EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY !
Vacancy Announcement No. 2018-07
Open To : All interested candidates - All Sources
Position : Post Occupational Safety and Health Officer Assistant (POSHO Assistant)
Opening Date : June 6, 2018
Closing Date : June 20, 2018 at 16:00
Work Hours : Full-time ; 40 hours/week
Note:Closing time for submission of physical applications at the Embassy is 16:00 (Monday to Thursday) and 11:00 on Friday.
Under the direct supervision of the Facility Manager, who serves as the Post Occupational Safety and Health Officer (POSHO), the safety program coordinator has responsibility for assisting the POSHO in carrying out the day-to-day functions of the Safety Health and Environmental Management (SHEM) programs and fire protection division program at post. The incumbent assures that all government owned and leased property meet safety requirements, conducts regular safety surveys, prepares reports and conducts follow up inspections to ensure compliance. The incumbent is also responsible for the mission pest control and sits as member of the post SHEM committee.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS :
Education – At least having Diploma A2- of secondary school –in construction or electrical or equivalent from vocational training is required. Work Experience – Minimum 6 years’ experience in a combination of any 2 of the following : Construction, maintenance and electrical work. Language Proficiency – Level III (Working Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required. Level III (Working Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing French is required. Level III (Working Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing Kirundi or Kiswahili is required.(These will be tested). Knowledge : In-depth knowledge of Safety, Health, and Environmental Management (SHEM) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines and required practices and procedures. Position holder requires familiarity with local and national building codes, practices, procedures and environmental safety standards. Expertise in maintenance practice. Knowledge of safety management practices. Overall building and grounds maintenance operation experience and good working knowledge of maintenance and repair trades and procedures are required. Skills and abilities : Ability to listen and counsel employees and supervisors on work related issues and problems. Incumbent must be sympathetic, yet firm, when counseling on work related issues. Must be computer literate (conversant with word processing, excel, power point), able to type with speed and accuracy. The job holder must have a valid local driver’s license. (This will be tested.)
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION :
3. Interested applicants for this position must submit the Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174) and a current résumé or curriculum vitae that provide additional information. The application form is available at https://bi.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/.
4. Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.)