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U.S. Embassy - Addis Abeba

U.S. Embassy - Addis Abeba

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Position: Electrical Maintenance Worker
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Permanent
Place of Work: Addis Ababa - Ethiopia
Salary: $9,732/Per Year
Posted date: 6 months ago
Deadline: Submition date is over

Overview

Hiring Path: Open to the public

Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:

  • For USEFM - FP is 08. 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 Electrical Maintenance Worker.

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 of time (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:

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel is required approximately 25% of the time.

Duties

Working in the Facility Management section of the Embassy, the Electrical Maintenance Worker carries out scheduled and unscheduled electrical preventive maintenance and repair work to all mission buildings and facilities including residential owned and leased properties. Repairs malfunctioning electrical systems and ensures that all tasks are completed in accordance with applicable codes and manufacturers' recommendations.

Qualifications and Evaluations

EXPERIENCE:

  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in the repair and maintenance of electrical systems, equipment and components experience as an electrical apprentice or installer is required.

Education:

  • Completion of Secondary School and/or completion of vocational training from an accredited institute recognized as producing journeyman-level technicians with a concentration in electrical principles and applications is required.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:

  • English level II (Limited knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required. 
  • Amharic level III (Good working knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking 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 a tight schedule.
  • A flexible approach to working shifts and answering emergency calls at all hours.
  • A valid third-grade or Public 1 driver's license obtained for a minimum of 5 years is required. (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 security certifications.

Benefits and Other Info

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. 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 in order 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 for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link: https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

(1) AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

(2) AEFM / USEFM

(3) 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.