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Leral/Job : American Embassy  Dakar, Senegal  vacancy announcement
AMERICAN EMBASSY 
DAKAR, SENEGAL 
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT 
 
 
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: DKR-2014-033 
 
OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates 
POSITION: Maintenance Supervisor FSN7/ FP7 
OPENING DATE: May 7
th
, 2014 
CLOSING DATE: May 22nd
, 2014 
WORK HOURS: Full-time position, 40 hours/week 
 
ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK 
AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION. 
 
The U.S. Embassy in Dakar is seeking an individual for the position of Maintenance 
Supervisor. 
 
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available in 
the Human Resources Office. For a copy, please send a request via e-mail to 
DakarHRO@state.gov 
 
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION: 
The incumbent serves as the Maintenance Supervisor and report directly to the Senior Facility 
Engineer. The incumbent will place emphasis and manpower consideration, needed to fulfill 
overall maintenance operational policies, objectives, goals and programs. 
 
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: 
Education: 
Secondary School and at least two years of Technical Trades School. 
Prior Work Experience: 
3 to 5 years supervision of maintenance teams consisting of all skilled tradesmen; i.e. 
electricians, plumbers, generator technicians, HVAC technicians, etc. 
Post Entry Training: 
On the job training, including use of computerized maintenance management systems 
Language Proficiency: 
Level 2 English and Level 3 French is required. 
Job Knowledge: Ability to analyze elements for organizational functions, which include but are 
not limited to equipment, budgeting, work force management and other assorted responsibilities 
to fulfill the mission's maintenance goals. 
Skill and Abilities: Team leadership, contract management, analytical and problem solving, 
decision making, effective verbal and listening communication skills, computer skills including the ability to operate a computerized maintenance management system, client service and human 
Resource management skills are required. 
 
SELECTION PROCESS: When equally qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members 
(USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate’s 
application specifically address the required qualifications above. 
NOTE: Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 
 
ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA: 
(1) Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in 
determining successful candidacy. 
(2) Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. 
(3) Current Ordinarily Resident (OR) employees with an Overall Summary Rating of “Needs 
Improvement” or “Unsatisfactory” on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not 
eligible to apply. 
(4) Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are 
ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment. 
(5) Currently employed Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) employees hired under a Personal 
Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 
calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually 
Employed (WAE) work schedule. 
(6) Background check will be conducted if selected. 
TO APPLY: Interested candidates for this position must submit the following or the application 
will not be considered: 
(1) Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF-612), US Embassy Dakar Application 
Form, or current resume/curriculum vitae that provides the same information as the OF-612. 
(2) Letter of motivation addressing the qualification requirements of the position as listed above, 
(3) Any additional documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) as 
relevant. 
(4) Candidates who claim US Veterans’ preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 
with their application. 
 
SUBMIT APPLICATION TO: American Embassy, Dakar, Human Resources Office 
 E-mail Address: DakarHRO@state.gov 
 
CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION: May 22nd
, 2014 
 
The US Mission in Senegal 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. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through 
continuing diversity enhancement programs. 
The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied 
equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such 
complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for 
prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief. 
 
 
DEFINITIONS: 
 
1. US Citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM) – For purposes of receiving a preference in 
hiring for a qualified position, an EFM who meets the following criteria: 
 
 US Citizen; and, 
 EFM (see below) at least 18 years old; and, 
 Listed on the travel orders of a direct-hire Foreign, Civil, or uniformed service member 
assigned to or stationed abroad with a USG agency that is under COM authority, or at an 
office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and either: 
 
1. Resides at the sponsoring employee's or uniformed service member's post of 
assignment abroad or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; or 
2. Resides at an Involuntary Separate Maintenance Allowance (ISMA) location 
authorized under 3 FAM 3232.2. 
2. Eligible Family Member (EFM) - An individual related to a US Government employee in one 
of the following ways: 
 
 Spouse; 
 Child, who is unmarried and under 21 years of age or, regardless of age, is incapable of 
self-support. The term shall include, in addition to natural offspring, stepchildren and 
adopted children and those under legal guardianship of the employee or the spouse when 
such children are expected to be under such legal guardianship until they reach 21 years 
of age and when dependent upon and normally residing with the guardian; 
 Parent (including stepparents and legally adoptive parents) of the employee or of the 
spouse, when such parent is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for support; 
 Sister or brother (including stepsisters and stepbrothers, or adoptive sisters or brothers) of 
the employee, or of the spouse, when such sibling is at least 51 percent dependent on the 
employee for support, unmarried, and under 21 years of age, or regardless of age, 
incapable of self-support. 
 
3. Member of Household (MOH) – An individual who accompanies a direct-hire Foreign, Civil, 
or uniformed service member permanently assigned or stationed at a U.S. Foreign Service post 
or establishment abroad, or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan. An MOH is: 
 
 Not an EFM; and,  Not on the travel orders of the sponsoring employee; and,
 Has been officially declared by the sponsoring USG employee to the COM as part of 
his/her household. 
 
A MOH is under COM authority and may include a parent, unmarried partner, other relative or 
adult child who falls outside the Department’s current legal and statutory definition of family 
member. A MOH does not have to be a US Citizen. 
 
4. Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) – An individual who: 
 
 Is not a citizen of the host country; and, 
 Does not ordinarily reside (OR, see below) in the host country; and, 
 Is not subject to host country employment and tax laws; and, 
 Has a US Social Security Number (SSN). 
 
NOR employees are compensated under a General or Foreign Service (GS or FS) salary 
schedule, not under the Local Compensation Plan (LCP). 
 
5. Ordinarily Resident (OR) – A Foreign National or US citizen who: 
 
 Is locally resident; and, 
 Has legal, permanent resident status within the host country; and, 
 Is subject to host country employment and tax laws. 
 
EFMs without US Social Security Numbers are also OR. All OR employees, including US 
citizens, are compensated in accordance with the LCP.


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