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U.S. Embassy The Hague

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Overheid/non profit
Den Haag, Den Haag
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The U.S. Embassy in The Hague, together with the U.S. Consulate General in Amsterdam, represent the government of the United States in the Netherlands.

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The U.S. Embassy in The Hague promotes strong bilateral ties between the United States and the Netherlands and works actively to increase cooperation on counter terrorism, enhance U.S. economic prosperity, and fight international crime and drugs. It carries out these tasks by working with the Netherlands as a NATO and coalition partner; by promoting shared goals between the U.S. and the EU, of which the Netherlands is a member; by advocating U.S. trade policy goals and U.S. business and commercial interests; and by working with law enforcement agencies in the Netherlands to fight transnational crime. The U.S. Embassy in The Hague has no Consular Section. The U.S. Consulate General in Amsterdam provides services for American Citizens and Visa Services.


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  • Maintenance Supervisor

    • Topbaan
    • Den haag
    • 40 uur
    • WO/Universitair
    The U.S. Embassy in The Hague is seeking eligible and qualified candidates for the position of Maintenance Supervisor Open to: All Interested Candidates / All SourcesClosing date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017Working hours: Full-time, 40 hours per weekSalary: see website (link below) Job DescriptionThe incumbent oversees the daily operation and maintenance of U.S. Government owned and leased residential properties of the Embassy The Hague, to include architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical and other associated systems. S/he manages the preventive maintenance program for these properties, and supervises, assigns tasks and provides hands-on guidance to four subordinate staff. Performs troubleshooting and hands-on repairs as needed. S/he inspects work of planned maintenance, repairs, special projects and contractors to ensure compliance with requirements. Building engineering systems maintained by incumbent include heating, ventilation and airconditioning, electrical distribution, water supply, drainage elevators, and physical security equipment. S/he performs scheduled after-hours duty of 24/7 emergencies. Incumbent is directly supervised by the Senior Maintenance Supervisor/Building Engineer. Qualifications RequiredApplicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.1. Education: Completion of secondary school required. Successful completion of a minimum of four (4) years specialized vocational training program from an accredited institute recognized as producing journeyman level Electrical, Plumbing or Mechanical Technicians.2. Experience: Minimum of five (5) years of experience as a facilities or construction manager, or building technician, with two (2) of those five years’ experience working as project Manager/Supervisor/Foreman. Work experience must show a progression of increased responsibility.3. Language Requirements: Speaking/reading/writing: Level IV (fluent) English and Dutch are required.4. Job Knowledge: The incumbent shall possess general literacy, basic math skills and the ability to use measurement tools needed to layout and join materials. A general knowledge of building codes, systems and operations, mechanical principles and theories, and familiarization of the proper use and hazards of chemical materials is needed. Must have understanding of occupational safety, health and environmental management strategies and procedures. Must have a general understanding of fire and life safety codes.5. Skills and Abilities: Must be able to read an interpret building codes, SHEM, OSHA and OBO/FIR manuals, FAM citations and any other written materials. Must be able to read and interpret building and floor plans for large facilities. Must be conversant with different computer office software programs like Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Must be able to maintain filing system and to draft correspondence suitable for all levels in the chain of command at the Embassy. Must have basic math skills. Must have general knowledge of mechanics. Must be able to make decisions related to wide range of diverse and unique safety challenges and be able to use all tools to perform basic maintenance duties. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to handle a large workload and multiple tasks simultaneously. Must be highly organized.Must be able to lift 25 kilos. Must pass driver’s medical exam. Any of the above qualifications may be tested through an assessment as part of the recruitment process. How to applyRead the vacancy announcement published on the Embassy website (link below); please note the formal vacancy announcement on the Embassy website prevails over this announcement when there are differences in the text. Applicants must submit the following documents in English to be considered. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.1. Universal application for employment, DS174 form, which is available on the Embassy website and2. Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements of the positionlisted above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, permits). We will only contact applicants who are being considered for an interview. Thank you for your understanding. For further informationU.S. Embassy The HagueHuman Resources OfficePhone: 070 310 2235Website: nl.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/jobs

U.S. Embassy The Hague
Lange Voorhout 102 
2514EJ Den Haag

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070 310 2235