Cameroon

Vacancy Details

About

Announcement Number:
Yaounde-2019-17
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Yaounde
Position Title:
Roving Office Management Assistant ([Enter Working Title - if applicable])
Open Period:
06/27/2019 - 07/11/2019 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT+1
Series/Grade:
FP - 0120 8
Salary:
USD $39,246
Work Schedule:
Full-time -
Promotion Potential:
FP-8
Duty Location(s):
1 Vacancy in

Yaounde, CM
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
HR Section
(237)222201500
ydeapplicants@state.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM - FS is 08.  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.

U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) - All Agencies
Security Clearance Required:
Top Secret
Appointment Type
Temporary
Appointment Type Details:
Definite not to Exceed 5 years minus 1 day
Marketing Statement:

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

Summary:

The work schedule for this position is:



  • Full Time (40 number of 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

Duties

Basic Function of the Position 


The incumbent performs clerical and administrative duties as an Office Management Assistant (OMA) for various sections of the Embassy as assigned pertaining to a multitude of administrative items, both classified and unclassified. The incumbent will need to work independently and possess strong communication skills as the incumbent will be in contact with many diverse individuals on a daily basis. Incumbent will require unescorted access to the Control Access Area (CAA) and a Top Secret security clearance.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  Minimum three (3) years of secretarial / office support staff clerical experience only, performing duties such as: filing, scanning, scheduling appointments/meetings, making travel arrangements, ordering office supplies, receiving telephone calls is required.


JOB KNOWLEDGE: Proficient in the use of standard office equipment (PCs, faxes, phones, copying machines, etc.) Knowledge of Tags and Terms for the general principles of filing, general office procedures and computer-based data management.

Education Requirements:

Completion of High School is required


 

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE: English level IV (Fluent) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required. This may be tested


SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must be proficient in Microsoft (MS) Outlook to organize tasks, calendars, and contact databases; of MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) to organize and present information, and Internet Explorer.
Must be able to type 40 wpm.
Must be able to find innovative solutions to practical problems.
Must be able to plan, organize and prioritize complex tasks to meet tight deadlines.
Must be able to prioritize and handle several different tasks at once and maintain a high standard performance while under pressure.
Must be able to find information quickly using written and on-line sources on the internet and to distinguish reliable from unreliable information.
Must be able to write logically and clearly, developing and expressing ideas effectively, while following the general rules of standard written English.
Must be able to proof read and edit documents written by others.
Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally with the local and diplomatic community.


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:

EFM 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 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)

  • 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 (insert post and/or country name).