Brazil

Vacancy Details

About

Announcement Number:
Rio de Janeiro-2019-26
Hiring Agency:
Consulate Rio de Janeiro
Position Title:
Mechanic (Security Systems) - All Interested Applicants (Post Security Technician)
Open Period:
07/26/2019 - 08/16/2019 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT-3
Series/Grade:
LE - 1210 7
Salary:
BRL R$66.465 - BRL R$66.465
Work Schedule:
Full-time -
Promotion Potential:
LE-7
Duty Location(s):
1
in
Rio De Janeiro, BR
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
HR Section
+552138232608
 riorecruitment@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 07.  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 U.S. Consulate General in Rio de Janeiro is seeking an individual for the position of Mechanic (Security Systems) in the Regional Security Office (RSO).


The work schedule for this position is Full Time (40 hours per week).

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

Duties

Basic Function of the Position – The Post Security Technician (PST) conducts inspection, installation, maintenance and repair of unclassified technical security equipment and devices. Analyzes, makes recommendations, and implements changes to improve the effectiveness of the security systems at U.S. Consulate General Rio de Janeiro to include residences under the direction of the Regional Security Office (RSO).

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: Prior experience in major repairs and installation of electrical and heavy-duty mechanical equipment, hydraulics, closed circuit television (CCTV), alarm systems, public address or vehicle arrest systems required.


JOB KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of power systems, electrical circuits, operation of electronics’ test equipment to be able to troubleshoot and repair electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic and mechanical equipment.

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of High School is required.


 

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE: Level III (Good Working Knowledge) in speaking/writing/reading English is required (This may be tested).


                  Level III (Good Working Knowledge) in speaking/writing/reading Portuguese is required (This may be tested).


SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must have the ability to use computer applications such as MS Office (i.e. Outlook, Power Point, Excel, and Word) and Internet search engines (This may be tested). Must have a valid class B local driver’s 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 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 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 Curriculum 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:



  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent) (if applicable)

  • Driver’s License

  • High School Diploma

  • 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 or phone call.


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 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.