Warehouseman US Embassy Jobs in Kenya 2012

Job Title: Warehouseman
REF: VA-49-12
Recruiter: U.S. Embassy Updated on: 2012-03-29 09:20:55
AA/EE: Not Applicable Contract Permanent
Location: Nairobi Available: Immediately
Category: Services Offer: FP-CC; FSN-2
Introduction
The General Services Office (GSO) has openings for the positions of Warehouseman. The positions will be available immediately.

Closing date for this position is April 10, 2012.
Minimum Requirements
◊ Completion of elementary school is required.
◊ Six months to one year of warehouse experience or an equivalent combination of warehouse general labor
experience is required.
◊ Level III English ability and Level III Kiswahili ability are required.
à Must be able to operate material handling equipment.
Job Specification

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION

This is one of the Warehouseman positions that require the receipt, delivery and storage of furniture and supplies and other manual duties.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

· Upon receipt of requisitions for furniture, supplies and equipment, locates items in the warehouse storage areas and transfers them to the loading area utilizing material handling equipments such as forklifts, hand trucks and pallet jacks. Inspects the items for damage and cleanliness to ensure they are in proper condition for issuance. 30%

· Prepares furniture and equipment for transfer to respective locations, by ensuring that items are covered with protective wrappings and carefully loading and securing items into Embassy vehicles for transport. Upon delivery, coordinates with receiving parties for security checks as required and proper placement. Unloads vehicles utilizing proper handling equipment to avoid damage to both Non Expendable and Expendable property. 30%

· Unloads supplies, furniture and equipment being received at the warehouse for storage and utilizes handling equipment to position in the proper areas based on the storage plan, stacking requirements and floor load capacity. Inspects items for damage and cleanliness and provides protective coverings for long term storage. Moves and reposition items between warehouse storage areas as required and ensures that items are stored in correct locations. Assists with inventory of both Non Expendable and Expendable property. 30%

· Maintains cleanliness in the Warehouse areas by ensuring that stored items are clean i.e. by dusting, sweeping, cleaning and disposing of trash. Informs the Warehouse Supervisor of any fire or safety hazards, pest infestations, water intrusion or other conditions that may cause employee injury or damage to stored materials. Performs minor cleaning of the official tents and party supplies as well as maintenance of wall, floor patching, painting and any other duties as required by the Warehouse supervisors, Assistant General Service Officer/Warehouse or Supervisory General Service Officer. Performance of other duties would include driving the warehouse trucks when the Truck Drivers are out and an emergency arises. 10%

Selection Process:

WHEN EQUALLY QUALIFIED, U.S. CITIZEN ELIGIBLE FAMILY MEMBER (USEFMs) AND U.S. VETERANS WILL BE GIVEN PREFERENCE. THEREFORE, IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT THE CANDIDATES SPECIFICALLY ADDRESS THE REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS ABOVE IN THE APPLICATION.

Additional Selection Criteria:
à Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy. à Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
à 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.
à 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.
à 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.
à Applicants must be available for an interview and for proficiency testing as required by the selecting official.

The U.S. Mission in Nairobi 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.

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 suchcomplaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

How to Apply:
http://embassyjobsearch.com/redirect.php?cat=http://nairobi.usembassy.gov/about-us/employment-application-form/empintro.html

Deadline: 10th April 2012

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