Jordan

Vacancy Details

About

Announcement Number:
Amman-2021-035
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Amman
Position Title:
Maintenance Mechanic- Multi Skilled, All Interested Applicants/ All Sources
Open Period:
06/08/2021 - 06/22/2021 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT+2
Series/Grade:
LE - 1210 5
Salary:
JOD JD9,594
Work Schedule:
Full-time -
Promotion Potential:
LE-5
Duty Location(s):
1
in
Amman, JO
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
HR Section
000-000-0000
ammanemployment@state.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM - FP is 9.  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 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 number of hours per week


Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time four weeks of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:
No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No
Travel Required:
Not Required

Duties

The incumbent reports to the Plumbing/ Carpentry Supervisor. The incumbent is employed as a journeyman level Maintenance Mechanic - to carry out skilled maintenance and repair work on the critical and non-critical mechanical, carpentry and structural systems throughout the EOB (Embassy Office Buildings) for the Chancery North and South, and NOX (New Office Annex)) functional/office buildings, on-compound ancillary support and residential buildings, above and below ground infrastructures, recreational facilities, and other owned/leased properties. The incumbent receives written or verbal request for maintenance services and ascertains all of the necessary information to determine whether the work is of a routine, immediate, or emergency nature.  Will complete assigned tasks within the allotted time established in the Collaborative Management Initiative (CMI) service standards, and according to International Building Code (IBC) standards. Familiarization of general mechanical systems mechanical, carpentry and structural systems, swimming pool equipment, fire suppression systems, painting, carpentry, drywall, tile setting, and masonry compressed air systems, FEBR door/window frames and hardware and irrigation systems is required. 


The FAC Office is a 24/7 operation, and all personnel are required to be available after hours and weekends, as needed in routine scheduled maintenance activities and emergency situations. 


 

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  Minimum three years’ experience working as a journey-level maintenance mechanic in the repair and maintenance of carpentry, structural and mechanical systems in commercial or industrial facilities is required.


JOB KNOWLEDGE:  Familiarization of general carpentry, structural and mechanical systems, including domestic hot and cold water piping systems, wastewater piping systems and vent stacks, storm water management systems, chilled water systems, water treatment facilities, swimming pool equipment, fire suppression systems, compressed air systems, and irrigation systems is required.  The incumbent is required to have a thorough, technical understanding of major building general carpentry, structural and mechanical systems.  


 

Education Requirements:

Completion of secondary school is required. Completion of a two-year vocational training program from an accredited institute recognized as producing journeyman specialist trained in the maintenance  of commercial or industrial buildings/facilities is required. 


 


Supporting documents (i.e. education certificate) must be included in the application for eligibility purposes.


يجب إرفاق شهادة الدراسة المطلوبة مع طلب التوظيف حتى يتم اخضاع الطلب للتدقيق


Please make sure you enter all your work experience and education through the ERA Application. Attached Curriculum files will not be considered.  Supporting documents (i.e. education certificate) must be included in the application for eligibility purposes.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  English:(Limited) Working Knowledge in (Speaking/Writing/Reading) "English proficiency will be tested".


    


                    Arabic:  (Fluent) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required.


 


For positions that require English Level, applications MUST be submitted in English.


 


SKILLS AND ABILITIES Optional: Must be skilled at reading and interpreting technical documents including layout drawings, as-built drawings, riser diagrams, equipment schedules, operations and maintenance manuals, and other manufacturer’s literature.  Must have the skills and abilities in the following areas: use of hand tools, power tools, and specialty tools to determine appropriate repairs.  Must have basic computer knowledge.  A valid Jordanian level 3 driver’s license with a clean driving record is required.


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 Amman, Jordan will receive a in addition to their basic salary the following:



  • Local Social Security if Jordanian citizen

  • U.S. Social Security if U.S. citizen

  • Provident fund

  • Severance pay

  • Medical and life insurance

  • 13th and 14th months Bonuses

  • Annual Leave

  • Special Immigrant Visa to the U.S. (Not an entitlement)

  • Training opportunities.

  • Premium pay to include overtime, night differential, Friday differential.

  • Eligible to be member of American Embassy Community Service Association

  • Within-Grade Increase           


 


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:  https://jo.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/

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.



  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)

  • Residency and/or Work Permit (for Non Jordanians)

  • Passport copy

  • Degree 

  • Driver’s License

  • Certificate or License

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

  • SF-50 (if applicable)

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 Amman/Jordan.