Assistant Facilities Manager Job Placement – United States US Embassy / US Mission

 Assistant Facilities Manager
Organisation: United
States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Vacancy Announcement Number: 03-18
Open To: U.S. Citizen
Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All agencies
About US Embassy:
The United States Embassy in
Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30
years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac currently heads the U.S Mission to
Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and organizations all
working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction of the
Among the offices operating
under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
  • United States Agency for International
    Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps
Job Summary:   The Assistant Facilities Manager oversees
Post real property assets to ensure that they are maintained within acceptable
U.S. standards and in accordance with applicable policies, guidelines and
regulations.  Provides program management
and administrative support to the Facilities Maintenance Section.  Provides cleared American support to the
section for access and control.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with
specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
  • The
    applicants for the US Embassy Assistant Facilities Manager career
    opportunity should have two years of university studies
  • A
    minimum of two years’ experience in maintenance, construction, program
    management, or administration involving customer contact or resources
  • Standard
    level keyboard and computer skills to include specialized software,
    database management, spreadsheets, etc.
  • 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. 
  • Highly
    elf-motivated, flexible, resourceful, and service-oriented individual will
    excel in this position. Must be able to obtain a secret security
  • Must
    have a good working knowledge of Department of State and Foreign Service
    organization and policies.
  • Extensive
    knowledge of facilities and facility requirements at an overseas State
    Department location such as an embassy or consulate.
  • Language: Level 4 English ability (good working
    knowledge) is required.
How to Apply:
All those interested in working
with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications and strictly
adhere to the following:
  • Download
    a completed and signed Universal Application for Employment as a Locally
    Employed Staff, Download
    it Here
  • Any
    additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements
    listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.)
Submit Application To:
Human Resources Office
By email at
NB: Your
application will be reviewed if you have fulfilled all the requirements
including submission of standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and
Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) in a single attachment (No Zipped files, Links or Multiple
Attachments) and should not exceed 10MB. Please clearly indicate the position
number and title you are applying for on the DS-174 form.
Deadline: 7th February 2018
The US Mission in Kampala
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 programs.
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