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  • The U.S. Consulate General, Lagos is seeking to employ suitable and qualified candidate for the position

    Auto Mechanic

     

    United States Mission Nigeria
    Vacancy Announcement
    No.  2015-085    Date:   November 2, 2015    Ref: A52963
    Subject:    AUTO MECHANIC
    Location:    LAGOS – GENERAL SERVICES OFFICE (GSO)
    Applicability:    ALL INTERESTED CANDIDATES

    OPEN TO:    All Interested Candidates POSITION TITLE: Auto Mechanic, FSN-05/FP-09* OPENING DATE:    November 2, 2015
    CLOSING DATE:    November 17, 2015
    WORK HOURS:    Full-time; 48 hours/week
    SALARY:    OR – Ordinarily Resident–N 3,736,693.00 p.a. (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-05
    In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.

    NOR - Not Ordinarily Resident – AEFM-US$32,498.00, EFM-U$27,982.00, Starting Salary) p.a.  Position Grade: FP-09*

    NOTE: ALL NOT ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION. A U.S. CITIZEN EFM DOES NOT HAVE  TO  BE RESIDING IN COUNTRY TO BE CONSIDERED, BUT THE SPONSORING OFFICER UNDER CHIEF OF MISSION (COM) AUTHORITY DOES HAVE TO BE ASSIGNED OFFICIALLY TO POST.

    The U.S. Consulate General in Lagos is seeking to employ suitable and qualified candidate for the position of Auto Mechanic in the General Service office (GSO).

    BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION:
    The incumbent repairs light, heavy and armored gasoline and diesel powered motor vehicles and forklifts. Examines vehicles to determine problems, carries out needed repairs, and performs safety checks and periodic maintenance. Responsible for knowing and adhering to shop safety procedures. Reports to the maintenance foreman any repairs not specified on the service work order. Performs repairs of car air-conditioning parts and filing of the appropriate gas into the system.

    To obtain a copy of this announcement please visit our Mission websites at: http://nigeria.usembassy.gov/hr_office.html

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

    NOTE: All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered.

    • Completion of Secondary School education is required.
    • Vocation training in Automotive Mechanic work is required.
    • Minimum of five (5) years general auto mechanic experience mainly in the area of servicing, overhauls, and repairs of engines, transmissions, brakes, steering, car air- conditioning and electrical components of American motor vehicles (General Motors Chevrolet Suburban and cars, Ford, and Chrysler Motor vehicles) is required.
    • Level III (good working knowledge) Speaking/Writing/Reading in English is required.  Language proficiency will be tested.
    • Ability to diagnose, service, repair, and overhaul engines, transmissions, brakes, steering, car air-conditioning and electrical components of General Motors Chevrolet Suburban and cars, Ford, and Chrysler Motor vehicles is requried.
    • Must have a valid Nigerian driver’s license to operate light vehicles and trucks.

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants for this position MUST submit the following, or the application will not be considered:

    • Application for US Federal Employment (DS-174); or a current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information as a DS-174; plus,
    • Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.
    • Any other documentation such as degrees or diplomas earned and NYSC Certificates/exemptions or awards.
    • A type-written and signed application letter specifically applying for this position, and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised. Please reference the job title and announcement number on the application letter.
    • Limit all electronic (e-mail) submissions to one entry/e-mail not larger than 5MB. Please submit attachments in PDF and Word formats, not pictures.
    • E-mails received without the appropriate subject line and incomplete applications will not be considered.

    All Applications should be Submitted to: HRNigeria@state.gov

    Click here to download Application Form for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174) (PDF 1.78 MB)

    Click here to download the Instructions for Completing DS-174 (PDF 2.40 MB)


    Note: All not ordinarily resident applicants must have the required work and residency permits to be eligible for consideration. a U.S. Citizen EFM does not have to be residing in country to be considered, but the sponsoring officer under chief of mission (com) authority does have to be assigned officially to post.

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