U. S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) only - All Agencies.
Security Clearance Required:
Appointment Type Details:
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The U. S. Mission in Colombo, Sri Lanka is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Facility Management Assistant in the Facility Office.
The work schedule for this position is:
Full Time (number of hours per week – 40 hours per week)
Part Time (number of hours per week 16 – 32 hours per week)
Start date: Candidate must be able to begin work within a reasonable period of time of receipt of bureau authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
25% or less
May require to visit government owned buildings for inspections.
Basic Function of Position: In this role, the incumbent will schedule and conduct routine inspections of government owned and leased buildings, equipment and residences to assist with the nature and extent of maintenance, alterations and repair work needed. Supports the progress, conformance, and adequacy of work on maintenance tasks to include preventive and corrective maintenance and small post-managed projects in offices and residences. Meets with customers, technicians, contractors, and foremen on location to clarify task requirements, labor and materials. Supports and escorts for small repair projects in the Embassy, CAA (Controlled Access Areas) of the US Embassy and government owned/leased residences.
Qualifications and Evaluations
EXPERIENCE: Two years of work experience in customer service is required.
A broad overall knowledge of customer service is required
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must be able to obtain and hold a Secret security clearance.
Able to work independently to ensure that facilities tasks are completed adequately
Good customer service and team building skills are required
Completion of secondary school is required. [Candidate must attach relevant educational certificate].
English Level III Speaking/Reading/Writing is required. This may be tested.
All applicants under consideration will be U. S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) of Current Employees of the Mission (All Agencies) and should meet minimum educational and working experience.
Benefits and Other Info
For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.
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 (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) 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 re-employment 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.
ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA:
1. Management may consider the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.
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.
How to Apply
How to Apply:
All candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a SecretSecurity clearance.
To apply for this position applicants must electronically submit the documents listed below to be considered for employment. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible and qualified.
Proof of citizenship (Passport)
Secondary School certificate
Vocational training/apprenticeship certificate
SF-50 (If Applicable)
DD-214 (for Veteran's Preference)
Other Document 2
Other Document 3
If the position filled earlier than the closing date of the vacancy, this advertisement would be closed on that day. The recruitment team will notify you by an e-mail, of the status of your application.
For further information; the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. May by obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.
Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U. S. Mission in Colombo, Sri Lanka.