Open to: All Interested Candidates
Position: Janitor, FSN-1; FP-DD
Opening date: June 29, 2011
Closing date: July 13, 2011
Work hours: Full time; 40 hours /week
NOTE: ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
The U. S. Embassy in Yaoundé is seeking an individual for the position of Janitor.
Basic Function of Position
Incumbent performs janitorial work at the Embassy and all official residences. Duties include cleaning windows, floors of offices, corridors and other assigned areas by washing, sweeping, moping, waxing and polishing; emptying waste baskets and ashtrays; vacuuming and shampooing the carpets; cleaning restrooms; disinfecting and deodorizing lavatories, commodes and other restroom fixtures; filling water bottles with distilled water; cleaning the garden and surroundings at the vacant houses; trimming and treating plants and flowers at the Embassy compound.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available in the Human Resources Office. Please contact the Embassy at 2220-1500, Ext. 4006 if you need one.
Note: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education: Completion of Elementary School is required.
2. Experience: Two years of janitorial experience in an international organization or large local institution is required.
3. Language: Level II (Basic Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing English and Level II (Basic Knowledge) Speaking/Reading French are required and will be tested.
4. Job Knowledge: Applicant must know proper cleaning methods and be able to properly utilize a full range of cleaning equipment and products. This will be tested.
When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.
ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA:
1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
3. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
4. Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
5. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
6. The candidate must be able to obtain and hold a Locally Employed Staff security clearance.
Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:
1. Universal Application for Employment (DS-174) available online or at the Embassy; or
2. A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see Appendix B); or
3. A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1 -24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicant’s work experience attached as a separate sheet; plus
4. Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional U.S. Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.
5. Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:
Human Resources Office
P.O. Box 817,
U.S. Embassy Yaoundé
Via email at: email@example.com (Please, indicate the title of the position on the “Subject:” line)
POINT OF CONTACT:
Telephone: 2220-1500, Ext 4006
FAX: 2220-1500, Ext 4532
CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION: July 13, 2011
The U.S. Mission in Cameroon 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. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.
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.