Vacancy Details


Announcement Number:
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Dakar
Position Title:
Alternate Class B Cashier/ Voucher Examiner
Open Period:
09/28/2020 - 10/12/2020 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
LE - 0420 8
XOF CFA14,433,916 - XOF CFA14,433,916
Work Schedule:
Full-time -
Promotion Potential:
Duty Location(s):
Senegal, SG
Telework Eligible:
For More Info:
HR Section
33 879-4000


Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM - FS is FP 6. Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C. Open To: All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Marketing Statement:

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




The U.S. Mission in Dakar/Senegal is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Alternate Class B Cashier/ Voucher Examiner.



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


The Voucher Examiner is responsible for the accurate and timely processing of vouchers. The incumbent must be familiar with the information and appropriateness of the expenses as well as each agency's complicated accounting systems and be able to spot errors within the fiscal strip code on the vouchers. The incumbent is responsible for examining each document for correct fiscal data. As an Alternate Class B Cashier, the incumbent is responsible for operating an imprest fund of approximately USD 25,000 in both U.S. and local currency for Dakar and Bissau, and may take over Principal Class B Cashier duties with an accountability of USD 260,000. The cashier is an accountable employee and is personally responsible for safeguarding U.S. Government funds and supporting documentation.

Qualifications and Evaluations


EXPERIENCE: Three years’ experience within financial management and/or cashiering is required. 

Education Requirements:

University degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Accounting, or Finance is required



Level III English (good working Knowledge) writing/reading/speaking is required. (This may be tested)

Level III French (good working Knowledge) writing/reading/speaking is required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must have strong PC skills, including Excel and Word. Must be adept at dealing with cash transactions, including collections, payments, and reconciliation of accountability. Must possess a high degree of honesty and integrity. Excellent customer service skills are required. Good computer, computational and organizational skills are required. Must be able to work independently and to multi-task. Must have excellent judgment.


All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and 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 Dakar, Senegal 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:

Create an account on the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) Website at:

Choose Announcement Number DAKAR-2019-048R Alternate Class B Cashier/ Voucher Examiner and complete the online application. Upload any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. degrees certificates, work permits & SF 50 if applicable) into the Electronic Recruitment Application system.

Required Documents:

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)

  • Residency and/or Work Permit

  • University degree

  • 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 Dakar/ Senegal.