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Electrician, FSN-05; FP-09

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER:  31-2013 

OPEN TO:                  All Interested Candidates

POSITION:                Electrician, FSN-05; FP-09

OPENING DATE:      June 6, 2013

CLOSING DATE:      June 20, 2013

WORK HOURS:        Full-time; 44 hours/week

SALARY:                   *Not-Ordinarily Resident: FP-09 (Starting salary to be determined by Washington)
*Ordinarily Resident:  (Position Grade: FSN – 05)

NOTE:  ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

The U.S. Mission in Addis Ababa is seeking an individual for the position of an Electrician in the Facility Management Section of the Embassy.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION

Under the direct supervision of the Electrician Foreman, the incumbent is responsible to insure that all electrical maintenance, repairs and upgrades on U.S. Government and leased properties are expeditiously and properly performed and that the electrical systems at these properties are safe and in good working order. The incumbent performs general electrical installation and system repair up to 300 volt systems throughout all USG-owned-and-leased facilities.
                                                                   
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available in the Human Resources Office.  Contact (251-11-1-306383)

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.  Supporting documentations (e.g., letters of employment, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above should also be submitted.

1. Required Education: Completion of secondary school is required.

2. Required Prior Experience:  Three years experience as electrician and in the maintenance of electrical equipment and appliances such as: refrigerators, stoves, water heaters, calculating machines, typewriters and reproduction machines are required.

3. Language Requirement: Level 3 (Good working knowledge) speaking/writing of English and Amharic is required.

4. Other Skills:  Incumbent must have Knowledge of using all types of electrical equipments and instruments; ability to read and understand electrical schematics drawings and installation/service instruction; skill in calculating material requirements; ability to understand state-of-the-art technology and possession of a valid class II driver’s license are required (may be tested). 
 
 
5. Interpersonal Skill Requirements: Must exhibit cooperative working relationship with co-workers and supervisors.

SELECTION PROCESS

When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (AEFM) and U.S. Veterans will be given preference.  Therefore, it is essential that the candidate address the required qualifications above in the application.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA: 

1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy. 

2. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

TO APPLY

Interested applicants for this position must submit the following or the application will not be considered:
1. Application for Employment (available at the Main Gate and/or U.S. Embassy web page: http://usembassy.state.gov/ethiopia.

2. A current resume or curriculum vitae that provide the same information as an OF-612.

3. Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.

4. Any other documentation (e.g., letters of employment, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
U.S. Embassy
Human Resources Office
P.O. Box: 1014
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia  

POINT OF CONTACT
Human Resources Office
Telephone: 251-11-130-60-00, Ext. 6383
E-Mail: hroaddisababa@state.gov
FAX: 251-11-124-24-03

CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION: June 20, 2013

The US Mission in Ethiopia 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.  The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation.  Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.