Cleaner (Vacancy Reference: 17/39)

Open To:
All Interested Candidates / All Sources

Position Title:
Cleaner

Reference:
17/39

Opening Date:
May 15, 2017

Closing Date:
Open Until Filled

Work Hours:
Full-time, 40 hours/week

Salary:
£19,781 gross starting salary per annum, (consisting of: basic salary £16,321, London weighting £2,100 and bonus £1,360).

Benefits:
Performance Related Pay System
Pension Scheme
BUPA Membership
Season Ticket Loan
Generous Annual Leave & Sick Leave
Paid Public Holidays (U.K. & U.S.)

 

Are you looking for job security with guaranteed working hours and paid public holidays? If so, then why not become a Cleaner for the U.S. Embassy in London.

Working from a daily/weekly schedule, your cleaning duties within the Embassy will include:

• sweeping, mopping, scrubbing and waxing floors;
• shampooing carpets and upholstery;
• cleaning internal windows;
• disinfecting and deodorizing lavatories, commodes and other rest room facilities.

You will also be required to clean our government owned residential properties pre occupancy and after occupancy, to include: vacuuming; dusting; cleaning cookers and all other types of domestic appliances. In order to travel between the Embassy and these residential properties, you must hold a valid full (manual) UK/EU/EEA driver’s license and, as necessary, be able to safely and confidently drive in and around central London.

The following qualifications are also required. It is very important that you address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item in your application and resume/CV. This will help you in our short listing process.

The following qualifications are also required. It is very important that you address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item in your application and resume/CV. This will help you in our short listing process.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.  Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

EDUCATION:
No formal qualifications are required.

EXPERIENCE:
Prior experience in commercial/residential property cleaning is required.

LANGUAGE:
Level III – Good written and spoken English is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE:
Knowledge of current cleaning methods and materials is required. Knowledge of safe handling of industry standard cleaning chemicals is required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
To be able to perform all aspects of the cleaning required, to the highest standard, in both office and residential property is required. Must be able to work as part of a team, follow instructions and possess the ability to work mostly unsupervised. Good customer care skills are essential. A current full (manual) UK/EU/EEA driver’s license is required.

Interested candidates for this vacancy MUST submit the following for consideration of their application:

  • The London DS0174 Application Form – This is our preferred form of application, as it aims to focus the candidate on the essential criteria of an advertised vacancy.

OR

Please reference our instructions on how to complete the UAE/DS-0174 form.

You must ALSO include the following information in your application for employment:

  • Your current curriculum vitae/resume.
  • Evidence of your legal right to work in the U.K. such as a copy of your passport biographical page, work visa page and, or, birth certificate. Please do not send originals by mail. Copies are acceptable. Short-listed applicants will be asked to provide, prior to interview, original documentation in support of their legal right to work in the U.K.
  • Evidence of Appointment Eligible Family Member (AEFM) Preference (such as a copy of your sponsor’s orders), if applicable. Please do not send originals by mail. Copies are acceptable.

PLEASE NOTE: WHETHER YOU ARE AN INTERNAL OR EXTERNAL CANDIDATE, IF YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE IS INCOMPLETE, YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FURTHER FOR A VACANCY.

Submitting your Application
As an environmentally aware employer, our preference is for you to submit your application by email to LNDRecruit@state.gov

Please ensure documents are in Microsoft Word and/or Adobe Acrobat. JPEG, TIFF or SkyDrive files will not be accepted and your application will be determined invalid.  Similarly, if your application exceeds 5MB, your application will be determined invalid.

Alternatively, your application can be mailed to:

Recruitment
The Human Resources & Development (HRD) Office
Embassy of the United States of America
24 Grosvenor Square
London
W1K 6AH