Maintenance Worker


Working in the Facility Management section of the Consulate, the General Maintenance Worker carries out scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and repair work on plumbing, electrical, carpentry, mechanical system and other basic repairs in all mission buildings and facilities including residential owned and leased properties. The position will also conduct quality control and oversight of specialized repair projects in the fields of plumbing, HVAC, electrical, heavy machinery, or carpentry.


Qualifications and Evaluations


Prior Work Experience:  Two years of journeyman mechanic experience in either air-conditioning, electrician, carpenter, or plumber with semi-skilled experience in other trade areas is required


Post Entry Training:  Incumbent will be trained at a local institution in courses of up to six months in one more trade skills.


  • PA528 – OBO’s Computerized Maintenance Management System
  • Standard operating procedures in accordance with Department of State regulations
  • PA486 - Personal Protective Equipment
  • Successful completion of SMITH System Defensive Training


Job Knowledge:  Must have full journeyman mechanic knowledge or established trade practices and procedures in the trade of primary expertise

Education Requirements:

Completion of Secondary School or Local Mandatory Schooling and received high school diploma.



Post may choose to add the phrase “This may be tested” after a language, skill, and/or ability.  Review the VA template for specific information.


LANGUAGE:  Level III knowledge and understanding of the English, Spanish, and Papiamentu languages.  Level II proficiency of the Dutch language



  • Must have a valid class B driver’s license (incumbent must have had a valid driver's license for a minimum of five (5) years).
  • Communication and interpersonal skills to answer queries from end-users.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, work under pressure and a tight schedule.
  • A flexible approach to work shifts and answer emergency calls at all hours.
  • Ability to identify problems or dangers, report issues and provide solution.


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 Curacao 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.


Open Period: 09/06/2022 - 10/07/2022

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Minimum of Fifteen years'
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