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.
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.