Friday, June 22, 2012

US Embassy Recruits Senior Expeditor

The US embassy in Abuja is seeking to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for the position of Senior Expeditor in the General Services Office (GSO).

Position Title: Senior Expeditor 


Ref: A52622

Location: Abuja - General Service Office

Applicability: All Interested Candidates

Open To: All Interested Candidates

Work Hours: Full-time; 48 hours/week

Salary: OR - Ordinarily Resident–N3,874,684 p.a. (Starting basic salary)

Position Grade: FSN-08

In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid

in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.

NOR - AEFM – US$44,737

EFM/MOH - US$38,394, (Starting Salary) p.a.

Position Grade: FP-06

Basic Function of the Position:

Incumbent expedites and supervises other Embassy expeditors as they perform general

travel expeditor services for all U.S. Agencies personnel represented at post including

their dependents, U.S. Grantees, TDY and VIP visitors.

To obtain a copy of this announcement please visit our Mission websites at:


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.

1. Completion of Secondary School is required.

2. Minimum of five (5) years work experience in the travel industry, including two (2)

years supervisory experience is required.

3. Level III (Good working knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is


4. Thorough knowledge of Nigerian immigration rules, customs regulations and

familiarity with airlines check-in procedures is required.

5. Must be computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Word & Excel packages,

with at least level I typing ability (less than 40 WPM).

6. A valid professional driver’s license is required.

Application Closing Date

June 29, 2012

How To Apply

Interested applicants for this position MUST submit the following, or the application

will not be considered:

1. Application for US Federal Employment (DS-174); or a current resume or

curriculum vitae that provides the same information as a DS-174; plus.

2. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form

DD-214 with their application.

3. Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned)

that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

4. 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


Or submit to


Tel: 09-461-4000 Ext 4261

Closing Date: 29 June, 2012