Full Time

U.S. Embassy


The U.S. Mission in Addis Ababa/Ethiopia is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Mason.

The work schedule for this position is:

  • Full Time (44 hours per week)
  • Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period (4 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.


The incumbent performs skilled journeyman masonry work in buildings and other structures on all U.S. Government owned and leased properties. This includes but is not limited to, wall and structural repairs, tiling, plastering, concrete flatwork, and equipment installation. The incumbent will install, maintain, and repair sidewalks, driveways, and foundations as required.

Qualifications and Evaluations


  • EXPERIENCE: A minimum of three years experience as a skilled mason is required.
  • Note: Please upload all work experience copies of yours under “Other Document 1 or 2″Education Requirements:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • EDUCATION: Completion of secondary school is required. Apprenticeship or trade-school training is required.

Note: Please upload all copies of your Education under “High School Diploma or equivalent”


LANGUAGE: Level 3 (Good working knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing Amharic is required. (This may be tested).

Level 2 (Limited knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required (This may be tested).

Skills and Abilities: Ability to properly use all electrical and mechanical tools of the trade. Must be able to read blueprints, plans, and specifications correctly. Must have a valid Grade 2 Ethiopian driving license for a minimum of 5 (five) years. (These 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.

Benefits and Other Info


Agency Benefits:

  • Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Addis Ababa/Ethiopia 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:

  • 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.


  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on the letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date, and (2) the character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted for the preference to be given.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

Required Documents:

To qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested completion of a High/Secondary school diploma is required. as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide the requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent) (if applicable)
  • Residency and/or Work Permit (if applicable)
  • Passport copy (if applicable)
  • High/Secondary school diploma (required)
  • Work experience (required)
  • Driving License (required)
  • Certificate or License (if applicable)
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)

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Deadline: July 11, 2024

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