Facilities Maintenance Assistant, Assistant à la maintenance des installations, Yaoundé, United States Embassy Cameroon

Facilities Maintenance Assistant, Assistant à la maintenance des installations, Yaoundé, United States Embassy Cameroon

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle


Announcement Number:


Hiring Agency:

Embassy Yaounde

Position Title:

Facilities Maintenance Assistant – U.S. EFMs Only/All Agencies

Open Period:

03/04/2021 – 03/18/2021


Vacancy Time Zone:



FP – 0105 8


USD $34,021 – USD $34,021

Work Schedule:

Full-time –

Promotion Potential:


Duty Location(s):



Yaounde, CM

Telework Eligible:


For More Info:

 HR Section




Hiring Path:

• Open to the public

Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:

For USEFM – FS is 08.  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.

Only one Open-to category should remain:


•    U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All Agencies


Security Clearance Required:


Appointment Type


Appointment Type Details:

Definite not to Exceed five (5) years minus one (1) day.

Marketing Statement:

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



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:


Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:


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Basic Function of the Position



The incumbent will assist the Facility Manager in overseeing maintenance, repairs, work orders, landscaping, janitorial, make ready projects and overall customer service for keeping work-place and housing safe, and well maintained.  The incumbent will act as A/POSHO when required. This is a full-time position and requires a secret-level clearance.


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Qualifications and Evaluations


EXPERIENCE: One year experience in an administrative or supervisory position.





Education Requirements:

High school diploma is required.






LANGUAGE: (Good working Knowledge) speaking, reading and writing English 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 security certifications.


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Benefits and Other Info


Agency Benefits:

Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Yaounde, Cameroon 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.







AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*




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.


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How to Apply

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Secret Level 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:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:




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)


High School Diploma




Next Steps:

Only Shortlisted applicants who are being 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 Yaounde, Cameroon.

Postuler (Apply for the job) sur son site Internet: https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail.hms?_ref=ntbhtgfrpt0&returnToSearch=true&jnum=22030&orgId=73

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