Sunday, January 9, 2011

U.S. Embassy Jobs - The U. S. Embassy in Yaoundé is seeking an individual for the position of Motor Pool Supervisor.

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Motor Pool Supervisor
Open to: All Interested Candidates
Position: Motor Pool Supervisor, FSN-7; FP-7
Opening date: January 7, 2011
Closing date: January 21, 2011
Work hours: Full time; 40 hours /week

The U. S. Embassy in Yaoundé is seeking an individual for the position of Motor Pool Supervisor.
Basic function of position:
The Motor Pool Supervisor supervises 2 Dispatchers, 20 Drivers, 3 Automotive Mechanics, 1 Automotive Mechanic Foreman, 1 Electrical Contractor and 1 Air-Conditioner Contractor. Incumbent prepares Cost and Utilization Reports for 53 Vehicles, 2 forklifts and 6 motorcycles and generators. Duties include preparing the Fleet Summary Report; preparing Motor Vehicles Reports on new vehicles, Vehicles Disposal Reports and property disposal authorizations and bills for the sale of all vehicles disposed; receiving and preparing request for travel authorization, fuel coupons and petty cash advances for drivers trips; supervising the Motor Pool Section which involves preparing employees’ evaluation reports, preparing requests for overtime work, airport transportation, special programs and other back-ups, preparing annual leave schedule for employees under incumbent’s supervision.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available in the Human Resources Office. Contact telephone No.: 2220-1500, Ext: 4006.
Qualifications Required:
Note: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education: Completion of Secondary School (“A” Level or Baccalauréat) is required.
2. Experience: Three years prior transportation management work experience including one year in supervising a motor pool section in an international organization or large local institution is required.
3. Language: Level III (Good Working Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing English and level III (Good Working Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing French are required and will be tested.
4. Job Knowledge: Applicant must have good knowledge of Cameroonian traffic laws, good knowledge of vehicle maintenance and good knowledge of the use of illustration and parts catalogs. Good knowledge of automotive operation, safety and maintenance practices is required. Job knowledge will be tested.
5. Skills/Abilities: Incumbent must have practical knowledge of the use of internet, email, and MS Office (“Word” and “Excel”). Incumbent must have a valid driver’s license. 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.
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
Via email at: (Please, indicate the title of the position on the “Subject:” line)
Telephone: 2220-1500, Ext 4006
FAX: 2220-1500, Ext 4532
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.