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Job Electrician, US Embassy Paris, France


The work schedule for this position is Full Time Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (12 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Salary: (EUR) €28,239 - (EUR) €28,239/Per Year
Series/Grade:LE - 1210 - 5
Agency:Embassy Paris
Location: Paris, FR 
Close Date:
Position Info:
Announcement Number:
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Paris
Position Title:
Open Period:
01/24/2019 - 08/30/2019 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
LE - 1210 5
EUR €28,239 - EUR €28,239
Work Schedule:
Full-time -
Promotion Potential:
Duty Location(s):
1 Vacancy in
Paris, FR
Telework Eligible:
For More Info:
HR Section 000-000-0000 


Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM - FS is 05.  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.

All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Appointment Type Details:
Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
Marketing Statement:
We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
The work schedule for this position is Full Time 

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (12 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Supervisory Position:
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
Travel Required:
Not Required


The incumbent maintains, repairs and carries out new electrical installations in all Government Owned and Leased office buildings, warehouses, workshops, residences, housing compounds and apartments.

Le/La candidat (e) entretient, répare et effectue les installations électriques dans tous les bâtiments appartenant ou étant loués par le gouvernement américain, les entrepôts, les ateliers, les résidences, les complexes d’habitation et les appartements.

For positions advertised with an English Language Level of 3/3 or higher: applicants are required to submit the form in English.

For positions advertised with an English Language Level of 2/2 or lower: applicants may submit the form in French OR English.

Qualifications and Evaluations

EXPERIENCE:  A minimum of 3 years experience as an electrician required.

EXPERIENCE: Trois ans d’expérience minimum en tant qu’électricien requis.

JOB KNOWLEDGE:  Knowledge of French building code, Normes Françaises - electricité

A good knowledge of established practices and procedures in the electrical trade is required.

Must possess knowledge of on-the -job safely practices and procedures to prevent injury to self and others.

CONNAISSANCE: Connaissance du code du bâtiment français, des normes française d’electricité requise.

Bonne connaissance des pratiques et procédures établies dans les métiers de l’électricité requise.

Connaissance des pratiques et des procédures de sécurité sur le terrain afin d’éviter de se blesser ou que les autres se blessent requise.
Education Requirements:
At least CAP electrician required

Au moins un CAP en électricité requis
LANGUAGE (THIS WILL BE TESTED):  Level 3 French (Good Working Knowledge) required. Level 1 English (Rudimentary Knowledge) required. 

LANGUE (CELA SERA TESTE): Bonne connaissance du français : niveau 3 / Notions d’anglais: niveau 1

SKILLS AND ABILITIES (THIS MAY BE TESTED):  Must possess a valid French driver's license.


Doit posséder le permis de conduire français

Capacité de se servir de divers équipements électriques tels que la perceuse, la scie, les testeurs, etc.

Capacité de travailler de façon indépendante, sans supervision

Capacité de soulever jusqu’à 15 KG

Must have the ability to operate various electrical equipment such as drills, saws, testers, etc.

Must be able to work independent of close supervision.

Ability to lift up to 30 lbs required.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission 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.
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Benefits and Other Info


Agency Benefits:
Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Tri-Mission in France may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.

For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.

The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.
Other Information:
HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.


  1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*


  3. FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given. 

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

How to Apply

How to Apply:
All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a non-sensitive clearance. 

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.
Required Documents:
Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)

  • Proof of eligibility to work in France / preuve de capacité à travailler en France

  • Diploma / diplôme: (only U.S. / French diplomas / official French equivalent diplomas are considered: the equivalent of your foreign Diploma can be obtained by contacting the “Centre ENIC-NARIC”:  

  • Driver’s License / permis de conduire

  • DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)

  • SF-50 (if applicable)

  • Letter(s) of recommendation

  • List of references

Next Steps:
Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email. 

For further information - the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Tri-Mission in France.
 Good Luck!

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