Embassy Niamey recruits 01 RSO Assistant- U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs)

Embassy Niamey recruits 01 RSO Assistant- U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs)

Embassy Niamey

Announcement Number: Niamey-2019-009R6
Hiring Agency: Embassy Niamey
Position Title: RSO Assistant- U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All Agencies
Open Period:  09/15/2020
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Vacancy Time Zone: GMT+1
Series/Grade: FP – 0105 8
Salary: USD $38,468
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours
Promotion Potential: FP-8
Duty Location(s): 1 in Niamey, NG
Telework Eligible: No
For More Info:  HR Section
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Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: For USEFM – FS is  actual FS 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: Top Secret
Appointment Type Permanent
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 his/her candidacy may end.
Supervisory Position: No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
Travel Required: Not Required
Basic Function of the Position –  The incumbent will be responsible for performing general clerical, procedural, budget and detailed administrative support work to the Regional Security Office pertaining to a multitude of security issues, both classified and unclassified. The incumbent will need to work independently and possess strong communication skills as they are in contact with many diverse individuals on a daily basis. Incumbent will require unescorted access to the CAA and a Top Secret security clearance.
Qualifications and Evaluations
EXPERIENCE: Two years of demonstrated administrative work experience is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE:   Operating knowledge of standard office equipment (PCs, faxes, phones, copying machines, etc.). Knowledge of Tags and Terms for the general principles of filing, general office procedures and computer-based data management for. Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook to organize tasks, calendars, and contact databases.
Education Requirements: U.S. High School diploma is required.
LANGUAGE:  Level IV (fluent), reading/writing/speaking English is required.
— Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) to organize and present information, and Internet Explorer.
— Must be able to type at a minimum of 30 wpm (this may be tested).
— Must be able to find innovative solutions to practical problems.
— Must be able to plan, organize and prioritize complex tasks to meet tight deadlines.
— Must be able to prioritize and handle several different tasks at once and maintain a high standard performance while under pressure.
— Must be able to find information quickly using written and on-line sources on the internet and to distinguish reliable from unreliable information.
— Must be able to write logically and clearly, developing and expressing ideas effectively, while following the general rules of standard written English.
— Must be able to proof read documents written by others.
— Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally with the local and diplomatic community.
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 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. 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:
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.
AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
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 Mission internet site.
Required Documents:
Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
Copy of 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.


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