Job at the Embassy

U.S. Mission Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Announcement Number: Addis Ababa-2018-13B

(Applicants who have already applied for Vac. No. 13-2018 and 13A-2018, do not need to re-apply for this position)

Position Title: Realty Clerk (Re-advertisement)
Opening Period: October 11, 2018 – October 25, 2018
Series/Grade: LE- 0820, 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: HROaddisababa@state.gov  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.

(https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/eight-qualities-of-overseas-employees)

Summary: The U.S. Mission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Realty Clerk
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: Under the direct supervision of the Housing Coordinator, the incumbent provides clerical and administrative support in the management of leased residential and non-residential properties for all agencies in the Embassy including State, CDC, DOD and USAID.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Education: Completion of two years college/university in general studies is required.

Requirements:

Prior Work Experience:  Minimum of three years’ experience in office management or administrative work is required.

Post Entry Training: Good working knowledge of USG leasing regulations and property management.  Must have a good knowledge of local commercial and real estate markets and capabilities of local vendors.  Must understand local commercial and real estate pricing customs and practices. Ability to use Microsoft Office platform.

On the job training in WebPass, eServices and ILMS Ariba is required.  Dept. of State ethics and customer service training.   Procedural training is provided in-house/FSI as it is directly tailored to USG operating systems and regulations.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: A good working knowledge of Department of State and associated agency housing regulations, instructions and procedures as set forth in 15 FAM. Incumbent must be familiar with the Addis Ababa housing market and rental prices. A good understanding of USG housing practice and policies is essential to performing the job.  The ability to coordinate incoming personnel’s needs with existing property or the need to acquire new property.  It is in the best interest of the USG for the incumbent to minimize rental turnovers or the need to move personnel mid-tour, both in terms of financial stress on the Embassy or agency, and a quality of life issue for the occupant to not have to move mid-tour.  FEDBIDOPS when required.  Incumbent must work closely with the GSO warehouse and the Embassy’s financial management section to make sure leases are funded properly.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:   English Level 3 (good working knowledge, reading/speaking/writing); Amharic Level 4 (fluency, reading/speaking/writing) is required. (English Language will be tested)

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Using personal computer applications such as the MicroSoft Office Suite, good working knowledge of searching on the Internet/Intranet, knowledge of various online housing sites; Outlook, typing and calculator.  Excellent negotiation skills.  Ability to use tact and judgment when dealing with colleagues and suppliers.  Display excellent customer service advocacy.  The position requires Class 2 Ethiopian driver’s license(This may be tested)

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

Email: HagosRG@state.gov

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.

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.

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

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:

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO

U.S. Embassy

Human Resources Office

P.O. Box: 1014

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Preferred method of sending applications is by email

E-Mail: HROaddisababa@state.gov

POINT OF CONTACT

Human Resources Office

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

E-Mail: HROaddisababa@state.gov

FAX: 251-11-124-24-03

To apply for this position click the following link https://et.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/.

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

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

FOR ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR):

  • 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)

 

FOR AEFM / USEFM ONLY

  • 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.

Peace Corps Ethiopia is seeking an eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Programming and Training Support Coordinator; please find the specification for the job attached on the vacancy announcement.

POSITION TITLE:  Programming and Training Support Coordinator

OPEN TO:                 Ethiopian Nationals

OPENING DATE:    October 17, 2018

CLOSING DATE:    November 12, 2018

WORK HOURS:       Full-time:   40 hours/week

SALARY:                      From $14,712 to $25,932 to be paid in ETB 

Position Summary:  

Under the supervision of the Director of Programming and Training (DPT), the Programming and Training Support Coordinator, (PTSC) serves as a member of the Programming and Training unit and assists the DPT in providing support to approximately 190 Volunteers and 19 P&T permanent staff.  In conjunction with the DPT, the PTSC will assist with providing regularly scheduled staff development training to all staff with a primary focus on supporting the capacity and development of P&T staff to provide quality Volunteer support within the standard P&T responsibility areas.  The PTSC will provide guidance and Volunteer support in relation to the 3rd year extension process and serve as lead staff person to support the planning and implementation of major Volunteer events, and for Volunteer committees and council support. Additionally, the PTSC will provide guidance and support related to PCV and site history file management and support the completion of annual reports for PC/HQ and stakeholders.

The ideal candidate will be an exceptional self-starter who thrives in a fast paced environment.  If you love working with staff and volunteers to improve the quality of our operations, then this job is for you.  Please read below for the qualifications and instructions on how to apply.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR EFFECTIVE PERFORMANCE:

REQUIRED:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in project management, adult education, international development/relations, training design and management, or relevant discipline.

Experience:

  • At least three years of experience in development projects or training programs.
  • At least two years direct experience with workshop and group facilitation, session plan design, and training.
  • Extensive experience in project management, training management and information management.
  • Advance computer skills, including database management and Microsoft Office software skills (Excel, Word, Access, Publisher, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
    • At least two years professional work experience working in a multicultural setting with U.S. Americans.
  • Level IV (fluent) in reading, writing and speaking in English. The ability to communicate effectively in both written and spoken professional English is essential and required.

PREFERRED

Experience

  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and an ability to prioritize and structure daily tasks and workflow.
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with Peace Corps processes, training approach and systems is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge and experience with giving feedback, coaching and mentoring American volunteers and fellow staff.
  • Ability to manage time in high-stress environment and an ability to adapt gracefully to changing situations.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.  Is proactive and self-motivated.
  • Ability to function comfortably and effectively within American and Ethiopian cultural contexts in both informal and professional settings with Trainees, Volunteers, colleagues, Host Agency Officials, Peace Corps/Washington, the American Embassy, and others.
  • Proven experience taking a lead on maintaining a healthy, productive team spirit with a multi-cultural team of Americans and Ethiopians.
  • Professional ability to collaborate with other staff in many facets of their work as required to assure effective program coordination while providing support and suggestions for developing and refining projects and training programs.

To Apply:

Interested applicants who meet the minimum requirements must submit the following documents:

  1. Cover letter, maximum 2 pages, demonstrating how the applicant meets minimum required qualifications.
  2. A current resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV) that includes 3 professional references.
  3. Optional: Any other succinct documentation that supports your candidacy.

Applications should be addressed to:

Human Resources

Peace Corps Ethiopia

And sent

Via Email: recruitment@et.peacecorps.gov  with a subject line “PTSC”

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

*Only select one delivery method. Please do not send to both.*

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

Peace Corps Ethiopia is seeking an eligible and qualified applicants for the position of SAFETY AND SECURITY ASSISTANT; please find the specification for the job attached on the vacancy announcement.

POSITION TITLE:  Safety and Security Assistant

OPEN TO:                 Ethiopian Nationals

OPENING DATE:    October 17, 2018

CLOSING DATE:    November 12, 2018

WORK HOURS:       Full-time:   40 hours/week

SALARY:                      From    $12,812 to $22,508 to be paid in ETB 

Position Summary:  

The role of the Safety and Security Assistant (SSA) is to provide administrative support to the safety and security program. The primary responsibilities of the SSA are assisting in the analysis, reporting and response to sexual harassment and sexual assault incidents; preparing reports, training materials and other resource materials; and maintaining up-to-date contact information for sexual harassment and sexual assault experts and authorities, local and national police, transportation, and consolidation points. In addition, the SSA will act as the back-up to the Safety and Security Manager (SSM). The Office of Safety and Security provides technical oversight of security related. The SSA reports to the SSM who manages day to day workload.

When the SSM is unavailable, the SSA may also be the contact point with the Peace Corps Safety and Security Officer (PCSSO), Regional Security Advisor (RSA), Embassy security officials, and local law enforcement agencies in carrying out the responsibilities designated below or as directed by the Country Director (CD).

Technical review, evaluation and training can be conducted by the SSM and the PCSSO.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR EFFECTIVE PERFORMANCE:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in law, crime, gender, adult education, management, psychology, or relevant discipline.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • At least two years of experience designing and facilitating  training for adult learners, in both English and a local language
  • Prior experience developing and maintaining effective working relationships with other organizations, including local law enforcement, sexual harassment and sexual assault experts and authorities, criminal justice, emergency management and or other NGO/development agencies
  • Level IV (fluent) in reading, writing and speaking in English. The ability to communicate effectively in both written and spoken professional English is essential and required
  • Demonstrated local language fluency in Amharic, Afan Oromo or Tigrenia
  • Experience managing tasks and time in a high-stress environment
  • Ability to work with Microsoft Office Suite, and other basic computer knowledge
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision.  Is proactive and self-motivated.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with Peace Corps processes, training approach and systems and knowledge of Peace Corps Sexual Assault Risk Reduction and Reporting (SARRR) Program is highly desirable
  • Experience responding to victims of sexual harassment or sexual assault using the trauma informed care and victim centered approach
  • Ability to analyze sexual harassment and sexual assault crime trends and other risks and propose mitigation strategies
  • Experience with safety and security programs or law enforcement
  • Experience as a primary contact, designated staff or first responder for victims of sexual harassment or sexual assault, and or experience in counseling victims of sexual harassment or sexual assault on support, reporting, care provision and / or prosecution
  • Experience in training Ethiopian community members on intervention strategies to support victims of sexual harassment and sexual assault and on mitigation strategies to help reduce incidents of sexual harassment and sexual assault
  • Experience in representing, accompanying or advocating for victims of sexual harassment or sexual assault during medical, prosecutorial or other official appointments
  • Direct experience with sexual harassment or sexual assault
  • Ability to function comfortably and effectively within American and Ethiopian cultural contexts in both informal and professional settings with Trainees, Volunteers, colleagues, Host Agency Officials, Peace Corps/Washington, the American Embassy, and others.

To Apply:

Interested applicants who meet the minimum requirements must submit the following documents:

  1. Cover letter, maximum 2 pages, demonstrating how the applicant meets minimum required qualifications.
  2. A current resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV) that includes 3 professional references.
  3. Optional: Any other succinct documentation that supports your candidacy.

Applications should be addressed to:

Human Resources

Peace Corps Ethiopia

And sent

Via Email: recruitment@et.peacecorps.gov  with a subject line “SSA”

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

*Only select one delivery method. Please do not send to both.*

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