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Job Vacancy For Carpenter At American Embassy

Posted on: July 25th, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{American Embassy,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,30 Aug-2014};

The U.S. Embassy in Accra, Ghana is seeking an individual for the position of a CARPENTER in the Facilities Maintenance Office (FMO) of the Embassy.

POSITION NO: A52618

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION

Incumbent serves as the Carpenter in the Facilities Maintenance Section of the Embassy. S/he ensures that all installation, maintenance and repair work in all the mission’s offices, residencies and grounds are done according to specifications. Produces carpentry products and services by following standards and procedures; measures results against standards and makes necessary adjustments. Determines materials, requirements and dimensions of structures or fixtures to be fabricated by studying blue prints, sketches or building plans. Constructs repairs and installs fixtures by making cutting and assemble lines on materials and shaping to measurements using carpenters hand, power tools and ensures construction quality by verifying trueness of structure with plumb bob, carpenters level, and other measurements; maintains a safe and clean environment by complying with all procedures, rules and regulations. Performs other duties as may be assigned by
supervisors.

Qualification Required & Experience

NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with
specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

•   Completion of Secondary, Technical or Vocational or 2-4 years formal apprenticeship program at a recognized institution is required.
•   One to two years experience as a carpenter is required.
•   Level I English required. Limited knowledge of the written and spoken language, and a vocabulary limited to a specific occupation. Job holder will be able to understand and carry out verbal instructions of a repetitive nature, and prepare simple forms or reports. Language proficiency will be tested.
•   Must be knowledgeable in the identification of various wood and their properties. He or she must have good knowledge in wood preservation against the weather elements, insects attack and wear and tear and knowledge of hardware and other materials required giving the desired effect to the specified finished product.
•   Must be able to use power tools required for the work, practice basic safety in workshop and job sites, maintain equipments used on the job and have good customer service skills.
•   Must possess and provide a copy of a valid local driver’s license minimum of Class B.
Driving skills will be tested.

SELECTION PROCESS

When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (AEFMs) and U.S. Veterans will be given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate 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 US Citizen EFMs who hold FMA appointment 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.

Starting Salary: GH¢14,628.00 p.a.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1. Universal Application for Employment (UAE) as a locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174): or
2. A combination of both: i.e. Section 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicant’s work experience attached as a separate sheet; or
3. A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information): 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 US Veteran 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.
6. A telephone number, post office box and/or e-mail address where we can contact you to schedule an interview.
3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE.

Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

A. Position Title
B. Position Grade
C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known)
D. Dates Available for Work
E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used
F. Date and Place of Birth
G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers
H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; if yes, provide number)
I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification Number
J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No)
K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide
L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, Driver’s License Class / Type
M. Days available to work
N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their Name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location)
O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference
P. Education
Q. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition
R. Language Skills
S. Work Experience
T. References

NOTE:

1. All applications must have the Position Number and Position Title identified.
2. All “Hard Copy”/printed applications must be submitted to the Mail Room at the
Chancery. Hard Copy Applications submitted through any other office will not be accepted. You may apply on-line using the email address.:-

[email protected]

This is the preferred means of applying for a position with the American Embassy.

3. ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE FOR AN OPEN/ADVERTIZED POSITION. APPLICATIONS PREVIOUSLY CONSIDERED FOR A JOB WILL NOT BE HELD/CONSIDERED FOR FUTURE JOBS. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, YOU MUST RE-APPLY.  

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:

Human Resources Office
Through the Mailroom, Chancery
American Embassy, Accra
P.O. Box GP194, Accra

POINT OF CONTACT:

Telephone: 0302-741000
Fax: 0302-741389
E-mail: [email protected]

Closing Date: 11 August, 2014

NOTE: ALL U.S. AND NON-GHANAIAN CITIZENS, WHO ARE NOT FAMILY MEMBERS OF USG EMPLOYEES OFFICIALLY ASSIGNED TO POST AND UNDER CHIEF OF MISSION AUTHORITY, MUST ATTACH COPIES OF THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION. NO RELOCATION EXPENSES ARE PROVIDED TO THE JOB LOCATION: ACCRA, GHANA. IF TRANSPORTATION TO ACCRA IS REQUIRED, IT WILL BE THE EMPLOYEE’S RESPONSIBILITY.

Job Vacancy For Carpenter

Posted on: June 18th, 2013 by Ghana Jobs

{Confidential,Accra,Full-Time, GH,N/A, N/A,28 Jun-2013};

A Private Medical Facility in Accra is looking for committed workers to fill the following position: Carpenter

Qualification Required & Experience

•  An N.V.T.I Certificate in Carpentry & Joinery with 5 – 7 years proven experience in the Hospital Industry

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified applicants should send their CV with 2 referees to:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 02 July, 2013