Latest Jobs at US 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.

Apply now for the latest jobs at the US Consulate General. All Available positions are listed below:

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:
  • The incumbent served as the Locally Employed (LE) Staff supervisor of the twelve-person LE Staff in the immigrant Visa (IV) Unit. The IV Unit is the largest in Africa and is one of the highest fraud IV units in the world.
  • Incumbent coordinates the processing of all immigrant visa (IV) work for all of Nigeria, encompassing the full range of immigrant visa classifications, including a returning resident, fiancé and diversity visas, as well as refugee and asylees.
  • As supervisor, the incumbent supervises two – three FSN 08 Team leads and indirectly supervises the four – six FSN-07 visa assistants on each team and serves as rater and reviewer for annual evaluations. Incumbent is supervised by the USDH Immigrant Visa Unit Chief. 
Qualifications and Requirements:

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Communications, Public Administration, Sociology or Law is required.

Experience: 

  • Three (3) years of progressively responsible administrative / government and customer service-oriented experience including one (1) year of supervisory experience is required. Experience handling complicated tasks and resolving unusual or difficult situations is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of applicable U.S. immigration laws, and procedures is required. Familiarity with fraud patterns in Nigeria is required.
  • Thorough understanding of routine office / internal operating procedures is required. Knowledge of Nigerian government regulations and bureaucratic processes is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to apply good judgement in evaluating evidence and to apply relatively complex regulation correctly is required.
  • Excellent organizational, management, communications and interpersonal skills is required.
  • Ability to multitask effectively with a high degree of accuracy in a very demanding work environment is required.
  • Ability to perform all the duties connected with IV processing is required. 
  • Ability to draft correspondence and cables in correct, standard English is required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software is required.
  • Keyboard / typing skills with good accuracy is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Fluency in reading / writing / speaking of English 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. 
  • 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
USD48,667 (N10,908,677) Annually.

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Warehouse Worker

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:
  • The incumbent is responsible for safe handling, moving, storage, and inventory of both expendable and non-expendable items. 
  • The position is in the General Services Office and under the supervision of the Warehouse Foreman.
Qualifications and Requirements:

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of primary school is required. 

Experience: 

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in manual labor or warehouse work is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Good working knowledge of warehouse operations, procedures, safety and security standards is required. 
  • Good working knowledge of maintenance, efficient usage of storage space, conducting inventory and stacking of items and equipment is required. 

Evaluations:

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

Language: 

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

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to perform loading and unloading and to handle heavy objects smoothly and efficiently is required. 
  • Must be able to lift a maximum of 51lbg (23kg) under OSHA standards is required. 
  • Ability to use warehouse tools and safely operate equipment such as forklifts, hand trolleys, and electronic lifters is required. Must have a valid Drivers 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:

Salary
NGN 2,963,460 (USD 22,682) / Annum

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Supervisory Visa Assistant

Job Specifications:

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Job Description:
  • The incumbent served as the Locally Employed (LE) Staff supervisor of the twelve-person LE Staff in the immigrant Visa (IV) Unit.
  • The IV Unit is the largest in Africa and is one of the highest fraud IV units in the world. Incumbent coordinates the processing of all immigrant visa (IV) work for all of Nigeria, encompassing the full range of immigrant visa classifications, including a returning resident, fiancé and diversity visas, as well as refugee and asylees.
  • As supervisor, the incumbent supervises two – three FSN 08 Team leads and indirectly supervises the four – six FSN-07 visa assistants on each team and serves as rater and reviewer for annual evaluations.
  • Incumbent is supervised by the USDH Immigrant Visa Unit Chief. 
Qualifications and Requirements:

Education Requirements:

  • Two (2) years of University Studies is required. 

Experience: 

  • Five (5) years of progressively responsible administrative/government and customer service-oriented experience including one (1) year of supervisory experience is required. Experience handling complicated tasks and resolving unusual or difficult situations is required. 

Job Knowledge: 

  • Comprehensive knowledge of applicable U.S. immigration laws, and procedures is required. Familiarity with fraud patterns in Nigeria is required.
  • Thorough understanding of routine office/internal operating procedures is required. Knowledge of Nigerian government regulations and bureaucratic processes is required. 

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Fluency in reading/writing/speaking of English is required.  

Skills: 

  • Ability to apply good judgement in evaluating evidence and to apply relatively complex regulation correctly is required.
  • Excellent organizational, management, communications and interpersonal skills is required.
  • Ability to multitask effectively with a high degree of accuracy in a very demanding work environment is required.
  • Ability to perform all the duties connected with IV processing is required. Ability to draft correspondence and cables in correct, standard English is required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software is required.
  • Keyboard / typing skills with good accuracy 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. 
  • 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
USD48,667 (NGN10,908,677) annually.

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