Tanzania

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Announcement Number:
TANZ-2019-003-RA
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Dar Es Salaam
Position Title:
Courier Escort (U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members Only)
Open Period:
02/08/2019 - 05/19/2019 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT+3
Series/Grade:
FS - 0105 8
Salary:
USD $38,468 - USD $38,468
Work Schedule:
Part-time - Part time - 20 hours per week
Promotion Potential:
FS-8
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:
U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) - All Agencies

This is a FP scale position
Security Clearance Required:
Top Secret
Appointment Type
Permanent
Marketing Statement:

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

Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the Information Program Officer (IPO), incumbent safeguards and protects U.S. Government classified pouches while in transit.

Supervisory Position:
No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No

Duties

Assist and escort all diplomatic couriers transiting Dar es Salaam: 40%


The Courier Escort will be responsible for meeting. Assisting and escorting the arriving and departing diplomatic couriers at Dar es Salaam International Airport.


Preparing, packing, and invoicing the classified diplomatic pouch: 40%


The Courier Escort will be required to work very irregular hours including late evening and early mornings, on any day of the week and/or holidays, preparing, packing, and invoicing the classified diplomatic pouch for the mission.
Performs all paperwork requirements related to the movement of classified diplomatic pouch material, to include; a) Maintaining adequate pouch bag inventory levels. (b) Maintain pouch invoices (c) Draft pouch receipt telegrams (ERS) and diplomatic courier route schedules. 


Secure safeguard of classified pouches: 20%


Must be willing to stand plane-side (on the tarmac) for long periods of time until flight has been given clearance to depart.
Provide direct and secure safeguard of classified pouches being loaded, stored, and/or transferred. The Courier Escort maintains good liaison with Embassy expediters and drivers as well as with airport Officials.


Note: This position description in no way states or implies that these are the complete duties to be performed by incumbent. Incumbent will be required to perform other duties as necessary and requested.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

One year of experience in an office operations in a government agency or a business, or an industrial firm servicing a client or client organization, demonstrating initiative, ingenuity, resourcefulness and judgment required to organize, implement and accomplish tasks is required.

Education Requirements:

High school diploma is required

Evaluations:

Must be able to work independently. Must be physically capable of preparing and moving or facilitating the move of large pouch bags (ability to lift mail bags up to 70 pounds several times a day). Computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite) and ILMS is required. Basic numerical skills and keyboard skills is required.

Qualifications:

All applicants under consideration will be required to pass security certifications.  

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:
Other Information:

THIS POSITION HAS A PROJECTED START DATE ON OR AROUND JULY 2019.

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:



  • Resume

  • High School Diploma

  • Passport copy / Proof of citizenship

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

  • SF-50 (if applicable)

  • Other (if any)

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.