Overview

The U.S. Mission to Nigeria comprises of the Embassy in Abuja, FCT, and the Consulate General in Lagos. U.S. Consulate General Lagos is the Mission’s representative to the Nigerian people in the southern region.

  • Job Position: Auto Mechanic Foreman Assistant
  • Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-014
  • Job Location: Lagos
  • Series / Grade: LE – 1020 6
  • Promotion Potential: LE-6
  • Work Schedule: Full-time – 48 hour per week
  • Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to the successful completion of the probationary period

Summary

  • Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Job Description

  • Under the direct supervision of the Auto Mechanic Foreman, the incumbent provides technical guidance and reviews work performed by the auto mechanic, auto electricians, and boat mechanics to ensure the proper completion of all the work orders.
  • Provides services to all official diesel/gasoline operated cars, trucks, boats, tractors, and forklifts.

Job Requirements
Requirements:

  • Experience: Two years of journeyman automotive mechanic experience, working on American vehicles/engines is required.
  • Job Knowledge: Must have good knowledge of standard procedures and regulations, as well as journeyman automotive trade knowledge.

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of elementary school is required. Vocational training or apprenticeship recognized as producing journeyman automotive mechanic skills or equivalent is required.

Evaluations:

  • This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.
  • Language:  Good working knowledge Speaking / Reading / Writing English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have good communication skills and be familiar with Word, Excel, Internet, and email.
  • Must have a valid Nigerian drivers’ license to operate cars, trucks, buses, and other vehicles as needed.
  • Must possess strong leadership skills with the ability to lift 30lbs weight manually.
  • Weights above 30 lbs should be operated with aid of a machine.

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, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Qualifications:

  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Benefits and Other Info
Benefits:

Agency Benefits:

  • Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
  • 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.

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 (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.

Who May Apply / Clarification From the Agency:

  • For USEFM – FP is 08.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
  • Only one Open-to category should remain:
  • All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Marketing Statement:

Salary
N5,800,916 / USD $34,021 yearly.

Closing Date
25th February 2021.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Important Notice

  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance.
  • To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

Required Documents
In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested diploma and/or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide the requested information or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.

  • Residency and/or Work Permit
  • Primary School Certificate
  • Driver’s License
  • Certificate or License
  • For EFMs, in addition to the above;
  • Copy of Orders / Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)

Next Steps:

  • Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
  • For further information – the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.
  • Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria.
  • For More Info: HR Section 09-461-4000; [email protected]

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