Level   1

Reports to (Hierarchical)

Head watchman / Head of Labourers

Reports to (Functional)

Head watchman / Head of Labourers

Job Family

Logistics and Supply

Main Purpose

Carrying out gardening according to MSF procedures and following the line manager's instructions in order to maintain clean and organized all green areas in MSF premises.


  • Performing gardening work in the MSF premises, including but are not limited to the following:
    • Executing green areas maintenance activities (mowing, pruning, watering, fertilizing and weeding) and executing preventive and curative phyto-sanitary treatments
    • Preparing and maintaining flowerbeds and ornamental planting, as decided with the line manager and preparing soil, sowing seeds and planting grass. Reporting any earthwork or maintenance work needed in MSF premises
    • Refilling water cisterns and informing line manager when there is a shortage
    • Performing simple tasks involving earthworks, laying borders and paving and drainage
    • Training the security guards to correctly water flowers and plants, taking into account the availability of water resources
  • Keeping area within MSF premises clean and tidy (ex. empty dustbins, sweep paths, etc) and ensuring proper use, storage and maintenance of the equipment and tools provided.
  • Performing tasks delegated to him/her as specified in his/her job description


None is required. Literacy desirable


Desirable at least one year in similar jobs


Essential, local language


Desirable ability to do basic repairs


  • Commitment to MSF Principles L1
  • Behavioural Flexibility L1
  • Stress Management L1
  • Results and Quality Orientation L1
  • Teamwork and Cooperation L1
  • Service Orientation L1

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