Embassy Niamey recruits 01 Administrative Clerk- US Citizen Eligible Family Members (EFM) (Financial Management Assistant)
Announcement Number:Niamey-2022-004Hiring Agency:Embassy NiameyPosition Title: Administrative Clerk- US Citizen Eligible Family Members (EFM) (Financial Management Assistant)Open Period:03/14/2022 – 09/30/2022 Format MM/DD/YYYYVacancy Time Zone: GMT+1Series/Grade: LE – 0105 6Salary: Not Specified
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 Hours per weekPromotion Potential: LE-6Duty Location(s): 1 Vacancy in Niamey, NGTelework Eligible: No
For More Info: HR Section 2072-6061-28077 HRONiamey@state.gov
OverviewHiring Path: • Open to the publicWho May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: For USEFM – FP is XX. Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.Only one Open-to category should remain: • U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All Agencies
Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background InvestigationAppointment Type: PermanentAppointment 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.
Summary:The work schedule for this position is: Full Time 40 of 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: NoRelocation Expenses Reimbursed: NoTravel Required: Not Required
DutiesProvides a wide range of functional assistance to the Embassy Financial Management Center (FMC). Manages incoming and outgoing communications for the FMC. Manages the submission of all Mission vouchers which are submitted to FMC or PSU for processing. S/he receives all invoices, payment claims and miscellaneous administrative vouchers for registration and distribution. Provides a full range of executive assistant duties keeping office files and records in accordance with DOS record retention policies and is the in charge of sending notifications, rejections, or seeking clarification from external customers. As needed, escorts non-cleared personnel and outside contractors into non-Controlled Access Areas (non-CAA) for the performance of their duties
Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:EXPERIENCE: Four years prior work experience in office management/administration is required.
Education Requirements:Two years of University studies in business administration, finance, accounting, or host country equivalent is required
Evaluations: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: Mandatory: Copy from Section 15(d) of PD. List each language separately. Post must not list the language level number (i.e. I, II, III, IV) but only list the term associated to the level (i.e. Basic, Good Working Knowledge).
SKILLS AND ABILITIES Optional: This is not required, but if used, derive from Section 15(f) of PD. These must be specific and clearly worded. The information added here will be used to qualify the applicants during the recruitment process.
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.
Qualifications:All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
Benefits and Other InfoBenefits:Agency Benefits:Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Niamey, Niger 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:For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following link.
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:1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*2. AEFM / USEFM3. 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”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, 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 Public Trust clearance.
To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.
Required Documents:To qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested degree and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. Failure to provide requested information, or the information is insufficient to verify eligibility, may result in disqualification for this position.
All Applicants:• Residency and/or Work Permit• Degree (not transcript)• Degree with transcript• Language Scores (if available)• Driver’s License• Certificate or License
Eligible Family Member Applicants:
• Copy of Sponsor’s Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)• Passport copy• DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)• SF-50 (if applicable)
Next Steps: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. Mission in Niamey, Niger.
More information: https://ne.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/