Jordan

Vacancy Details

About

Announcement Number:
Amman-2021-049
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Amman
Position Title:
Mail and Pouch Room Clerk - All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Open Period:
07/14/2021 - 07/28/2021 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT+2
Series/Grade:
LE - 0130 5
Salary:
JOD JD9,594
Work Schedule:
Full-time -
Promotion Potential:
LE-5
Duty Location(s):
2 Vacancy in

Amman, JO
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
HR Section
000-000-0000
ammanemployment@state.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM - FP is 9  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.

•    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)


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
Travel Required:
Not Required

Duties

Incumbent handles unclassified mail and pouches and is responsible for assistance in all mailroom functions. Sorts and distributes mail, processes incoming diplomatic pouches, and prepares diplomatic pouches for dispatch. Individual must transport, receive and deliver, load/unload, identify and verify all incoming/outgoing Diplomatic Post Office mail and unclassified diplomatic pouches for accountability. Maintain all required paperwork. Physically move material as required utilizing dollies, hand trucks and other similar material handling equipment. Ensure all security standards are met for proper storage and handling of registered, certified and pouch material.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  Minimum of Two years of general administrative/clerical experience is required.


JOB KNOWLEDGE: Thorough knowledge of diplomatic mail and pouch, local mail, and international courier service mail regulations and procedures is required.

Education Requirements:

 Completion of high school is required. 


Supporting documents (i.e. education certificate) must be included in the application for eligibility purposes.


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Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  Good English knowledge Speaking/Reading/Writing. This might be tested. 


                     Fluent Arabic is required. 


SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 



  • Proficiency in Microsoft software applications is required.

  • Valid driver's license is required (Class 5) to support driver a large truck. 

  • The ability to operate reproduction equipment; and ability to lift up to 70 pounds (31 kilos) 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.


For positions that require English Level, applications MUST be submitted in English.

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 Amman, Jordan will receive a in addition to their basic salary the following:



  • Local Social Security if Jordanian citizen

  • US Social Security if US citizen

  • Provident fund

  • Severance pay

  • Medical and life insurance

  • 13th and 14th months Bonuses

  • Annual Leave

  • Special Immigrant Visa to the US. (Not an entitlement)

  • Training opportunities.

  • Premium pay to include overtime, night differential, Friday differential.

  • Eligible to be member of American Embassy Community Service Association

  • Within-Grade Increase          


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 Security and Medical clearance. 


To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site https://jo.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/.



  • Please make sure you enter all your work experience and education through the ERA Application. Attached Curriculum files will not be considered.

  • For positions that require English Level, applications MUST be submitted in English.

Required Documents:

In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.



  • Residency and/or Work Permit

  • Passport copy

  • Valid Driver’s License (Class5)

  • Certificate or License

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 Amman.