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Trades Helper

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The United States and the Republic of Rwanda enjoy a partnership that began in 1962 just after the Rwandan independence. This Rwanda-American partnership is deeply rooted in the shared ideals of our two countries. The U.S.

Trades Helper

 Vacancy Announcement: KIGALI-2021-027

The Embassy of the United States of America in Kigali is recruiting for one position of Trades Helper. The position is open to All Interested Candidates/All Sources and available to start immediately.

Duties: The incumbent reports directly to the Locally employed 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 Supervisor will assign the incumbent to any of the skilled trade shops on a daily basis to assist the skilled technicians with maintenance and repair work throughout the New Embassy Compound (NEC) office buildings, grounds, and residential owned/leased properties.  The incumbent performs limited skilled tasks as qualified by on-the-job training.  In addition to assisting the skilled trade technicians, the incumbent may be assigned tasks include material handling, painting, custodial type work, common laborer work, and grounds maintenance work.

All applications must be submitted via Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) by October 18, 2021.

Full announcement and application procedures are available on

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Office on