• Vacancy at The US Embassy in Nigeria

  • Posted on: 18 May, 2015 Deadline: 28 May, 2015
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  • The U.S. Consulate General in Lagos is seeking to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for the position in the General Services Office (GSO):

    The U.S. Consulate General in Lagos is seeking to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for the position in the General Services Office (GSO):

    Expeditor

    Position Grade: FSN-06/FP-08
    Work Hours: Full-time; 48 hours/week

    Basic Function

    • The incumbent performs general expeditor services for the departure and arrival of all U.S. Agencies personnel represented at post including their dependents, U.S. Grantees, TDY and VIP visitors.
    • This position is a shift position; the incumbent may be called upon at nights, weekends and holidays.

    Position Requirements
    Note: All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered.

    • Completion of Secondary School is required.
    • Minimum of two (2) years progressively responsible office or clerical experience which includes airport expeditor service is required.
    • Level III (Good working knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required. Language proficiency will be tested.
    • Knowledge of Nigeria's relevant contact agencies; Nigerian Federal Airport Authority (FAAN); Nigerian Customs and Immigration clearing procedures, rules, regulation and familiarity with airlines check-in procedures is required.
    • Must be computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Word & Excel packages.
    • A valid professional driver's license is required.

    Selection Process
    When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

    Additional Selection Criteria

    • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
    • Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
    • Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
    • Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
    • Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

    Salary
    OR - Ordinarily Resident
     - N3,154,846 p.a. (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-06
    In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
    Nor - Not Ordinary Resident AEFM - US$36,353 EFM/MOH - US$31,301 (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-08

    Application Closing Date 
    28th May, 2015

    Method of Application
    Interested applicants for this position MUST submit the following, or the application will not be considered:

    • Application for US Federal Employment (DS-174); or a current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information as a DS-174; plus,
    • Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.
    • Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
    • A type-written and signed application letter specifically applying for this position, and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised. Please reference the job title and announcement number on the application letter.
    • Limit all electronic (e-mail) submissions to one entry/e-mail not larger than 5MB. Please submit attachments in PDF and Word formats, not pictures.
    • E-mails received without the appropriate subject line and incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Submit Application To
    Embassy of the United States of America
    Human Resources Office,
    Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive,
    Central District Area,
    Abuja.

    Or submit to: HRNigeria@state.gov

    Click here to download Application Form for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174) (PDF 1.78 MB)

    Click here to download the Instructions for Completing DS-174 (PDF 2.40 MB)

    Note: All not ordinarily resident applicants must have the required work and residency permits to be eligible for consideration. A U.S. Citizen EFM does not have to be residing in country to be considered, but the sponsoring officer under C.O.M Authority does have to be officially assigned to post.

    Expeditor

     

    Position Grade: FSN-06/FP-08
    Work Hours: Full-time; 48 hours/week

    Basic Function
    The incumbent performs general expeditor services for the departure and arrival of all U.S. Agencies personnel represented at post including their dependents, U.S. Grantees, TDY and VIP visitors.
    This position is a shift position; the incumbent may be called upon at nights, weekends and holidays.

    Position Requirements
    Note: All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered.

    • Completion of Secondary School is required.
    • Minimum of two (2) years progressively responsible office or clerical experience which includes airport expeditor service is required.
    • Level III (Good working knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required. Language proficiency will be tested.
    • Knowledge of Nigeria's relevant contact agencies; Nigerian Federal Airport Authority (FAAN); Nigerian Customs and Immigration clearing procedures, rules, regulation and familiarity with airlines check-in procedures is required.
    • Must be computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Word & Excel packages.
    • A valid professional driver's license is required.

    Selection Process
    When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

    Additional Selection Criteria

    • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
    • Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
    • Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
    • Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
    • Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

    Salary
    OR - Ordinarily Resident - N3,154,846 p.a. (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-06
    In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
    Nor - Not Ordinary Resident AEFM - US$36,353 EFM/MOH - US$31,301 (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-08

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants for this position MUST submit the following, or the application will not be considered:

    • Application for US Federal Employment (DS-174); or a current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information as a DS-174; plus,
    • Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.
    • Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
    • A type-written and signed application letter specifically applying for this position, and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised. Please reference the job title and announcement number on the application letter.
    • Limit all electronic (e-mail) submissions to one entry/e-mail not larger than 5MB. Please submit attachments in PDF and Word formats, not pictures.
    • E-mails received without the appropriate subject line and incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Submit Application To

    Embassy of the United States of America
    Human Resources Office,
    Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive,
    Central District Area,
    Abuja.
    Or submit to: HRNigeria@state.gov

    Click here to download Application Form for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174) (PDF 1.78 MB)

    Click here to download the Instructions for Completing DS-174 (PDF 2.40 MB)

    Note: All not ordinarily resident applicants must have the required work and residency permits to be eligible for consideration. A U.S. Citizen EFM does not have to be residing in country to be considered, but the sponsoring officer under C.O.M Authority does have to be officially assigned to post.

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