Uganda

Vacancy Details

About

Announcement Number:
Kampala 2020-032
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Kampala
Position Title:
USEFM Assistant Community Liaison Office Coordinator
Open Period:
07/27/2020 - 08/27/2020 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT+3
Series/Grade:
FP - 0105 8
Salary:
USD $33,685
Work Schedule:
Part-time -
Promotion Potential:
FP-8
Duty Location(s):
1 Vacancy in

Kampala, UG
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
HR Section
000-000-0000
Klahr@state.gov

Overview

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

U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) - All Agencies

Security Clearance Required:
Top Secret
Appointment Type
Permanent
Appointment Type Details:
Definite not to Exceed 5 years
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: Part time 20 hours per week


Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (4 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:
No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No

Duties

The Community Liaison Office is a mandatory ICASS package and as such serves all participating USG agencies at post. The CLO is a rated ICASS service provider whose base constituency includes all direct-hire employees, eligible family members and members of household. In addition, the CLO program regularly provides services to TDYers, Contractors, and Locally employed staff.


The Assistant Community Liaison Office assists the CLO Coordinator in the day-to-day operations, development and management of post programs to maintain high morale in community members.             


The Assistant CLO identifies needs within the post community and responds with effective programming, information resources and referrals.  The incumbent works under the loose supervision of the CLO Coordinator and is expected to interact independently with CLO clientele and resources throughout Kampala.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: 3 years of office or professional work experience


JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must have working knowledge of event planning and local recreational facilities. Familiarity with American social, cultural events, customs and practices are important. Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools and the Internet for research, and graphic programs such as Photoshop and Microsoft Publisher.

Education Requirements:

High school diploma required.

Evaluations:

This may be tested


LANGUAGE:  English Level 3 (Good working knowledge, speaking, reading, and writing) is required.


SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Applying excellent interpersonal relationship skills; establishing priorities and organizing a large amount of varied information; exercising tact in dealing with the public; and drafting correspondence in precise and correct English are required skills for this position. Must be able to obtain and hold a Top Security clearance.


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 Uganda 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.

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)

  • Academic documents

  • 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 Uganda.