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Carpenter (All Interested Applicants/All Sources) at U.S. Embassy in Ghana

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Working in the Facility Management section of the Embassy, the Carpentry Maintenance Worker carries out scheduled and unscheduled preventive maintenance and repair work on finish and interior assemblies, furnishings and fixtures in all mission buildings and facilities including residential owned and leased properties. Job holder would repair, adjust and install doors, windows, hardware, wall, ceiling and floor coverings, sunshades and blinds; fixed furnishings; painting of various surfaces; and replacement specified glazing products with required installation materials.

Qualifications and Evaluations


A minimum of three (3) years of experience in the repair and maintenance of building assemblies, furnishings, and fixture operations.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Maintenance and repair of various building finish and assembles, components, fixtures and furnishings utilizing carpentry and general building construction skill. Ability to set up and operate a wide variety of woodworking and metal machines, various types of power and hand held tools that meet accepted trade practices and safety procedures.

Education Requirements:
Completion of secondary school is required and/or completion of vocational training from an accredited institute recognized as producing journeyman level technicians with a concentration in carpentry is required.
LANGUAGE:  Good working knowledge in English (Reading, Speaking and Writing) is required.  Good working knowledge in Twi and Ga (Reading, Writing and Speaking )is required.  Language proficiency may be tested


    • Ability to identify problems or dangers, report issues and provide solution.
    • Communication and interpersonal skills to answer queries from end-users.
    • Ability to work as part of a team, work under pressure and a tight schedule.
    • A flexible approach to work shifts and answer emergency calls at all hours.
    • A current drivers ‘license is required.  (Driving skills may be tested)

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.


Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Accra, Ghana 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:

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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.

Salary: GHS ¢44,082

How To Apply

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website: Click Here

Closing Date: 19th July. 2022

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