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Ascension : ASCENSION ISLAND GOVERNMENT - Job Vacancy - Plumber
Submitted by The Islander (Ascension Island Government) 26.01.2012 (Article Archived on 09.02.2012)

A position of Plumber has become available with the Ascension Island Government

A position of Plumber has become available with the Ascension Island Government. The Ascension Island Government is seeking to recruit a highly motivated person with a willingness to demonstrate a high level of commitment to the job including out-of-hours work when necessary. 


The principal duties of the post are:

·         To install, repair and maintain domestic and industrial plumbing for AIG and any other organisation that may use its services.

·         To clear blocked drains, sinks, waste pipes, sewage lines and grease traps.

·         The installation and repairs of sewage lines.

·         To assist with the maintenance of the sewage farms and swimming pools.

·         To assist other Tradesmen when required.

·         To carry out stevedore duties as a core function.

·         To participate in an on-call roster outside normal working hours.


The successful candidate must:

·       Have prior experience as a competent plumber and gained a qualification or certificate of competency in this trade.

·                   Have working knowledge of Health & Safety at Work.

·                   Have the ability to work cooperatively with other trades.

·                   Have a calm and professional approach when under pressure.

·                   Be able to keep daily records of jobs undertaken.

·                   Have analytical and problem solving skills.

·                   Hold a clean, valid driver's licence of Classes A and B.

·       Have interpersonal skills to establish confident and effective relationship with colleagues, and customers.

A competitive salary will be paid. The successful candidate will also receive: rent free accommodation, utility allowances, mid-tour passage/flight, a gratuity on completion of 2 year contract, free medical and primary dental treatment and generous baggage allowances.  The post is offered as single status and an allowance of £2,797.00 per annum will be paid.

Further information about the post is available from the Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing Team Leader on telephone number (+247) 6138 or email . Application forms and a copy of the Job Description are available from the Administrator’s Office by telephoning (+247) 7000 ext 131 or emailing


Completed forms should be sent to the Director of Resources on fax number +247 6152 or by email to by no later than Friday 03rd February 2012.



Catherine Leo

Ag Director of Resources

Administration Office


Ascension Island

19 January 2012


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