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U.S. Mission Majuro, Marshall Islands

Announcement Number: Majuro-2019-004

Position Title: Maintenance Supervisor

Opening Period: June 3 – 17, 2019

Series/Grade: LE 1205-7

Salary: (USD) 13,416

For More Info: Human Resources Office: Ma. Victoria dela Cruz

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1379, Majuro, MH 96960 E-mail Address: PublicMajuro@state.gov

Who May Apply: All Interested Applicants / All Sources

FS is FP 07. Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.

Security Clearance Required: Local Security Certification or Public Trust

Duration Appointment: Definite Not to Exceed Three (3) years

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 Majuro, Marshall Islands is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Maintenance Supervisor

The work schedule for this position is:

  • Full Time (number of hours per week – e.g. 40 hours per week)

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position: Yes

Duties: Incumbent directly supervises maintenance personnel at the Embassy. Provides maintenance and operational inspections of all Government Owned/Long Term Lease (LTL) properties and Short Team Lease (STL) residential properties. Reviews and participates in the inspections of the facilities. Serves as the Safety Coordinator with responsibility for assisting the Post Occupational Safety and Health Officer (POSHO) in carrying out the day to day functions of the Safety, Health and Environmental Management (SHEM) and Fire Protection Division (FIR) programs at Post as required by 6 FAM 600 and 6 FAM 780.

Qualifications and Evaluations

EDUCATION: Completion of secondary school is required. Completion of vocational training or apprenticeship recognized as producing journeyman skills in major trade areas is required. (Carpentry, Electrical, Air-conditioning, Plumbing).

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: At least four years of technical work experience in any of the building trades and crafts (Carpentry, Electrical, Air-conditioning, Plumbing. One year of supervisory work experience as a foreman in a specific trade or as a building maintenance foreman supervising one or more trade mechanics of various specialties.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Full working knowledge of all technical aspects, procedures and practices in this theater of operations. Standard practices, methods, materials, tools and equipment used in building maintenance, repair, and installation of building systems/equipment. Occupational hazard and standard precautions in the work place. Building, electrical, fire mechanical and plumbing codes. Principles and practices of supervision, training and performance evaluations.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE: Level 3 (Good Working Knowledge) in Speaking/Reading/ Writing English is required. Language proficiency will be tested.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to exercise Structure/Mechanical/Electrical procedures in technical form is required. The skills to identify Structural, Mechanical and/or Electrical deficiencies and recommend cost effective corrections is required. Must have good skills in technical writing and expression. Must have interpersonal skills to deal with aggressive contractors, landlords and occupants. Must possess a valid driver’s license and can operate general purpose vehicles. These will be tested.

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.

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”), 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: https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for- va How to Apply: All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification or Public Trust clearance. Applicants must submit a Universal Application for Employment (DS-174).

To apply for this position, applicants should electronically submit the documents listed below to MajuroHR@state.gov.

Required Documents: Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • DS-174
  • High School Diploma
  • Passport copy
  • Proof of Citizenship
  • Language Scores (if available)
  • Driver’s License
  • List of references
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)

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 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 Majuro, Marshall Islands.

OMB APPROVAL NO. 1405-0189 EXPIRES: 05/31/2019 ESTIMATED BURDEN: 1 Hour

Vacancy Announcement Number Position Title DS-174 05-2017

U.S. Department of State

EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION FOR LOCALLY EMPLOYED STAFF OR FAMILY MEMBER

POSITION

SECTION 1: PERSONAL INFORMATION TO BE COMPLETED BY ALL APPLICANTS

Name (Last, First or Given Name)

Other Names Used

Address

Email Telephone Number

Does your relative work in this Embassy or Consulate? If yes, tell us their name and the section where they work.

Are you able to legally work in this country?

Yes No (U.S. Government does not sponsor work visas unless specified on the Vacancy Announcement.)

If this job includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, do you have a current and valid driver’s license? Yes No

SECTION 2: EDUCATION

High School/Secondary Education (Name, City)

Did you graduate?

From

Yes

To No Trade/Technical (Name, City)

Dates Attended (mm-yyyy)

Certificate/Diploma Major Subject

Undergraduate/Bachelor’s Degree (Name, City)

Dates Attended

Did you (mm-yyyy)

graduate?

From

Yes

To No Degree/Diploma Major Subject

From

Yes

To No Graduate Degree (Name, City)

Dates Attended

Did you (mm-yyyy)

graduate?

Dates Attended

Did you

Degree/Diploma Major Subject (mm-yyyy)

graduate?

From Yes

To No

SECTION 3: LANGUAGES

Languages

1 Basic – Examples: Basic greetings, phrases, numbers and signs. 2 Limited – Examples: Directions, simple questions 3 Good working knowledge – Examples: Conversations about familiar topics, complex documents 4 Fluent – Examples: Infer nuanced meaning from complex documents 5

Translator – Examples: Certified professional translator in this language

Language Speaking (Provide level) Reading (Provide level) Writing (Provide level)

Page 1 of 3

SECTION 4: WORK EXPERIENCE

Paid and Voluntary – Please begin by listing your most current work experience and go back 10 years (or longer, if relevant for the job.)

Job Title

From (mm-yyyy) To (mm-yyyy) Yearly Salary (Local currency) Full Time Part Time

Employer Name, Address and Phone Number

Supervisory Responsibilities?

Supervisor Name Yes No

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Reason for leaving

Job Title From (mm-yyyy) To (mm-yyyy) Yearly Salary (Local currency) Employer Name, Address and Phone NumberMain Duties and Responsibilities

DS-174

Page 2 of 3 Full Time Part Time Supervisory Responsibilities?

Supervisor Name Yes No

Reason for leaving

Job Title From (mm-yyyy) To (mm-yyyy) Yearly Salary (Local currency) Employer Name, Address and Phone NumberSupervisory Responsibilities?

Yes No

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Full Time Part Time

Reason for leaving

Supervisor Name

SECTION 4: WORK EXPERIENCE (Continued) Job Title From (mm-yyyy) To (mm-yyyy) Yearly Salary (Local currency) Employer Name, Address and Phone Number Supervisory Responsibilities?

Yes No

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Full Time Part Time

Supervisor Name

Reason for leaving

SECTION 5: CITIZENSHIP Are you a U.S. citizen listed on the travel orders or approved OF-126 (or other agency equivalent) of a direct hire FS, CS or uniformed service member assigned (not TDY) to this U.S. Mission and under Chief of Mission authority, or to an office of the American Institute in Taiwan? If no, proceed to Section 6. If yes, select all that apply: Yes No

I am a member of the Foreign Service Family Reserve Corps (FSFRC). (SF-50 required)

I am a preference eligible U.S. Veteran. I have not invoked my preference at this Post. (DD214 required)

I am a preference eligible U.S. Veteran. I have invoked my preference at this Post. I have worked in (enter Agency/job)

I am Foreign Service on Leave Without Pay (LWOP).

I am Civil Service on LWOP with Bureau-specific reemployment rights.

SECTION 6: DECLARATION

I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information on and attached to this application is true, correct, complete, and made in good faith. I understand that false or fraudulent information on or attached to this application may be grounds for not hiring me, or for separation/dismissal after I begin work, and may be punishable by fine or imprisonment according to this country’s law or U.S. law. I understand that any information I voluntarily provide on or attached to this application may be investigated.

PRIVACY AND PAPERWORK REDUCTION ACT STATEMENTS (For U.S. Citizens and Legal Permanent Residents of the U.S.)

AUTHORITIES

The information is sought pursuant to The Foreign Service Act of 1980, as amended, and 22 U.S.C. 2669(c). Your social security number (SSN) maybe used to confirm the identity and employment eligibility of the individual, pursuant to Executive Order 9397, as amended.

PURPOSE

The information solicited on this form will be used to establish your eligibility and qualifications for job vacancies at U.S. Missions.

ROUTINE USES

The information may be shared with other federal agencies to the extent relevant and necessary for that agency to make employment decisions and to a Congressional Office in response to your written request. More information on Routine Uses can be found in System of Records Notices State-31, Human Resource Records, and OPM/GOVT-5, Recruiting, Examining, and Placement Records.

DISCLOSURE

Disclosure of this information, including your social security number, is voluntary. Failure to provide the requested information may result in your application not receiving full consideration or being delayed for consideration.

BURDEN

Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average one (1) hour per response, including time required for searching existing data sources, gathering the necessary documentation, providing the information and/or documents required, and reviewing the final collection. You do not have to supply this information unless this collection displays a currently valid OMB control number. If you have comments on the accuracy of this burden estimate and/or recommendations for reducing it, please send them to: HR/OE, SA-22, 1800 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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, protected genetic information, or sexual orientation.

The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

Page 3 of 3 DS-174

EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION FOR LOCALLY EMPLOYED STAFF OR FAMILY MEMBER INSTRUCTIONS

SECTION 1 – PERSONAL INFORMATION

Name – Last Name, First Name Other names used – All other names used, including nicknames Address – Current mailing address, including apartment number, building number, or mailing code Email – Complete email address. (IMPORTANT: Most correspondence will be via email.) Phone Number – Cellphone, mobile or landline

Does your relative work in this Embassy or Consulate?

Relative is a husband, wife, domestic partner, member of household, father, father-in-law, stepfather, mother, mother-in-law, stepmother, son, son-in-law, stepson, daughter, daughter-in-law, stepdaughter, brother, brother-in-law, half-brother, sister, sister-in-law, half-sister, uncle, aunt, first cousin, nephew, or niece.

SECTION 2 – EDUCATION

Enter all that apply. You may be asked to provide a copy of your diploma or certification at the interview phase, or if asked by HR.

SECTION 3 – LANGUAGES

The Mission assesses the language proficiency using the following standards:

1 Basic – Examples: I can use basic greetings and phrases; I can read numbers and signs. 2 Limited – Examples: I can give basic directions, simple questions 3 Good working knowledge – Examples: Conversations about familiar topics, complex documents 4 Fluent – Examples: Infer nuanced meaning from complex documents 5

Translator – Examples: Certified professional translator in this language

List language proficiency and identify the level for Speaking, Reading and Writing for each. The Vacancy Announcement states whether these languages will or may be tested.

Language

Speaking (Provide level) Reading (Provide level) Writing (Provide level)

English

4 Fluent

4 Fluent

Italian

2 Limited

1 Basic

SECTION 4 – WORK EXPERIENCE

Paid and Voluntary

Start with current experience and go back 10 years or longer, if relevant to this job. Please complete all required information to the best of your knowledge. You must provide the month and year of your employment. If you need additional space, please attach additional pages to your application.

Supervisory Responsibilities?

Yes or No

Peter Smith

DS-174

Instruction Page 1 of 1 05-2017

4 Fluent

1 Basic

Job Title

From (mm-yyyy) To (mm-yyyy) Yearly Salary (Local currency) Secretary

Full Time $

Part Time 03/01/2001 03/01/2010 $20,000 Employer Name, Address and Phone Number Dick Smith Law Firm, 26 Main Street, Cairns QLD 4870, 07-555-5555

Supervisor Name

Main Duties and Responsibilities

I typed legal documents and answered the telephone for two lawyers. I collected and distributed the mail. I made appointments for the two lawyers and welcomed guests to the office.

Reason for leaving

I went to University of Queensland.

SECTION 5 – FOR U.S. CITIZENS ONLY

Select all that apply and include the required documents (as stated) with the application. Additional documents may be requested by HR at the interview phase.

SECTION 6 – DECLARATION

All applicants must read the declaration and mark their agreement to proceed with the application.