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Announcement Number:
KABUL-2021-003
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Kabul
Position Title:
Administrative Clerk
Open Period:
01/07/2021 – 01/22/2021Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT-4
Series/Grade:
LE – 0105 5
Salary:
Not Specified
Work Schedule:
Full-time – From Sunday through Thursday
Promotion Potential:
LE-5
Duty Location(s):
1 Vacancy in

Kabul, AF
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
 HR Section
000-000-0000
HRatPost@state.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Competitive service
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
Current Employees of the Mission – This includes U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs); For USEFM – FP is XX. Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C. Only one Open-to category should remain: • U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) All Agencies • All Interested Applicants / All Sources – All Agencies • All Interested Applicants / All Sources.
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust – Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Permanent
Appointment Type Details:
Permanent
Marketing Statement:
We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees (Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employment) before you apply.
Summary:
The U.S. Mission in Kabul is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for position of Administrative Clerk FSN-05 with the Information Resource Management (IRM) section.

The work schedule for this position is:

Full-time 40 hours/week

Supervisory Position:
No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No
Travel Required:
Not Required

Duties

 

Provides administrative support to the Information Resource Management Office – ISC Helpdesk working primarily with the Customer Support Team Lead and supporting IMO management. Handles all administrative issues, management of schedules, appointments, and meetings; organization of files; acquisition of expendable and non-expendable office supplies; receives and screen calls from users reporting IT problems; time and attendance; providing secretarial services for the IMO; maintenance of IRM contact list; coordination of IRM projects and events; include directing requests for service; Providing   other assistance as it   pertains to IRM assets and services; other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:
EXPERIENCE: One-year of full-time working experience in an administrative, business, academic, nongovernmental, or international organization is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of computer systems, Familiarization with all Microsoft Office Suite application. PC skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications mandatory.

 

 

Education Requirements:
High School is required.

 

Evaluations:
LANGUAGE: Level III English (good working level) – Level IV Dari is required.

This may be tested.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must be able to work independently on assigned tasks and programs while coordinating with other members of the ISC. Must have organizational, administrative, and computer skills to include an interest developing them further. Must be able to communicate effectively with a wide variety of American and Afghan contacts. Must be a self-starter who displays initiative, follow-through, resourcefulness, and adaptability. Must be able to solve problems independently and provide recommendations for process improvements. Must be able to draft professional-quality e­-mails with minimal editing. Must have proficiency with standard Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Word, Excel, and Outlook). Additional proficiency in Windows XP and network administration preferred. Must be able to perform heavy lifting (50 pounds).

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 and complete a mandatory probationary period for LE Staff.

 

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:
Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), locally-resident EFMs and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Kabul may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
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 in LWOP **

* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process. Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS in LWOP status with re-employment or reinstatement rights back to their agency or bureau.

What is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc? (https://www.icass.gov/hr-oe/)

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA:

1. The Mission may consider any of the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.

2. Current OR employees having served less than one (1) year in their current position are not eligible to apply. In addition, current OR employees, regardless of agency or section, who have received job-specific training away from Post at U.S. Government expense may not be considered for any other position within the Mission for six months from the completion date of the training. Current employees of the Mission who have not successfully completed their initial probationary periods are not eligible to apply. Current employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory or MBC score of 100 points or less, on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.

3. Current employees of the Mission hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment. This does not apply for employees on a PSA (Temp), or those are hired on a When Actually Employed (WAE) or intermittent work schedule.

4. Candidates who are EFMs, USEFMs, AEFMs, or MOHs must have at least one year remaining on their sponsor’s tour of duty to be considered eligible to apply for this position.

How to Apply

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

To apply for this position applicants must electronically submit the documents listed below to be considered for employment. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible and qualified.

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site (US Embassy Kabul Website).

Required Documents:
High School Diploma

Proof of Citizenship (Tazkira) is required.

Next Steps:
Applicants who are invited to take a language, skills, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Kabul.

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