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Position title: Handyman
Type: Indeterminate, Full time at 45 hours per week
Department: Embassy of Canada in Jordan
Number of Vacancies: 1
Classification: GS-04
Salary range: 10,572.68 JOD gross per annum plus 13th and 14th month bonuses paid in June and December respectively (pro-rata dependent on start date)

Close date: Saturday, March 21, 2020 before midnight

Area of Selection / Eligibility:

Open to external applicants eligible to live and work in Jordan, and individuals currently occupying an indeterminate or term position, in the Mission who meet all of the essential qualifications and whose applications are received by the closing date.
Please note that the Embassy of Canada to Jordan 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.

Summary of Duties 

The Handyman is responsible for the completion of general repairs in one or more of the following areas: plumbing, electrical, and specific functional maintenance (such as, Plumbing, central heating, boiler operations & sanitation  duties and schedules for all mission1  and/or crown owned or leased assets and equipment. The incumbent must also assist     with preparing preventive maintenance programs as required, and assist other Maintenance Team members in the completion of various projects outside their area of expertise.

Essential qualifications 

Candidates will initially be screened against the Essential Qualifications relating to education, experience and language.  Candidates must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter and CV how they meet each of these essential qualifications.


Diploma in plumbing & central Heating. An acceptable combination of education (minimum high school diploma) and experience may also be considered.


Experience: (will also be rated as part of the reference check)

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.




Asset Qualifications 

Conditions of Appointment

The successful candidate must be able to legally work in Jordan or at the Embassy of Canada in Jordan.
Applicants must hold a valid working authorization covering the period of employment. If the employment is of an indeterminate nature, or becomes indeterminate, then the work authorization should be permanent or lead by itself to permanent work authorization.  The Canadian Government cannot sponsor a candidate to obtain work authorization documents.
The appointment of the successful candidate will be subject to Medical Clearance and Reliability Check (RC) obtained by the Administration and Security sections of the Embassy.
To conduct the Reliability Check (RC), the successful candidate will have to submit the following documents (forms will be provided by the Embassy):

Reliability status must be maintained throughout employment – failure to do so may result in dismissal.

How to Apply

Send your applications to

Clearly specify in the subject line of the e-mail the title of the position you are applying for.

Only applications submitted to the above e-mail address before the cut-off date and time will be considered for screening.


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