Mozambique

Vacancy Details

About

Announcement Number:
MAPUTO-2019-034-RA
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Maputo
Position Title:
Carpenter Supervisor
Open Period:
10/24/2019 - 11/07/2019 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT+2
Series/Grade:
LE - 1210 6
Salary:
USD $18,476
Work Schedule:
Full-time - Full Time (40 hours per week)
Promotion Potential:
LE-6
Duty Location(s):
1 Vacancy in

Maputo, MZ
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
HR Section
000-000-0000
HRatPost@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 number of hours per week)


Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (4 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:
No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No

Duties

The incumbent reports directly to the Maintenance Supervisor. The position holder is employed as a supervisor to a team of carpenters and to accomplish skilled maintenance and repair work at the Journeyman Carpenter level. The work shall be done at the chancery office buildings, grounds and residential owned/leased properties. The Supervisor is responsible for assigning work orders to the carpentry team and ensuring work is completed on time and to the Mission standards. The carpentery team will also be assigned tasks such as fabricating shelving, hanging art work, repairing furniture, or other tasks as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: A minimum of three (3) years' experience working as a journey-level carpenter is required. Must have experience working with wood, metal framing, gypsum board, as well as carpentry tools such as table saws, miter saws, drills, etc.


JOB KNOWLEDGE: The inclubent is required to have a thorough understanding of building systems and framing. In addition should have a general ability to make repairs of all kinds. Should be able to use appropriate materials and methods for repairs and construction of walls, ceilings, flooring, and cabnetry.

Education Requirements:

Completion of secondary school is required. Completion of vocational training program from an accredited institute recognized as producing journeyman level carpenters is required.


 

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE: 


English level III (Good working knowledge) Written/Speaking/Reading is required. In order to translate local technical information, contract documents, and correspondences from the local language into English for the Facility Manager.


Portuguese level III (Good knowledge) Written/Speaking/Reading is required. In order to communicate with local contractors and other LE Staff.


SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  The incumbent shall have the skills and abilities in the following areas: carpentry shop tool operation, wall framing using metal studs and gypsum board, acoustic ceiling tile installation and grid repair, gypsum board and wood patching and repairing, and carpet tile installation. Additional abilities include responding to emergency situations in an efficient and timely manner to effect immediate repairs; work in various advers conditions including confined spaces, on ladders at various heights, and in temperature extremes, indoors or outdoors to complete work assignments; communicate orally and in writing with co-workers. Must also be computer literate and able to do work on Microsoft Office suite, as well as learn new systems such as OBO's maintenance managment system.


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 (insert post and/or country name) 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:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:



  • High School Degree

  • Residency and/or Work Permit

  • 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 Maputo-Mozambique.