Nepal

Vacancy Details

About

Announcement Number:
Kathmandu-2019-03
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Kathmandu
Position Title:
Assistant Dispatcher/Records Clerk
Open Period:
02/01/2019 - 02/15/2019 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT+5.75
Series/Grade:
LE - 1010 5
Salary:
NPR ₨562,720 - NPR ₨562,720
Work Schedule:
Full-time - 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential:
LE-5
Duty Location(s):
1 Vacancy in

Kathmandu, NP
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
HR Section
977-01-4234000
Recruitktm1@state.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
Current Employees of the Mission - All Agencies and/or U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs); Eligible Family Members (EFMs); or Declared Members of Household (MOHs) - All Agencies

For applicants who are USEFMs, the final grade/step for the position will be determined by Washington DC.  The proposed grade is FP-9.
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Permanent
Appointment Type Details:
This is a regular position with 40 hours/week work schedule.
Marketing Statement:

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

Summary:

The U.S. Mission in Kathmandu, Nepal is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Dispatcher/Records Clerk. This vacancy is open to Internal Applicants only.


The work schedule for this position is:Full Time (40 hours per week)


 

Supervisory Position:
No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No
Travel Required:
Occasional Travel

Occasional travel may be required for training purpose.

Duties

The incumbent assists the Dispatcher in controlling the utilization of the Motor Pool (MP), with 29 vehicles and 35 drivers providing around the clock service to the Embassy community. Assigns vehicles and drivers to requests and fields calls to the MP regarding assignment (trip tickets) and service times. Enters and checks data on trip tickets and dedicated vehicles. 

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  A minimum of two (2) years of dispatcher and/or chauffeur experience is required


JOB KNOWLEDGE: Good knowledge of the roadways servicing the Kathmandu Valley and Nepal, as well as a good knowledge of automotive vehicle operation and safety are required. A general knowledge of automotive maintenance is required

Education Requirements:

Completion of Secondary education is required.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:   Level III (Good working knowledge) speaking/reading/writing English is required. Level III (Good working knowledge) speaking/reading/writing Nepali is required.  English language ability will be tested.


SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  The ability to use Windows-based computer applications and databases is required. A valid local driver’s Class B license and the willingness to drive Government Owned Vehicles (GOVs) is required.


 


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.


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: 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. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:
Agency Benefits:

Benefits will be explained during job offer.

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.


ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA:

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

2. Current employees of the Mission who have not successfully completed their initial probationary periods are not eligible to apply. Current employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory or MBC score of 100 points or less, on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.

3. Current employees of the Mission 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. This does not apply for employees on a PSA (Temp), or those are hired on a When Actually Employed (WAE) or intermittent work schedule.

How to Apply

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a security clearance.

Applications must be completed and submitted through Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA).   Applicants must address each required qualification with specific information supporting each item.  Failure to do so will result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.


To view the vacancy announcement and apply directly, please visit: https://erajobs.state.gov/dosera/npl/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms

For information on ERA and instructions on how to applyplease visit the ERA information page in our internet site below:

ERA information page-Internet site

 https://np.usembassy.gov/u-s-embassy-job-opportunities/  

 Paper or e-mailed applications are not accepted.

Required Documents:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:


Education Transcripts


Proof of citizenship


List of references


Other Documents (Work experience certificates, as available)


Training Certificates (relevant to the position applied for)


Driver’s License


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 and/or phone calls. 


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