REFRIGERATION AIR CONDITIONING MECHANIC Lagos Island

Published date: 12/28/2017
  • Location: Lagos Island, Lagos, Nigeria

United States Mission
Nigeria
Vacancy Announcement
No. 2017-042 Date: December 20, 2017 Ref: N52946
Subject: REFRIGERATION AIR CONDITIONING MECHANIC
Location: LAGOS – FACILITY MAINTENANCE SECTION (FAC)
Applicability: ALL INTERESTED CANDIDATES
OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates
POSITION: Refrigeration Air Conditioning Mechanic, FSN-04/FP-AA*
OPENING DATE: December 20, 2017
CLOSING DATE: January 5, 2018
WORK HOURS: Full-Time; 48 hours/week
SALARY: OR - Ordinarily Resident (OR) – N3,599,599 p.a.
(Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-04
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid
in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
NOR – Not Ordinarily Resident – AEFM/EFM - US$25,514 p.a
Starting basic salary p.a. Grade: FP-AA*
NOTE: ALL NOT ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE
REQUIRED WORK AND RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR
CONSIDERATION. A U.S. CITIZEN EFM DOES NOT HAVE TO BE
RESIDING IN COUNTRY TO BE CONSIDERED, BUT THE SPONSORING
OFFICER UNDER COM AUTHORITY DOES HAVE TO BE OFFICIALLY
ASSIGNED TO POST.
The U.S. Consulate in Lagos is seeking to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for
the position of Refrigeration Air Conditioning Mechanic in the Facility Maintenance
Section.
NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications received, we will only contact
applicants who are being considered. Thank you for your understanding.
BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION:
The incumbent is assigned to the Facilities Maintenance for Air Conditioning Shop
directly supervised by the Ref/AC Mechanic Foreman and responsible for all assigned
duties as an Air Conditioning Mechanic in the AC trade. The purpose of this position is
to install diagnose faulty equipment/systems and make repairs on large systems that
provide for a variety of air conditioning functions such as cooling, humidifying,
dehumidifying cleaning, filtering and circulation.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
NOTE: All applicants MUST address each required qualification listed below with
specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination
that the applicant is not qualified.
1. Completion of Elementary school and vocational training or apprenticeship
recognized as producing journeyman refrigeration and air-conditioning mechanic
experience is required.
2. One (1) year of journeyman mechanic experience is required.
3. Level II (Limited knowledge) Speaking/Writing/Reading in English is required.
4. Full journeyman in refrigeration and air-conditioning mechanic knowledge of
established practices and procedures of the specific trade involved is required.
5. Must be able to use tools associated with the conditioning and refrigeration trade.
6. A valid Nigeria driver’s license is required.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities may be
obtained on our website at https://ng.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/jobs/
and/or by telephone number 09-461-4000 Ext 4261
HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:
When qualified, 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**
* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran
must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate
of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S.
Department of Veterans Affairs. If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’
preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility. If the written
documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date
of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the
application process. Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference
after reviewing all required documentation is final.
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.
ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA
1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status
in determining successful candidacy.
2. Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
Current OR employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or
Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not
eligible to apply
3. Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a
Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90
calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed
(WAE) work schedule
4. The candidate must be able to obtain and hold the local security certification after
selection.
5. Candidates who are EFMs, USEFMs, AEFMs, or MOHs must have at least one year
remaining on their sponsor’s tour of duty to be considered eligible to apply for this
position.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested applicants for this position MUST submit the following, or the application
will not be considered:
1. Application for US Federal Employment (DS-174); or a current resume or
curriculum vitae that provides the same information as a DS-174; plus,
2. Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed
above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, NYSC certificate/exemption etc.)
3. A type-written and signed application letter specifically applying for this position,
and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised. Please reference the job
title and announcement number on the application letter.
4. Limit all electronic (e-mail) submissions to one entry/e-mail not larger than 5MB.
Please submit attachments in PDF and Word formats, not pictures.
5. E-mails received without the appropriate subject line and incomplete applications will
not be considered.
WHERE TO APPLY:
Email Address: HRNigeria@state.gov
**Mailed (paper/hard copies) applications will NOT be accepted.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The U.S. Mission in Nigeria 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.
DEFINITIONS
Eligible Family Member (EFM): An EFM for employment purposes is an individual
who meets all of the following criteria:
 U.S. Citizen or not a U.S. Citizen; and
 Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610); or
 Child, who is unmarried and under 21 years of age or, regardless of age, is
incapable of self-support; or
 Parent (including stepparents and legally adoptive parents) of employee, spouse,
or same-sex domestic partner, when such parent is at least 51 percent dependent
on the employee for support; or
 Sister or brother (including stepsisters and stepbrothers, or adoptive sisters or
brothers) of the employee, spouse, or same-sex domestic partner when such
sibling is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for support, unmarried,
and under 21 years of age, or regardless of age, incapable of self-support; and
 Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee,
i.e., a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member
who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office
of the American Institute in Taiwan; and
 Is under chief of mission authority.
U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM): A USEFM for employment purposes
is an individual who meets all of the following criteria:
 U.S. Citizen; and
 Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610) of the sponsoring
employee; or
 Child of the sponsoring employee who is unmarried and at least 18 years old; and
 Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e.,
a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is
permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the
American Institute in Taiwan; and resides at the sponsoring employee’s post of
assignment abroad, or as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in
Taiwan; and is under chief of mission authority; or
 resides at an Involuntary Separate Maintenance Allowance (ISMA) location
authorized under 3 FAM 3232.2; or
 Currently receives a U.S. Government retirement annuity or pension from a career in
the U.S. Foreign Service or Civil Service.
Appointment Eligible Family Member (AEFM): An AEFM for employment purposes
is an individual who meets all of the following criteria:
 U.S. Citizen; and
 Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610) of the sponsoring
employee; or
 Child of the sponsoring employee who is unmarried and at least 18 years old; and
 Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e.,
a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is
permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the
American Institute in Taiwan (AIT); and
 Is under chief of mission authority; and
 Is residing at the sponsoring employee's post of assignment abroad or, as appropriate,
at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and
 Does NOT currently receive a U.S. Government retirement annuity or pension from a
career in the U.S. Foreign Service or Civil Service.
Member of Household (MOH): An individual who accompanies or joins a sponsoring
employee, i.e., sponsor is a direct hire employee under Chief of Mission authority, either
Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently
assigned to or stationed abroad at a U.S. mission, or at an office of the American Institute
in Taiwan. A MOH is an individual who meets the following criteria:
(1) Not an EFM and therefore not on the travel orders or approved through form OF-126
Foreign Service Residence and Dependency Report of the sponsoring employee; and
(2) Officially declared by the sponsoring U.S. Government employee to the Chief of
Mission (COM) as part of his or her household and approved by the COM; and
Is a parent, grandparent, grandchild, unmarried partner, adult child, foreign born child in
the process of being adopted, father, mother, brother, sister, father-in-law, mother-in-law,
son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, stepfather, stepmother,
stepson, stepdaughter, stepbrother, stepsister, half-brother, or half-sister who falls outside
the Department’s current definition of Eligible Family Member 14 FAM 511.3. A MOH
may or may not be a U.S. Citizen.
Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) – An individual who meets the following criteria:
 An EFM, USEFM or AEFM of a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or
uniformed service member permanently assigned or stationed abroad, or as
appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; or
 Has diplomatic privileges and immunities; and
 Is eligible for compensation under the FS or GS salary schedule; and
 Has a U.S. Social Security Number (SSN); and
 Is not a citizen of the host country; and
 Does not ordinarily reside in the host country; and
 Is not subject to host country employment and tax laws.
Ordinarily Resident (OR) – An individual who meets the following criteria:
 A citizen of the host country; or
 A non-citizen of the host country (including a U.S. citizen or a third-country
national) who is locally resident and has legal and/or permanent resident status
within the host country and/or who is a holder of a non-diplomatic visa/work
and/or residency permit; and/or
 Is subject to host country employment and tax laws.
EFMs without US Social Security Numbers are also OR. All OR employees, including
US citizens, are compensated in accordance with the LCP.
CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION: JANUARY 5, 2018

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