American Embassy in Kenya Jobs:Salary over Ksh200,000 Per Month

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Position 1:Custodian

About

Announcement Number:

Nairobi-2020-036

Hiring Agency:

Embassy Nairobi

Position Title:

Custodian- All interested applicants

Open Period:

05/05/2020 – 05/18/2020 Format MM/DD/YYYY

Vacancy Time Zone:

GMT+3

Series/Grade:

LE – 1305 2

Salary:

(KES) KSh0

Work Schedule:

Full-time – 40 hours per week

Promotion Potential:

LE-2

Duty Location(s):

2 Vacancy in

Nairobi, KE

Telework Eligible:

No

For More Info:

HR Section
0203636000
[email protected]

Overview

Hiring Path:

• Open to the public

Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:

For USEFM – FP is CC.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
Only one Open-to category should remain:

•    All Interested Applicants / All Sources

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 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 (4 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

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Duties

The incumbent reports to the Custodial Supervisor and works as a member of a Custodial Team to perform a wide range of janitorial tasks.  Duties include maintaining sanitary health and strict safety standards, escorting contractors, and general labor duties.  The individual is responsible for performance of scheduled and unscheduled cleaning and custodial tasks throughout offices, buildings, entrance/exit areas, garages, shops, and plaza areas of the Embassy compound and other US government properties.  The incumbent may also move furniture or appliances, assist various offices’ in loading/unloading shipments, opening/moving crates and boxes, assist with setting up for conferences or ceremonies to include delivery and setting up chairs, tables, and equipment for conferences and ceremonies. 

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Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  

One year general work experience is required

JOB KNOWLEDGE:  

Must have general knowledge and understanding of Use/Care/Storage/ Maintenance of Cleaning equipment and materials

Education Requirements:

Completion of Secondary School is required

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  

Level III (Good Working Knowledge; Reading/speaking /writing) English is required. (This may be tested.) Level III (Good Working Knowledge; Reading/speaking /writing) Kiswahili is required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Must be physically fit and capable of performing heavy physical work.
  • Must be able to lift, handle and carry heavy loads with or without the assistance of elevators or other devices.
  • Must be able to use electronic powered carts (Golf Carts), Hand trucks and other simple hand tools.

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.

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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 Nairobi, Kenya 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:

  1. 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.

THE FOLLOWING APPLY TO EFMs, USEFMs, and AEFMs ONLY:

  1. Current employees who used a hiring preference to gain employment who are within their first 90 calendar days of employment are not eligible to apply.
  • Candidates with a hiring preference who have already accepted a conditional offer of employment may NOT be extended a second conditional offer of employment unless and until they withdraw their candidacy for the first position in writing.
  • The following may also be considered when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, etc.
  • ** If selected, EFMs are expected to serve in the position for at least one year from the date of hire, and their sponsor’s tour of duty must allow sufficient time for this.

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How to Apply

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a local Police clearance certificate. 

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

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • Residency and/or Work Permit
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • High school certificate
  • 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 Nairobi, Kenya.

Application link: https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail.hms?_ref=cm1adjbrpt0&returnToSearch=true&jnum=15651&orgId=25

Position 2:Drive

About

Announcement Number:

Nairobi-2020-034

Hiring Agency:

Embassy Nairobi

Position Title:

Driver Supervisor – All Interested Applicants

Open Period:

04/30/2020 – 05/15/2020 Format MM/DD/YYYY

Vacancy Time Zone:

GMT+3

Series/Grade:

LE – 1005 8

Salary:

(KES) KSh0

Work Schedule:

Full-time – 40 hours per week

Promotion Potential:

LE-8

Duty Location(s):

1 Vacancy in

Nairobi, KE

Telework Eligible:

No

For More Info:

HR Section
0203636000
[email protected]

Overview

Hiring Path:

• Open to the public

Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:

For USEFM – FP is 06.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
Only one Open-to category should remain:

•    All Interested Applicants / All Sources

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 work schedule for this position is:

  • Full Time (40 number of hours per week)

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (4 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:

Yes

Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:

No

Travel Required:

Not Required

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Duties

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION

 Working in the General Services Office (GSO), the Motor Pool Supervisor oversees all the employees in the Motor Pool unit.  The Supervisor plans, directs, and monitors the use and maintenance of motor vehicles and the training and assignment of chauffeurs to provide efficient and safe transportation to post personnel and official visitors.

 MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Fleet Management (40% of time)

  • Manages the Motor Pool with a fleet of 62 vehicles worth $ 3.1 million
  • Reviews available online operational data such as the Analytics Fleet Digest in order to compile post reporting such as the vehicle allocation methodology (VAM), vehicle-level data, or target fleet size.
  • Supervises 4 Dispatchers, and 41 Chauffeurs.
  • Oversees the management of official and mission-sponsored trips, ensuring Motor Pool has enough resources to cover all the needs, and Chauffeurs have proper travel orders in place as required.
  • Coordinates the shipping and delivery of new vehicles.
  • Prepares vehicles for disposal in accordance with the vehicle replacement program requirements.

Procurement of Contract Services (20% of time)

  • Initiates the procurement of all necessary contracting services such as maintenance and repair services, vehicle rentals, etc.
  • Develop the scope of work for all contract services.
  • Negotiates best prices and monitors the performance of the service contractors.
  • Serves as the Contractor Officer Representative (COR), including monitoring blanket purchase agreements, for automotive related contracts such as taxi, fuel, or vehicle maintenance services.

Training (20% of time)

  • Provides safe driver training using the Smith System to Motor Pool Chauffeurs as well as incidental drivers.
  • Maintains training records and ensures that each operator’s training status complies with the Department of State regulations.

Reporting (20% of time)

  • Prepares annual inventory reports and motor vehicle surveys, and other periodic reports.
  • Tracks all trip tickets, fuel usage, maintenance tickets in the Fleet Management Information System (FMIS). 

*Note: This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by incumbent. Incumbent will be required to perform other duties as assigned by the agency.

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Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  

Minimum of three years of experience in vehicle fleet management, PLUS at least one year in a supervisory role is required.  

JOB KNOWLEDGE:  

  • Knowledge of host country motor vehicle practices, traffic laws, vehicle licensing, registration and procedures.
  • Knowledge of host country streets, traffic patterns, and commonly visited locations.
  • Knowledge of vehicle maintenance and budget planning.

Education Requirements:

Completion of Secondary School and two years of college or university studies is required.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  

Level III (Good Working Knowledge; Reading/speaking /writing) English is required. (This may be tested.) Level III (Good Working Knowledge; Reading/speaking /writing) Kiswahili is required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Must have good organizational, leadership, negotiation, communication and writing skills.
  • Good working computer skills to use MS Office (word, excel, PowerPoint, outlook).and motor pool applications.

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.

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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 Nairobi, Kenya 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:

  1. 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.

THE FOLLOWING APPLY TO EFMs, USEFMs, and AEFMs ONLY:

  1. Current employees who used a hiring preference to gain employment who are within their first 90 calendar days of employment are not eligible to apply.
  • Candidates with a hiring preference who have already accepted a conditional offer of employment may NOT be extended a second conditional offer of employment unless and until they withdraw their candidacy for the first position in writing.
  • The following may also be considered when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, etc.
  • ** If selected, EFMs are expected to serve in the position for at least one year from the date of hire, and their sponsor’s tour of duty must allow sufficient time for this.

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a local Police clearance certificate. 

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

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • Residency and/or Work Permit
  • Driver’s License
  • High school certificate
  • College/University certificate
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • 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 Nairobi, Kenya.

Application link: https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail.hms?_ref=nvrwrhvbpt0&returnToSearch=true&jnum=15581&orgId=25