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.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Residential Maintenance Inspector - Employees of Mission - All/or USEFMs, EFMs or MOHs
Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-129 Location: Lagos
Series/Grade: FP - 1205 8
Promotion Potential: FP-8
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Work Schedule: Full-time - 40 hours per week
Hiring Path: Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM - FP is 08. Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
Current Employees of the Mission - This includes U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs); Eligible Family Members (EFMs); Declared Members of Household (MOHs), dependents of U.S. Personal Services Contract (USPSC) who are assigned under COM - All Agencies
Security Clearance Required: Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type: Permanent
Appointment Type Details: Definite not to Exceed (5 years)
The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 hours per week)
Start date: 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.
Supervisory Position: No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
Travel Required: Not Required
The incumbent will assist the Post Occupational Safety and Health Officer (POSHO) and the Assistant POSHO in performing his/her duties by performing hazardous material and safety inspectors at all nine compounds of the U.S Consulate’s government-owned and leased properties.
The position documents inspection results that aid the Facilities Maintenance Section (FAC) and the General Services Offices (GSO) short-term leased maintenance contractors in ordering supplies and developing work schedules to correct discrepancies found.
Qualifications and Evaluations
Minimum of two (2) years in the facilities maintenance field, fire safety field or relevant industrial or construction field is required.
Must be able to interpret drawing, codes and specification
Completion of High School Diploma is required.
This may be tested. Please specify in your application your level of proficiency in the language listed.
Good working knowledge in English language.
Skills and Abilities:
Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel with good general computer skills.
Must be able to access construction sites, including climbing scaffold towers.
A valid Nigerian driver’s license is required.
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.
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
Benefits and Other Info
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.
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 **
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.