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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 Administratorís 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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