- Embassy Yaounde
- GSO Assistant (Property/Receiving)
- 10/29/2019 – 11/12/2019 Format MM/DD/YYYY
- FP – 0105 9
- Not Specified
- Full-time –
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM – FS is 09. Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.
Only one Open-to category should remain:
• U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All Agencies
Security Clearance Required:
Appointment Type Details:
Definite not to Exceed five (5) years
We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
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 of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
The incumbent will assist the S/GSO and A/GSO in performing duties normally assigned to the General Services Office, ensuring quality service and adherence to internal controls and State Department regulations.
Escorts all un-cleared personnel in secure areas for the duration of their work. Assists in all areas of General Service’s support, to include but not limited to: receiving, warehouse operation and housing.
Responsible for managing the reorganization of property and supply storerooms and containers to ensure most efficient space utilization and proper usage and installation of new shelving and warehouse racks.
Assist the A/GSO in conducting a 100% physical inventory of all non-expendable property belonging to the Department of State.
Other functions and duties may be assigned in conjunction with special events for short-term durations normally not to exceed ninety days.
This is a full-time sensitive ICASS position, which requires a ‘secret’ security clearance. Other duties as required.
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Qualifications and Evaluations
Two years of general administrative work experience.
Must have a mastery of Microsoft applications. Must be capable of developing a master of the various components of ILMS, after appropriate training is received.
Completion of Secondary School or Local Mandatory Schooling and received high school diploma.
Level III (Good knowledge) reading, speaking, and writing English skill required
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must be proficient in Outlook, Excel, and Word. Must be able to gain proficiency in ILMS. Must have strong interpersonal skills. Must exercise tact and diplomacy to communicate with clients within the Embassy and/or suppliers outside of the Embassy. Must have basic management 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.
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass security certifications.
Benefits and Other Info
Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Yaounde, Cameroon 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.
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: A pplicants 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
All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Secret level clearance.
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)
High School Diploma
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 Yaounde, Cameroon.