International Aquatic Shredder Captain

CTG overview:

  • CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.
  • CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.
  • Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.
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Overview of position:

  • CTG is looking to contract an experience International Aquatic Shredder Captain. The incumbent should have good experience in manaing aqautic machinery / boats etc.

Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, the incumbent shall perform the following duties:

  • Perform a daily inspection of the aquatic shredder, allocated support boats(s) & equipment & provide assistance & guidance to team members under the convoy.
  • Responsible for telecommunications & usage of GPS, HF & VHF radio communications to inform Project Manager of progress & position on a regular basis.
  • Responsible for all security issues that may arise & always decide safest option & use careful judgement to ensure safe passage.
  • In the event of breakdown or recovery, decide upon best course of action to recover boat & / or aquatic shredder in the safest & quickest manner without potential damage being caused by in this exercise.
  • Ensure that sufficient funds are available for ad hoc casual labour where applicable.
  • Ensure that the boats(s) & aquatic shredders under direct responsibility are thoroughly cleaned & maintained in a good mechanical condition.
  • Ensure that the boat & / or aquatic shredder logbook is duly completed on a daily & timely basis free from errors to maintain good records.
  • Ensure that the aquatic shedder & support boats(s) are always fuelled on time & make sure that the fuel consumption figures are maintained within the established parameters as set by WFP.

Expected output:

  • Held responsible & accountable for aquatic shredder & support boat(s) & any tools or equipment given to the team members (& signed for) & ensure that it remains in good condition.
  • Drive always in safe & responsible manner with due respect & attention for other vehicles, property.
  • Whilst the aquatic shredder & / or support boats are in the workshop, the captain & the shredder team shall assist in repairs & maintenance activities as required.
  • Any incident that may occur must be immediately reported to supervisor & or other parties concerned.
  • The Aquatic Shredder Captain will only travel to authorised destination & only clear authorised water ways, under no circumstance shall deviate from this, unless authorised by immediate supervisor.
  • Will perform any other duties as requested by supervisor.

Project reporting:

  • This role reports to the Project Manager.

Key competencies:

  • Minimum of 5 years of demonstrable relevant transport experience on lakes & rivers and /or minimum of 5 years of demonstrable relevant logistics experience.
  • Technical / mechanical background is mandatory.
  • High school graduate is desired.
  • English is essential, fluency in Arabic is a plus.
  • At least 5 years minimum experience gained in handling & operating boats & other aquatic machines.

Team management:

  • Team management responsibility is desired for this role.

Further information:

  • Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.

How to apply

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