Announcement Number: Kinshasa-2019-080
Hiring Agency: Embassy Kinshasa
Position Title: Locksmith - Open only to : All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Open Period: 12/26/2019 - 01/10/2020 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone: GMT+1
Series/Grade: LE - 1205 4
Salary: Not Specified
Work Schedule: Full-time - Monday thru Friday (40 hours/week).
Promotion Potential: LE-4
Duty Location(s): 1 in Kinshasa, CG
Telework Eligible: No
For More Info: HR Section 000-000-0000 [email protected]
• Competitive service
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM - FP is AA. Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
Only one Open-to category should remain:
All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type Details:
Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
Summary: the U.S. Embassy in Kinshasa is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Locksmith in the Facilities Section.
The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 number of hours 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
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Basic Function of Position
Installs and repairs a variety of locks in wood and metal doors at Embassy owned and leased properties.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
1. Makes repairs or replacement of locks and locking devices for work orders received from supervisor. Change locks as requested.
2. Makes keys for all types of locks using key cutting machine. Fabricates new parts when stock replacements are not available.
3. Performs other maintenance support duties as requested by supervisor.
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Qualifications and Evaluations
EXPERIENCE: At least two years of journeyman mechanic experience in repairing and installing locks.
Completion of elementary school plus vocational training in the field is required. Experience may be substituted for formal education.
LANGUAGE: Level I English and French ability (Rudimentary) is all that is required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: HR, in consultation with the Selecting Official, may choose the appropriate Skills and Abilities from Section 15 (f) of PD.
Post may choose to add the phrase “This may be tested” after a language, skill, and/or ability. Review the VA template for specific information.
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.
Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
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Benefits and Other Info
Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Kinshasa in Kinshasa 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.
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How to Apply
How to Apply: All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Security Background Investigation clearance.
To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Embassy internet site.
Required Documents: Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
Certificate or License
DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
SF-50 (if applicable)
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. Embassy in Kinshasa.