Announcement Number: BAMAKO-2018-008
Hiring Agency: Embassy Bamako
Position Title: Automotive Mechanic Foreman, FSN-1020 (Automotive Mechanic Foreman, FSN-1020)
Open Period: 12/31/2018 – 01/16/2019
Vacancy Time Zone: GMT
Series/Grade: LE – 1020 3
Salary: XOF CFA3,958,912 – XOF CFA3,958,912
Promotion Potential: LE-3
Duty Location(s): 1 Vacancy in Bamako, ML
For More Info:
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.
The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (48 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
Travel Required: Not Required
Basic Function of the Position:
Foreman for the Embassy Automotive garage. Responsible for daily maintenance and repair of the Embassy fleet of motor vehicles, motorcycles and other small equipment engines.
As a working supervisor directs a workforce of employees engaged in the maintenance and repair of motor vehicles, and personally performs skilled or specialized repair work. Inspects damaged or malfunctioning vehicles to determine nature and extent of repairs needed, and to develop shop repair orders. Participates in the development of a maintenance schedule for embassy/post vehicles. Explains and interprets blueprints and other guides and directives and gives on-the-job instruction on specific repairs to subordinates as needed. Assures that needed tools, equipment, parts, and materials are available. Inspects work in progress and upon completion to assure adequacy. Maintains and prepares records on various aspects of maintenance and repair, including labor and material costs, material used, etc.
Qualifications and Evaluations
EXPERIENCE: At least five years of experience as an automotive mechanic.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must have full journeyman automotive mechanic knowledge of established practices and procedures in the specific trade involved.
Education Requirements: Secondary school completion is required. Vocational training or apprenticeship in an institution producing journeyman skills or equivalent is required.
English level III is required. “This may be tested”µFrench level III is required . “This may be tested” Bambara and any language spoken in Mali is required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must have local driver’s license.
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.
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
Benefits and Other Info
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.
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.
How to Apply
How to Apply:
All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust Certificate.
To apply for this position click the “Apply to this Vacancy” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site at https://ml.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/.
Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
- Current Resume
- Passport or ID copy
- Degree (not transcript)
- Driver’s License
- Letter(s) of recommendation
- List of references
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 Bamako/Mali.