractor for multipurpose use like laser leveller, seed drill, moldboard plow, Chisel plow, and bed planter.
•    Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned Tractor/vehicle, checking oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc.
•    Having demonstrated knowledge of laser machinery (laser transmitter, receiver and control unit). Knowledge of survey and level equipment would be an asset.
•    Perform minor repairs and arrange for other repairs, and ensure that the Tractor/vehicle is kept clean. Keep machinery in optimal working condition.
•    Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc.
•    Assist laser land levelling extension officer and senior agronomist during field level training.
•    Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations are considered in case of emergency.

BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)
Accountability:
    Ensure that you work to the best of your ability and demonstrate high levels of commitment to SC Afghanistan in order to ensure the objectives of your role and the country program are met.
Ambition:
    Ensure the effective and efficient use of all Save the Children resources in order to keep costs low and ensure safety in the workplace.
Creativity:
    Lead, manage and motivate a team, ensuring that they have clear objectives and receive meaningful feedback on their performance.
Integrity:
    Other duties as directed. (Obviously, this needs to only include duties that could be reasonably expected to be carried out by someone with the skills, experience and seniority associated with the job in question).
QUALIFICATIONS

Educational Qualification: High school graduation is preferred

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

    Must be able to read and write and should have a valid Afghan driving license of a Tractor
    Minimum of 5 years of driving work experience
    Have experience of farm machinery
    Should know and do minor repairs of Tractor, Cutting Blade, Cultivator, Seed Drill, Laser Unit
    Fluency in Pashto and Dari is required
Additional job responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities set out above are not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to carry out additional duties from time to time that is reasonable in relation to their level of skills and experience.

In the event of a significant humanitarian emergency, the post-holder will be expected to work outside their normal job description; vary their working hours, and occasionally work from a different location should the need arise.

Job Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS

Educational Qualification: High school graduation is preferred

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

    Must be able to read and write and should have a valid Afghan driving license of a Tractor
    Minimum of 5 years of driving work experience
    Have experience of farm machinery
    Should know and do minor repairs of Tractor, Cutting Blade, Cultivator, Seed Drill, Laser Unit
    Fluency in Pashto and Dari is required
Additional job responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities set out above are not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to carry out additional duties from time to time that is reasonable in relation to their level of skills and experience.

In the event of a significant humanitarian emergency, the post-holder will be expected to work outside their normal job description; vary their working hours, and occasionally work from a different location should the need arise.

Submission Guideline:

Qualified applicants are highly encouraged to apply for the position by sending the below documents mentioning the position title and vacancy number (NGR 0031-47) in the subject of their email before closing date 28-Feb-2023

* Letter of Interest and Update CV as a single document

•    Save the Children International provides an equal employment opportunity and does not ask for money at any stage of recruitment.
•    We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse

Submission Email:

Nangarhar.Jobs@savethechildren.org

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