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Job Title:
Plumber Technician - Extended to July 5, 2020

840,183.60 HTG

Vacancy type:

Term Details:
This position is an LES (Locally Engaged Staff) position, subject to the Terms and Conditions of Employment for LES in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

General Support


Port-au-Prince, Haïti

Closing date for applications:
05-07-2020 at 23:59 UTC+1 / GMT+1

Summary of position:
Under the supervision of the Property Manager or the main Maintenance Technician, the Plumbing Technician is responsible for carrying out specific repairs mainly in the plumbing field but may also have to carry out general repairs in one or more of the following other areas: electricity, carpentry, masonry, painting and functional maintenance tasks (such as refrigeration, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and boiler operation), for all equipment and goods belong to the mission, and / or the State or which are rented.

Essential qualifications:
Essential Qualifications

Candidates will initially be selected based on the essential qualifications relating to education, experience and the required linguistic profile. Candidates will have to clearly demonstrate, in their covering letter (750 words maximum), the manner in which they meet these criteria by explaining clearly and concretely how they meet each criterion of the essential qualifications. Please note that it is not sufficient simply to assert that one meets the requirements or to list current responsibilities.

• Level of study required Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of studies, training and professional experience related to the position; and
• Have completed a technical / professional diploma in plumbing from a school recognized by the MENFP (Ministry of National Education and Professional Training)

French (fluent) oral and written. The incumbent must be fluent in French to understand instructions and communicate information to colleagues.

Have recent professional experience of at least 3 years in the last 5 years in a technician position similar to that posted with a diplomatic mission, an international organization or a reputable private company.

Rated Requirements

The Rated Requirements relating to knowledge, abilities and competencies will also be assessed. Methods of assessment may include, but are not limited to, a written examination, an oral interview, role-play, practical tests, presentations and/or psychometric assessment.

Knowledge :
• Basic computer skills (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Office Suite incl. Outlook);
• In-depth knowledge of plumbing;
• Basic knowledge in one of the following functional areas: such as maintenance of residential ventilation and / or air conditioning systems, electricity, masonry, carpentry, painting, heating, refrigeration or mechanics;
• General knowledge of mathematics;
• General knowledge of the metropolitan area and the main road axes of Haiti; and
• General knowledge in manually completing simple reports such as daily service reports and roadmaps.

• Autonomy and a sense of initiative;
• Orientation and a sense of customer service;
• Discretion and professional integrity;
• Ability to work in a team;
• Ability to manage priorities and lead a project;
• Attention to detail and respect for deadlines; and
• Ability to supervise a team or a job

Asset Qualifications:
Preference may be given to candidates who meet the Asset Qualifications. Where applicable, candidates must clearly demonstrate how they meet any asset qualifications in their cover letter and CV.

• Possess a technical/professional diploma in one of the following fields: electricity, air conditioning, refrigeration, mechanics, masonry, carpentry, or other related disciplines/or equivalent.
• Experience in maintaining residential ventilation systems and/or air conditioning and/or electricity
• Knowledge of English (oral).

Organizational Needs:

Operational Requirements:
• Overtime with little notice, including weekends;
• Must be available to answer emergency calls after hours and weekends.

Condition(s) of Employment:
• Must be able to legally live and work in Haiti;
• Capable of obtaining and maintaining a Government of Canada security clearance (reliability);
• Meet the requirements of the medical examination (compulsory);
• Capable of manually lifting a 50 pound load to move it; and
• Hold a valid driver's license and be able to drive manual vehicles

Area of selection:
Open to internal and external applicants who are legal residents or citizens of Haiti, who meet all of the essential requirements stated below, and whose applications are received by the closing date. Please note that the Embassy of Canada in Port-au-Prince, Haiti does not sponsor work authorizations directly or indirectly. The Government of Canada is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from diverse sections of the community. Candidates will be considered on merit regardless of ethnic origin, religious belief, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability or any other irrelevant factor. The Embassy of Canada to Haiti encourages women to apply for the position of Plumbing Technician.

Important Notes:
How to apply:

• Applications will only be considered when received through our portal.
• Candidates must clearly demonstrate in their covering letter how they possess the essential qualifications and, if applicable, the qualifications considered to be assets, by explaining clearly and concretely how they satisfy each criterion related to education and experience and linguistic profile with respect to the essential qualifications and, if applicable, with respect to each qualification considered to be an asset.
• Candidates are required to upload a cover letter and CV in English or French, and their driver's license. Applications which do not include the requested documents or information in the CV or cover letter will be rejected. Any additional information must be included as part of these two attachments.
• Candidates who are unable to submit their application due to technical difficulties must report these to: prior to the closing date. Failure to so will result in the application being rejected

Important Notes:

• Please do not use a tablet or cell phone to submit your application, as mobile browsers are not supported by our on-line portal. Candidates should only apply using a laptop or desktop computer.
• Only applications submitted in one of the official languages of Canada will be accepted (English or French). Candidates are entitled to participate in the recruitment process in the official language of their choice and to indicate their preferred official language in their application.
• Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidates to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required.
• Candidates who apply to this vacancy should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users and regularly check their email, including spam folder.
• Applicants must include in their CV and cover letter, their contact details, if possible two telephone numbers and an email address.
• Reference checks will be sought for candidates that reach interview stage and may form part of the selection process.
• The Embassy of Canada in Port-au-Prince, Haiti does not reimburse any travel costs to and from interviews/exams nor does it reimburse any relocation costs.
• Candidates requiring any special assistance in attending exams or interviews are requested to inform us.
• The results of this recruitment process may also be used to establish an eligibility list of qualified candidates for similar openings at the Embassy of Canada in Port-au-Prince, Haiti which might arise in the 12 months following the completion of this recruitment process.
• Our organization offers an inclusive workplace where respect, teamwork, and collaboration are part of our culture.
• Canada’s missions abroad are committed to promoting and supporting an environment free from harassment and discrimination, as well as encouraging and supporting employees to learn and develop their skills and competencies.

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