Pakistan

Vacancy Details

About

Announcement Number:
Islamabad-2019-20
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Islamabad
Position Title:
Cashier (Consular)
Open Period:
03/06/2019 - 03/19/2019 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT+5
Series/Grade:
LE - 0415 5
Salary:
PKR ₨733,877
Work Schedule:
Full-time -
Promotion Potential:
LE-5
Duty Location(s):
1 Vacancy in

Islamabad, PK
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
HR Recruitment Team
051-208-4000
Pakjobs@state.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Permanent
Appointment Type Details:
Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
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 hours per week).


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
Travel Required:
Not Required

Duties

Basic Function of the Position – The incumbent is a member of the Consular Section (Correspondence and Support Unit) and serves as the section’s cashier. S/he provides cashiering services daily for all consular section customers and for the Department of Homeland Security office.  S/he is responsible for processing payments in cash (U.S. dollars and local currency) and credit cards, maintaining all financial accountability records and reconciling daily transactions. Monitors fee payment status for immigrant visa interviews. Generates daily, monthly and annual reports through the Automated Cash Register System (ACRS). S/he answers incoming correspondence from the general public, nonimmigrant/immigrant visa applicants and U.S. congressional offices. Researches status of cases using the Non-Immigrant Visa (NIV), Immigrant Visa (IV), and American Citizens Services (ACS) applications, as well as the Consular Consolidated Database (CCD). S/he also provides administrative and logistical support to other units in the Consular Section by ordering supplies, submitting maintenance requests, monitoring inventory to ensure re-supply requests are submitted timely and processing time & attendance (T&A) submissions in the absence of the primary T&A administrator. S/he maintains proficiency in online administrative support systems in order to provide aforementioned services.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: Minimum one year of cashier and/or accounting experience is required.


JOB KNOWLEDGE: The incumbent must have good working knowledge of cashiering and/or accounting principles. S/he must possess knowledge of record-keeping, U.S. dollar denominations and familiarity with U.S. dollar counterfeiting countermeasures. S/he must reflects knowledge of local currency denominations and familiarity with local currency counterfeiting countermeasures. S/he must have familiarity with credit cards and credit card processing.

Education Requirements:

Completion of Higher Secondary School (12 years of education) is required.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE: Level III (good working knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking of English and Urdu is required. English language skills will be tested. 


SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The incumbent must have strong interpersonal and customer service skills. S/he must have basic computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher) and be comfortable using internet. S/he must be able to work under tight deadlines. S/he must have the ability to work in a changing and sometimes high-pressure environment. Computer skills 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.

Qualifications:

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

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:
Agency Benefits:

Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Islamabad, Pakistan 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 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:https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va


ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA:


1. Management may consider any of the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.


2. Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.


3. Current NOR employees 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, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.


4. The candidate must be able to obtain and hold the local security certification.


5. 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.


6. Current employees who have voluntarily been reassigned/promoted from one position to another are not eligible to apply for six months from the effective date of the reassignment/promotion.


7. Current employees who have received any job-related training are not eligible to apply in another section/agency for six months from the effective date of the training.


8. U.S. Mission Pakistan will not bear any travel expenses for testing, interviews, pre-employment clearances (if selected) or relocation for joining.

How to Apply

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification or Public Trust clearance.


To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site (https://pk.usembassy.gov/embassy consulates/jobs/current-vacancies/).

Required Documents:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:


• DD-214 - This document is only required from applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran. These applicants 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.

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 or phone.


Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Islamabad, Pakistan.