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Administrative Clerk, Kampala

Last update 2024-07-22
Expires 2024-08-22
ID #2216973735
Free
Administrative Clerk, Kampala
Uganda, Central Region, Kampala,
Modified July 1, 2024

Description

Security Clearance Required

: Local Security Certification or Public Trust

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Duration Appointment: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

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

https://careers.state.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Eight-Qualities-of-Overseas-Employees.pdf

Summary: The U. S. Mission in Uganda is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Administrative Clerk (Facility Management Office)

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 following receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

    Supervisory Position: No

    Duties: The incumbent is assigned to the Facility Management Office and reports directly to the Senior/Deputy Facility Manager. Provides clerical/secretarial support to the Senior Facility Manager, Deputy and assistant Facility Managers, and the designated Facilities Engineering and Maintenance Supervisors. 

    Qualifications and Evaluations 

    EDUCATION: Completion of secondary school is required. 

    Requirements: 

    EXPERIENCE: A minimum of two (2) years minimum as an Administrative Clerk/Assistant or in a clerical setting, or equivalent experience.

    JOB KNOWLEDGE: The incumbent shall possess job knowledge to include general computer literacy, basic math, and office management and administrative skills. Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point etc.) and other computer programs, and customer service oriented.

    Evaluations: (This may be tested)

    LANGUAGE: English level III (Good working knowledge) Written/Speaking/Reading is required. 

    SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  The incumbent must be a visionary, forward thinker, and quick understudy with an aptitude to learn so he/she can anticipate the needs of the office and those individuals he/she supports. Must have excellent interpersonal skills in order to deal with a myriad of personalities including frustrated customers; able to handle a large workload that encompasses multiple tasks. Must be organized, methodical, decisive, and have professional telephone skills.

    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. 

    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. 

    Job details:

    Job type: Full time
    Contract type: Permanent
    Salary type: Monthly
    Occupation: Administrative clerk

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