United Arab Emirates

Vacancy Details


Announcement Number:
Hiring Agency:
Consulate General Dubai
Position Title:
CLO Assistant (Part time)
Open Period:
03/21/2019 - 04/04/2019 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
FS - 0105 7
USD $43,031 - USD $43,031
Work Schedule:
Part-time - 32 Hrs/week
Promotion Potential:
Duty Location(s):
1 Vacancy in

Dubai, AE
Telework Eligible:
For More Info:
HR Section


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

•    U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) - All Agencies
Security Clearance Required:
Top Secret Clearance
Appointment Type
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.


  • Part Time (32 number of 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:
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
Travel Required:
Not Required


Basic Function of the Position:

The CLO Assistant works in the Management Section of the U.S. Consulate Dubai. He/she assists the CLO Coordinator in the day-to-day operations of the office.

The CLO Assistant supports the CLO Coordinator in their efforts to promote the well- being of the USDH and EFM community by carrying-out the CLO’s eight primary areas of responsibilities which include: welcoming and orientation, community liaison, events planning, education liaison, employment liaison, information and resource management, guidance and referral, crisis management and security liaison. 

In the absence of the CLO, the CLO Assistant will serve as acting CLO. He/She will use judgment to make decisions regarding inquiries on EFM employment, crisis management and security, education, information and resource management, guidance and referral, community liaison, event planning, and welcome and orientation


Qualifications and Evaluations


EXPERIENCE:  Minimum of one year of professional work experience required

JOB KNOWLEDGE:  Knowledge of US Embassy or organizational structure. FLO Reporting schedule for CLOs, EFM hiring information, submitting MyService requests for events, information on local schools EFMs attend, and will learn to use and publish the Dubai Oasis newsletter in Publicity.

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School is required.



LANGUAGE:  Level III (Good Working Knowledge) of English for Speaking/Reading/Writing is required.“This may be tested”

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Must be able to obtain a Top Secret clearance. Standard knowledge of Microsoft computer environment required; ability to draft and edit material for correspondence and publication required. Ability to demonstrate good interpersonal/customer service skills required. Ability to establish priorities and organize a large amount of varied information and tasks 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.


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 (insert post and/or country name) 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:

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)

  • 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 Dubai.