Egypt

About

Announcement Number:
EGYPT-2018-83
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Cairo
Position Title:
Admin Clerk (Office of Land force)
Open Period:
08/15/2018 - 08/29/2018 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT-4
Series/Grade:
LE - 0105 6
Salary:
EGP £102,394 - EGP £102,394
Work Schedule:
Full-time - Personal Services Agreement for one year with the possibility of extension for nine options years.
Promotion Potential:
LE-6
Duty Location(s):
1 Vacancy in

Cairo, EG
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
Jane Ramsis
02-2797-3300
CairoJobs@state.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Competitive service
• Open to the public
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Permanent
Appointment Type Details:
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Marketing Statement:

We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees: https://careers.state.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Eight-Qualities-of-Overseas-Employees.pdf

Summary:

The U.S. Mission in CAIRO/EGYPT is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for position of Admin Clerk. The work schedule for this position is: Full Time 40 hrs. Per week.

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

based on business needs

Duties

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION


Serves as Admin Clerk to the Land Forces Branch Chief/performing a wide range of management, administrative and secretarial duties in an office, which serves over 100military and civilian members. Admin Clerk serves in an office whose responsibilities include the tracking of 600 contractors, 250 security assistance cases, and maintaining relationships with the Egyptian military.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:


Three years of secretarial/administrative experience, including at least one year in a U.S. Government organization; prior computer word processing experience; and prior customer service experience are required.


 


 


 


 


 



JOB KNOWLEDGE: thorough knowledge of standard office procedures, correspondence practices and filing systems.

Education Requirements:

Completion of B.A. degree in languages, Arts, Management, Business Administration, or related field is required.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  Level IV (Fluent) spoken and written English and Arabic ability is required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Good judgment, strong initiative, and the ability to work independently are
required. Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Access, Excel) is required.

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

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.

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:

Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), locally-resident EFMs and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in CAIRO/EGYPT 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 the 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.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

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

(2) AEFM / USEFM

(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? (https://www.icass.gov/hr-oe/)

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA:

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 clearance. To apply for this position applicants must electronically submit the documents listed below to be considered for employment. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible and qualified. To apply for this position click the "Submit Application" button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site https://eg.usembassy.gov/jobs

Required Documents:

• Residency and/or Work Permit
• Degree (not transcript)
• Current resume

Next Steps:

Applicants who are invited to take a language, skills, 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 CAIRO/EGYPT