Vacancy Details


Announcement Number:
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Tunis
Position Title:
USEFM CLO Assistant Job-share
Open Period:
04/03/2020 - 05/15/2020 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
FP - 0105 6
USD $42,149
Work Schedule:
Job sharing - 20hrs/week
Promotion Potential:
Duty Location(s):
1 Vacancy in

Tunis, TS
Telework Eligible:
For More Info:
HR Section


Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM, overseas comparability pay will apply.  Final FS salary determined by Washington D.C.

Appointment will not be made until position is vacated by current incumbent.

•    U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) - All Agencies
Security Clearance Required:
Appointment Type
Appointment Type Details:
Definite not to Exceed five years
Marketing Statement:

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


The work schedule for this position is:

  • Full Time (20 hours per week- job-share)

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

Appointment will not be made until position is vacated by current incumbent.

Supervisory Position:
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
Travel Required:
Not Required


The Assistant CLO will be primarily responsible for overseeing the production of the weekly newsletter, development and

updating of the CLO section of the Embassy website, and maintaining the CLO library. The assistant will also help the Community Liaison Office Coordinator with other duties as necessary and will maintain the basic services and functions

of the CLO office during the absence of the CLO. This is a full- time-shared position.

Qualifications and Evaluations


EXPERIENCE:  Two years of experience that includes extensive writing or editing, working with the public and customer service.    

JOB KNOWLEDGE: The successful candidate will have a basic understanding of how the mission functions, ability and confidence to meet and talk with a wide variety of people, good computer skills, and an ability to learn quickly.

Education Requirements:

High school diploma is required.



LANGUAGE: Level 4 (Fluency) speaking/reading/writing English is required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The successful candidate will have strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, especially Word and Publisher. Should know how to do simple manipulation of digital photos and use basic functions in Adobe Acrobat. He or she should be able to use the Internet and the State Intranet to research articles of interest, maintain the CLO web page and assist clients. He or she must have a SECRET or be able to receive one.

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.


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

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 Tunis, Tunisia 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.


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


  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 Top secret clearance. 

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

Required Documents:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)

  • Residency and/or Work Per

  • Passport copy

  • High school diploma

  • 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 or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email. 

For further information - the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, 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 Tunis, Tunisia.