Employment at National University of Lesotho , May 2017

The National University of Lesotho invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Demonstrator in the Department of Physics & Electronics:


Post No. 2045:  Demonstrator in the Department of Physics & Electronics

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:

Minimum qualification is Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Physics (with Mathematics or
Computer Science) with at least second class second division. Experience in working
as a Physics laboratory and tutorial assistant at the university level shall be preferred.
Selected candidate is expected to resume duties immediately.

Supervision of Year I Physics Tutorials and Laboratories with assistance from senior
staff. Assisting in the department and faculty administrative duties as the need may arise.

Contract Duration:
The appointment for this post shall be on contract for a period of eight months.
Information Required from Candidates:


Post No. 1051:   Senior Fire Officer

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:
â—� A 2-3 year Post-COSC Diploma in Fire Fighting and Safety related studies; or
Extensive Training in Fire Fighting, Prevention and Safety; or a minimum of a total
of ten (10) years of previous practical working experience in a Fire
â—� A candidate should have appropriate skills to identify hazards in Design,
Construction, and Use of Buildings in order to develop Safe Systems of Work.
â—� Knowledge and Interest in Environmental Protection will be an added advantage.
â—� A candidate must be physically and mentally fit, and be able to exercise Good
Leadership Management, Command and Control skills.
� He/She must be in possession of a valid Code C or C1 Drivers’ Licence.
Applicants must be between 30-50 years of age.
Answerable to Director of Safety and Security.
â—� Is In-Charge of the Fire Unit.
â—� It is His/Her explicit duty to Pre-Plan for fighting fires in buildings and veld fires to
ensure safety of fire fighters.
â—� Provision of Training and Development which typically cover Standard Operating
Procedures, as well as ensuring that personnel know and understand the
equipment and the associated skills in its use.
â—� To facilitate that suitable and sufficient resources of equipment are in place and
usable at all times.
â—� To ensure that personnel response to incidents is done in a timely manner to allow
work activity to be executed safely.
â—� To organise and facilitate that systems are in place to record and regularly review
risk information, and to make certain that new risks are identified and recorded as
soon as possible.
â—� To ensure that there is sufficient supervision that enables all safe systems of work
to be carried out in accordance with Standards Operating Procedures.
â—� To make Fire Safety Audits.
â—� To conduct Incidents De-Briefs.
â—� To make Health and Safety Audits.
â—� To advise University Authorities on Health and Safety hazards in Buildings,
      Workplace and Environment in order to be in compliance with Laws and
� To embark on continuous professional development and maintenance of personnel’
skills for enhancing protection of life and property at the university.
â—� To carry out any other relevant duties that may be assigned from time to time by
relevant authorities.

Applicants are to address the stated qualifications and provide other information to
assist the University to determine their suitability for the position. They should also
quote the vacancy number of the post applied for, provide current CV’s (including
telephone, telefax and e-mail) plus certified copies of educational certificates​,
transcripts and three typed references. Applicants should inform their referees to
submit their references directly to the address below, before the stipulated closing
date. References addressed “TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN​� will not be considered as

Application letters and references should bear signatures of the applicants and the referees respectively and must be addressed to:

Director – Human Resources, National University of Lesotho, P.O. Roma 180,
Lesotho​ or emailed to dhr@nul.ls

Closing date for receiving full applications for the positions above is​ 31​ st​May​ ​2017.

DISCLAIMER: ​If you do not receive any response within three months after the
closing date, you must consider your application unsuccessful.

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