Monday, April 16, 2012

US Embassy Vacancy : Distribution Clerk

US Embassy in Nigeria is recruiting for suitable and qualified candidate for the position of Distribution Clerk in the Public Affairs Section.

Job Title: Distribution Clerk – FSN-04
(Temporary – not to exceed 9 Months)
Ref: A60016
Location: Abuja – Public Affairs Section (PAS)
Applicability: All Interested Candidates
Open to: All Interest Candidates
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 – (USEFM) – US$24,518 (Starting Salary) per annum.
Position Grade: FP-AA

The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is seeking to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for
the position of Distribution Clerk in the Public Affairs Section.

Basic Function of the Position:

The incumbent is working under the general direction of PAS Program Management Assistant, he/she discharges support responsibilities for the overall administrative operations of the PAS office. This duties include dispatching, dissemination and receiving of PAS out-going and incoming mails, pouches and parcels; maintainace and operation of office machines, helping to set up venues for PAS programs, periodic delivery of USG poured collections for the American Corners, ordering and issuing expendable supplies or other office requirements.

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 education is required.

Minimum of two years of experience working in an office environment with experience operating modern office machinery is required.

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

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

Must have ability to operate office equipment (copiers, fax machines, telephone, computers, scanners, shredders).

Must possess moderate computer skills, especially operating a computer in Windows environment and using applications such as MS Word, Excel, Internet research method, outlook etc.

Selection Process

When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans receive preference. Therefore, candidates must specifically address the required qualifications in the application.

Additional Selection Criteria

Management will consider nepotism or 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 (OR) 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 Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) employees 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 in a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
Application Deadline
18th April, 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, Abuja.

Tel: 09-461-4000 Ext 4261
Fax: 09-461-4036