Tiger Caruso at LIONSROCK

Maintenance Team Manager (m/f/d) 

Full-time | 45 hours per week | LIONSROCK, Bethlehem, South Africa 


FOUR PAWS is the global animal welfare organisation for animals under direct human influence, which reveals suffering, rescues animals in need and protects them. Find out more about our sustainable campaigns and projects on

Would you like to contribute to something meaningful and work with us along our mission? This is your chance. We are looking for dedicated people to enrich our team.  

Your contribution will be

  • Ensuring that daily operations of the sanctuary maintenance department run smoothly and that regular checks and maintenance are completed
  • Ensuring maintenance jobs are completed in accordance with the highest standards of efficiency
  • Being responsible for staff management including evaluation of performance, compliance to disciplinary codes and enabling a positive team culture
  • Contributing to the development of a maintenance budget and ensuring compliance
  • Monitoring inventory and usage of materials and equipment
  • Participating in the coordination of projects (e.g. renovations)
  • Providing reports to your line manager and the Sanctuary Manager as necessary


Your profile ideally illustrates

  • Proven experience as a maintenance lead or similar role
  • Relevant qualification or proven work experience
  • Strong written and verbal English skills
  • In possession of a valid driver’s license
  • Strong leadership and collaboration skills
  • Strong technical knowledge of all building systems (electrical, heating etc.)
  • Solid knowledge of MS Office 365 as well as virtual communication tools (e.g. MS Teams)
  • Great affinity to animal welfare and FOUR PAWS vision and mission


Our offer includes

  • The opportunity to truly contribute to global animal welfare
  • A multinational team with the spirit of being ONE FOUR PAWS
  • An animal-friendly workplace with a dynamic and pleasant job environment
  • A modern leadership culture and promotion of training measures


We are dedicated to the principles of diversity, equality, and inclusion.

Be part of a good cause and apply for your next professional challenge with your CV and salary requirements in English by 09 September 2022 to:


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LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary, Bethlehem, South Africa

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