Vacancy Details


Announcement Number:
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Dar Es Salaam
Position Title:
ESO LOGISTICIAN (American Eligible Family Members Only)
Open Period:
11/27/2018 - 12/28/2018 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
FS - 0105 7
USD $43,031 - USD $43,031
Work Schedule:
Full-time - Full time - 40 hours a week
Promotion Potential:
Duty Location(s):
Dar Es Salaam, TZ
Telework Eligible:
For More Info:
HR Section


Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Security Clearance Required:
Top Secret
Appointment Type
Marketing Statement:

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The ESO provides technical security support and services to posts in its region. The employee manages the ESO inventory and is responsible for supply chain management, logistic operations, procurement, and inventory reconciliation of systems and equipment maintained by the ESO. Also assists with administrative duties, travel arrangements, and tracking the office travel budget. Supervised by the officer in Charge in ESO (OIC/ESO).

Supervisory Position:
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
Travel Required:
Occasional Travel

Travels occasionally.


Logistical Duties (30% of time)

The incumbent provides and coordinates logistical support for Security Engineering Officers, Security Technical Specialists, Secretary of State Detail, Naval Support Unit Seabees and Regional Security Technicians. This will include the ordering, procurement, shipping, receiving, inventorying, and warehousing of tools, equipment, materials, and supplies. This may also include trip scheduling, budgeting, usage projections and other tasks. Develops an understanding of customers' needs and take actions to ensure that such needs are met.

Through on line systems and travel to all regional posts, ensures logistician operations throughout the region meet the OIC/ESO, Regional Director of Security Engineering, and State Department's policies and standards. Perform other security-related tasks in support of the ESO and the embassy, as directed by the OIC.

The employee conducts administrative management studies into the possible ways and means for (a) effecting regional logistical operations, efficiencies, and economies, (b) ensuring the most effective utilization of all technical security support personnel, and (c) developing regional logistical support plans which will meet challenges in the region served by ESO Dar es Salaam.

CMMS (25% of time)

The employee oversees the administration and upkeep of logistics information in the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) in the region supported by the ESO. This includes entering and completing forms for asset management, purchase requests, purchase orders, and work orders.

Shipment Coordination (10% of time)

The employee may be required to conduct a variety of hands-on physicals tasks as directed. This may include lifting heavy boxes and shipping containers, unpacking bulky or heavy items, and disposing of packaging material. This may also require working from a ladder, or even working above suspended ceilings, storage areas, conduit risers, roof platforms, or other dirty or unusual environments. This is necessary to locate equipment for inventory.

Inventory Reconciliation Duties, Maintenance and Reports (10% of time)

The employee conducts annual inventory reconciliation for all ESO Dar es Salaam DS capitalized assets, non-expendable items, and other equipment as directed by the OIC. The employee will prepare related forms and reports documenting the inventory findings and results.

Administrative (25% of time)

The employee will assist the ESO with administrative tasks. This includes office duties, coordinating travel requirements, maintaining the budget, and assisting with travel arrangements.

The employee must develop and maintain a strong working relationship with the embassy's Management Section (Financial Management, General Services, Contracting and Procurement) in arranging for services as needed and resolving local and regional problems regarding such services.

Job holder will perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Evaluations


Minimum two years' experience in a customer- or service-provider position is required.

Education Requirements:

High School diploma or greater is required.


Level IV (fluent) in English language (speaking, writing and reading) is required. (this may be tested).


Must be proficient in computer programs Word, Outlook, and Excel.

Benefits and Other Info

Other Information:

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:

  • High School Diploma

  • Current Resume

  • Proof of Citizenship

  • Other Document

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.