POSITION: Air Conditioner and Refrigerator Mechanic
ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 013-16
OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates
POSITION: Air Conditioner and Refrigerator Mechanic, FSN-04, FP-AA
ANNUAL SALARY RANGE: USD 6,450 – 9,999
OPENING DATE: February 23, 2016
CLOSING DATE: March 08, 2016
WORK HOURS: Full-time; 44 hours/week
ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
The U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh is seeking an individual for the Air Conditioner and Refrigerator position for the Facility Management Office, Department of State.
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
The incumbent performs skilled journeyman level of refrigeration and air conditioning mechanic work to include installation, removal, maintenance and repair of electrical power refrigeration and air conditioning equipment and systems at the Embassy compound and all U.S. Government owned/leased residences.
All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
- Completion of High School and apprenticeship or vocational training as air-conditioning mechanic is required.
- Two years of experience in air-conditioning mechanic is required.
- Level II (Limited Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing English and Level III (Good Working Knowledge) Khmer are required. Language proficiency will be tested.
- Must have a valid Cambodian driver’s license (type “B” is required).
- Must have a thorough knowledge of air-conditioning mechanic trade. Must be able to use all tools and equipment of the air-conditioning mechanic trade.
When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs), and U.S. veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.
ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA
- Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
- Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
- Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
- Currently employed U.S. 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.
- Currently employed not ordinarily resident personnel 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.
All interested applicants meeting the minimum requirements should submit the Resumé/CV to:
Human Resources Office
U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh
#1, Street 96, Wat Phnom, Daun Penh
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
1. Eligible Family Member (EFM): An individual related to a U.S. government employee in one of the following ways:
- Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610);
- 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; or
- 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.
2. U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM): For purposes of receiving a preference in hiring for a qualified position, an EFM who meets the following criteria:
- U.S. Citizen; and
- EFM (see above) at least 18 years old; and
- Listed on the travel orders of a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member assigned to or stationed abroad with a U.S. government agency under Chief of Mission (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.
3. Appointment Eligible Family Member (AEFM): EFM (see above) eligible for a Family Member Appointment for purposes of Mission employment:
- Is a U.S. citizen; and
- Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610) or a child of the sponsoring employee who is unmarried and at least 18 years old; and
- Is listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126, Foreign Service Residence and Dependency Report, of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad at a U.S. mission or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), and who is under (COM) authority; and
- Is residing at the sponsoring employee’s post of assignment abroad or, as appropriate, office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and
- Does not receive a Foreign Service or Civil Service annuity.
4. Member of Household (MOH) : An individual who accompanies a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, 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 U.S. government employee to the COM as part of his/her household.
A MOH is under COM authority and may include a parent, unmarried partner, and other relative or adult child who falls outside the Department of State’s current legal and statutory definition of family member. A MOH does not have to be a U.S. citizen.
5. 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 U.S. Social Security Number (SSN).
NOR employees are compensated under a GS or FS salary schedule, not under the LCP.
6. Ordinarily Resident (OR) – A Foreign National or U.S. 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 U.S. Social Security Numbers are also OR. All OR employees, including U.S. citizens, are compensated in accordance with the Local Compensation Plan.
CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION: March 08, 2016
The U.S. Mission in Phnom Penh 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.