Housing Inspector, Facility Management Office (Vacancy Reference: 18/32)

Open To:
All Interested Candidates / All Sources

Position Title:
Housing Inspector, Facility Management Office (FM)

Reference:
18/32

Opening Date:
May 23, 2018

Closing Date:
Open Until Filled

Work Hours:
Full-time, 40 hours/week

Salary:
£39,544 gross starting salary per annum, (consisting of: basic salary £34,565, London weighting £2,100 and bonus £2,879).

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

OR

Up to Grade FP 07 (Final Grade and Salary to be confirmed by Washington based on applicant’s qualifications and prior work experience).

 

The Facility Management Office (FM) at the U.S. Embassy London is in search of a detail orientated and customer focused Housing Inspector to perform inspections of the Embassy London’s residential housing properties.

Duties will include: determining the nature and extent of maintenance and repair work required: reviewing work that has been performed by landlords, contractors, or in-house technical staff; reviewing work orders and contacting landlords, contractors or their representatives; informing occupants of their work order status.

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:
University degree in either: Facilities Management, Engineering Trades, Environmental Safety, Construction, Engineering or Architecture is required.

EXPERIENCE:
Experience in the maintenance, trades inspection, or construction fields is required. Work experience as a project manager, project engineer, project designer or quality control assurance inspector is required.

LANGUAGE:
Level 4 English, both written and spoken is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE:
Comprehensive knowledge of SHEM and OSHA guidelines and required practices and procedures is required. General knowledge of environmental safety standards is required. Knowledge of local construction firms operation and supplies availability is required. Must know the National Electric Code (NEC), Uniform Plumbing Code, and International Building Codes.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Standard level keyboard and computer skills to include specialized software, database management, spreadsheets, Windows, Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Imaging Software, AUTOCAD, and Internet is required. Must possess 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 is required. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required. Ability to be flexible, resourceful, service-oriented, self-motivated, and to work within the existing mission structure is required. Ability to create and interpret building plans is required. 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
33 Nine Elms Lane
London
SW11 7US