Plumber Recruitment – U.S. Consulate General Lagos

The U.S. Consulate General Lagos is seeking to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for the position of Plumber in the Facilities Maintenance Section.

Job Title: Plumber
Job No.: 2013-007
Job Ref: A52962

Location: Lagos – Facilities Maintenance

Job Responsibilities
The incumbent is directly supervised by the Maintenance Supervisor for all assigned duties as a Plumber trade. Assigned duties involve installation, maintenance and repairs of utility, supply and disposal systems, fixtures, fittings and equipment such as sewage, water, gas and oil lines, compressed air, vacuum and acid systems, water closets, water heaters, hydrants, valves and pumps.


  • Completion of elementary school is required, Completion of vocational training or apprenticeship recognized as providing journeyman plumber skills, or equivalent experience is required.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of journeyman plumbing experience is required.
  • Level II. (Rudimentary Knowledge) Speaking/Writing in English is required
  • Must have full journeyman plumbing knowledge of established practices and
  • procedure
  • Must be able to use all types of plumbing tools.
  • A valid Nigerian driver’s license is required

Selection Process
When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S.
Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically
address the required qualifications above in the application.

  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
  • Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs
  • Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
  • Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

N1,671,821 p.a. (Starting basic salary). In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.

Application Deadline: 31st January, 2013

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates must submit the following, or the application will not be considered:

  • Application for US Federal Employment (DS-174); or a current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information as a DS-174; plus.
  • Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.
  • Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned)
  • that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
  • A type-written and signed application letter specifically applying for this position, and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised.

Submit Application To:

Embassy of the United States of America
Human Resources Office
Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive
Central District Area

Or e-mail application to: [email protected]

All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered.
Please reference the job title and announcement number on the application letter.


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    2)I have sent my cv, will I send a sign application letter to Abuja

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