Water Trucking Supervisor at the International Medical Corps (IMC)

International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and Nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in under-served communities worldwide.

We are looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Water Trucking Supervisor

Location: Damboa, Borno

Job Summary

  • Under the supervision of WASH Manager, the Water trucking supervisor will be responsible for water supply system supervision, with emphasis on water (trucking, jetting and boreholes) testing, daily monitoring of water quantity supplied. And making certain water is safe for human consumption as per the SPHERE standards, WHO and Nigeria standards for drinking water quality (NSDWQ).
  • He/she be able to perform a variety of technical duties, for example inspecting, sampling, monitoring, and testing, and work with internal water monitors and vendors to ensure uninterrupted portable water is being delivery, to participate in house-to-house water safety planning, prepare all field written material, elaborate clear and adapted message for beneficiaries on water point management, oversee activities of water monitors and other WASH activities conducted by the community volunteers.

Main Responsibilities
The water trucking supervisor will be responsible for:

  • Conduct regular documentation of water trucking records and supervise water supplies.
  • Selection and training of the Water Monitors and Pump Operators.
  • Conduct regular on the spot water quality and quantity checks and recording.
  • Carry out work according to technical guidelines and estimates.
  • Prepares reagents and standards for both routine and non-routine analyses and maintains accurate, relevant, and timely records.
  • Conduct regular Jar Test, turbidity and FRC and document results.
  • Supports water monitors in developing Standard Operating Procedures (Sop).
  • Prepares sample bottles for field work, including cleaning, adding chemical preservatives, labeling, and organizing sample transport in accordance with method requirements.
  • Write weekly and monthly water consumption report.
  • Working & communicating with community about water safety management.
  • Report the progress of the work to supervisor.
  • Report challenges and successes during the activities, and any other issues that require IMC follow-up/action.
  • Conduct household assessments in regards to water usages.
  • Oversees the distribution of chlorine and water testing kits to volunteers.
  • Provide support to other areas of the department as may be required by the supervisor.


  • B.Sc or HND in Geology, life sciences or any relevant water treatment technical qualification.
  • At least two (2+) years experience with a non-profit, non-governmental organization or community development experience.
  • Demonstrated skill in capacity building at community level.
  • Experience in hygiene promotion, water quality monitoring, and community mobilization.
  • Communicate skill in Hausa & Kanuri is an added advantage.
  • Excellent experience with Microsoft Excel, Power Point, etc.
  • Strong skills with Microsoft Word.
  • Excellent English writing written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently.
  • Flexible and, able to cope with stressful situations

Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse:

  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.

Compliance & Ethics:

  • Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.

Equal Opportunities:

  • International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.

Application Closing Date
8th June, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications, addressed to “The Human Resource Coordinator, International Medical Corps”, via the email: [email protected]


  • Candidates MUST state the position and location they are applying for as the subject of their email, application letter and curriculum vitae should be in a single Microsoft Word Document, otherwise applications will not be considered.
  • We are an equal opportunity organization so Damboa Based candidates are Strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
  • Due to the urgent need of the position* a*pplications received will be reviewed on a rolling basis .
  • International Medical Corps never asks job applicants for a fee, payment, or other monetary transaction. If you are asked for money in connection with this *recruitment, please report to International Medical Corps at the reporting email address provided at the end of this document. International Medical Corps’ Reporting email address: [email protected]
  • Please do not submit your CV or application to the reporting email address, it will not be considered for review.
  • Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Position: Nigerian nationals only.
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