Embassy Niamey reccruits 01 Safety Program Coordinator – All Interested Applicants/All Sources
Announcement Number: Niamey-2021-016RHiring Agency: Embassy NiameyPosition Title: Safety Program Coordinator – All Interested Applicants/All SourcesOpen Period:10/13/2021 – 10/27/2021 Format MM/DD/YYYYVacancy Time Zone: GMT+1Series/Grade: LE – 1201 8Salary: XOF CFA13,024,495Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 Hours.Promotion Potential: LE-8Duty Location(s): 1 in Niamey, NGTelework Eligible: No
For More Info: HR Section 20722661 HRONiamey@state.gov
OverviewHiring Path:• Open to the publicWho May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: For USEFM – FP is XX. Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.Only one Open-to category should remain: All Interested Applicants / All Sources.
Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background InvestigationAppointment Type: PermanentAppointment Type Details:Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.
Marketing Statement:We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
Summary:The work schedule for this position is: Full Time 40 hours per week.
Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (4 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or his/her candidacy may end.
Supervisory Position: NoRelocation Expenses Reimbursed: NoTravel Required: Not Required
DutiesIncumbent serves as the Safety Program Coordinator with responsibility for assisting the Post Occupational Safety and Health Officer (POSHO) in carrying out the day-to-day functions of the Safety, Health and Environmental Management (SHEM) and Fire Protection Division (FIR) programs at post as required by 15 FAM 900 and 15 FAM 800; assures that all government-owned and leased property in country meet the requirements of 15 FAM 253.5, 15 FAM 432, 15 FAM 840, and 15 FAM 950, as well as other related Departmental requirements which may exist.
Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:EXPERIENCE: Minimum three (3) years of experience in the maintenance or construction field performing repair work or in the field of occupational safety, to include work experience as a construction supervisor or quality control assurance inspector with experience in managing people and resources.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Optional: Comprehensive knowledge of SHEM and OSHA guidelines and required practices and procedures; general specialist knowledge of environmental safety standards.
Education Requirements:Minimum two years Post-Secondary studies at the College/University level or Vocational/Trades School training in facilities management, environmental safety, construction, engineering, or architecture is required.
Evaluations:LANGUAGE: English level IV (Fluent) reading/writing/speaking is required. French IV (Fluent) reading/writing/speaking is required. This may be tested.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES Optional: Standard level keyboard and computer skills to include specialized software, database management, spreadsheets, etc. Must possess excellent written and oral skills in order to conduct training and drafting of materials and reports in the performance of duties. Ability to coordinate, prioritize and oversee multiple projects. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to be flexible, resourceful, service-oriented, and self-motivated, and to work within the existing mission structure. This may be tested.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): 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.
Qualifications:All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
Benefits and Other Info
Benefits:Agency Benefits:Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Niamey, Niger 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.
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 U.S. Veteran*
AEFM / USEFM
FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **
* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. 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 honorable 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.
For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.
How to Apply
How to Apply:All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance.
To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.
Required Documents:In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. You Must attach your Certificate of Work as proof of experience. And proof of education, if you attended university outside of Niger or Local school (Institute) then you must attach equivalency delivered by University of Niamey under Other Documents If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.
Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
Residency and/or Work Permit
Degree (not transcript)
Certificate or License
DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
SF-50 (if applicable)
Next Steps:Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
For further information – the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.
Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Niamey, Niger.
More information: https://ne.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/