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  • Posted: Feb 12, 2021
    Deadline: Feb 25, 2021
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    A diplomatic mission is a group of people from one state or an international inter-governmental organisation (such as the United Nations) present in another state to represent the sending state/organisation officially in the receiving state. In practice, a diplomatic mission usually denotes the resident mission, namely the office of a country's diplomatic re...
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    Auto Mechanic Foreman Assistant

    Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-014
    Location: Lagos
    Series / Grade: LE - 1020 6
    Promotion Potential: LE-6
    Work Schedule: Full-time - 48 hour per week
    Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos

    Overview

    • Hiring Path: Open to the public
    • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust - Background Investigation
    • Appointment Type: Permanent
    • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

    Summary

    • Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and / or clearances / certifications or their candidacy may end.

    Duties

    • Under the direct supervision of the Auto Mechanic Foreman, the incumbent provides technical guidance and reviews work performed by the auto mechanic, auto electricians and boat mechanics to ensure the proper completion of all the work orders.
    • Provides services to all official diesel / gasoline operated cares, trucks, boats, tractors and forklifts.

    Qualifications and Evaluations
    Requirements:

    • Experience: Two years of journeyman automotive mechanic experience, working on American vehicles / engines is required.
    • Job Knowledge: Must have good knowledge of standard procedures and regulations, as well as journeyman automotive trade knowledge.

    Education Requirements:

    • Completion of elementary school is required. Vocational training or apprenticeship recognized as producing journeyman automotive mechanic skills or equivalent is required.

    Evaluations:

    • This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.
    • Language:  Good working knowledge Speaking / Reading / Writing English is required.

    Skills and Abilities:

    • Must have good communication skills and be familiar with Word, Excel, Internet, and email.
    • Must have a valid Nigerian drivers' license to operate cars, trucks, buses, and other vehicles as needed.
    • Must posses strong leadership skill with the ability to lift 30lbs weight manually.  
    • Weights above 30 lbs should be operated with aid of machine.

    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 Lagos, Nigeria 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:

    • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
    • AEFM / USEFM
    • 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.

    Who May Apply / Clarification From the Agency:

    • For USEFM - FP is 08.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • Only one Open-to category should remain:
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources

    Marketing Statement:

    Salary
    NGN 5,800,916 / USD $34,021 yearly.

    Method of Application

    Important Notice

    • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Secret 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:

    • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
    • Residency and/or Work Permit
    • Degree with transcript
    • 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 Abuja, Nigeria.
    • For More Info: HR Section 09-461-4000 HRNigeria@state.gov
    Interested and qualified? Go to US Embassy on erajobs.state.gov to apply
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