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Vacancy at US Embassy in Nigeria

Vacancy at US Embassy in Nigeria

The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is seeking to employ qualified candidates for the position of:

Job Title: Electrician

Job Reg No: FSN-04/FP-AA
Job Location: Abuja – Facilities Maintenance

Basic Function of the Position:
Incumbent’s duties will involve maintenance, installation, modification, repair, trouble shooting and testing of electrical systems, equipment, controls to include distribution panels, switch gears, fire alarm systems, lighting systems, transformers, electrical motors, appliances and any other items associated with the electrical trade.

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 Primary school is required. Completion of vocational training or apprenticeship recognized as producing journeyman electrician skill is required.
  • Minimum of one (1) year journeyman electrician experience is required.
  • Level III (Good working knowledge) Speaking/Writing in English is required.
  • Full Journeyman electrical knowledge of established practices and procedures is required.
  • Must be able to use electrical testing instruments and tools.
  • A valid Nigerian driver’s license is required.
Selection Process
When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.
Additional Selection Criteria
  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
  • Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
  • Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
  • 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.
Salary: Or – Ordinarily Resident–N1,643,957 p.a. (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-04
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
Nor – AEFM, EFM/MOH – US$24,763 (Starting Salary) p.a.; Position Grade: FP-AA
Application Deadline Date:
21st July, 2014

How To Apply
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 US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.
  • Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
  • 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.
Application Should be Submitted To:
Embassy of the United States of America
Human Resources Office
Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive
Central District Area
submit to: [email protected]
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