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Thursday, April 12, 2012
US Embassy Jobs - Yaounde Cameroon - Building Systems/Maintenance Supervisor
JOB & BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES
Building Systems/Maintenance Supervisor
Open to: All Interested Candidates Position:Building Systems/Maintenance Supervisor, FSN-8; FP-6 Opening date:April 10, 2012 Closing date:April 24, 2012 Work hours: Full-time (40 hours/week)
Note: all “NOT 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 ofBuilding Systems/Maintenance Supervisor.
Basic Function of Position
Under the supervision of the Building Systems Engineer and Facilities Manager, incumbent is responsible for detailed monitoring and repair of the Building Automation System (BAS) including HVAC, automated waste water system and automated potable water systems with the overall goal to ensure these systems are running at optimum efficiency at all times. Duties include: monitoring the HVAC system including but not limited to the chill water line pumps, flow sensors, pressure sensors, valves, VAV boxes, air handlers and other equipment and controls; working as a team with the HVAC technicians, electricians, plumbers and other trades to ensure that HVAC/BAS systems are working in harmony and at optimum efficiency level.
Qualifications Required Note: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education: At least 2 years University studies in Construction or an Engineering discipline is required.
2. Experience: At least 5 years progressive experience (including at least 1 year of supervisory experience) in installation and/or maintenance of building systems automation; Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (whole-building systems, not ‘split-packs’) including waste and fresh water systems is required.
3. Language: Level III (Good Working Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing English and French is required and will be tested.
4. Job Knowledge: Must have significant knowledge of electro-mechanical controls, electronic and computer controlled systems for BAS. Job knowledge will be tested.
5. Skills/Abilities: Must be able to troubleshoot, maintain and repair major systems via electrical or mechanical inspection. Must have basic computer skills (e-mail, word, excel, databases and internet for research). Skills and abilities 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.
Human Resources Office P.O. Box 817, U.S. Embassy Yaoundé Cameroon Via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org (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: April 24, 2012
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.