Embassy Niamey recruits 01 Admin Assistant – U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All Agencies (Management Roving Administrative Assistant)
Announcement Number: Niamey-2021-010R2Hiring Agency: Embassy Niamey Position Title: Admin Assistant – U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All Agencies (Management Roving Administrative Assistant) Open Period: 11/22/2021 – 12/30/2021 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone: GMT+1Series/Grade: FP – 0105 9Salary: (USD) $0Work Schedule: Intermittent – IntermittentPromotion Potential: FP-9Duty Location(s): 3 in Niamey, NGTelework Eligible: No
For More Info: HR Section 20-72-26-61 [email protected]
OverviewHiring Path: • Open to the publicWho May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: For USEFM – FS – 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: Secret/Confidential ClearanceAppointment Type: IntermittentAppointment 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: Part-time intermittent (irregular – WAE – When Actually Employed).
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
Duties Basic Function of the Position – Reports to the Human Resources (HR) Office and provides roving, temporary clerical and/or functional assistance to the Management section, and also to offices/sections within the Mission. As needed, escorts non-cleared personnel and outside contractors into Controlled Access Areas (CAA) and/or non-CAA for the performance of their duties. Secret is required for this position.
Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements: EXPERIENCE: One year clerical experience is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must be familiar with USG regulations and security procedures. A working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
Education Requirements: US High School diploma is required.
Evaluations: LANGUAGE: Level IV English fluency (written and spoken) is required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Basic keyboard skills and computer literacy. These may be tested. Ability to remain at all times and uses judgment in reporting questionable or suspicious activity is required. Ability to work a flexible schedule, often at short notice is required. Well-developed interpersonal skills are 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 security certifications.
Benefits and Other Info
Benefits: Agency 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.
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 Mission internet site.
Required Documents: Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application: 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)
Degree (not transcript)
DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
SF-50 (if applicable)
Letter(s) of recommendation
List of references
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/