Vacancy Details


Announcement Number:
Hiring Agency:
Consulate General Casablanca
Position Title:
Shipment Clerk - OBO- Casablanca
Open Period:
01/09/2021 - 01/23/2021 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
LE - 0905 6
MAD MAD146,597 - MAD MAD146,597
Work Schedule:
Full-time - Full time - 40 hours per week. The incumbent shall be available to work on a flexible schedule including occasional evening and/or weekend duty and regular overtime to be responsive to projects needs
Promotion Potential:
Duty Location(s):
Casablanca, MO
Telework Eligible:
For More Info:
HR Section


Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
All interested applicants / All sources
For USEFM -  Actual FP salary is determined by Washington D.C.
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Term appt, NTE 3 yrs
Appointment Type Details:
3- Term Appt, NTE 3 years. This is a fixed term appointment limited to the duration of the project, with a possibility of a few months extension to meet project completion. It is also 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.

The U.S. Consulate Casablanca is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Shipment Clerk in the Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO).

The work schedule is:

Full Time 40 h/week - on a flexible schedule (occasional evening, weekend duty & regular overtime to be responsive to project's needs)

Start date: Must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (2 months) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

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

The incumbent will be required to make  trips some of which may require occasional out-of-town stays


Working under the Supervisory Administrative Assistant of the Overseas Building Operations (OBO) project team, the Shipment Clerk obtains customs clearance for incoming and outgoing official shipments in support of the New Consulate Compound (NCC). The incumbent also works with the Ministry of Transportation to facilitate vehicle registration and inspection. The incumbent operates government-owned vehicle (GOVs) to carry out official duties on an as-needed basis. The incumbent provides other administrative support as assigned by the Project Director.

Qualifications and Evaluations


Experience: At least two years of experience in customs, shipping or logistics is required.


  • Must have strong knowledge of local cargo, shipping and customs procedures and regulations.

  • Must have strong Knowledge of local laws and regulations governing all types of vehicle use, registration, insurance, import/export, ect.

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma is required.



English level (Good working Knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required - Will be tested

Moroccan Arabic (Darija) Level (fluent) speaking is required - May be tested 

French Level  (Good working knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required - May be tested

Arabic Level (Good working Knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required- May be tested


Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) and Internet Research. Good interpersonal skills to interface efficiently with various contacts including end users, vendors, trucking companies, local officials as well as post contacts. Good knowledge of accepted record-keeping methods, to include developing a filing system, follow-up on projects, meeting deadlines. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Must hold a valid driver's licence.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: 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. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.


All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications and complete a mandatory probationary period for LE Staff.

Benefits and Other Info

Agency Benefits:

Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Morocco 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 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.


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


(3) FS on LWOP and CS in LWOP **

* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process. Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS in LWOP status with re-employment or reinstatement rights back to their agency or bureau.

What is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc? (


1. The Mission may consider any of the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.

2. Current employees of the Mission who have not successfully completed their initial probationary periods are not eligible to apply. Current employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory or MBC score of 100 points or less, on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.

3. Current employees of the Mission hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment. This does not apply for employees on a PSA (Temp), or those are hired on a When Actually Employed (WAE) or intermittent work schedule.

4. Candidates who are EFMs, USEFMs, AEFMs, or MOHs must have at least one year remaining on their sponsor’s tour of duty to be considered eligible to apply for this position.

How to Apply

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a local certification clearance.

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission Morocco internet site 

Required Documents:

• Residency and/or Work Permit

• High school Diploma

• Work Certificates

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

• SF-50 (if applicable)

Next Steps:

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

For further information - the complete postilion description listing of all duties, responsibility, 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 Morocco.