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Embassy of United States of America

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Position: Plumbing Maintenance Worker (Residential)
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Addis Ababa - Ethiopia
Salary: $8,208
Posted date: 2 years ago
Deadline: Submition date is over

Vacancy Time Zone:

  • GMT+3

Series/Grade:

  • LE - 1210 5

Salary:

  • USD $8,208 - USD $8,208

Work Schedule:

  • Full-time - The work schedule for this position is: • Full Time (44 hours per week)

Promotion Potential:

  • LE-5

Promotion Potential Explanation:

  • None. This is advertised at the Full Performance Level FSN-05 which is equivalent to FP-9.

Duty Location(s):

  • 1 Vacancy in Addis Ababa, ET

Telework Eligible:

  • No

For More Info: HR Section 000-000-0000  AddisHRO@state.gov 

Overview

Hiring Path:

  • Open to the public

Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:

For USEFM - FP is 09. Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.

  • All Interested Applicants/All Sources

Security Clearance Required:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Appointment Type

  • Permanent

Appointment Type Details:

  • Indefinite subject to successful completion of the probationary period

Marketing Statement:

We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

Summary:

The U.S. Mission in Addis Ababa/Ethiopia is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Plumbing Maintenance Worker (Residential).

The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (44 hours per week)

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period (4 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:

  • No

Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:

  • No

Travel Required:

  • Not Required

Duties

Working in the Facility Management section of the Embassy, the Plumbing Maintenance Worker carries out scheduled and unscheduled plumbing preventive maintenance and repair work on mission buildings and facilities including residential owned and leased properties. The job holder would repair, and install plumbing as needed to support a variety of systems including but not limited to plumbing building and mechanical systems, potable water treatment and storage, wastewater treatment, fire sprinkler, swimming pool, and landscape irrigation.

 

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: A minimum of three (3) years of experience in the repair and maintenance of building plumbing and mechanical systems is required. 

Note: Please upload all work experience copies of yours under "Other Document 1 or 2"

Education Requirements:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

EDUCATION: Completion of Secondary School is required and/or completion of vocational training from an accredited institution recognized as producing journeyman level technicians with a concentration in plumbing principles and application is required.

Note: Please upload all copies of your Education under "High School Diploma or equivalent"

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE: Level 3 (Good working knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing Amharic is required.

 Level 2 (Limited knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required (These may be tested).

Skills and Abilities:- 

  • Communication and interpersonal skills to answer queries from end-users.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, work under pressure, and have a tight schedule.
  • A flexible approach to work shifts and answering emergency calls at all hours.
  • A current driver's license is required (minimum Grade II). (This may be tested)

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Qualifications:

All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:

Agency Benefits:

Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Addis Ababa/Ethiopia may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.

For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.

The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

Other Information:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • AEFM / USEFM
  • FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted for the preference to be given. 

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

COVID-19 Requirements for Eligible Family Members

As required by Executive Order 14043, Eligible Family Members who will be employed on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Temporary Appointment (TEMP) are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected for the position, the agency will provide you with additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request a medical or religious accommodation.

Eligible Family Members who will be employed on a Personal Services Agreement and compensated under the USG pay plan will be required to attest to their vaccination status using the Vaccine Attestation Form. If you are not fully vaccinated or decline to provide this information, you will be required to demonstrate proof of a negative COVID-19 test completed within 72 hours of entry to a Mission facility and comply with enhanced COVID-19 mitigation protocols. If selected for the position, the agency will provide you with additional information regarding these requirements.

COVID-19 Requirements for Local Candidates

Candidates who will be employed on either a Personal Services Agreement or a direct-hire appointment and compensated under the Mission’s Local Compensation Plan will be required to follow all Mission COVID-19 policies applicable to Locally Employed Staff. If selected for the position, the agency will provide you with additional information regarding these requirements.