Embassy Niamey recruits 01 Human Resources Assistant – U.S Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs)- All Agencies
How to Apply
AboutAnnouncement Number: Niamey-2021-008RHiring Agency: Embassy NiameyPosition Title: Human Resources Assistant – U.S Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs)- All AgenciesOpen Period: – 07/14/2021 Format MM/DD/YYYYVacancy Time Zone: GMT+1Series/Grade: FP – 0305 6Salary: Not SpecifiedWork Schedule: Full-time – 40 HoursPromotion Potential: FP-6Duty Location(s): 1 in Niamey, NGTelework Eligible: No
For More Info: HR Section 000-000-0000 HRONiamey@state.gov
Hiring Path: • Open to the publicWho May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: For USEFM – FP is 06. 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: SecretAppointment 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 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 his/her candidacy may end.
Supervisory Position: NoRelocation Expenses Reimbursed: NoTravel Required: Not Required
DutiesThe AEFM Human Resources Assistant position is part of the Human Resources Office, U.S. Embassy in Niamey. Incumbent manages Post’s recruitment/hiring/training/evaluation (all aspects) of the Family Member (EFM) employment program at Post to include both FMA and EPAP appointments. Incumbent drafts all correspondence such as emails, letters and cables, etc. related to this Program and works directly with AF-EX/HR regarding appointments and terminations. Incumbent assists the R/HRO, MO and Front Office with special HR-related projects as requested. Incumbent also provides day-to-day assistance to USDH personnel as needed or as requested by the R/HRO. In the absence of the R/HRO, provides day-to-day guidance to the six (6) LE Staff located in the HR Office as well as the two (2) language instructors. This position is under the supervision of the R/HRO. The HR Office is a service provider for Department of State, USAID, CDC, Department of Defense, Department of Justice, and the Marines.
Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 3 years work experience in a Human Resources, Administrative office work, teaching, or project management setting is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Optional: Some knowledge of U.S. federal employment system, the Privacy Act and Customer Service methods.
Education Requirements:Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Liberal Arts, or Business Administration is required.
Evaluations:LANGUAGE: Mandatory: Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English. This maybe tested.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES Optional: Strong interpersonal relationships at all levels within the Mission. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to multitask and work under stress. Demonstrated organizational skills and the ability to develop short and long-range work plans and goals. Effective conflict resolution skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point) is required
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 Info
Benefits: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.
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 Secret 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:In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.
Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
Residency and/or Work Permit
Degree (not transcript)
Degree with transcript
Certificate or License
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/