Job Opportunities

1.      Community Liaison Office Coordinator (USEFMs)

Duties

Basic Function of the Position:

The CLO is responsible for developing and managing a program based on community demographics and post-specific needs. Development and implementation of the program has direct impact on post morale and affects overall work performance, productivity, retention, community spirit, and individual and family well-being in a foreign environment. The CLO develops evaluation criteria and conducts periodic surveys to assess program efficacy. Based on analysis of formal and informal surveys, the CLO develops and implements a long-range program plan that outlines goals to maintain and enhance morale at post.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  Minimum of five years of professional work experience required. Minimum of six months of supervisory experience required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Pertinent DOS regulations, programs, and policies, as well as host-country laws, practices, and mores. Critical to duties in employment liaison, education liaison, crisis management, and security liaison where USG and DOS regulations, policies and initiatives govern programs and benefits critical to the general well-being of FS employees and family members overseas.

Education Requirements:

  1. Completion of High school required.
  2. Evaluations:

LANGUAGE: Level III (Good Working Knowledge) English Speaking/Reading/Writing required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Standard knowledge of Microsoft computer environment required; ability to draft and edit material for correspondence and publication required. Ability to demonstrate good interpersonal customer service skills required.

Qualifications:

All applicants under consideration will be required to pass 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 and Other Info

Benefits:

Agency 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.

Apply Via https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail.hms?_ref=u2fosgrnpt0&returnToSearch=true&jnum=27076&orgId=25&utm

 

 

2.      Cashier

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: 

Three years of progressive experience in accounting, at least one year of which has been in Cashier Operations, is required

JOB KNOWLEDGE:

Knowledge of cashier procedures and cashier, proficient in COAST cashiering software. Familiarity with State Department accounting system RFMS/M including Accounting, Vouchering and Payrolling.

Education Requirements:

Mandatory:

University degree in accounting, finance or business administration is required

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:

Level 4 proficiency in English (reading/speaking/writing) is required (This may be tested).

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Must be computer literate and familiar with the Microsoft Office suite of products. Ability to use keyboard, calculators and cash counting machines. Must possess a high degree of interpersonal skills, the ability to work independently and be tactful and professional in dealing with a diverse range of employees often high-ranking officers who require cashier services. Must be extremely accurate in record keeping and have the ability to verify the accuracy of figures. Must understand the concept of shared services and the accuracy of statistical workload. Ability to deal with all personnel problems objectively and professionally. Self-motivated, to manage time effectively, to prioritize, plan, organize workflow and work independently.

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 Nairobi, kenya 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:

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 **

Apply Via https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail.hms?_ref=u2fosgrnpt0&returnToSearch=true&jnum=27288&orgId=25&utm

 

 

3.      Administrative Management Assistant (Kisumu)

Duties

Provides administrative support and oversight of the ICASS staff providing services to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Medical Research Unit (MRU) employees in Kisumu and Kericho.  Acts as management lead for Kisumu coordinating all management support including residential maintenance, FAP inventories, fuel control, preparation for direct hire arrival and departure and official visitor support. Coordinates day to day work of Facilities Maintenance staff.  Provides community liaison service for the employees, serving as liaison with the schools and organizing social events as well as community information to the family members at post.  Assists the HR team with recruitment paperwork and interview support. Communicate with ICASS section heads in Nairobi Management sections on a regular basis.  Joins all regular Management meetings via phone or in-person. Position requires non-sensitive security clearance and is  supervised by the Deputy Management Counselor.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: Two years’ experience performing administrative functions in an office environment is required.

Education Requirements:

Mandatory:

  • College (2 years)

Evaluations:

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

SKILLS AND ABILITIES 

Strong interpersonal skills and flexibility is required; organizational and time management skills required; ability to draft correspondence and ability to work independently is required. Ability to assess quickly when something is urgent such as a housing emergency or someone in need of outreach 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 Nairobi, Kenya 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:

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

Apply Via https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/vacancy/viewVacancyDetail.hms?_ref=u2fosgrnpt0&returnToSearch=true&jnum=26774&orgId=25&utm

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