Tanzania

Vacancy Details

About

Announcement Number:
DaresSalaam-2019-039
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Dar Es Salaam
Position Title:
Administrative Assistant (All Interested Candidates)
Open Period:
10/01/2019 - 10/08/2019 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT+3
Series/Grade:
LE - 0105 6
Salary:
TZS TSh19,284,336 - TZS TSh19,284,336
Work Schedule:
Full-time - 40 hours a week - work schedule
Promotion Potential:
LE-6
Duty Location(s):
1
in
Dar Es Salaam, TZ
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
HR Section
022-229-4000
dar-recruitment@state.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Permanent
Appointment Type Details:
Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
Marketing Statement:

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

Summary:

The U.S. Mission in Dar es Salaam is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Administrative Assistant in the Health Unit.

Supervisory Position:
No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No
Travel Required:
Occasional Travel

Occasional Travel

Duties

The incumbent oversees, directs, and executes all administrative functions and responsibilities for the Medical Unit as assigned by the Direct Hire Foreign Service Medical Specialists (RMO, RMOP, and MP). The incumbent acts as a liaison and facilitator between the medical unit staff, officers from different sections of the Mission, family members, LE Staff, personnel from other agencies and regional posts, and medical, nursing and ancillary health services within the local community. The incumbent is under the direct supervision of the Medical Provider.


PS: additional Major Duties and Responsibilities are attached separately to the vacancy announcement. 

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: Minimum one (1) year of experience as an Office Manager or Administrative Assistant is required.


JOB KNOWLEDGE: Understanding of basic accounting principles are required.

Education Requirements:

Two years of general college or university studies is required.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE: English level III (Good working knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required. (this may be tested)
                   Swahili level III Local Language (good working knowledge, speaking/reading/writing) is required.


SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Proficiency in Microsoft (MS) Outlook to organize tasks, calendars, and contact databases; MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) to organize and present information, and Internet Explorer is required.


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 medical and security certifications.

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:
Agency Benefits:

The U.S. Mission in Dar es Salaam offers compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.

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:

To apply for this position, applicants MUST apply electronically via ERA.


For more information, visit this link https://tz.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/

Required Documents:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:



  • Copy of College or University Certificate

  • Transcript

  • Proof of Citizenship

  • Residency Permit (if not a Citizen)

  • Other (if any)

  • Other 2 

Next Steps:

Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted only via email. 


Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Tanzania.