Cameroon

Vacancy Details

About

Announcement Number:
Yaounde-2019-18
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Yaounde
Position Title:
Painter
Open Period:
07/19/2019 - 08/02/2019 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT+1
Series/Grade:
LE - 1210 3
Salary:
XAF FCFA5,072,772
Work Schedule:
Full-time - 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential:
LE-4
Duty Location(s):
3
in
Yaounde, CM
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
HR Section
000-000-0000
ydeapplicants@state.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
All Interested Applicants / All Sources.
For USEFM - FS is FP-BB.  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Permanent
Appointment Type Details:
Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
Marketing Statement:

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

Summary:

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 of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:
No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No

Duties

Incumbent serves as Journeyman painter. Paints and vanishes all mission office buildings and residences. Paints the interior and exterior of these buildings and other miscellaneous items as required.


Paints and vanishes walls, floors, cabinets, shelves, woodworks, and metal doors. Paint can be applied by brush or spray. Repairs sheet rock, mixes color paint for touch-up, reads and interprets paint schedule in NEC, evaluates and estimates paint materials for any project and exercises specific safety precautions when using painting materials. Maintains and performs preventive maintenance on all equipment used in the painting shop. Responsible for the upkeep of the shop.


Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  Two years of Journeyman painting work experience in a diplomatic mission, an international organization, or large local institution is required.


JOB KNOWLEDGE: Incumbent must be able to read and understand instruction manuals for all tools required for performing duties, and be able to make drawing and sketches for tools and equipment. He/She must be familiar with different kinds of paints and their quality, must make proper use of construction tools, and must have good knowledge of how to apply paint. 

Education Requirements:

Completion of Elementary school is required.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE: Level 1 (Rudimentary) speaking/reading/writing English is required. This will be tested.


SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Incumbent must be able to identify the quality of paint and must be able to mix and obtain the right color paint. Skills and abilities will 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 Yaounde, Cameroon 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:



  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 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.

How to Apply

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Medical and Security Clearances from the U.S. Embassy. 


To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

Required Documents:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:



  • Residency and/or Work Permit (if applicable)

  • First School Leaving Certificate

  • DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)

  • SF-50 (if applicable)

  • References

  • Other Documents

Next Steps:

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 Yaounde, Cameroon.