Wheel Chair Technician

Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) invites all qualified candidates to apply for the following position. SCA actively promotes and encourages Women and People with Disabilities to apply


Title of Position:

Wheel Chair Technician

Job Number:

HRM/JRMO 19-19

Duty Station:


Number of Positions:

One (Male/Female)


The position is Open-Ended


Salary and benefits are  according to internal SCA salary policy                                               

Non-monetary Benefits for Females:

Transportation close to residence and work, child nursery at workplace, safe travel facilities and companion to field trips, female association membership, trainings and capacity building

Announcement Date:

7- Jul-2019

Closing Date:



SCA Background:

The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) has been working in Afghanistan since 1982, presently managing development programmes concerning Health, Education, Rural Livelihoods and Community Governance, with a total annual budget of roughly USD 40 million. The total number of staff is around 5,500. During the last 10 years SCA has undertaken a change process moving from a primarily humanitarian service delivery approach towards more of a developmental role, putting increasing emphasis on capacity development, rights-based programming and outcome orientation. The mission of SCA is to empower individuals, communities and local organizations, primarily in rural areas and with particular focus on women, girls, boys and vulnerable groups such as people with disabilities, so that they may participate fully in society and influence their own development. SCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment based on their skills, abilities and experience without regard to age (18-65 years), ethnicity, religion, marital status, gender, or physical disability.


Scope of work:

The Component Workshop wheelchair technician works closely with physiotherapy section, produce and repair wheelchairs for wheelchair users according to their demand and satisfaction, Wheelchair Technician reports to the Head of Component Workshop.


Qualifications & Requirements:

At least basic education where 12th grade or relevant Vocational Certified will be preferred.
2-3 years’ relevant position holder experience.
Ready to work, live and travel in an intricate and strenuous environment
To be an Afghan national


Main Responsibilities:

To provide good quality 3 wheeler and 4 wheeler wheelchairs.
To help people with disabilities by production of the related materials and devices which disables are using.
To report the supervisor and demand any repair or materials required.
To keep all the related work tools and machinery clean and be ready for next use.
Responsible to keep the SCA properties in good conditions.
Ability to travel to field within RAD-JRMO coverage
Any other job related task assigned by line project manager.


Application Procedures:

SCA actively promote and encourages women and persons with disabilities to apply.
Interested qualified candidates should submit a full CV (maximum four pages) with a cover letter in a single word/pdf document file explaining their motivation in applying for the job and highlighting their relevant skills and experience.
To apply online please send your application / CV to vacancies.ermo@sca.org.af
The subject line must include (Wheel Chair Technician – HRM/JRMO 19-19) otherwise your application may not be considered.
Candidates may also submit applications by letter (hard copy) directly to the SCA HRM Unit in either Kabul, Ghazni, Kunduz, Wardak, Taloqan, Mazar-e-Sharif, Laghman or Jalalabad.
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for test/interview.

Job number:

HRM/JRMO 19-19

Duty station:

Jalalabad Regional Management Office

Application deadline:

16 July 2019