Cameroon

Vacancy Details

About

Announcement Number:
Yaounde-2021-030RA2
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Yaounde
Position Title:
Consular Assistant - U.S. EFMs Only / All Agencies
Open Period:
10/05/2021 - 10/19/2021 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT+1
Series/Grade:
FP - 1405 8
Salary:
USD $34,021
Work Schedule:
Part-time -
Promotion Potential:
FP-8
Duty Location(s):
2 Vacancy in

Yaounde, CM
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
HR Section
000-000-0000
ydeapplicants@state.gov

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.

•    U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) - All Agencies
Security Clearance Required:
Secret/Confidential Clearance
Appointment Type
Temporary
Appointment Type Details:
NTE 5 years
Marketing Statement:

We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

Summary:

The work schedule for this position is:



  • Part Time (20 hours per week)


Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time upon receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:
No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No

Duties

Basic Function of the Position: The Consular Clerk is part of a 17-person office, including 4 U.S. Direct-Hire (USDH) officers, 2 cleared American local-hires, and 11 Locally-Engaged Staff (LES). The incumbent reports directly to the Consular Chief but works closely with the senior LES and USDH officers. While the incumbent will not have supervisory responsibilities, their activities are intended to encompass the entire section, so collaboration and coordination will be essential. This is a part-time position and requires a secret-level clearance. Consular work will include aspects of American Citizen Services (ACS), Immigrant Visas (IV), and Non Immigrant Visas (NIV).

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: One year para-professional experience is required.


(please note that one credited year of working experience is equal to 40 hours/week x 52 weeks or 2080 hours)

Education Requirements:

A secondary school diploma is required.


(Please note that you need to submit U.S. education equivalency certification/transcript if you studied in a foreign college/university).

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE: Fluency in English Reading/Writing/Speaking is required. This may be tested.


SKILLS AND ABILITIES : The Incumbent must have basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, and Access). This may be tested. 


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 U.S. Embassy specific medical and security certifications.

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:
Agency Benefits:

Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in (insert post and/or country name) 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:



  1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

  2. AEFM / USEFM

  3. 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.

How to Apply

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Secret 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.



  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)

  • DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)

  • Residency and/or Diplomatic card

  • SF-50 (if applicable)

  • Other supporting documents

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 Yaounde, Cameroon.