Plumbing Maintenance Worker

US Embassy Nepal

The mission of the U.S. Embassy in Nepal is to assist Nepal’s development as a peaceful, prosperous, and democratic nation that contributes positively to regional stability.  In pursuit of this goal, the United States encourages multi-party democracy, including respect for human rights and the rule of law, and sustainable, market-oriented, and private-sector-led economic development.  In addition, the Embassy seeks Nepal’s…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary 728648 / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 3+ years
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Secondary School
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    Posted Date : Feb 24, 2022

Job Description

Announcement Number:Kathmandu-2022-006

Hiring Agency:Embassy Kathmandu

Position Title:Plumbing Maintenance Worker – All Interested Applicants

Open Period:02/23/2022 – 03/09/2022

Format MM/DD/YYYYVacancy Time Zone:GMT+5.75

Series/Grade:LE – 1210 5

Salary:NPR ₨728,648

Work Schedule:Full-time – Full time 40 hours per week.

Promotion Potential:LE-5

Duty Location(s):1 Vacancy in

Kathmandu, NP

Telework Eligible:NoFor More Info: HR Section
 977-1-423-4000
 Recruitktm1@state.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:All Interested Applicants/All Sources

For applicants who are USEFMs, the final grade/step for this position will be determined by Washington DC. The proposed grade is FP-9.
Security Clearance Required:Public Trust – Background Investigation

Appointment Type:Permanent

Appointment Type Details:Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

Marketing Statement:

We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

Summary:

The U.S. Mission in Kathmandu, Nepal is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Plumbing Maintenance Worker.  This vacancy is open to all interested applicants.

The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 hours per week)

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

Supervisory Position:NoRelocation Expenses Reimbursed:NoTravel Required:Not Required

Duties

The incumbent carries out scheduled and unscheduled plumbing preventive maintenance and repair work on mission buildings and facilities including residential owned and leased properties.  The incumbent would repair, and install plumbing as needed to support a variety of systems including but not limited to plumbing building and mechanical systems, potable water treatment and storage, waste water treatment, fire sprinkler, swimming pool and landscape irrigation.

Required Qualification & Experience

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: A minimum of three (3) years of experience in the repair and maintenance of building plumbing and mechanical systems and utility treatment operations is required.

Education Requirements:

Completion of Secondary School is required and/or completion of vocational training from an accredited institute recognized as producing journeyman level technicians with a concentration in plumbing principles and application is required or Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT) skills test certification in plumbing trade is required.

Evaluations:

These may be tested (Language, Skills and Abilities):

LANGUAGE: Limited speaking/reading/writing English is required. Good Working Knowledge speaking/reading/writing Nepali is required.

Please specify in your application your level of proficiency in ALL languages listed above.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Communication skills to answer queries from end-users are required.  Flexible approach to work shifts and answer emergency calls at all hours is required. Valid Class A and B driving 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.

Qualifications:

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

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:Agency Benefits:

Benefits will be explained during job offer.

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:

    1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
    1. AEFM / USEFM
  1. FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

How to Apply

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a security clearance

Applications must be completed and submitted through Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA).

Applicants must address each required qualification with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so will result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

To apply, please click the “APPLY TO THIS VACANCY” button, create or log-in to your ERA account and begin the application process.

For information on ERA and detailed instructions on how to apply, please visit the ERA information page in our internet site below:

ERA information page-Internet site:

https://np.usembassy.gov/jobs/

Paper or e-mailed applications are not accepted.

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 requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

    • Copy of Citizenship
    • Driver’s License
    • Education Transcript
    • Vocational Training/Trade School Course Certification
    • List of References
    • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (This is applicable to EFM applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran)
    • SF 50 (This is applicable to EFM applicants only)
    • Other Documents

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.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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