JOB OPPORTUNITY: Maintenance Officer, Pretoria

Date: 17/01/2022

Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) seeks to appoint a Maintenance Officer for its National Office, based in Pretoria. LHR is part of the movement for social justice and operates walk-in law clinics in three provinces, primarily for marginalised communities and individuals. The clinics aim to advance human rights and provide high-quality legal services to those who cannot afford private representation.


The Maintenance Officer, based in our Pretoria office, will ensure the maintenance of the building Kutlwanong Democracy Centre.
The following qualifications are required to be considered:

  • Matric or senior certificate – plumbing and/or electrical certificate will be added advantage
  • Driver’s license
  • Computer literacy
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Ability to work with people
  • Experience working with as a building (including school and churches) caretaker

The ideal candidate will have the following additional attributes and competencies:

  • Ability to carry out basic maintenance and repair duties including regular maintenance of electrical, plumbing, furniture and fittings, lighting, toilets, windows and other building components
  • Ability to liaise with tenants, stakeholders, and staff members in a friendly and professional way
  • Ability to draft incidence reports and respond to emails
  • Service orientated, and able to follow instructions
  • Able to take responsibility and be dependable

LHR is committed to diversity and transformation. Candidates from historically disadvantaged or marginalised groups are strongly encouraged to apply and will be preferred.

If you are interested in applying, please send us:

  1. Your CV
  2. Copies of your Matric and other qualification certificates

You should send your application by email to Mr Gideon Mothapisi at, with the subject line “Maintenance Officer Application.”

Your application should reach us by 17:00 on 28 January 2022. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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