U.S. Mission Dili, Timor-Leste – Lead Maintenance Technician – 15 de Fevereiro de 2017

U.S. Mission Dili, Timor-Leste

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER:  2016-24

 

OPEN TO:                  All Interested Candidates / All Sources

POSITION:                 Lead Maintenance Technician

OPENING DATE:      December 16, 2016

CLOSING DATE:      February 15, 2017

WORK HOURS:        Full-time, 40 hours/week

SALARY:                   Ordinarily Resident (OR): FSN-7 $9,659 per annum (Starting salary)

Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): FP-7*

*Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.
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U.S. Mission Dili, Timor-Leste – Gardener Supervisor – Open Until Filled

U.S. Mission Dili, Timor-Leste

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER:  2016-20

 

OPEN TO:                  All Interested Candidates / All Sources

POSITION:                 Gardener Supervisor

OPENING DATE:      August 1, 2016

CLOSING DATE:      Until filled

WORK HOURS:        Full-time, 40 hours/week

SALARY:                   Ordinarily Resident (OR): FSN-2 $3,332 per annum (Starting salary)

 

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix A for definition) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION. 

The U.S. Mission in Dili, Timor-Leste is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Gardener Supervisor.

 

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION

Head gardener and horticulturist of the gardening section.  Responsible for the maintenance of all gardens, lawns, undeveloped land and paved areas for US Government owned and leased non-residential and official residential properties.  Manages equipment assets valued in excess of $200,000.  Responsible for the maintenance and operation of a state of the art underground irrigation system located at the embassy compound.  Directly supervises 9 Gardening Laborers.  May, as needed, supervise occasional (WAE) gardening laborers or contractors during peak work periods. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

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

  1. EDUCATION: Completion of primary school is required.
  1. EXPERIENCE: At least two years practical gardening experience, including six months experience with irrigation systems, practical turf management experience. A minimum of 6 months of supervisory experience is required.
  1. LANGUAGE: Level I (Rudimentary knowledge) for in English and Level II (Limited Knowledge) for Tetum (or Bahasa) are required. (This will be tested.)
  1. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must have a valid driver’s license. Must be in good physical condition and able to perform arduous manual labor outdoors in all types of extreme weather. Must be able to operate all types of gardening equipment including street vehicles, turf vehicles, motorized equipment, and tools both powered and manual. Ability to operate high-powered and physically dangerous equipment in a safe manner to protect himself, other persons and physical property.    
  1. JOB KNOWLEDGE: General knowledge of trees, plants and shrubbery, their illnesses, cures, propagation, and seasonal maintenance requirements.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:  The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities may be obtained on our website at http://timor-leste.usembassy.gov and/or by contacting the Human Resources Office MagnoAG@state.gov

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U.S. Mission Dili, Timor-Leste – Trades Helper (2 positions) – CD 02 de Setembro de 2016

U.S. Mission Dili, Timor-Leste

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER:  VA#2016-008

OPEN TO:                  All Interested Candidates / All Sources

POSITION:                 Trades Helper (2 positions)

OPENING DATE:      August 5, 2016

CLOSING DATE:      September 2, 2016

WORK HOURS:        Full-time, 40 hours/week

SALARY:                   Ordinarily Resident (OR):  FSN-1 $2,621 per annum (Starting salary)

Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR):  FP-DD $18,343 per annum (Position Grade to be confirmed by Washington)

 

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix A for definition) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION. 

The U.S. Mission in Dili, Timor-Leste is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Trades helper

 

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION

The job holder provides a non-skilled labor in supporting of various trade & craft function. Position is located in the American Embassy, Dili, Timor-Leste. The Primary purpose of this position is to assist FMU and the Warehouse personnel perform building maintenance and repair and handling, moving and delivery for the U.S. Embassy and USAID office areas, the warehouse, and Embassy residences. A trades Helper whose function is to assist carpenters, electrician, plumbers, tradesman assistant, gardeners, cleaners, and warehouseman as needed for specific job and project.

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

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

 

  1. EDUCATION: Completion of primary school is required;
  1. EXPERIENCE: one year of work experience in general labor is required;
  1. LANGUAGE: Ability to read and write Tetum is required. Level I (Rudimentary Knowledge) of English is required and knowledge of Bahasa Indonesia is desirable.

 (This will be tested.)

  1. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Perform general labor tasks as assigned. Ability to operate simple hand tools, cleaning tools, and gardening equipment. Ability to crawl, climb, and lift heavy objects. Work under close direction of supervisor, foreman or tradesman (as designated by supervisor)

 (This will be tested.) 

  1. JOB KNOWLEDGE: A good working knowledge of how to assist the tradesman. Knowledge of occupational safety and health requirements and practices and knowledge of personal protective equipment.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:  The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities may be obtained on our website at http://timor-leste.usembassy.gov and/or by contacting the Human Resources Office DiliHR2@state.gov

 

SELECTION PROCESS:  When qualified, applicants who are U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and/or preference-eligible U.S. Veterans are given a preference in hiring.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants make themselves known as having a hiring preference and specifically address the required qualifications above in their application.


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U.S. Mission Dili, Timor-Leste – Economic/Commercial Assistant – Open Until Filled

U.S. Mission Dili, Timor-Leste

 

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER:  2016-21

OPEN TO:                  All Interested Candidates / All Source

POSITION:                 Economic/Commercial Assistant

OPENING DATE:      August 12, 2016

CLOSING DATE:      Until Filled

WORK HOURS:        Full-time, 40 hours/week

SALARY:                   Ordinarily Resident (OR): FSN-9 $14,294 per annum (Starting salary)

Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): FP-5 (Step 1 thru 4) $44,250 per annum (Position Grade to be confirmed by Washington)

 

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix A for definition) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION. 

 

The U.S. Mission in Dili, Timor-Leste is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Economic/Commercial Assistant.

 

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION

Economic/Commercial Assistant. Incumbent is sole FSN responsible for economic and commercial issues, providing guidance and analysis on economic, trade, and commercial developments in Timor-Leste, and serves as secondary backup Consular Assistant.

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

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

 

  1. EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in economics, business, or public administration is required.
  1. EXPERIENCE: A minimum of two years’ work experience, at least some of which would be in positions requiring familiarity with Timorese business environment, whether in private or public sector is required. The incumbent will have worked in positions which have involved some international experience and will be familiar with multicultural work environments.
  1. LANGUAGE: Excellent working command of spoken and written English and Tetum required (Level 4).  Some knowledge of Portuguese and/or Bahasa Indonesia recommended.

 (This will be tested.)

 

  1. SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Wide-ranging analytical ability is desirable with emphasis on the economic arena. Working knowledge of commonly used software and good keyboard skills are required.
  1. JOB KNOWLEDGE: Good knowledge of the structure and operations of the economic institutions of the Timor-Leste government and local business environment. Basic knowledge of office procedures.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:  The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities may be obtained on our website at http://timor-leste.usembassy.gov and/or by contacting the Human Resources Office, Amalia Magno email Magnoag@state.gov

 

SELECTION PROCESS:  When qualified, applicants who are U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and/or preference-eligible U.S. Veterans are given a preference in hiring.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants make themselves known as having a hiring preference and specifically address the required qualifications above in their application.

 

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

  • USEFM who is ALSO a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran
  • USEFM OR a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran
  • FS on LWOP

 

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA:

  1. Management may consider the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism,  conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.   
  1. Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.
  1. Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
  1. The candidate must be able to obtain and hold a domestic security clearance.

HOW TO APPLY:  Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered:   

  1. Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), which is available on our website or by contacting Human Resources. (See “For Further Information” above); and                    
  2. Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.)

 

IMPORTANT:  Applicants claiming a U.S. Veteran’s preference must submit written documentation confirming eligibility (e.g., Member Copy 4 of Form DD-214, Letter from the Veteran’s Administration, or certification documenting eligibility under the VOW Act with an expected discharge no later than 120 days after the certification is submitted) by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.  If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veteran’s preference will not be considered in the application process.  Specific criteria for receiving a U.S. Veteran’s preference may be found in HR/OE’s Family Member Employment Policy (FMEP). 

WHERE TO APPLY:

 

Human Resources Office    Amalia Magno

E-mail Address:                    Magnoag@state.gov

 

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:  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.  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.

 

Appendix A – DEFINITIONS

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US Embassy Dili-Program Management Assistant-CD 03 de Novembro de 2014

US Embassy - DILI

US Embassy – DILI

 

The Embassy of the United States of America

Seeking an individual for the position of Program Management Assistant in the Public Diplomacy Section.

POSITION: Program Management Assistant, FSN-9

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION:

The incumbent serves as a grants administrator and provides office administrative support in the Public Diplomacy (PD) section. S/he advises the Public Affairs Officer (PAO) on all resource management issues as well as acts as a PD liaison to General Service Office (GSO) and Finance Management Office (FMO) colleagues on procurement and budget issues.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

* At least College or Universities studies level;
* Minimum two years of experience in administrative, project management, accounting/budget, or secretarial work;
* Level 4 (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English and Tetum;
* Must have excellent planning, organizational, project management and oversight, and communications skills;
* Must have proficient computer skills using software such as Microsoft Office

WHO MAY APPLY: Local nationals or anyone with the required permits and documentation to legally seek employment in Timor-Leste.

HOW TO APPLY: Complete DS-174 (Universal Application for Employment). Application forms and detailed Position Description are available at the U.S. Embassy. Applicants may also attach a resume or CV that contains the same information as required in form DS-174.

An attractive salary and benefits package will be commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and experience.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO: Human Resources Office, Attention: Recruitment, American Embassy, Rua Praia dos Coqueiros Dili, Timor-Leste. E-mail: DiliHR2@state.gov or Fax: +670-3324684

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CLOSING DATE FOR THE POSITION: November 3, 2014.

US Embassy Dili-Program Assistant-CD 07 de Outubro de 2014

US Embassy - DILI

US Embassy – DILI

 

The Embassy of the United States of America

 

The Embassy of the United States of America

Seeking an individual for the position of Program Assistant in the Political/Economic Section.

POSITION: Program Assistant, FSN-8

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION:

The incumbent will be responsible for promoting and managing the dynamic, grass-roots Ambassador’s Small Grant Fund Program, providing outreach to potential grantees and overseeing a diverse mix of community-based development projects. S/he will advise the Political-Economic Chief, the Ambassador and other officers on Mission cooperation with local communities and civil society. S/he will also support other political-economic activities and programs through grant management and administration.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

* Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences, liberal arts, language, sciences or humanities or related field is required;

* Minimum of one year of experience in civil society development, cultural and educational activities, teaching, or related field is required;

* Level 4 (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English and Tetum is required; level 4 proficiency in either Portuguese or Bahasa is preferred;

* Must possess substantial knowledge about social, political and education systems in both the United States and Timor-Leste;

* Must have good written and oral communications skills;

* Must have proficient computers and internet skills.

WHO MAY APPLY: Local nationals or anyone with the required permits and documentation to legally seek employment in Timor-Leste.

HOW TO APPLY: Complete DS-174 (Universal Application for Employment). Application forms and detailed Position Description are available at the U.S. Embassy. Applicants may also attach a resume or CV that contains the same information as required in form DS-174. An attractive salary and benefits package will be commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and experience.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO: Human Resources Office, Attention: Recruitment, American Embassy, Rua Praia dos Coqueiros Dili, Timor-Leste. E-mail: DiliHR2@state.gov or Fax: +670-3324684

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CLOSING DATE FOR THE POSITION: October 7, 2014.

US Embassy Dili-Cultural Affairs Assistant -CD 07 de Outubro de 2014

US Embassy - DILI

US Embassy – DILI

 

The Embassy of the United States of America

 

Seeking an individual for the position of Cultural Affairs Assistant in the Public Diplomacy Section.

POSITION: Cultural Affairs Assistant, FSN-9

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION:
The Cultural Affairs Assistant will serve as the Embassy’s Education and Alumni Coordinator and will be responsible for youth outreach and the development of an exciting new element of American presence and outreach in Timor-Leste: American Spaces. This position will be a key player in the effort to build and promote relations between the United States and Timor-Leste, particularly with the youth population. S/he will promote opportunities for Timorese youth to study in the United States, providing comprehensive and unbiased information, advice, and counseling on educational opportunities through individual and group sessions, email or phone. S/he will work to identify options to establish an American presence for outreach purposes with a local partner, develop and implement a plan for introducing an American Space program and oversee its operations. As Alumni Coordinator, s/he is responsible for promoting greater contact with and cooperation among alumni of U.S. Government-sponsored exchange programs as well as maintaining meaningful relations with alumni through a series of programs and outreach activities of his/her design that also serve to strengthen their understanding of American policies, values and society

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
* Bachelor’s degree in liberal arts, business, social sciences or international relations field;
* Minimum two years of experience in academic environments, with significant responsibility for verbal and written communications, knowledge of academic resources, and providing a high level of interaction with students and professional staff;

* At least one year of relevant professional experience in programming activities or in U.S.- Timor-Leste relations;

* Level 4 (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English and Level 3 (Good Knowledge) in Tetum;

* Must possess superior interpersonal skills to develop and maintain contacts among senior and/or up-and coming contacts across important sectors of society;

* Must possess strong oral and written communication skills, including advanced public speaking ability;

* Must be competent with MSOffice software, Facebook and Twitter.

* Experience with the U.S. educational system is preferred but not required.

WHO MAY APPLY: Local nationals or anyone with the required permits and documentation to legally seek employment in Timor-Leste.

HOW TO APPLY: Complete DS-174 (Universal Application for Employment). Application forms and detailed Position Description are available at the U.S. Embassy. Applicants may also attach a resume or CV that contains the same information as required in form DS-174. An attractive salary and benefits package will be commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and experience.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO: Human Resources Office, Attention: Recruitment, American Embassy, Rua Praia dos Coqueiros Dili, Timor-Leste. E-mail: DiliHR2@state.gov or Fax: +670-3324684

CLOSING DATE FOR THE POSITION: October 7, 2014.

US Embassy Dili-Guard-CD 13 de Outubro de 2014

US Embassy - DILI

US Embassy – DILI

 

The Embassy of the United States of America

Seeking an individual for the position of Guard in the Regional Security Section.


POSITION: Guard, FSN-2 (6 or more positions)

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION:

The job holder will perform routine guard duties to safeguard United States Government (USG) personnel and property from known or potential threats that may be associated with trespass, crime and/or terrorism.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

·       Secondary school is required;
·       At least one year security or police or military experience is required;
·       Level 1 (Rudimentary Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English and Level II (Limited Knowledge) in Tetum and Bahasa are required;
·       Must be able to use basic security equipment.

WHO MAY APPLY
: Local nationals or anyone with the required permits and documentation to legally seek employment in Timor-Leste.

HOW TO APPLY:  Complete DS-174 (Universal Application for Employment).  Application forms and detailed Position Description are available at the U.S. Embassy.  Applicants may also attach a resume or CV that contains the same information as required in form DS-174.

An attractive salary and benefits package will be commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and experience.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:    Human Resources Office, Attention: Recruitment, American Embassy, Rua Praia dos Coqueiros Dili, Timor-Leste.  E-mail: DiliHR2@state.gov or Fax: +670-3324684

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CLOSING DATE FOR THE POSITION: October 13, 2014.

US Embassy Dili-Medical Officer / Doctor FSN-12-CD March 18, 2014

US Embassy - DILI

US Embassy – DILI

 

The Embassy of the United States of America

The U.S. Embassy in Dili is seeking an individual for the position of Medical Officer/Doctor in its Medical Section located at Rua Praia dos Coqueiros Dili, Timor-Leste.

POSITION: Medical Officer / Doctor FSN-12

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION:

Incumbent serves as the Embassy’s Medical Officer/Doctor providing medical services to U.S. Direct Hire employees and family members of all U.S. Government agencies in Dili, Timor-Leste. Also, examine Foreign Service National employees upon hiring and on occasion due to on-the-job injuries and refer any who become ill at work to their private physicians. Works without close technical supervision and maintains, under the direction of the Regional Medical Officer in Jakarta, responsibility for planning and administering the health program at post.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

1) M.D. collegiate degree; completion of an approved internship and license to practice medicine acceptable in Timor-Leste and comparable to requirements in the U.S.;

2) At least six years of practice experience to include one or two years of the six years in formal residency training;

3) On the job; regional training in Jakarta; yearly regional medical conferences;

4) Level IV English ability (fluent) plus fluency in the use of professional medical terminology;

5) Must have general knowledge, confidence and ability to handle all types of Primary Care and Emergency cases seen in the Embassy Health Unit. Must have general practical knowledge and understanding of Advance Cardiac Life Support, Advance Training Life Support and emergency medical response for chemical, biological and radiological situations. Should have regularly attended annual Continuing Medical Education (CME) training and seminars to stay current with medical practice at U.S. and European Standards.

6) Must be sensitive to needs and feelings of others and be approachable and personable in order to obtain and maintain the trust and confidence of employees and dependents. Maturity, stability, objectivity, resourcefulness, adaptability and sound professional judgment is essential in this position. Must have a customer service orientation, and be willing to work after hours when needed.

WHO MAY APPLY: Local nationals or anyone with the required permits and documentation to legally seek employment in Timor-Leste.

HOW TO APPLY: Complete DS-174 (Universal Application for Employment). Application forms and detailed Position Description are available at the US. Embassy Rua Praia dos Coqueiros Dili, Timor-Leste. Applicants may also attach a resume or CV which contains the same information as required in form DS-174.

An attractive salary and fringe benefits package will be commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and experience.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO: Human Resources Office, Attention: Recruitment
American Embassy, Rua Praia dos Coqueiros Dili, Timor-Leste
E-mail: DiliHR2@state.gov or Fax: +670-3324684

CLOSING DATE FOR THE POSITION: 18 March 2014

US Embassy Dili, TL-Local Guard Force-CD SEPTEMBER 17, 2013

US Embassy-Dili

The U.S. Embassy in Dili is seeking an individual for the position of Local Guard Force in its Regional Security office located at Rua Praia dos Coqueiros, Dili, Timor-Leste.

POSITION: Local Guard Force

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION: Perform routine guard duties to safeguard USG personnel and property from known or potential threats that may be associated with trespass, crime and / or terrorism.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: 1) Completion of Secondary School is required; 2) Minimum six months to one year security or police experience is required; 3) Level I in English and Level II in Tetum and Bahasa Indonesia are required; 4) Basic DS protocol and procedures. Must be familiar with Local Security Government; 5) Must be able to use basic security equipment.

WHO MAY APPLY: Timor-Leste citizens or individuals with the required permits and documentation to legally seek employment in Timor-Leste.

HOW TO APPLY: Complete DS-174 (Universal Application for Employment). Application forms and detailed Position Description are available at the U.S. Embassy, Rua Praia dos Coqueiros, Dili, Timor-Leste. Applicants may also attach a resume or CV that contains the same information as required in form DS-174.

An attractive salary and fringe benefits package will be commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and experience.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO: Human Resources Office, Attention:  Recruitment American Embassy, Rua Praia dos Coqueiros,  Dili, Timor-Leste

E-mail: DiliHR2@state.gov or Fax: +670-3324684

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CLOSING DATE FOR THE POSITION: SEPTEMBER 17, 2013