Embassy Abidjan recruits 01 Logistician/Administrative Assistant
Announcement Number: ABIDJAN-2019-10
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abidjan
Position Title: Logistician/Administrative Assistant (US EFMs Only)
Open Period: 06/14/2019 – 06/28/2019
Vacancy Time Zone: GMT
Series/Grade: FP – 0105 7
Salary: Not Specified
Work Schedule: Full-time – Full-time (40 hours per week)
Promotion Potential: FP-7
Duty Location(s): 1 in Abidjan, IV
Telework Eligible: No
For More Info: Recruitment Section
Hiring Path: • Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: For USEFM – FS is FP-07 Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.
Open-to: U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All Agencies
Security Clearance Required: Top Secret
Appointment Type : Temporary
Appointment Type Details: • Definite not to Exceed 5 years.
Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
The work schedule for this position is Full Time (40 hours per week).
Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (4 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Supervisory Position: No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
Travel Required: Occasional Travel
The ESO provides technical support and services to posts in West Africa.
Basic Function of the Position: The incumbent is assigned to the Engineering Services Office (ESO) in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The ESO is a field operation of the Office of Security Technology under the Bureau of Diplomatic Security. The ESO provides technical support and services to posts in West Africa.
The employee manages the ESO’s inventory. The employee is responsible for supply chain management, logistics operations,procurement, and inventory reconciliation of technical systems and equipment maintained by the ESO and constituent posts in the region. The employee also assists with travel arrangements and tracking the travel budget.
Qualifications and Evaluations
EXPERIENCE: At least two years’ experience in customer or service provider position is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must accurately track material, equipment, and supplies.
Completion of U.S High School diploma is required.
LANGUAGE: English level IV (Fluent)-reading/speaking/writing is required. This may be tested.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to prioritize and organize time and tasks to meet deadlines is required. Must accurately track material, equipment, and supplies. Must relay information and ideas so others understand. Must establish and maintain good work contacts.
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. Embassy in Abidjan, Cote d’ Ivoire may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits available in the Human Resources Office.
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.
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.
HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:
AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
AEFM / USEFM
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 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 in order 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.
For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.
How to Apply
How to Apply:
All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Top Secret clearance.
To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Embassy internet site.
Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
High school diploma or transcripts (Required)
SF-50 (if applicable)
DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
Passport copy (Required)
Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent) (Required)
Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
For further information – the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.
Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Embassy in Abidjan, Cote d’ Ivoire.
More information: https://ci.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/