Trades Helper Job Vacancy at the US Embassy Dar es Salaam

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Dar es Salaam
  • TZS 15,893,258 Per Year USD / Year
  • Salary: TZS 15,893,258 Per Year

Website US Embassy Dar es Salaam

The mission of the United States Embassy is to advance the interests of the United States, and to serve and protect U.S. citizens in Tanzania.

Trades Helper Job Vacancy at the US Embassy Dar es Salaam (Tzs 15.89m / Year )

About
Announcement Number:
DaresSalaam-2024-030
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Dar Es Salaam
Position Title:
Trades Helper (All Interested Candidates)
Open Period:
05/06/2024 – 05/20/2024
Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT+3
Series/Grade:
LE – 1210 3
Salary:
TZS TSh15,893,258 /Per Year
Work Schedule:
Full-time – 40-HRS PER WEEK
Promotion Potential:
LE-3
Duty Location(s):
1 Vacancy in

Dar Es Salaam, TZ
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
HR Section
255-22-229 4148
usembdarhiring@groups.state.gov
Overview
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.

Summary:
The U.S. Mission in Dar es Salaam is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Trades Helper in the Facilities Section.

Supervisory Position:
No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No
Travel Required:
Occasional Travel
OCCASIONAL TRAVEL

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Duties
Employed as a Trades Helper to assist the skilled technicians as they carry out skilled maintenance and repair work on all facilities throughout the NEC to include office buildings, grounds and residential owned/leased properties. Work assignments will be directed by the Supervisory Building Engineer.

Operations & Maintenance Support (95%)

Provides assistance to the technicians of the skilled workshops to help them in routine mechanical, carpentry, electrical and plumbing maintenance and preventive maintenance, repairs, and installations.

Assists in various manual tasks such as: demolition work, painting, plumbing, carpentry work, routine and preventive maintenance, and general cleanup of work areas, and common use areas of the NEC.

Uses hand and power tools under the supervision of the skilled technicians and mechanics as necessary.

Prepares worksite and maintains tools and equipment. Brings tools, supplies and materials to work site as directed by the skilled technicians; cleans the work site at the completion of the task; loads and unloads materials and tools and also loads construction debris into dump truck.

Perform unskilled tasks such as common laborer work, material handling, snow removal, grounds maintenance and gardening work.

Logistic Support (5%)

Performs escort duties for local contractors as required.

Reports installation deficiencies and maintenance/repair needs to supervisor.

Performs other collateral duties as assigned by the Supervisory Building Engineer.

Note: Incumbent serves as an incidental operator of official vehicles and meets all requirements outlined in 14 FAM 433.

**Note: This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by incumbent. Incumbent will be required to perform other duties as assigned by the agency.

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Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of two (2) years of maintenance or construction semi-skilled work experience in skilled trades such as mechanical (HVAC and Plumbing), electrical, carpentry, with significant focus on building systems.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must have a basic technical understanding of major building mechanical systems and equipment. Must be familiar with construction techniques and workplace safety, personal protective equipment (PPE) – how and when to use it.

Education Requirements:
Completion of secondary school is required.

Evaluations:
LANGUAGE:

English level II (Limited knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required.

Swahili level III (Good working knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

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.

DEIA Statement

The US Mission to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania values a workforce of different backgrounds, cultures, and viewpoints. We strive to create a welcoming environment for all, and we invite applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Qualifications:
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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Benefits and Other Info
Benefits:
Agency Benefits:
The U.S. Mission in Tanzania offers compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.

Other Information:
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”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, 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:
To apply for this position, applicants MUST apply electronically via ERA.

For more information, visit this link https://tz.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/

Required Documents:
To qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested degree and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. Failure to provide requested information, or the information is insufficient to verify eligibility, may result in disqualification for this position.

All Applicants:

Proof of Citizenship

Secondary School Certificate

Copy of work permit if not TZ national

Eligible Family Member Applicants:
• Copy of Sponsor’s Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
• Passport copy
• 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 only via email.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Tanzania.

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