Groundsman – Job Ref: HGGSG/11/9/23

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Qualified / Experienced
  • Experience 1 Year
  • What we do Education / Teaching & Training
  • Qualifications Practical experience only

Job Description

Established in 1949, SOS Children’s Villages International is a global organization dedicated to protecting orphaned and vulnerable children. In Zimbabwe for over 30 years, SOS assists children through family-based care, education and social support programming.

SOS Children’s Villages Zimbabwe is looking for a skilled Groundsman to join their dedicated facilities team. The Groundsman will be responsible for maintaining the school’s attractive landscaped gardens and outdoor spaces through regular groundskeeping and maintenance activities.


  • Keep the school grounds and surrounding areas clean through regular collection of litter
  • Dig, fertilize, weed and care for grass areas, gardens, lawns and landscaping
  • Water trees, flowers, shrubs and plants on a scheduled basis
  • Mow, edge and maintain the appearance of lawns and vegetation
  • Prune hedges, trees and plants according to horticultural standards
  • Apply soil treatments and pest control methods when needed
  • Plant new trees, flowers and greenery as requested
  • Assist with special landscaping projects under guidance


  • 5 Ordinary level educational passes including English
  • Minimum 1-2 years of groundskeeping experience in a similar environment
  • Physical ability to perform garden/landscaping maintenance tasks
  • Team player with good communication and people skills
  • Ability to work independently under minimum supervision

If you believe you are the right candidate for any of the above position, please send your detailed curriculum vitae (CV), and photocopies of academic certificates.

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