The American University of Nigeria was founded in response to the need for a world-class university in sub-Saharan Africa. The University’s mission is to provide quality education to Nigeria and Africa’s future leaders in order to equip them with the skills needed to solve development issues on the continent, and give them the knowledge needed to create solutions that will benefit their community, their country and, ultimately, the world.

We are seeking a suitable and qualified candidate to fill the vacant position below, this position is a local position and is open to indigenous and/or legal residents of Nigeria:

Job Title: Brush-Cutter

Location: Yola, Adamawa

Department: Facilities Management


Summary of Position

  • The Brush-Cutter is charged with the responsibility of cutting trees, brush, and other growth, using chain saw, ax, brush-hook, and other hand tools to clear land for construction, forestry, logging or agriculture activities, to remove infestation, or to control growth along utility, highway, or railroad right-of-way. May pile brush for burning or load onto trucks.
  • May feed brush into shredding or chipping machine in accordance with set standards of operation.

Position Requirements

  • Strong and healthy, because their work requires much reaching, bending, lifting, and walking.
  • There are no specific educational requirements for brush cutters
  • Most brush cutters get their training on the job
  • Willingness and ability to operate mechanical saws

Other requirements, abilities for the position:

  • Brush-Cutters usually work alone or in small crews.
  • Ability to work well with tools and machinery.
  • Working hours outdoors.

Description of Benefits
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.

Application Closing Date
22nd August, 2017.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their resumes, cover letters and references to: [email protected] The position being applied for should be the subject of the email.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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