Plant Operator (Water Treatment) at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve natural resource integrity. IITA is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Plant Operator (Water Treatment)

Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Contract: 3-year renewable Contract
Department: NRS


  • Carry out operation and maintenance of Water treatment plant, swimming pool plant, sewage treatment plant and dam pumping stations.
  • Take hourly reading and record it in daily operation production sheet.
  • Dose chemicals for processing of water and waste water.
  • Clean water treatment plant, swimming pool plant, sewage plant, and pump stations and its surroundings.
  • Perform any other job-related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.


  • OND in Mechanical Engineering or related field with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience performing a similar role in a well-structured environment.

The ideal candidate must:

  • Have good interpersonal and communication skills and be able to run shift duty.
  • Be ready to work outside normal hours as the need arises.
  • Be a good team player.

We offer highly competitive salary with equally attractive benefits and excellent working conditions in a pleasant campus environment.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline 23rd November, 2023.