Painter S1 (40/22 ACC)

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.


Job Category  

Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (Operations and Corporate Services)

Job Subcategory  


Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)  

Main purpose of job:

To ensure staff and properties are kept safe.

Roles and responsibilities:

·       Paint and redecorate all properties – residences and offices

·       Prepare and repair all surfaces, estimating the quantity and quality of the paint, colour mixing and matching and all others required for the paint job.

·       Paint, stain and varnish all furniture of the Estate, other wood works and metal works as well.

·       Responsible for all sign post writings.

·       Provide their expertise assistance to any team that is required to use the scaffold on a particular job.

Essential qualifications, skills and experience

  • Experience in painting

Required behaviours

Changing and Improving, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace, Working Together

Application deadline

26 October 2022



Type of Position






Location (City)


Type of Post

British High Commission


USD 392.50

Start Date

1 December 2022

Other benefits and conditions of employment

Learning and development opportunities:

The British High Commission in Ghana takes learning and development seriously. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop many core and transferable skills through both formal and informal learning and development opportunities. Members of staff are encouraged to make use of the learning and development opportunities that the office has to offer.

Working patterns:

35 hours per week

Additional information

  • This role is Accra based and reports to the Country Director for the UK Department for International Trade in Ghana, also based in Accra.
  • There will be travel requirements and opportunities both within Accra and Ghana more widely.
  • All applicants must be legally able to work in Ghana with the correct visa/status or work permit.
  • The successful applicant will demonstrate that they meet the requirements under Ghanaian law to work in Ghana.
  • The British High Commission in Accra is an equal opportunities employer, dedicated to inclusivity, a diverse workforce and valuing difference.
  • Staff recruited locally by the British High Commission in Accra are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local Ghanaian employment law.
  • Employees who are not liable to pay local income tax on their Mission salary may have their salaries reduced by the equivalent local income tax amount.
  • Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted.



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