Northern Electricity Distribution Company Recruiting

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23 Jul, 2012

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Vacancies in Ghana

The Northern Electricity Distribution Company (NEDCo), a subsidiary of the Volta River Authority, whose mission is to procure electricity and distribute it efficiently, safely and reliably in the northern sector of Ghana in a commercially viable manner.

Job Description

The Volta River Authority invites applications from suitably qualified Ghanaians for the under-listed position in its Environment & Sustainable Development Department.

Job Function:
Responsible for the safe steering and operation of VRA’s River Crafts to provide navigational services and supervise crew, passengers and cargo on assigned Crafts.

The Successful candidate will supervise the Navigation Unit of the Department and is required, among others to:

  • Develop a complete description of all vessel voyages from start to finish including passenger care as well as asset management and vessel movements on the lake
  • Plan maintenance, repair and replacement of vessels and equipment
  • Maintain navigational equipment and nautical charts of all vessels
  • Responsible for meteorological equipment and communication
  • Perform tests, maintain and ensure proper log keeping of vessels
  • Provide and update the training of coxswains, deckhands and other navigational staff
  • Responsible for keeping vessels, crew and people on board vessels and environment

Remuneration: Highly competitive compensation package
Job Location: Akosombo

Required Skills or Experience

Job Requirements:

  • SSSCE with 6 passes including at least a “D” in English and Mathematics
  • Plus Tugmate/Tugmaster/Second Hand Certificates from the Regional Maritime University
  • Plus 12 experience as Skipper

In addition, the candidate:

  • Must be equipped to safeguard passengers and crew
  • Must understand safe handling of crew and passengers
  • Must understand distress signal and know the INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANISATION Merchant Ship and Rescue Manual
  • Must have knowledge in survival crafts and Rescue Boats
  • Must have adequate knowledge in Techniques for survival at sea

How To Apply

Interested applicants with the requisite qualifications and experience may apply, giving detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of their certificates, together with testimonials from two referees, both of whom must be professionally connected with their work, and a contact telephone number, to reach:

The Director, Human Resources
Volta River Authority
P. O. Box M77
Offer valid till: 06 Aug, 2012

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