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US Embassy – 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.

The U.S. Mission in Nigeria 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. 

Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply for Job opportunties at US Embassy

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:
  • 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

  • Job holder provides security for U.S. Personnel and facilities by conducting SD operations as a member of a tactical team of SD personnel.
  • SD Monitors observe, recognize and report potential surveillance and other suspicious incidents directed against U.S. Government facilities and/or personnel and initiate emergency response to possible hostile actions, as necessary, to safeguard life and property. 
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Completion of Secondary School is required.

Experience:

  • One (1) year of military, police, or private experience in the field of security is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of surveillance techniques, familiarity with local pedestrian and vehicular traffic patterns and habits, awareness of cultural norms and customs is required.
  • The position requires good working knowledge of the host city’s geography and general culture.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Limited knowledge in speaking/reading/writing of English is required.  
  • Good working knowledge in speaking/reading/writing of Igbo, Hausa or Yoruba is required

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must possess a valid Nigerian drivers license.
  • Must be skilled in the use of communications equipment, cameras, and basic information technology systems.
  • Must provide detailed oral reports.
  • Must work independently and adapt to a wide range of threat and environmental conditions.
  • Must have good observation skills.

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.

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:

Benefits
Salary: N3,241,313 Annually.

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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Administrative Assistant

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:
  • 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
Bacsic Funtions:

  • The incumbent serves as the Administrative Assistant (AA) in U.S Consulate General Lagos’ General Services Office (GSO).
  • S/he supports the American Supervisory General Services Officer (S/GSO) and American Assistant General Service Officer (A/GSO) in providing and overseeing a full range of services in support of the International Cooperative Administrative Support Services (ICASS) GSO structure to the 7 agencies and 85 American Direct Hires, 18 Eligible Family Members, and over 310 Locally Employed Staff positions represented at U.S. Consulate General Lagos.
  • Incumbent reports directly to the S/GSO.
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Two Years University Studies is required.

Experience:

  • Minimum of five (5) years responsible accounting, administrative and secretarial experience is required. 

Job Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of commercial business administration standards in office administration and maintenance is required.
  • Knowledge of accounting procedures and methods is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Level IV Written and Spoken English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have strong computer skills and proficient in MS Office 2010 products- Excel, Outlook and Word are used daily.
  • Must have strong customer relation and customer skills. Organizational skills are 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 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:

Salary
USD $38,894 annually.

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