Embassy of United States of America

Embassy of United States of America

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Position: Human Resources Assistant (American Services)
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Permanent
Place of Work: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Salary: USD $12,133
Posted date: 1 week ago
Application Deadline: Jan, 20/2022 (2 days left)

Overview

Hiring Path: Open to the Public

Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: 

  • For USEFM - FP is 6.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
  • All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Security Clearance Required: Public Trust - Background Investigation

Appointment Type: Permanent

Appointment Type Details: Indefinite following successful completion of the probationary period.

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 Addis Ababa/Ethiopia is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Human Resources Assistant (American Services) position.

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 (4 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position: NO

Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: NO 

Travel Required: Not Required

 

Duties

Responsible for all American personnel programs at the Mission including but not limited to: Check-in/check-out processing; Travel Messages (TMs) for arriving/departing U.S. Direct Hire (USDH) staff;  provides general guidance on accreditation (visas and diplomatic ID processing); advising American employees on matters relating to career development and personnel regulations; NSDD-38 procedures for new or existing USDH positions; maintaining files for American employees; managing recruitment program for Family Member Appointment (FMA), Seasonal Hires, When Actually Employed (WAE), Rovers, etc.; and managing the Duty officer program.

 

EXPERIENCE: Minimum three years of experience in human resources or administrative field is required.

EDUCATION: Completion of two years of general college studies is required.

LANGUAGE: Level 3 (Good working knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing Amharic is required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook, and Internet). Skills in using tools such as Overseas Personnel System (OPS) and Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA).Must have excellent customer service and communication skills to manage in-person and telephone contacts. Must be organized, diligent and able to work under pressure. Good interpersonal relationships are required. (These may be tested).

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

  • Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Addis Ababa/Ethiopia 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. 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

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.


How to apply

In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested completion of  High/Secondary school diploma is required. as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent) (if applicable)
  • Residency and/or Work Permit (if applicable)
  • Passport copy (if applicable)
  • Two years of general college studies (required)
  • Work experience (required)
  • Certificate or License (if applicable)
  • DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)

 

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

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.