Maintenance Supervisor – US Embassy
|Hiring Agency:||American Embassy Khartoum|
|Position Title:||Maintenance Supervisor – All Interested Applicants (Residential)|
|Open Period:||09/20/2021 – 10/04/2021|
|Series/Grade:||LE – 1205 8|
For More Info:
- HR Section
- [email protected]
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
• All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust – Background Investigation
Appointment Type Details:
Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.
We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
The work schedule for this position is:
- Full Time (40 hours per week)
Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (8 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
Provides facilities services to all American agencies with-in the American Embassy at any given time, by providing maintenance services (through tradesmen) to properties worth several million dollars (including a government-owned 8-unit residential compound, a government-owned community center, one government-owned residence (CMR), and 65 leased units and apartments building.) Reports directly to the Facilities Manager, who coordinates the work of the Maintenance section. The Maintenance supervisor operates with an unusual and substantial degree of independence. In the absence of the American Facilities Manager, The Maintenance Supervisor makes determinations about maintenance that normally would be made by an American FM. The incumbent Supervises 28 facilities staff members, which composed of three qualified tradesmen foreman, two carpenters, four electricians, four air-condition mechanics a maintenance inspector overseeing the quality of work being performed by contractors and in-house staff. three trades helper, and two gardeners. As Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative, oversees the work of contractors for trades and construction work, assuring quality control. Coordinates with procurement and warehouse sections to assure necessary equipment and supplies are available. Provides input directly to the General Services Officer for budget preparation. Inspect all future proposed leased properties to ensure that the unit is compliance with OBO standards.
Qualifications and Evaluations
EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years in maintenance, plus three years supervisory experience is required.
Buildings and ground maintenance operations: trades practices and custom shop safety: workload planning and projections: characteristics and availability of materials: familiarity with local market for contract trades services. Sufficient knowledge of different trades (carpentry, electricity, welding and plumbing) to supervise effectively.
Successful completion of secondary school is required.
English: Level III (Good working knowledge, speaking, reading and writing) is required. (This may be tested)
Arabic: Level IV (Fluent, speaking, reading and writing) is required. (This may be tested)
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Incumbent must have manual/driving/computer skills.
- Must have a valid driver’s license
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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.
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
Benefits and Other Info
Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in (insert post and/or country name) 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.
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 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.
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How to Apply
All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance.
In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.
- High School Diploma
- Other Document (Experience certificates)
- Other Document 2 (Experience certificates)
- Driver’s License
- Proof of Citizenship
Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
For further information – the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.
Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in U.S. Mission.
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