Job at the Embassy

U.S. Mission Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Announcement Number: Addis Ababa-2018-032
Position Title: Sub-cashier
Opening Period: August 15, 2018- August 29,2018
Series/Grade: LE- 415, FSN-06
Salary: (USD) 8,412 – (USD) 15,144 per year

FP is 08.  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.

For More Info: Human Resources Office:  or by

Phone: 251-11-130-60-00 Ext: 6383

Who May Apply: All Interested Applicants /All Sources
Security Clearance Required: Local Security Certification or a Public Trust Security Clearance will be required if offered the job. No security clearance information is necessary at the time of application


Duration of 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 apply.


Summary: The U.S. Mission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Sub-cashier.
Work schedule:  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 is responsible for all aspects of the cashiering program and consular collections.  Cashier utilizes Automatic Cash Registration System (ACRS), which is a computer-based cashiering system.  Moreover, incumbent memorizes and applies numerous cashiering codes of various financial categories accordingly. She /he will follow up on exchange rate changes, code and cost changes and informs consular staff as well as clients through the update of the fee list display.  Incumbent reconciles off site collections with the periodic reports received and work closely with the section accountable officer and Embassy main cashier to ensure adherence to all relevant FAM regulation.


The position plays a crucial role in public relations effort of the consular section in handling section correspondence for the visa applicants. Supports the Non-immigrant/Fiance Visa and Refugee Asylee follow-to-join (NIV/V92/93/K) operation by handling correspondence. Supports the unit in providing support in data entry, case screening and interpreting. The position requires accuracy, adherence to guidelines and an individual who can deal effectively with the public under a high volume and fast placed consular operation.


Handles the section’s time and attendance.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Education: Completion of secondary school with at least two years college education or university studies is required.


Prior Work Experience:  Three years’ experience in either of the following is required: 1) cashier experience in handling cashier transactions, making change and report reconciliation, or 2) general administrative office experience requiring judgment, autonomy, and report reconciliation is required.

  1. Post Entry Training: Department of State cashiering procedures; online PC-419 and ACRS system training.  PC 102 online immigration law course and online NIV/ IV system’s training. PA 453- Ethics for LES; PA459 – Protecting PII; Cyber Security online course

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of database entry and basic word processing is required. Within six months, the incumbent is expected to have a working knowledge of the Department of State visa and consular procedure, cashiering requirements, and be able to correspond accurately in English and Amharic on a range of consular topics.


LANGUAGE:  Level 4 (Fluent) speaking, reading, writing English and Amharic is required. (English Language will be tested)

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Within six months, the incumbent must demonstrate the ability to accurately collect Consular fees, makes correct change, safeguard collections, and reconcile reports on a daily and monthly basis per regulations.  In addition, the incumbent must demonstrate the ability to operate and use consular database systems.

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.

If an applicant with a disability needs assistance with the application and/or hiring process, including any applicable tests or interview, please contact:
Phone: +251111306184


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 could 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.


(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:

How to Apply:  All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification or Public Trust security clearance.  Applicants must submit a Universal Application for Employment (DS-174) which is available on HR/OE Intranet Site.

To apply for this position, applicants should electronically (or otherwise) submit the documents listed below:


U.S. Embassy

Human Resources Office

P.O. Box: 1014

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Preferred method of sending applications is by email



Human Resources Office

Telephone: 251-11-130-60-00, Ext. 6383


FAX: 251-11-124-24-03

To apply for this position click the following link

For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

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


  • DS-174 (US Embassy application form)
  • Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed (e.g. transcripts, degrees, certificates, work experience documents, etc.)
  • Driver’s License (if applicable) this should only be included for positions requiring it
  • Certificate or License (if applicable)
  • Letter(s) of recommendation (if available)


  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • Residency and/or Work Permit
  • Passport copy
  • Degree (not transcript)
  • Language Scores (if available)
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)

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 Addis Ababa/Ethiopia.

The United States Peace Corps seeks a Medical Doctor or Nurse Practitioner to serve as a contracted Peace Corps Medical Officer (PCMO) based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Please refer to the attached vacancy announcement for duties and responsibilities.

Personal Services Contractor (PSC) vacancy announcement

OPEN TO:                 All Interested Candidates

POSITION:               Peace Corps Medical Officer

OPENING DATE:    July 18, 2018

CLOSING DATE:    August 15, 2018

WORK HOURS:       Full time, 40 hours/week

SALARY RANGE:  $54,930 – $98,874 (paid in ETB) depending on experience

The United States Peace Corps seeks a Medical Doctor or Nurse Practitioner to serve as a contracted Peace Corps Medical Officer (PCMO) based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  The PCMO will provide health care to U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers in Ethiopia and will work under the supervision of the Peace Corps Country Director in Ethiopia and the Peace Corps Office of Medical Services in Washington DC.

Duties include:

  • Routine primary health care to Peace Corps Trainees and Volunteers including treatment of common illnesses and injuries in accordance with Peace Corps medical guidelines
  • Individual short-term counseling on disease prevention, adjustment issues, stress management and cross-cultural problems
  • Response to emergency medical situations
  • Member of Senior Peace Corps staff in Ethiopia
  • Ability to conduct trainings on health related issues
  • Site visits to Peace Corps Volunteers throughout  Ethiopia
  • Administrative tasks of the medical office including budget management
  • Inventory of medical supplies and equipment
  • Alternate 24 hour on- call duty with the other PCMO

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Graduate of accredited school

MDs must be a graduate of a school listed in this link, Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research

  • Current license to practice
  • Relevant clinical experience in primary care after medical school
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral /written English.
  • Experience in managing mental health issues including counseling of patients
  • Experience in training design and presentation of health related material
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook
  • Program management, administrative experience
  • Ability to work effectively as part of an intercultural team
  • Hardworking, reliable and diligent with good inter-personal skills
  • Willing to travel to sites in Ethiopia
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to obtain an American visa

Candidates need to address their ability to meet the minimum qualifications in their submitted application materials                    

Interested applicants for this position must submit the following:

  1. A completed PCMO Application form, a completed PCMO applicant skills survey, a completed Privileging form.  The applicant must complete this request for privileges depending on their professional qualifications. Forms can be obtained from the Peace Corps office in Sarbet.  Interested candidates should call 251-11-320-03-16 to get directions to the office.
  2. A cover letter
  3. A resume or C.V. that includes:
  • Professional positions held, identifying duties, responsibilities, dates of employment and reason for leaving
  • Education and training, identifying universities attended, dates of attendance, degrees and diplomas.
  • Professional licenses, certificates, registrations
  • An accounting for periods of unemployment longer than three months
  1. Three professional medical references, with at least two being from medical colleagues who have directly observed the applicant in a clinical setting.  (One must also be from the current employer.)
  2. Photocopies of:

Diploma from medical school.

Professional medical license. If the license does not have an expiration date, written confirmation must be submitted directly from the issuing authority.  Please note, if a license is not required, rather, the medical diploma is the license to practice, written confirmation, issued directly from the professional medical board, Ministry of Health or other appropriate regulatory authority establishing that the candidate is properly credentialed for medical practice, is required.

          Professional certification if Nurse Practitioner

  1. The candidate should also provide the following:
    1. Date of birth
    2. Place of birth
    3. Citizenship
    4. Passport number
    5. Passport issue date
    6. Passport expiration date

All documents must be in English.  Official translation is not required.


Via Email:


Via Post:  Peace Corps/Recruit, P.O. Box 7788, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

* Select only one delivery method, please do not submit both via email and post.

The United States Peace Corps is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for the position are welcome to apply.  

  1. Personal Service Agreement – Limited/Temporary PositionThe U.S. Mission in Addis Ababa is seeking individuals for short-term employment (30-working days) as Administrative Clerks in various Management Sections and the Consular Section under a PSA-Limited (temporary hire) appointment.REQUIREMENT FOR THE 30 DAY HIRE:ELIGIBILITY: All Interested candidates (with the exception of U.S. citizens and U.S. legal permanent residents)QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:  
    1. Education:  Completion of secondary school (high school) is required.
    2. Experience:  One year of administrative, clerical or secretarial experience is required.
    3. Language: Level 3 (Good Working Knowledge) of English and Level 4 (Fluent) of Amharic language is required. (English Language proficiency will be tested)

    POSITION:               Admin Clerk in Management/Consular Sections

    WORK HOURS:      Work hours will vary depending on the needs of the section

    SALARY:                  As per the Embassy hourly wage rate

    LENGTH OF HIRE:  30-work days during March 1, 2018 – August 31, 2018 (Temporary Positions)

    Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered:  

    1. Universal Application for Employment (UAE) as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174); which is available on our website or by contacting Human Resources.
    2. Any other supporting documentation (e.g., letters of employment, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position should also be submitted.
    3. Please provide the specific section or sections for which you are submitting your application.

    U.S. Embassy

    Human Resources Office

    P.O. Box: 1014

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Preferred method of sending applications is by email



    Human Resources Office

    Telephone: 251-11-130-60-00, Ext. 6383


    FAX: 251-11-124-24-03