Career Opportunities

Start a challenging career at the Antigua Public Utilities Authority

Start a challenging career at the Antigua Public Utilities Authority. We continually seek to identify highly talented and hard working individuals who have a passion for developing their career. We offer a creative, collaborative and challenging environment that is committed to productivity and professional development. If you are interested in joining our organisation, check our job vacancies tab.

In addition to providing our team members with excellent employment opportunities, at APUA, we are committed to ensuring that staff benefits from a variety of programs.

At APUA, we invest heavily in our staff members to ensure that through the use of our valuable human resources we are able to meet our long and short term goals.  Internal and external programs are made available to all our staff which are highly accredited and lead to professional certification.

In 2008, the first recipient of the APUA Engineering Scholarship was named, which is awarded to a deserving individual desiring to pursue graduate or undergraduate studies in any engineering discipline related to the Authority. Additionally, staff members who are desirous of pursuing an Associate’s Degree at the Antigua & Barbuda Institute of Information Technology are given the opportunity to do so with the full support of the Authority.

Vacancy  – Health & Safety Inspector

The Health & Safety Inspector is responsible for maintaining and improving safety in the workplace by identifying and assessing conditions and procedures of work which could produce accidents and losses. The Inspector will also contribute to developing accident-prevention and loss-control systems/programs and maintaining effective information systems which identify hazards and risks and the steps required to eliminate or control them.

Key tasks include but are not limited to the following:
• Performing Health & Safety functions in any of the Authority’s core Business Units – Water, Electricity, Telecoms and Head Office.
• Notifying the Health Safety & Wellness Officer (HSWO) and Business Unit (BU) Manager of accidents or incidents involving employees immediately, on receipt of a report.
• Notifying the HSWO and BU Manager of accidents or incidents involving damage to property within twenty-four (24) hours of a report being received.
• Completing preliminary accident/incident investigations within forty-eight (48) hours of the occurrence of an incident/accident.
• Developing specifications for hazard specific safety devices and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), sourcing and selecting vendors of the required devices and ensuring that the appropriate stock of these items are maintained.
• Ensuring that employees are suitably trained in the proper use and maintenance of assigned PPE and that employees use the PPE as stipulated.
• Causing a task or equipment to cease operation in a timely manner whenever there are clear indications of imminent danger.
• Documenting and maintaining records, inclusive of complaints received, observed safety violations and actions taken.
• Identify training needs.
• Submitting monthly reports to the HSWO in a timely manner.

The ideal candidates should possess the following:
• Minimum of an Associate’s Degree or equivalent in Occupational Health & Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Biology, Chemistry or a related field
• Diploma/Certification in Occupational Health and Safety or related field
• A suitable combination of experience and qualification
• Attention to detail with excellent communication skills
• Proficiency with MS Office suite of applications
• A valid driver’s license and a vehicle.

Interested persons are asked to apply in writing to:
The Human Resources Manager
Antigua Public Utilities Authority
P.O. Box 416
Crn. High Street & Independence Avenue
St. Johns, Antigua or
Email: hr@apua.ag

Deadline for application is Tuesday 21st June, 2022
** Only suitable applicants will be acknowledged **
“APUA is an equal opportunity Employer”