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Painter at U.S. Embassy in Ghana

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The incumbent performs generally skilled painting chores throughout the U.S. Mission. As a journeyman painter, the incumbent paints inside and outside of homes and apartments as well as the Chancery. Mixes various paints and colours, treating all surfaces in a precise manner to account for the tropical climate of Ghana.

Uses solvents and other equipment to give a proper balance to all products used. Painting projects include but are not limited to all surfaces, doors, window frames, porches, fences and all inside areas as needed. Works on own unless required to teach other helpers in performing various chores. Must provide services which meet ICASS services standards. Works Directly under the supervision of the Facilities Maintenance officer.

Qualifications and Evaluations

EXPERIENCE:  A minimum of two (2) years prior work experience in a large organization doing variety of painting jobs.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must know how to use the tools of the trade

Education Requirements:
Mandatory: Completion of elementary school is required. Must have either completed a three-year apprenticeship program in painting or obtained an NVTI certification (Level I).
LANGUAGE:  Mandatory:  Limited knowledge of the written and spoken language, and a vocabulary limited to a specific occupation. Job holder will be able to understand and carry out verbal instructions of a repetitive nature, and prepare simple forms or reports.( Language proficiency may be tested)

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Should be able to follow the blueprint on new installation, particularly the additional appliances that are
used. Must have limited knowledge of established trade practices and procedures.

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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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.

Salary: GHS ¢35,774

How To Apply

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website: Click Here

Closing Date: 13th July. 2022

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