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Date Added: Wed 16/09/2020

Trades Helper

London, UK
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Company: U.S. EMBASSY, LONDON

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: 31624 - Benefits:

Position Title: Trades Helper Reference: London -RA1 Work Hours: Full time, 40 hours per week Closing Date: 8th October 2020 Salary: £31,624 per annum Duties As a Trades Helper, you will perform semi-skilled work, assisting skilled workers in the performance of duties related to electrical, plumbing, air conditioning, heating, carpentry, minor construction and building trades work.
Duties involve routine and semi-skilled work performed under close supervision.
Additional duties include participating in repair work with skilled tradespeople at functional and residential properties that are government owned and/or leased.
Reports needs for preventative and remedial maintenance to the supervisor.
Records time required for work performed, and orders and reports materials used.
Drives the HGV (Heavy Goods Vehicle) Class II truck in support of the facilities section and post activities.
Requirements EXPERIENCE: Experience in either building maintenance work or as a Trades Helper is required.
Education Requirements: National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs) Level 1 in any facility maintenance trade or an equivalent academic qualification is required.
Language: Good working knowledge of English is required.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The US Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.
Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
Agency Benefits Locally employed staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the US Mission in the UK may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.
Other Information HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.
Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application.
Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.
HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER: AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible US Veteran* AEFM / USEFM FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights ** * IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible US Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.
A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honourable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant.
The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.
Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.
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