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Job Vacancies at U.S. Consulate General

U.S. Consulate General – A diplomatic mission is a group of people from one state or an international inter-governmental organisation (such as the United Nations) present in another state to represent the sending state/organisation officially in the receiving state.

U.S. Consulate General is recruiting into the vacant positions. All Interested candidates are advised to go through available positions carefully and submit their applications appropriately before the deadline.

All Available positions are listed below:

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:
  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is BB. Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • All Interested Applicants
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.

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 (6 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

  • The incumbent reports directly to the Supervisory Building Engineer. The position holder is employed as a Trades Helper to assist the technicians of the skilled trades in the performance of routine and preventive maintenance, and new installations and demolition work.
  • The Supervisory Building Engineer will assign the incumbent to any of the skilled trade shops on a daily basis to assist the skilled technicians with maintenance and repair work throughout the Consulate Compound office buildings, grounds and residential owned/leased properties.
  • In addition to assisting the skilled trade technicians, the incumbent may be assigned tasks include material handling, painting, custodial type work, snow removal, common laborer work, and grounds maintenance and gardening work.
Qualifications and Requirements:

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School is required. 

Experience:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of maintenance or construction semi-skilled work experience in skilled trades such as mechanical (HVAC and Plumbing) electrical, carpentry, with significant focus on building systems is required. 

Job Knowledge:

  • Must have a basic technical understanding of major building mechanical systems and equipment.
  • Must be familiar with construction techniques and workplace safety, personal protective equipment (PPE) – how and when to use it.

Evaluations:

  • This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.

Language:

  • Limited knowledge Written/Speaking/Reading in English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have a valid driver’s license for standard vehicles. 
  • The incumbent must be a forward thinker and quick understudy with an aptitude to learn so he/she can anticipate the materials and tools the skilled technician will need ahead of time.
  • Must be able to use the typical lot of hand tools, small handheld power tools, vacuum cleaners, gardening tools, and ladders;
  • Must be adept at keeping work sites free of clutter and debris, clean and neat; must use good safety practices and follow all safety requirements in execution of tasks and be able to use all appropriate PPE; additional abilities include responding to emergency situations in an efficient and timely manner to effect immediate repairs;
  • Work in various adverse conditions such as tight or enclosed spaces, heights, and temperature extremes, indoors or outdoors to complete work assignments;
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to handle a large workload and multiple tasks; be able to take direction and must be organized;
  • Communicate orally and in writing with co-workers, contractors and vendors to obtain and provide pertinent information. 

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 Abuja, Nigeria 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:

  • For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following link.
  • 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:

  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • AEFM / USEFM
  • 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.

Marketing Statement:

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

Salary
NGN2,896,670 (USD $24,749) annually.

Maintenance Mechanic

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:
  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.
  • Start Date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 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

  • Basic Function of the Position – The incumbent is assigned to the Facilities Maintenance Section and is directly supervised by the Building Engineer for all assigned duties.
  • Job holder carries out preventive maintenance, repair, installation, modification, trouble-shooting, overhaul, testing adjustment and calibration of various diesel generators, automatic transfer switches, fuel tanks, batteries and chargers, transformers and associated mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Incumbent receives written or verbal requests for maintenance services and ascertains all of the information to determine whether the work is of a routine or emergency nature.
Qualification and Requirement:
  • Completion of Secondary School or Technical Training College and three (3) years of journey man knowledge in maintenance and repair of standby generator and/or uninterrupted power supply systems is required.

Experience:

  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in generator trouble-shooting, repairing and installation is required. 

Job Knowledge:

  • Must possess job knowledge to include general computer literacy. Knowledge of normal, diesel engines, electrical alternators, complete preventive maintenance procedures is required.

Evaluations:

  • This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.
  • Must hold a valid Nigerian driver’s license.
  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Language:

  • Good working knowledge in speaking/reading/writing of English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to use measurement tools needed to lay out and cut shaped, threaded, and joined materials is required.
  • Ability to lift and carry tools, equipment, or parts with a maximum weight of 25 kg as well as climb ladders to reach equipment platforms and roofs of buildings to access control panels is required.
  • Ability to operate forklifts for lifting or moving of generators, diesel tanks and other heavy items related to the job 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.

Other Information:

  • For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following link.

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:

  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran
  • AEFM / USEFM
  • 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”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, 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.

Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:

  • For USEFM – FP is 08.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
  • All Interested Applicants / All Sources.

Marketing Statement:

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

Salary

  • NGN 5,800,916 annually.
  • USD $34,021 annually.

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 Lagos, Nigeria 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.

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Automotive Mechanic

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:
  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply / Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 09.  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.

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 (6 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

  • Basic Function – The incumbent serves as a Maintenance Mechanic in General Services Office/Motor pool (GSO).
  • S/he is responsible for the daily operation of vehicle maintenance and automotive service scheduling.
  • Provides quality control for major maintenance on vehicles and performing basic on-site maintenance on vehicles.
  • Performs major and minor overhaul and repair work to engines, transmissions, brake systems, springs, shocks absorbent, steering mechanisms, electrical, fuel and hydraulic systems, wheel assemblies, and other vehicles components.
Qualification and Requirement:
  • Completion of Secondary School or received high school diploma is required. Vocational automotive repair training, journeyman mechanic, or apprenticeship certification is required.

Experience:

  • Minimum of two years of experience as an automotive mechanic with auto electrical experience is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Good working knowledge of vehicle diagnostics and troubleshooting practices, commercial and local market costs for parts and supplies, local dealership and maintenance facilities for specialized auto servicing and repairs is required.

Evaluations:

  • This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.

Language:

  • Level II (Limited knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking in English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must hold a valid Nigeria driver’s license and be able to operate different types of vehicles such as utility and passenger vehicles, medium trucks, and forklifts.
  • Must be able to interpret shop manuals, parts catalogs and diagrams, and understand technical language of the trade.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot and determine the causes of a malfunction and be able to use diagnostic tools and software to troubleshoot vehicle problems.
  • Must have basic computer skills to use proprietary software and prepare simple reports.

Other Information:

  • For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following link.
  • 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:

  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • AEFM / USEFM
  • 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”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, 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.

Marketing Statement:

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

Benefits and Other Info

  • Salary: N4,382,748 (USD31,083) Annually.

Agency Benefits:

  • Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Abuja, Nigeria 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.

Work Control Clerk

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:
  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 08.  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

Summary

  • The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 number of hours per week)
  • Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 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

  • The incumbent reports to the Senior Facility Manager and the Assistant Facility Manager, working under their direction to determine work priorities. 
  • The incumbent is a primary point of contact for all routine, emergency and preventive maintenance work orders and requests for services, and assures distribution to the appropriate shop for action. 
  • The incumbent is the customer service representative for the Facility Management section, communicating with personnel from all levels within the Consulate. 
Qualification and Requirement:
  • Completion of Secondary School is required. 

Experience:  

  • A minimum of two (2) years of office administrative/clerical experience in a customer service environment is required.

Job Knowledge:  

  • Must have good working knowledge of an active office environment; be thoroughly familiar with reporting structures and the standard office hierarchy; 
  • Must know how to support multiple persons simultaneously including maintaining an adequate stock of office supplies; 
  • Must know basic math, capable of handling currency and working a balance sheet; must know how to set up and maintain a filing system. 

Evaluations:

  • This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.

Language:  

  • Good working knowledge in speaking/reading/writing of English is required.

Skills and Abilities: 

  • Must be a visionary, forward thinker and quick understudy with an aptitude to learn so s/he can anticipate the needs of the office and those individuals s/he supports. 
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to handle a large workload and multiple tasks simultaneously. 
  • Must be organized, methodical, decisive and have professional telephone skills. 
  • Must have strong computer skills, able to use Microsoft Office Software Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.). 
  • Must have good typing skills to write memos, populate spreadsheets, and perform data entry. 
  • Ability to translate documents from Host country language into English and vice versa is required. 
  • Must have excellent filling skills to keep track of current and historical information, including documents that must be kept in the Maintenance Library. 
  • Must be customer service oriented and able to handle difficult customers with tact. 

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 Lagos, Nigeria 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:

  • For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following link.

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:

  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • AEFM / USEFM
  • 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”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, 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

Marketing Statement:

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

Salary
NGN 4,834,097 (USD 34,021) / Annum

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Electrician (Electrical Controls Technician)

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:
  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 07.  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

Summary

  • The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (48 hours per week)
  • Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Duties

  • The incumbent reports to the Building Engineer Supervisor. Incumbent is employed as a journeyman level Electrical Controls Technician to carry out skilled maintenance and repair work throughout the New Consulate Compound (NEC/NCC) on critical and non-critical electrical components within the functional/office buildings, on-compound ancillary support and residential buildings, above and below ground infrastructures, recreational facilities and other owned/leased properties.
Qualification and Requirement:
  • Completion of secondary school is required.
  • Successful completion of specialized vocational training program from an accredited institute recognized as producing journeyman level electricians and mechanical system specialists trained in the maintenance of commercial or industrial buildings/facilities is required.
  • A portion of the training must be in Electrical controls and Automated Systems Technology.

Experience: 

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience working at the journey-level in the installation, repair, and maintenance of commercial building electrical systems including power generation and distribution systems, grounding, and digital building controls and automated systems. 
  • This includes a minimum of 2 years work experience operating and maintaining 3 phase electrical equipment with ampere ratings of 1600 Amps or higher. 
  • Work experience must show a progression of increased responsibility, and the ability to repair complex equipment, components, and systems.

Job Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of electrical theory, ohms law, how to size electrical equipment including generators, transformers, motor starters, feeder and branch circuit wiring, circuit breakers and other electrical equipment/components, and how to use the various test instruments to analyze and repair electrical problems is required
  • Must know how to diagnose the root cause of an electrical problem and what materials and equipment will be needed to facilitate repairs.
  • Must know how to work safely on electrical components including the use of lockout/tag-out safety measure.
  • Must have detailed technical knowledge of electrical control systems and how control systems interface with other operating systems.
  • The knowledge base must be equipment specific with all makes and models of the installed electrical systems, power generation and distribution equipment, switch gear, and mechanical equipment.
  • Good technical understanding of major building electrical/mechanical systems and equipment with a specialty in controls is required.
  • Knowledge of International Building Code standards including electrical and mechanical requirements, and fire and life safety codes is required.

Evaluations:

  • This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.

Language:

  • Good working knowledge in speaking/reading/writing of English is required.  

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to read and interpret electrical drawings, riser diagrams, wiring schematics, various equipment schedules, operations and maintenance manuals, and other construction documents.
  • Must have the skills and abilities in the following areas: testing electrical components and taking equipment readings with various meters, hand tools, power tools and specialty tools to determine the root cause of a problem, and the appropriate repairs.
  • Must be computer literate, able to draft reports, create spreadsheets, write e-mails and research information on internet.
  • Must have a valid Nigerian driver’s license.

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 Lagos, Nigeria 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:

  • For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following link.

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:

  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran
  • AEFM / USEFM
  • 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”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, 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.

Marketing Statement:

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

Salary
N7,746,254 (USD $38,894) annually.

Supply Clerk

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:

Hiring Path:

  • Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
  • For USEFM – FP is 09.  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

Summary

  • The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 number of hours per week)
  • Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 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

  • Under the supervision of the Supply Supervisor, the incumbent performs clerical and data entry to record property transaction in the Non-Expendable (NXP) Supply unit of the Consulate Logistics Center (LLC) Warehouse. Incumbent assists with all property transactions and processes, as required.
Qualification and Requirement:
  • Completion of Secondary School is required. 

Experience:

  • Two (2) years of supply related experience of which one (1) year must have been obtained in a supply program, or operation is required. 

Job Knowledge:  

  • Must have good working knowledge of procedures that apply to supply management. 

Evaluations:

  • This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.

Language:

  • Good working knowledge in speaking/reading/writing of English is required.

Skills and Abilities: 

  • Must be computer literate and able to use IT software. Must be capable of performing moderately arduous work, including heavy lifting (25kg/55lbs).
  • Must be able to operate material handling equipment such as hand trucks and pallet jack. Great interpersonal skills 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.

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 Lagos, Nigeria 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:

  • For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following link.

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:

  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • AEFM / USEFM
  • 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”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, 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.
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USAID Administrative Assistant

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:
  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • Current Mission Nigeria Employees only
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Five (5) years renewable, estimated to start on or after August 2022.

Summary

  • The Administrative Assistant is assigned to the Mission’s Executive Office (EXO), and may report administratively to the USAID Executive office Administrative Management Assistant for assignment.
  • The Administrative Assistant will perform work in lieu of administrative personnel who are ill, on vacation, or otherwise absent for varying periods of time. The Administrative Assistant will provide time and attendance (T&A) back-up and support of the Office of assignment, or to EXO/HR, as required. 
  • 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 (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: Not Required
  • Travel Required:

Duties
Administrative Support:

  • As assigned, serves as Administrative Assistant (to an Office, Branch, or other Unit), with responsibility for providing the full range of administrative and clerical support to the organization staff. The Administrative Assistant receives phone calls, sends, and receives Emails and faxes, and arranges meetings and appointments at the request of the assigned organization’s staff with Mission, Host-Government, Implementing Partners (IPs), Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO), donor organizations, private-sector, and other contacts; arranges transportation as needed; and takes minutes at meetings when requested. The Administrative Assistant maintains the organization Chief’s appointments based on a good knowledge of commitments, and maintains their calendar, reminding the Chief and others of meetings and appointments.
  • The Administrative Assistant takes messages in the absence of organization staff, directing callers to other staff members, or answering questions personally, receives and assists visitors, answers questions, or directs them to a staff member who can assist them; schedules meetings and ensures that attendees are briefed or provided proper background material for meetings; and participates in maintaining conference room schedules, in coordination with other Mission administrative staff. 20%
  • The Administrative Assistant maintains correspondence control for the organization, establishes and maintains computerized tracking systems to track actions, providing reports, receiving, and screening mail not addressed to a particular individual, drafting non-technical responses to routine correspondence and letters, distributing incoming official mail to personnel, and attaching pertinent background material, and searching files and records to assemble background information as requested. The Administrative Assistant reviews outgoing mail for proper address, routing, attachments, etc., prior to dispatch, reviewing correspondence for accuracy and conformance with Mission formatting procedures and special instructions.
  • The Administrative Assistant distributes internal policies and procedures and, as necessary, maintains a tracking system of when staff received new policies and/or procedures. 20%
  • The Administrative Assistant uses computer and web-based word processing, spreadsheets, and software applications in the performance of a variety of assignments.
  • Types a variety of correspondence, creates electronic trackers, develops charts, and prepares other documents in draft and final form, proof-reading for format and consistency with standard formatting requirements prior to submitting for signature. As required, the Administrative Assistant locates documents routed for clearance, and obtains and tracks clearances and signatures. 20%
  • The Administrative Assistant establishes and maintains files according to standards set by the Mission Correspondence and Records (C&R) Technician in the Executive Office (EXO) and by USAID/Washington, and marks correspondence and other documents for filing, and files accordingly.
  • The Administrative Assistant reviews all correspondence prepared for signature, corrects errors by drafters and edits correspondence, and ensures that responding correspondence meets requirements posed by incoming correspondence to which it pertains.
  • The Administrative Assistant maintains and updates handbooks, operating procedures, and other documents, such as visitors’ lists, telephone listings, personnel rosters, and leave, travel, and training schedules. 20%

Backup Support:

  • As required by workload, the Administrative Assistant may be assigned to the Front Office, or as a second assistant, supporting other office Administrative Assistants in the performance of their official duties. Provides back-up and support to EXO/HR in completing Time and Attendance, and travel and hotel arrangements for the Mission, in the absence of the official Timekeeper and/or Travel Arranger. 20%
Qualification and Requirement:
  • Two or more years of post-secondary schooling in Secretarial Science or Business Administration, or other related field equivalent to a US junior college or community college diploma, is required.

Prior Work Experience:

  • Minimum of two years of administrative, secretarial, clerical experience with a U.S. Government Agency, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), other donor organizations, host-government organizations, or private-sector institutions is required.

Pysical Demands: 

  • The work requested does not involve undue physical demands. 

Prior Knowledge:

  •  The Administrative Assistant should be familiar, or able to quickly become familiar with Office/Division responsibilities and activities and possess a general knowledge of standard office procedures and practices. The Administrative Assistant should have the ability to develop an understanding of USG file management, mail handling, and correspondence formatting

Evaluations Factors:

  • Knowledge: 15 points
  • Skills and abilities: 10 points
  • Communication and Language skills: 5 points
  • Interview Performance: 70 points

Total Possible Points: 100 points:

  • Applications that do not meet the required minimum qualifications will not be scored. Candidates meeting the required qualifications for the position will be evaluated based on information presented in the application. USAID reserves the right to conduct interviews with the top ranked short-listed candidates. If the interview is conducted, the interview will be one of the determining factors in the final selection.
  • USAID IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: All qualified candidates will be considered regardless of age, race, color, sex, creed, national origin, lawful political affiliation, non-disqualifying handicap, marital status, sexual orientation, affiliation with an employee organization, or other non-merit factor. Management may consider the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.

Skills and Abilities: 

  • The Administrative Assistant must be proficient in keyboarding and in operating computers with standard software, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and other software programs as designated. The Administrative Assistant must be proficient in using the Internet and E-mail.

Language Proficiency:  

  • Level IV (fluent) speaking/reading/writing in English Language is required. Language competency may be tested.

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.

Salary
N4,834,097 Annually.

Benefits:
Agency Benefits:

  • LAs a matter of policy, and as appropriate, a PSC is normally authorized the following benefits and allowances:
  • benefits:
  • Health Insurance
  • Annual Salary Increase (if applicable)
  • Annual and Sick leave
  • Annual Bonus

Allowances (as applicable):

  • Transportation Allowance
  • Meal Allowance
  • Miscellaneous Allowance
  • Housing Allowance

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