U.S. Embassy in Rwanda Trades Helper Jobs

U.S. Embassy in Rwanda Trades Helper Jobs


  • The Trades Helper reports directly to the Locally Employed (LE) Staff Facilities Maintenance Supervisor. The position holder is employed as a Trades Helper to assist the technicians of the skilled trades in the performance of routine and preventive maintenance, and new installations and demolition work.

  • The Trades Helper to may be assigned to any of the skilled trade shops on a daily basis to assist the skilled technicians with maintenance and repair work throughout Embassy office buildings, grounds and residential owned/leased properties.

  • The Trades Helper performs limited skilled tasks as qualified by on-the-job training. In addition to assisting the skilled trade technicians, the Trades Helper may be assigned tasks to include material handling, painting, custodial type work, common laborer work, and grounds maintenance work.

    Qualifications and Evaluations


  • Experience: A minimum of 2 years of maintenance or construction semi-skilled work experience in skilled trades such as mechanical (HVAC and Plumbing), electrical and/or carpentry, with significant focus on building systems is required.

    Education Requirements:

  • Completion of secondary school required.

  • Applicants must have a valid class B local driver's license.


  • Language: Limited knowledge
    in English and Good working knowledge in Kinyarwanda is required. (This may be tested).

  • Skills and Abilities: Skill test might be administered.

    Reasonable Accommodation:

  • The U.S. Embassy Kigali provides reasonable accommodation as needed to people with disabilities. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation should contact the U.S. Embassy's Human Resources Office at HRKigali@state.gov for assistance.

    Equal Employment Opportunity:

  • 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. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

  • The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.


  • All applicants under consideration will be required to undergo a background investigation. This position requires a Public Trust.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; U.S. Embassy in Rwanda Trades Helper Jobs

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