Friday, April 20, 2012

Office Clerk (Assistant) at U.S Embassy

U.S. Embassy in Abuja is seeking to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for the position of Office Clerk in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) inAbuja.

Position Title: Office Clerk

FSN-04/FP-AA Trainee level (Position will be filled at the FSN-04 trainee level with promotion target grade of FSN-05/FP-09 after one year with supervisor’s recommendation)
Open To: All Interested Candidates
Ref: A96079
Annoucement No: 2012-025
Location: Abuja -Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Work Hours: Full-time; 40 hours/week
Salary: OR-Ordinarily Resident: N1, 393,184 per annum (Starting basic Salary)
Position Grade: FSN-04 in addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the U.S. Mission Local Compensation Plan (LCP)..
NOR-Not Ordinarily Resident: (AEFM) - US$61,759;
EFM/MOH – US$24,518 (Starting Salary) per annum.
Position Grade: FP-AA

Basic Functions of the Position
The incumbent serves as clerical assistant supporting CDC Nigeria administrative functions. Incumbent also supports front office reception duties, maintain files and records, prepares basic CDC reports and communications, drafts and responds to routine correspondence for approval by the American CDC supervisor.

Position Requirements

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 education is required.

1 - 2 years of experience as a Receptionist, or Clerical Assistant is required

Level III (Good Knowledge) Speaking/Reading in English is required.

Must have a solid foundation of office procedures, manners and decorum.

Must demonstrate the ability to learn and perform clerical duties with minimal supervision.

Incumbent must be able to professionally answer telephone calls and accurately take relay messages to the appropriate staff.

Application Closing Date
April 29, 2012

How To Apply
Interested applicants for this position must submit the following, or the application will not be considered:

Application for U.S. 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.

Submit application to:

Embassy of the United States of America
Human Resources Office
Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive
Central District Area

Point of Contact
Tel: 09-461-4000 Ext 4261
Fax: 09-461-4036
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