United States Embassy Recruitment 2018

United States Embassy Recruitment 2018: Massive Jobs Recruitment at The U.S. Embassy.

This is to inform the general public that the U.S. Embassy in Nigeria, Abuja is currently recruiting for SUITABLY QUALIFIED candidates to fill the vacant positions below:

Job Title: Gardener
Job No.: A52798-A52813
Location: Abuja
Slots: 16
Duration of Appointment: Indefinite subject to successful completion of the probationary period
Work Hours: Full-Time; 40 hours/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: No
Duties:

  • The incumbent performs gardening work on the Embassy Compound and all U.S. Government (USG) leased/owned properties
  • S/he is responsible for weeding, planting, pruning and watering, as well as the general maintenance and appearance of grounds and gardens at all of the USG Compounds.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Education:

  • Completion of Primary School Education is required.

Requirements:

  • Experience: Two (2) years of gardening maintenance experience is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Understanding the concept of gardening maintenance and equipment, as well as an understanding of Nigeria horticulture environment is required.

Evaluations
Language:

  • Level II (Limited knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing of English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to lift up to 10kgs and undertake manual labor is required.
  • Must be able to use a wide range of gardening equipment and powered hand tools.

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, colour, 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:

  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran
  • AEFM / USEFM
  • 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: The military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and 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 reemployment 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

Salary
NGN 2,385,434 / USD 21,121

Job Title: Janitor
Ref Id: A52814-A52824
Location: Abuja
Announcement Number: Abuja -2018-037
Opening Period: April 11, 2018 – April 24, 2018
Series/Grade: LE 1305 2
Duration Appointment: Indefinite subject to successful completion of the probationary period
The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 hours per week)
Slots: 11
Duties

  • The incumbent performs janitorial duties on the Embassy Compound and all U.S. Government (USG) leased/owned properties.
  • She is responsible for cleaning unclassified space.
  • S/he receives expendable janitorial supplies from GSO Storeroom; as well as responsible for treatment and cleaning, restroom cleaning, high cleaning, wall cleaning, window cleaning, and deep cleaning of all Embassy Compound spaces.
  • S/he reports directly to the Facility Management (FAC) Janitorial/Gardening Supervisor.

Requirements, Qualifications and Evaluations
Education:

  • Completion of Primary School Education is required.

Experience:

  • Two (2) years’ experience in commercial/office buildings cleaning is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of current cleaning methods and materials, as well as knowledge of safe handling of industry standard cleaning chemicals, is required.
  • Must be able to read and understand janitorial supply instructions, materials, and equipment.

Language:

  • Level II (Limited knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing of English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be a team player and work independently with a good customer service skills

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, colour, 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:

  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran
  • AEFM / USEFM
  • 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: The military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and 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 reemployment rights back to their agency or bureau.

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.

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

Salary
NGN 2,385,434 / USD 21,121

Related: Defence Space Administration Recruitment 2018

How to Apply for United States Embassy Recruitment 2018

Interested applicants for this position MUST submit their Applications with the required documentation listed below

  • Visit https://photos.state.gov/libraries/nigeria/487468/pdfs/DS-174-FILL.pdf
  • Application Letter addressing the Qualifications and Evaluations for the position
  • Degree not with a transcript
  • Certificate or License
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • Residency and/or Work Permit (if applicable)

Submit Applications to HRNigeria@state.gov

Online Application Closing Date:
24th April 2018.

Note

  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold an FSN Security clearance.
  • Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

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