HRO Notes: Logistician Clerk Vacancy Announcement

Vacancy Announcement Logistician Clerk (USEFM)

 U.S. Mission                                      Dakar, Senegal

Announcement Number:             Dakar-2018-015

Position Title:                                    Logistician Clerk (USEFM)

Opening Period:                               5/25/2018-6/8/2018

Series/Grade:                                   FP 08

Salary:                                                  (USD) 32,378-(USD) 32,378

For More Info:                                   Human Resources Office: Heather Sultana

Who May Apply:                              For USEFM – FP is 08.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.

  • U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All Agencies

Security Clearance Required:     Top Secret

Duration Appointment:   Definite Not to Exceed 5 years.

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

Summary: The U.S. Mission in Dakar, Senegal is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Consular Assistant.

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.

Supervisory Position:  No

Duties:  Provides logistics support and related services for the Engineering Services Office/Center related to their technical security equipment, materials and supplies.  This includes performing the annual inventory as well as ordering, receiving and shipping of materials for the Engineering Services Office/Center and its constituent posts throughout the region.

Qualifications and Evaluations

EDUCATION:   Completion of high school, secondary school or equivalent academic qualification.

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  One year performing administrative work.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must be proficient in computer programs including MS Word, Excel and Outlook. (This will be tested.)

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  Level III (good working knowledge) of English is required in speaking, reading and writing. (This may be tested.)

Qualifications:  All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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.

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.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

(1)          AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

(2)          AEFM / USEFM

(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:  https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va.

How to Apply:  All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Top Secret clearance.

Applicants must complete the following application process to be considered:

  1. Follow this link to the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) Website at https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/sen/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms. Click on the Announcement Number DKR-2018-015 Logistician Clerk (USEFM). Click on “Apply to this Vacancy” in the upper left section of the announcement. Create an account or log in as necessary, and complete the application.
  2. Upload any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.) into the ERA system.
  3. Review and submit the application.

Required Documents:  Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • Degree (not transcript)
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)
  • Letter(s) of recommendation (optional)
  • List of references (optional)

What to Expect Next:  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 Dakar, Senegal.

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HRO Notes: Investigative Assistant Vacancy Announcement

Investigative Assistant Vacancy Announcement (USEFM)

 U.S. Mission                                      Dakar, Senegal

Announcement Number:             Dakar-2018-018

Position Title:                                    Investigative Assistant

Opening Period:                               May 25, 2018 – June 8, 2018

Series/Grade:                                   FP-07

Salary:                                                  (USD) 36,218-(USD) 36,218

For More Info:                                   Human Resources Office: Heather Sultana

Who May Apply:                              For USEFM – FP is 07.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.

  • U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All Agencies

 

Security Clearance Required:     Top Secret

Duration Appointment:

Definite Not to Exceed 5 years.

 

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

Summary: The U.S. Mission in Dakar, Senegal is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Investigative Assistant.

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.

Supervisory Position:  No

Duties:  The Investigative Assistant (IA) assists in an array of sensitive and complex criminal investigations related to document fraud, human smuggling, trafficking in persons, and other criminal issues as directed by the Assistant Regional Security Officer- Investigator (ARSO-I). The job holder provides investigative, analytical, and administrative support in the operation of the Diplomatic Security (DS) Overseas Criminal Investigations (OCI) program at post. The job holder updates the ongoing investigations database in Department of State (DOS) computer systems, and controls access of sensitive information. The IA must be able to obtain a Top Secret (TS) security clearance.

Qualifications and Evaluations

EDUCATION:   Two years of general college or university study is required.

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  Minimum of three (3) years of administrative, investigative analysis, legal, or law enforcement-related experience is required.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  English level IV (Fluent) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required. (This will be tested.)

Qualifications:  All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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.

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.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

(1)          AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

(2)          AEFM / USEFM

(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:  https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va.

How to Apply:  All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Top Secret clearance.

Applicants must complete the following application process to be considered:

  1. Follow this link to the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) Website at https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/sen/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms. Click on the Announcement Number DAKAR-2018-018 Investigative Assistant (USEFM). Click on “Apply to this Vacancy” in the upper left section of the announcement. Create an account or log in as necessary, and complete the application.
  2. Upload any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.) into the ERA system.
  3. Review and submit the application.

Required Documents:  Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • Resume
  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • Transcript
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)
  • Letter(s) of recommendation (optional)
  • List of references (optional)

What to Expect Next:  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 Dakar, Senegal.

HRO Notes: Management Assistant WAE

We just posted two more vacancy announcements in the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) Website. Both are Management Assistant positions. These positions play a vital role in our embassy as they fill in the blanks. If a Direct Hire OMS or other position is on leave, or there is a gap in coverage, then the Management Assistant fills in to make sure the assigned office can still function at peak efficiency. Assignments in a particular office may be as short as a day or as long as several months. Past Management Assistants have worked in RSO, Political, the Front Office, CLO, GSO, and HR.

As you look at the announcements at https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/sen/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms, you will notice that one announcement is for a full time position, the other is for “When Actually Employed,” (WAE). This position is similar to temp work, just for the embassy. The hours and assignments are more flexible. If you have any questions about the announcements or the positions, please come see Heather Sultana in HR.

Management Assistant (WAE) Vacancy Announcement

 U.S. Mission                                      U.S. Embassy Dakar

Announcement Number:             Dakar-2018-017

Position Title:                                    Management Assistant (USEFM, When Actually Employed- WAE)

Opening Period:                               May 11, 2018 – May 28, 2018

Series/Grade:                                   FP-07

Salary:                                                  (USD) 43,031-(USD) 43,031

For More Info:                                   Human Resources Office: Heather Sultana

 

Who May Apply:                              For USEFM – FP is 07.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.

  • U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All Agencies

Security Clearance Required:     Secret

Duration Appointment:

Definite Not to Exceed 1 year.

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

Summary: The U.S. Mission in Dakar, Senegal is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Management Assistant.

The work schedule for this position is:

  • Intermittent (Irregular)

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.

Supervisory Position:  No

Duties:  The Management Assistant provides administrative support primarily to the Management Section but to all Agencies/sections as needed. Contacts and coordinates with various Embassy personnel. Fills in for Office Management Specialists, Administrative Assistants, and CLO Assistants in their absences. Performs special projects such as COLA report, differential report, housing handbook, and ICASS handbook.

Qualifications and Evaluations

EDUCATION:   Two years of college education required.

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  Minimum of two years general administrative experience is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE:

Needs to have a general understanding of all Mission sections and other agencies located at Post.

Knowledge of a range of common office management practices and procedures, common filing systems, and grammar, spelling, and punctuation guidelines. Must have the ability to organize routine data and information according to the supervisor’s stated requirements. Must be able to use judgement to analyze information and take appropriate actions (phone calls, prioritizing work, etc.)

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  English Level III (good working knowledge, speaking, reading and writing) is required. (This may be tested.)

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of MS-Office software – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. (This may be tested.)

Qualifications:  All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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.

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.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

(1)          AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

(2)          AEFM / USEFM

(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:  https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va.

How to Apply:  All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Secret clearance.

Applicants must complete the following application process to be considered:

  1. Follow this link to the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) Website at https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/sen/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms. Click on the Announcement Number DAKAR-2018-017 Management Assistant (USEFM, When Actually Employed- WAE). Click on “Apply to this Vacancy” in the upper left section of the announcement. Create an account or log in as necessary, and complete the application.
  2. Upload any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.) into the ERA system.
  3. Review and submit the application.

 Required Documents:  Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • Degree (not transcript)
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)
  • Letter(s) of recommendation (optional)
  • List of references (optional)

What to Expect Next:  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 Dakar, Senegal.

HRO Notes: Management Assistant Full-Time

We just posted two more vacancy announcements in the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) Website. Both are Management Assistant positions. These positions play a vital role in our embassy as they fill in the blanks. If a Direct Hire OMS or other position is on leave, or there is a gap in coverage, then the Management Assistant fills in to make sure the assigned office can still function at peak efficiency. Assignments in a particular office may be as short as a day or as long as several months. Past Management Assistants have worked in RSO, Political, the Front Office, CLO, GSO, and HR.

As you look at the announcements at https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/sen/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms, you will notice that one announcement is for a full time position, the other is for “When Actually Employed,” (WAE). This position is similar to temp work, just for the embassy. The hours and assignments are more flexible. If you have any questions about the announcements or the positions, please come see Heather Sultana in HR.

Management Assistant (full time) Vacancy Announcement

U.S. Mission                                      U.S. Embassy Dakar

Announcement Number:             Dakar-2018-016-R

Position Title:                                    Management Assistant (USEFM, full-time)

Opening Period:                               May 11, 2018 – May 28, 2018

Series/Grade:                                   FP-07

Salary:                                                  (USD) 43,031-(USD) 43,031

For More Info:                                   Human Resources Office: Heather Sultana

Who May Apply:                              For USEFM – FP is 07.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.

  • U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All Agencies

Security Clearance Required:     Secret

Duration Appointment:

Definite Not to Exceed 5 years.

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

Summary: The U.S. Mission in Dakar, Senegal is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Management Assistant.

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.

Supervisory Position:  No

Duties:  The Management Assistant provides administrative support primarily to the Management Section but to all Agencies/sections as needed. Contacts and coordinates with various Embassy personnel. Fills in for Office Management Specialists, Administrative Assistants, and CLO Assistants in their absences. Performs special projects such as COLA report, differential report, housing handbook, and ICASS handbook.

Qualifications and Evaluations

EDUCATION:   Two years of college education required.

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  Minimum of two years general administrative experience is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE:

Needs to have a general understanding of all Mission sections and other agencies located at Post.

Knowledge of a range of common office management practices and procedures, common filing systems, and grammar, spelling, and punctuation guidelines. Must have the ability to organize routine data and information according to the supervisor’s stated requirements. Must be able to use judgement to analyze information and take appropriate actions (phone calls, prioritizing work, etc.)

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  English Level III (good working knowledge, speaking, reading and writing) is required. (This may be tested.)

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Knowledge of MS-Office software – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. (This may be tested.)

Qualifications:  All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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.

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.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

(1)          AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

(2)          AEFM / USEFM

(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:  https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va.

How to Apply:  All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Secret clearance.

Applicants must complete the following application process to be considered:

  1. Follow this link to the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) Website at https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/sen/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms. Click on the Announcement Number DAKAR-2018-016-R Management Assistant (Full Time, USEFM). Click on “Apply to this Vacancy” in the upper left section of the announcement. Create an account or log in as necessary, and complete the application.
  2. Upload any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.) into the ERA system.
  3. Review and submit the application.

 Required Documents:  Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • Resume
  • Transcript
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)
  • Letter(s) of recommendation (optional)
  • List of references (optional)

What to Expect Next:  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 Dakar, Senegal.

Foreign Service Officer Test – Saturday, June 9, 2018

On Saturday, June 9, 2018 Embassy Dakar will offer the Foreign Service Officer Test.

Registration for the test will open on Wednesday, May 2 and close on Wednesday, May 30, 2018.

Interested candidates should go to www.careers.state.gov for detailed instructions and information on the registration process and to register for the test on June 9.

HRO Notes: Consular Assistant (Part-time)

The deadline to apply has changed to May 13.

Vacancy Announcement Consular Assistant (USEFM Part-time)

 

U.S. Mission                                      Dakar, Senegal

Announcement Number:             Dakar-2018-012

Position Title:                                    Consular Assistant (USEFM Part-time) – There are 2 positions available

Opening Period:                               April 25, 2018 – May 9, 2018

Series/Grade:                                   FP 08

Salary:                                                  (USD) 19,234-(USD) 19,234

For More Info:                                   Human Resources Office: Heather Sultana

 

Who May Apply:                              For USEFM – FP is 08.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.

  • U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All Agencies

 

 

Security Clearance Required:     Secret

Duration Appointment:   Definite Not to Exceed 5 years.

 

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

Summary: The U.S. Mission in Dakar, Senegal is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Consular Assistant.

The work schedule for this position is:

  • Part Time (20 hours per week, 7:30 am – 11:30 am daily)

 

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.

Supervisory Position:  No

Duties:  Incumbent will work under the direction of the American Citizens Services Chief and will provide full range of consular services.

Qualifications and Evaluations

EDUCATION:   High School diploma is required.

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  One year of secretarial/clerical experience is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Familiarity with Windows-based computer applications required.  Knowledge of 9FAM and SOPs developed at post regarding visa processing and American citizen services.

 

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  Level IV (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing of English is required. (This may be tested.)

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Position requires keyboarding skills with speed and accuracy. Must be able to use Microsoft Word and Excel. (This may be tested.)

Qualifications:  All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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.

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.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

(1)          AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

(2)          AEFM / USEFM

(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:  https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va.

How to Apply:  All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Secret clearance.

Applicants must complete the following application process to be considered:

  1. Follow this link to the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) Website at https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/sen/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms. Click on the Announcement Number DKR-2018-012 Consular Assistant (USEFM, part-time). Click on “Apply to this Vacancy” in the upper left section of the announcement. Create an account or log in as necessary, and complete the application.
  2. Upload any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.) into the ERA system.
  3. Review and submit the application.

Required Documents:  Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • Degree (not transcript)
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)
  • Letter(s) of recommendation (optional)
  • List of references (optional)

 

What to Expect Next:  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 Dakar, Senegal.

HRO Notes: Consular Assistant (Full-Time)

The deadline to apply has changed to May 13.

Vacancy Announcement Consular Assistant (USEFM Full-time)

 

U.S. Mission                                      Dakar, Senegal

Announcement Number:             Dakar-2017-011

Position Title:                                    Consular Assistant (USEFM Full-time) – there are 2 positions available

Opening Period:                               April 25, 2018 – May 9, 2018

Series/Grade:                                   FP 08

Salary:                                                  (USD) 38,468-(USD) 38,468

For More Info:                                   Human Resources Office: Heather Sultana

 

Who May Apply:                              For USEFM – FP is 08.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.

  • U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All Agencies

 

 

Security Clearance Required:     Secret

Duration Appointment:   Definite Not to Exceed 5 years.

 

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

Summary: The U.S. Mission in Dakar, Senegal is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Consular Assistant.

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.

Supervisory Position:  No

Duties:  Incumbent will work under the direction of the American Citizens Services Chief and will provide full range of consular services.

Incumbent is one of Four Eligible Family Member (EFM) employees in the Consular Section.  Incumbent serves as a Consular Assistant in the Non-immigrant (NIV) and Immigrant Visa (IV) Units, and as a back-up Consular Assistant in the American Citizens Services (ACS) and Fraud Prevention Units.  Incumbent does not supervise any employees.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Biometric/DNA: 50%

 

Biometric collection for NIV and IV applicants. Observe DNA collection for IV and ACS applicants. Process DNA samples and send them to the appropriate laboratories. Receive and scan DNA results and provide them to consular officers for case review.

 

Intake/Data Entry: 30%

 

Scan and enter data for ACS applications. Recommend approval of passport applications and consular reports of birth abroad (CRBA). Scan, enter data for NIV and IV applicants.

 

Communication: 20%

 

Draft and submit of security advisory opinions (SAOs) for NIV and IV applicants. Respond to Diversity Visa (DV)-related e-mail correspondence. Draft and send a weekly e-mail to the duty officer on problematic ACS cases.

 

Qualifications and Evaluations

EDUCATION:   High School diploma is required.

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  One year of secretarial/clerical experience is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Familiarity with Windows-based computer applications required.  Knowledge of 9FAM and SOPs developed at post regarding visa processing and American citizen services.

 

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  Level IV (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing of English is required. (This may be tested.)

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Position requires keyboarding skills with speed and accuracy. Must be able to use Microsoft Word and Excel. (This may be tested.)

Qualifications:  All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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.

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.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

(1)          AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

(2)          AEFM / USEFM

(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:  https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va.

How to Apply:  All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Secret clearance.

Applicants must complete the following application process to be considered:

  1. Follow this link to the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) Website at https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/sen/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms. Click on the Announcement Number DKR-2018-011 Consular Assistant (USEFM, full-time). Click on “Apply to this Vacancy” in the upper left section of the announcement. Create an account or log in as necessary, and complete the application.
  2. Upload any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.) into the ERA system.
  3. Review and submit the application.

Required Documents:  Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • Degree (not transcript)
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)
  • Letter(s) of recommendation (optional)
  • List of references (optional)

 

What to Expect Next:  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 Dakar, Senegal.