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  • Posted: Apr 22, 2021
    Deadline: May 6, 2021
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  • A diplomatic mission is a group of people from one state or an international inter-governmental organisation (such as the United Nations) present in another state to represent the sending state/organisation officially in the receiving state. In practice, a diplomatic mission usually denotes the resident mission, namely the office of a country's diplomatic re...
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    Expediter - All Interested Candidates (Travel Expediter)

    Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-054
    Series/Grade: LE - 0910 6
    Promotion Potential: LE-6
    Work Schedule: Full-time - 48 hour per week
    Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos

    Overview

    • Hiring Path: Open to the public
    • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
      • For USEFM - FP is 08.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
      • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
    • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust - Background Investigation
    • Appointment Type: Permanent
    • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

    Summary

    • The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (48 hours per week)
    • Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end .
    • Travel Required: Not Required

    Duties

    • Under the supervision of the Travel Supervisor, the incumbent assists with all travel arrangements as necessary for mission personnel.
    • Performs general expediter services of all U.S. Agencies personnel and visitors.
    • Meets arriving and departing U.S. Mission personnel at the International and Domestic terminals in the airport.
    • Facilitate passenger arrivals and departures through check-in, customs, immigration, and luggage areas.

    Qualifications and Evaluations
    Education Requirements:

    • Completion of Secondary School is required.

    Experience:  

    • Three (3) years progressively responsible experience as an airport expediter, or providing protocol or airline logistics-related services is required.

    Job Knowledge:

    • Good working knowledge of standard airline travel regulations and policies is required.
    • Good working knowledge of Customs, Immigration and Port Health authority's procedures for clearing cargo/and navigation within the airport is required.

    Evaluations:

    • This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.

    Language:

    • Good working knowledge in speaking/reading/writing English is required.

    Skills and Abilities:

    • Good computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Word processing and spreadsheet programs is required.
    • Must have strong drafting skills to draft correspondence to Embassies, airlines and hotels. Must be able to use radio network, laptop and/or tablet.
    • Must be able to interact professionally with all level at all times (American personnel, airport authorities, hotels etc.) 

    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
    Agency Benefits:

    • Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria 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.

    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.

    Marketing Statement:

    Salary
    NGN 5,800,916 ($34,021) / Annum

    Method of Application

    Important Information

    • 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:
    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.

    • Residency and/or Work Permit
    • Secondary School Certificat

    For EFMs, in addition to the above:

    • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
    • 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 Lagos, Nigeria.
    • For More Info: HR Section 09-461-4000 [email protected]
    Interested and qualified? Go to US Embassy on erajobs.state.gov to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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