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Vacancy Details

About

Announcement Number:
SAOPAULO-2019-29
Hiring Agency:
Consulate Sao Paulo
Position Title:
Maintenance Supervisor - All Interested Applicants (Maintenance Foreman (Compound))
Open Period:
07/30/2019 - 08/19/2019 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT-3
Series/Grade:
LE - 1205 8
Salary:
BRL R$87.115 - BRL R$87.115
Work Schedule:
Full-time -
Promotion Potential:
LE-8
Duty Location(s):
1 Vacancy in

Sao Paulo, BR
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
HR Section
000-000-0000
recrutamentosaopaulo@state.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM - FS is FP-06.  Actual FS 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 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:
Yes
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No

Duties

The Maintenance Foreman is one of two Maintenance Foremen responsible for managing Post’s maintenance and repair program and supervision of the FAC LE Staff assigned to the compound maintenance and repair team. The jobholder will be responsible for planning, coordination, and completion of all scheduled maintenance, unscheduled maintenance requests, annual inspections, as well as the preventative maintenance program for all buildings and spaces on the consulate compound. Jobholder will be responsible for directly supervising an eight (8)-man maintenance.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: Experience as a journeymen level tradesmen, including experience as a supervisor.


JOB KNOWLEDGE:  Jobholder must have a broad general knowledge of electrical, mechanical, and building systems and construction practices. Must have knowledge of established trade practices, basic principles and theories of preventative maintenance, resource management, and supervision practices.

Education Requirements:

Completion of secondary school and a vocational certificate at journeymen level in one or more technical trades is required.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE: Level III (Good Working Knowledge) – reading/writing/speaking English is required. Level IV (fluent) – reading/writing/speaking Portuguese is required


SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Must have the ability to supervise and manage a large and diverse work force with a diverse variety of areas of responsibility. Must be able to react to changing priorities and emergency situations while still meeting previous commitments. Must be able to use Microsoft Office, communicate well in writing, and maintain a Class B Brazilian driver license. This may 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 Sao Paulo 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 “Apply to this Vacancy” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.


Important notes:



  • Please make sure you enter all your work experience and education through the ERA Application. Attached Curriculums files will not be considered.

  • For positions that require English Levels III or IV, applications MUST be submitted in English.


 


 

Required Documents:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:



  • Residency and/or Work Permit

  • Degree (not transcript)

  • Driver’s License

  • Certificate or License

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 more information about the main duties of the position, please click here.


Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Sao Paulo.