Saturday, November 3, 2012

Trade Helper at US Embassy

The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is seeking to employ suitable and qualified candidates for the positions of Trade Helper in the Facilities Maintenance Section.

Job Title: Trade Helper ( 2 Positions)
Job Code: FSN-03/FP-BB

Location: Abuja
Job No. 2012-101
Job Ref: A52046, A52049

Job Description
Incumbent works with all tradesmen as a helper and will follow directions given by tradesmen that he will be working with.

Job Requirements
Completion of Primary school is required.
Basic training in one of the building
maintenance trades is required.
Minimum of one (1) year experience in one or more building maintenance trades:
Electrician, Plumber, Mason, A/C Technician, Carpenter or Painter is required.
Level I (basic) Speaking/Writing in English is required.
Ability to differentiate hand tools is required.
Understanding of safe working practices is required.
A valid Nigerian driver’s license is required.
Selection Process

When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.
Additional Selection Criteria

Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status
in determining successful candidacy.

Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.

Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

N1,266,105 p.a. (Starting basic salary) In addition all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.

Application Closing Date
14th November, 2012

How To Apply
Interested applicants for this position MUST submit the following, or the application will not be considered: 
Application for US Federal Employment (DS-174); or a current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information as a DS-174; plus.

Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.

Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
A type-written and signed application letter specifically applying for this position, and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised. Please reference the job title and announcement number on the application letter to:

Embassy of the United States of America
Human Resources Office
Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive
Central District Area

Or submit to

All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed above with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered.

Point of Contact
Tel: 09-461-4000 Ext 4261