Tunisia

Vacancy Details

About

Announcement Number:
TUNIS-2021-22
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Tunis
Position Title:
Automotive Mechanic (Tripoli based position)
Open Period:
06/09/2021 - 06/23/2021 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT+1
Series/Grade:
LE - 1020 5
Salary:
LYD ل.د21,620 - LYD ل.د33,511
Work Schedule:
Full-time - 40 Hours Per Week Schedule
Promotion Potential:
LE-5
Duty Location(s):
1
in
Tunis, TS
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
HR Section
000-000-0000
gergabfa@state.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• 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
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
Travel Required:
Occasional Travel

Occasional Travel

Duties

Serves as a Maintenance Mechanic in the Reginal Affairs Office. Responsible for the daily operation of vehicle (to include maritime) maintenance and automotive service scheduling.  Provides quality control for major maintenance on vehicles and performing basic on-site maintenance on vehicles. Performs major and minor overhaul and repair work to engines, transmissions, brake systems, springs, shocks absorbers, steering mechanisms, electrical, fuel and hydraulic systems, wheel assemblies, and other vehicles components. Disassembles equipment and adjusts, repairs, or replace defective parts or components to correct malfunctioning engines, brakes or components. Uses all typical tools and equipment of the trade, including testing and analysis equipment and other diagnostic equipment to determine proper functioning of automotive electrical circuits. Performs all facets of preventive maintenance operations on USG owned vehicles on a weekly basis to include oil changes, tire rotations, transmission flushes, suspension overhauls, and brake checks. Perform periodic checks to ensure drivers are conducting pre-departure vehicle inspections. Test drive USG owned vehicles to diagnose problems, identify need for and perform minor overhauling and repair work. Inspects vehicle components and advises ORA Supervisor if further repairs or replacement of parts are required. Analyzes fuel usage and vehicle maintenance data, and develop vehicle rotation plans to enhance efficient fleet utilization. Perform unscheduled maintenance due to sudden vehicle breakdown or failure, system checks (electrical, fuel, brakes etc.) to ensure vehicles are road worthy. Transport materials between sites using government owned vehicles – food and fuel reimbursements will be made with a valid receipt.


 

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of two (2) years of experience as an automotive mechanic is required.


JOB KNOWLEDGE: A good working knowledge of vehicle diagnostics and troubleshooting practices, commercial and local market costs for parts and supplies, local dealerships and maintenance facilities for specialized auto servicing and repairs a good working knowledge of USG regulations as it pertains to official vehicle preventative maintenance and repair.

Education Requirements:

Completion of secondary school is required. Vocational automotive repair training, journeyman mechanic, or apprenticeship certification is required.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE: level III (Good working knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking English and Arabic are required.


 


SKILLS AND ABILITIES : Applicant must hold a valid local driver’s license and be able to operate different types of vehicles such as utility and passenger vehicles, medium trucks, and forklifts. Must be able to interpret shop manuals, parts catalogs and diagrams, and understand technical language of the trade, must have basic computer skills to use proprietary software and prepare simple reports


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. Eligible to work in Libya (no relocation assistance authorized).

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 (Tripoli/Libya) 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 Public Trust  clearance. 


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

Required Documents:

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.

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 (Tripoli/Libya).