Announcement Number: Bamako – 2018 – 41
Position Title: Refrigeration A/C Mechanic Team Leader
Opening Period: October 9, 2018 – October 19, 2018
Series/Grade: 1210/ FSN – 5; FS – 9
Salary: 4,691,700 F CFA, Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.
For More Info: E-mail Address: Bamakojob@state.gov
Who May Apply: All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required: Local Security Certification
Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
Summary: The U.S. Mission in Bamako/Mali is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Refrigeration A/C Mechanic Team Leader.
The work schedule for this position is Full Time (40 hours per week.)
Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within two weeks of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Supervisory Position: No
Duties: Working supervisor of the New Embassy Compound Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) shop and management of four HVAC Technicians performing HVAC Preventive Maintenance (PM) and unscheduled work requests at the New Embassy Compound. Ensures tools and equipment are serviceable and accountable at all times. Informs the supervisor of needed tools, equipment and resources in order to maintain all heating, air conditioning, refrigeration and ventilation equipment on the compound. Ensures all safety and environmental requirements associated with servicing and maintaining HVAC systems are followed. The position is supervised by the New Embassy Compound mechanical engineer.
Qualifications and Evaluations
Education: Completion of high school or technical school required with specialized training and certification as a refrigeration/ Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning Technician.
Experience: Three (3) years experiences in the field of building and residential air conditioning is required.
Job knowledge: Familiarity with refrigeration equipment, wirings and components. Building and grounds maintenance operations, expertise in maintenance and repair of A/C and refrigeration equipment and ability to estimate and plan jobs.
Language: Level II English and Level III French are required. English Language will be tested.
Skills and abilities: Must be able to use the tools of the trade and read and interpret manuals, schematics and specification charts. Ability to keep records and exercise sound leadership, the use of normal tools and equipment associated with building maintenance and refrigeration mechanics.
Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
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.
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:
(1) AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
(2) AEFM / USEFM
(3) 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, visit the following link: https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va
How to Apply: All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security clearance. Applicants must submit a Universal Application for Employment DS-174, which is available on the American Embassy website.
To apply for this position, applicants should electronically submit the documents listed below.
All applications must be sent to Bamakojob@state.gov with the position title listed in the subject line of the email.
Required Documents: Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
• Passport or National ID copy
• Driver’s License
• DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
• CV in English
• Letter(s) of recommendation, if available
• List of references
What to Expect Next: Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted.
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.