Nepal

Vacancy Details

About

Announcement Number:
Kathmandu-2020-018
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Kathmandu
Position Title:
Administrative Clerk (Receptionist) - All Interested Candidates
Open Period:
07/02/2020 - 07/16/2020 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT+5.75
Series/Grade:
LE - 0105 5
Salary:
NPR ₨658,451
Work Schedule:
Full-time - 40 hours per week.
Promotion Potential:
LE-5
Duty Location(s):
1 Vacancy in

Kathmandu, NP
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
HR Section
977-1- 423-4000
Recruitktm1@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 Kathmandu, Nepal is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Administrative Clerk.  The working title of the position is Receptionist (Medical Unit).  This vacancy is open to all interested applicants.


The work schedule for this position is Full Time (40 hours per week).


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

Supervisory Position:
No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No
Travel Required:
Not Required

Duties

The incumbent provides general administrative and clerical support for the U.S. Mission Medical Unit. The incumbent will be responsible for answering incoming calls, directing calls to appropriate staff in the medical unit, mail distribution, correspondence, requisition of supplies as well as other clerical duties.  The incumbent is the first point of contact for patients and visitors to the Medical Unit and must maintain absolute patient confidentiality at all times.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  At least one year of secretarial or receptionist experience is required.


JOB KNOWLEDGE:  Good knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures is required. Knowledge of customer service principles and practices is required.

Education Requirements:

Completion of Higher Secondary education is required.

Evaluations:

These may be tested ( Language, Skills, and Abilities).  


LANGUAGE:  Good Working Knowledge of Reading/Writing/Speaking English is required.  Fluent Reading/Writing/Speaking Nepali is required.


Please specify in your application your level of proficiency in ALL languages listed above.


SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The ability to use various computer applications such as MS Word, Excel and Outlook 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:

Benefits will be discussed during job offer.

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 security clearance.


Applications must be completed and submitted through Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA).


Applicants must address each required qualification with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so will result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.


To apply, please click the “APPLY TO THIS VACANCY” button, create or log-in to your ERA account and begin the application process.


For information on ERA and detailed instructions on how to apply, please visit the ERA information page in our internet site below:


ERA information page-Internet site:


https://np.usembassy.gov/u-s-embassy-job-opportunities/


Paper or e-mailed applications are not accepted.

Required Documents:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application. In order to qualify based on education you must attach a copy of the education transcript that supports the education qualification requirement of the position by the closing date of the announcement.



  • Copy of Citizenship

  • Education transcript

  • List of references

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

  • SF-50 (if applicable)

  • Other 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. 


Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Kathmandu, Nepal.