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    Job Opportunities

    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Maintenance Foreman
    The U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam is seeking an individual for the position of Maintenance Foreman, in the Facility Maintenance Section.

    Note: All applicants must be residing in country and have the required work and/or residency permits allowing employment in country prior to applying for this position to be eligible for consideration. Verifiable documentation has to be provided otherwise application will not be considered.

    BASIC FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

    Supervises and works with a multi trade workforce of skilled and semi skilled employees engaged in maintenance work with the Embassy and Mission residences.

    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Supervises and works with a multi trade workforce of skilled and semi skilled employees engaged in maintenance work with the Embassy and Mission residences. Maintains records and prepares reports on various aspects of maintenance and repair operations.

    Inspects and applies chemicals and abides by all SHEM policies for safety. Conducts all Safety Training and meetings per SHEM polices. Inspects the work for quality control and corrects all issues for both Embassy workers and contractors. Directs maintenance tradesman in everyday work details and assignments. Fills in as Maintenance Duty Officer after hours and on weekends.

    Provides on the job training in trade skills and shop practice and is responsible for all first level supervisory functions including efficient use of equipment and material.

    Maintains Maintenance records and accountability for all labor, supplies and tools used on site. Maintains the control for all supply requests for the maintenance tradesmen.

    Other duties as directed by FSN Maintenance Supervisor and/or American Supervisor.

    Ensures that all supervised job activities and duties are performed in a responsible manner to avoid the creation of safety or health hazards; ensures that all subordinate personnel conform to established safety and health policy and procedures and properly utilize personal protective equipment. Should accidents, illnesses or injuries occur, ensures that the POSHA, safety designee or other appropriate official is informed and that required reports are issued.

    NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

    Education: Completion of secondary school (O level) is required. Vocational training from apprenticeship program or technical school is required.

    Prior experience: Three years experience in journeyman mechanic, maintenance inspection is required. Experience with Building Automation System (BAS) is required.

    Language proficiency: Level IV (fluent) English and Kiswahili (reading, writing and speaking) is required.

    Knowledge: Must be fully qualified in one building trade as journeyman, must have working knowledge in all other Embassy trades; must have excellent working knowledge of written English.

    Skills and Abilities: General knowledge of an exposure to carpentry, electrical, plumbing and refrigeration trades. Must have a class “C“ driver’s license and be able to drive a vehicle both standard and automatic. Must have basic computer and typing skills.

    TO APPLY:

    Applications outlining relevant qualifications, printed C.V. with names of three (3) references, any other documents (e.g. essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that address the qualification requirements of the position as listed above and your contact telephone number(s), e-mail, and/or mailing address. Application should be sent via post or dropped off at the Embassy main gate for the attention of:

    Human Resources Section
    American Embassy
    P.O. Box 9123
    Dar es Salaam



    CLOSING DATE OF THE POSITION: July 7, 2009
    An Equal Opportunity Employer.





    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Community Liaison Assistant (Re-advertised)
    The U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam is seeking an individual for the position of Community Liaison Assistant in the Management Office.

    Note: All applicants must be residing in country and have the required work and/or residency permits allowing employment in country prior to applying for this position to be eligible for consideration. Verifiable documentation has to be provided otherwise application will not be considered.

    BASIC FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

    The incumbent assists the Community Liaison Officer (CLO) in developing and maintaining key contacts and managing information that benefit the morale and welfare of the entire mission and serves as the main point of contact for all CLO-organized activities within the Embassy, around the country and throughout the region. Incumbent will assist CLO in promoting and implementing cross-cultural activities, providing expert advice on Tanzanian culture and language to the mission staff and their family members and assist in all CLO trips and social functions.

    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The employee assists the CLO in development, implementation and administration of all cultural and social activities of the Community Liaison Office (Fall Newcomers’ Orientation, US Embassy Halloween Party, CLO trips, etc.) Acts as the liaison between the mission and members of the host government, cultural and social organizations participating in or hosting events for the benefit of our community. Assist the CLO in implementing and executing all events organized through the CLO, including researching and negotiating special offers, resolving potential problems and overseeing all aspects of the actual trips or functions.

    Maintains working relationship with all Embassy sections, FSN Association, and other interest or community organizations within the Mission. Is a liaison between CLO and GSO warehouse FSN staff for event support and with local vendors including printing house, publishers, nursery, and travel agents for CLO related activities.

    Serves as editor of Mission’s Newsletter. Prepares welcome packages for new officers and visitors, check-in briefing packages for new officers, orders supplies, processes vehicle requests, designing and distributing posters, etc.

    NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

    Education: University degree in Social Science or Public Relations is required.

    Prior experience: At least two years of experience in event planning and management or travel and tourism fields, with an emphasis on group travel, and large scale event planning.

    Language proficiency: Levels 4 (fluent) in English and Level 3 (Good Working Knowledge) Kiswahili (speaking, writing and reading) is required.

    Knowledge: Incumbent must have an in-depth knowledge of the host country and region -- to include the local history, culture, religions, and customs. A strong understanding or experience in travel and event planning are required.

    Skills and Abilities: S/he must be able to communicate effectively and efficiently with employees from all segments of the mission. The position requires daily contact with all levels of employees. S/he must be able to negotiate, problem solves, and trouble shoots often under time/pressure constraints. Computer skills are required.

    TO APPLY:

    Applications outlining relevant qualifications, printed C.V. with names of three (3) references, any other documents (e.g. essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that address the qualification requirements of the position as listed above and your contact telephone number(s), e-mail, and/or mailing address. Application should be sent via post or dropped off at the Embassy main gate for the attention of:

    Human Resources Section
    American Embassy
    P.O. Box 9123
    Dar es Salaam

    An Equal Opportunity Employer

    CLOSING DATE OF THE POSITION: July 1, 2009




    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY – Radio and Telephone Technician (Part Time)
    The U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam is seeking an individual for the position of Radio and Telephone Technician, in the Information Program Center (IPC) Section.

    Note: All applicants must be residing in country and have the required work and/or residency permits allowing employment in country prior to applying for this position to be eligible for consideration. Verifiable documentation has to be provided otherwise application will not be considered.

    BASIC FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:

    Responsible for the maintenance and installation of Mission radio equipment, including hand-held radios, base stations, vehicular radios, and all associated equipment, such as antennas, cabling, batteries, and chargers.

    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    80% - Programs hand-held, mobile, and base-station VHF/UHF radios and provides end-user training to American staff and their families and Locally-engaged staff.

    Troubleshoots hardware, software, and reception/ transmission problems with all radio equipment.

    Develops radio training materials and conducts formal training classes for American staff, their families and local staff. Conducts one-on-one training as needed.

    Installs mobile radios in vehicles and radio base stations in offices and residences, including the associated antennas and coaxial cabling and wiring. Maintains the radio equipment at the Zanzibar Office.

    Maintains batteries, chargers, and test and maintenance equipment, comprising several hundred individual items and the substantial documentation regarding equipment and frequencies.

    Coordinates with the Radio/Telephone Assistant to maintain an appropriate stock of spare and replacement radios, parts, and accessories and to maintain an up-to-date inventory. Plans for replacement and repair of defective equipment taking into account ordering and shipping times.

    20% - Acts as primary backup to the Radio/Telephone technician. In that capacity performs minor telephone line installations and troubleshooting and assists with residential make-readies.

    NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

    Education: Secondary School Education (Ordinary level) is required. Minimum FTC in telecommunications is required.

    Prior experience: 2 years of experience in installation/repair/ maintenance of radios.

    Language proficiency: Level IV (fluent) English and Swahili (speaking, writing and reading) is required.

    Knowledge: Needs to understand local radio and telephone rules, laws, and regulations.

    Skills and Abilities: Ability to work independently. Ability to troubleshoot and research solutions to problems. Must be familiar with the Microsoft computer operating system in use in the radio section (currently XP) and the suite of Microsoft office applications. Must learn to use specialized software to program radios. Software varies depending on radio model.

    TO APPLY:

    Applications outlining relevant qualifications, printed C.V. with names of three (3) references, any other documents (e.g. essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that address the qualification requirements of the position as listed above and your contact telephone number(s), e-mail, and/or mailing address. Application should be sent via post or dropped off at the Embassy main gate for the attention of:

    Human Resources Section
    American Embassy
    P.O. Box 9123
    Dar es Salaam



    An Equal Opportunity Employer
     
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