Painter Job Vacancies in American Embassy Lagos
United States Mission Nigeria
No. 2011-046 Date: September 14, 2011 Ref: A52670
Subject: PAINTER (FSN-04)
Location: LAGOS – U.S. CONSULATE GENERAL
Applicability: ALL INTERESTED CANDIDATES
OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates
Job POSITION: Painter, FSN-04
Job OPENING DATE: September 14, 2011
CLOSING DATE: September 27, 2011
WORK HOURS: Full-Time; 48 hours/week
SALARY: Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) –AEFM /EFM–
US$24,518.00 p.a. Grade: FP- AA
OR Ordinarily Resident (OR) –N1,671,821.00 p.a.
(Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-04
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid
in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
NOTE: ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE
REQUIRED WORK AND RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR
The U.S. Consulate General Lagos is seeking to employ a suitable and qualified
candidate for the Painter position in the Facilities Maintenance Office.
BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION:
Incumbent assigned duties involve performing the full range of journeyman level
painting, including blending and matching paints and exacting finishing when a
decorative effect may be desired. Incumbent may be assigned to renovation and special M and R improvement projects. Other responsibilities include determination of methods
and techniques, devices and materials that best suit the surface finishing required.
To obtain a copy of this announcement please visit our Mission websites at:
Job QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
NOTE: All applicants are instructed to address each selection criterion detailed below
with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion.
1. Completion of Elementary/Primary School is required.
2. One year journeyman painter experience is required.
3. Level I (rudimentary) Speaking in English is required.
4. Candidate must possess a valid professional driver’s license (Nigerian class E).
5. Must be able to use all tools of the trade.
6. Must have full journeyman painter knowledge of established practices.
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
1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status
in determining successful candidacy.
2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
3. 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.
4. 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.5. Currently employed NORs 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.
Interested applicants for this position must submit the following or the application will
not be considered:
1. Application for U.S. Federal Employment (DS-174); or a current resume or
curriculum vitae that provides the same information as an DS-174; plus
2. Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form
DD-214 with their application.
3. Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned)
that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
4. A type-written and signed application letter specifically applying for this
position, and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised. Please
reference the job title and announcement number on the application letter.
SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office Abuja
Plot 1075 Dip. Drive Central District, Abuja
Email Address: HRNigeria@state.gov
POINT OF CONTACT
Telephone: 09-461-4000 ext 4261
1. 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, Civil, or uniformed service
member assigned to or stationed abroad with a USG agency that is under COM
authority, or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and either:A. 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;
B. Resides at an Involuntary Separate Maintenance Allowance (ISMA)
location authorized under 3 FAM 3232.2.
2. EFM: An individual related to a U.S. Government employee in one of the following
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
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.
3. Member of Household (MOH) – An individual who accompanies a direct-hire
Foreign, Civil, 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 USG employee to the COM as part
of his/her household.
A MOH is under COM authority and may include a parent, unmarried partner, other
relative or adult child who falls outside the Department’s current legal and statutory
definition of family member. A MOH does not have to be a U.S. Citizen.
4. 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.5. 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 LCP.
CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION: September 27, 2011
The U.S. Mission in Nigeria 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
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