EXPERIENCE: Two years of mail handling, logistics, supply, or warehouse is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of mail handling and office duplicating instructions, organization, functions, personnel and practices of the Mission is required. Ability to interpret and adhere to the FAM and Diplomatic Mail policies and procedures. Knowledge of processing inbound and outbound shipments utilizing the Integrated Logistical Management System (ILMS) software is required.
LANGUAGE: Level III (Good Working Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required. Level II spoken ability (limited knowledge) in any of the following local languages; Luganda, Swahili, Lusoga, Lugisu, Ateso, Japadhola, Runyakitara, Alur, Langi or Acholi is required. This may be tested.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Basic computer skills to include Microsoft Office. Level 1 typing - 20 w.p.m. is required. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs is required. Good organizational, communication and writing skills are required. Ability to work well under pressure and attention to detail is required. Multitasking in all areas of mailroom environment is required. Experience working with vendors and staff to run an effective mail room is required. Experience in running various office machines (Copier, paper cutter, folding machine, postage meter, and collator) is required. Ability to learn new concepts quickly and be self-motivated is required. This may be tested.
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.