Job at the Embassy

U.S. Mission Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Announcement Number: Addis Ababa-2018-029
Position Title: Realty Assistant
Opening Period: June 14, 2018 – June 28, 2018
Series/Grade: LE- 0820, FSN-08
Salary: (USD) 12,133 – (USD) 21,829 per year

FP is 06.  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 Assistant

 

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: Yes
Duties: Under direct supervision of the Housing Coordinator, the incumbent shall identify potential residences for lease for the Embassy through contacts, real estate brokers and advertisements.  Prepares leases and drafts waiver requests as necessary.  Ensures that current status of all lease files and RPA are maintained accurately. Works with the Financial Management Office in planning quarterly leasehold funding requirements.  Serves as backup to the Housing Coordinator in his/her absence.  Serves as COR on the residential gardening contract. The incumbent is responsible for supervising five (5) Realty Clerks.

 

 

Qualifications and Evaluations

Education: Completion of a college diploma or two years university study in Business or Management or equivalent is required.

Requirements:

Prior Work Experience:  Minimum of three years’ experience in Office Management or administrative work is required.  Six months of this experience must be in realty management.

  1. Post Entry Training:  On-the-job training provided by the Housing Coordinator and S/GSO in USG specific requirements, post specific requirements, DOS real estate regulations, section 15 FAM, and post housing policy.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of housing leases, housing regulations, local real estate market, effective administrative procedures, knowledge of the city and preferred residential areas.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  English and Amharic language level 4 (fluent) reading/writing/speaking is required. (English Language will be tested)

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Ability to work with minimum supervision to manage all required tasks, ability to prioritize, ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing, ability to interact positively with a wide variety of individuals in and out of the Embassy.  Ability to organize paper flow and maintain schedules, ability to operate office applications including Microsoft Word and Excel.  Basic key boarding skills and basic MS office suite knowledge. (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.

U.S. Mission                                      Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Announcement Number:             Addis Ababa-2018-013A (Re-Advertisement)   (Applicants who have already applied for Vac. No. 13-2018, do not need to re-apply for this position)

Position Title:                                    Realty Clerk

Opening Period:                               June 12, 2018 – June 16, 2018

Series/Grade:                                   LE- 0820, FSN-06

Salary:                                                  (USD) 8,412- (USD) 15,144 per year

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 you 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.

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 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 during the summer make-ready season.

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.

  1. 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.

Incumbent requires local Ethiopian full driver’s license.

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 and Amharic language level 3 reading/writing/speaking 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.  Ability to acquire 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.

U.S. Mission                                      Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Announcement Number:             Addis Ababa-2018-026

Position Title:                                    Consular Assistant (IV)

Opening Period:                               June 7, 2018 – June 20, 2018

Series/Grade:                                   LE-1405, FSN- 07

Salary:                                                  (USD) 10,721 – (USD) 19,301 per year

For More Info:                                   Human Resources Office: (POC-Fitsume Letta)

E-mail Address:  HROaddisababa@state.gov

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

Who May Apply:                              All Interested Applicants /All Sources

Security Clearance Required:     Local Security Certification or Public Trust Security Clearance will be required if offered the job. No security clearance information is necessary at the time of application.

Duration 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 you 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 Consular Assistant (IV).

Work schedule:                                Full Time (40 hours per week)

Start date:                                          The candidates 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 Supervisory Duties

Duties: The Incumbent facilitates daily visa processing for Immigrant, Diversity and Adoption cases. Reviews consular applications according to applicable immigration laws and Department of State and Department of Homeland Security regulations, ensuring that they are complete and accurate. Screens cases for fraud indicators and advises adjudicating officers. Advises the unit supervisor about daily/weekly/monthly priorities, case processing capacity of the unit and resource requirements.  Serves as a subject matter expert on procedures and provides guidance to Consular Support Unit staff and other members of the staff on case work.  Prepares periodic reports used to develop the annual Consular Package report.  Transfers files both physically and electronically to and from other posts. Incumbent translates or interpret for consular officers at the time of interview. The Incumbent is directly supervised by the unit supervisor (IV Unit Team Lead).

Qualifications and Evaluations

Education:   Completion of high school education is required.

Requirements

Prior Work Experience: Two years of progressively responsible experience in administration, providing government services or para-professional work is required.

Post Entry Training: Training will be provided once the Incumbent begins work and includes:

(1) the online Consular Correspondence Course; PC104 – Special Consular Services for Locally Employed Staff ( 5hrs); PC103  – Citizenship and Passport Services for Locally Employed Staff (10hrs.); PC102 – Non Immigrant visa for LE Staff ( 6hrs); PC120 – Consular Task Force Basics ( 1hr); PA459 – Protecting Personally Identifiable Information (2hrs); PC441 – Passport Data Security Awareness (1hr)
(2) How to use consular equipment (computers, visa printers, scanners, visa legend machines and microphone system) (1hr)
(3) Understanding and using the various consular databases and visa processing systems (1hr)
(4) Mastering the Department’s consular filing and records disposition requirements (1hr)
(5) Familiarity with Department and USCIS law, regulations and procedures (3 hrs)
(6) Understanding and implementing consular-specific security procedures (1hr)

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must have detailed knowledge of the work procedures and guidelines of the consular section, as well as the section’s goals and objectives as defined by the Consular Chief.  Must know and be able to explain US immigration law, USCIS regulations and policies, Department of State consular regulations and policies, and Embassy consular policies and practices to all consular clients.  Must know Ethiopian civil law as it applies to identity and relationships.  Must know some local and overseas offices regulations and procedures.

Evaluations

LANGUAGE:  English and Amharic Level 4 (fluent) reading/writing/speaking is required.  (English Language proficiency will be tested.)

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Incumbent must be able to operate IT and consular equipment and use consular automated systems. This includes basic knowledge of word processing and Excel and Access databases. Must be able to use basic consular equipment such as PCs, visa printers, photo and document scanners, wet and dry seals, and the microphone system. Incumbent also uses copiers, a shredder, fax machines and telephone equipment. Basic typing skill is required

Must be able to apply USG and Ethiopian Law, regulations and policies to a wide variety of applications for immigration benefits.  Must be able to listen effectively and advise consular clients on how best to reach their goals.  Must be patient with both clients and adjudicators.  Must be able to work steadily in a difficult environment and under considerable pressure from highly emotional clients.  Must be able to act in an ethical manner and be confident when dealing with clients.  Must be flexible and able to work with all colleagues.

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.

  1. GENERAL INFORMATION

 

  1. SOLICITATION NO.:                                  72066318R10013
  2. ISSUANCE DATE:                                       May 31, 2018
  3. CLOSING DATE/TIME

FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:       June 15, 2018 before and/or on 5:00

PM (Close of Business)

  1. POSITION TITLE:                                       Driver
  2. MARKET VALUE:                                       FSN-4, $8,184 – $14,724 per annum

In accordance with AIDAR Appendix J and the Local Compensation Plan of USAID/ Ethiopia. Final compensation will be negotiated within the listed market value.

  1. PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE:                 5 Years. The services provided under this

contract are expected to be of a continuing nature that will be executed by USAID through a series of sequential contracts, subject to the availability of funds.

  1. PLACE OF PERFORMANCE:                  US Embassy,  Entoto Road, Addis Ababa
  2. SECURITY LEVEL REQUIRED:              RSO Certification
  3. BASIC FUNCTIONS:

The Chauffeur reports to the Mission Director and provides reliable and safe driving services to the Mission Director in Addis Ababa and other parts of the country ensuring highest level of courtesy, sense of responsibility and good knowledge of security issues.

  1. STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

Provides reliable and safe driving services by driving the USAID vehicles for the transport of the Mission Director within the local environs and field trips; delivers and collects of mails, invitations, documents and other items to high level officials of Donor Group and Ethiopian Government offices for the Director; provides VIP transportation service to high level USAID officials from USAID/Washington and other oversea USAID/Missions when in Ethiopia.  Assists motor pool section when not needed by the Director’s office, 55%

Maintains accurate, up-to-date records on trip sheets by legibly recording in English the travel times, mileage and destinations; perform daily pre-trip vehicle inspection of the assigned vehicle as per the preventive maintenance check list specified on the trip ticket. Ensure that all immediate actions required are taken place up on involvement in accidents. 15%

Ensures the assigned vehicle is in good operating condition by performing minor maintenance tasks when necessary; ensuring that periodic scheduled vehicle maintenance is completed and reported; ensure that timely repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes and fueling the vehicle(s) among others are carried out; keep the assigned vehicles(s) clean inside and outside.  15%

Ensure availability of all the required documents/items including trip tickets, office telephone directory, accident report form and field trip expendable and non-expendable items. Holds fuel coupons and cash for fueling purpose while going to field trips.  15%

Supervisory relationship: The incumbent works under the direct supervision of Mission Director

Supervisory Controls: The position doesn’t involve supervising others.

  1. AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Cooperating Country Nationals (CCNs) applicants. Cooperating country national means an individual who is a cooperating country citizen or a non-cooperating country citizen lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the cooperating country.
  2. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The work requested does not involve undue physical demands.
  3. POINT OF CONTACT: addisusaidjobs@usaid.gov; Fekadu Tamirate at Ftamirate@usaid.gov.

 

  1. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION

 

  1. Education: Completion of secondary school is required.
  2. Prior Work Experience: One to one and half years of Chauffeur experience is required, of which at least one year service must be with a US. Government agency. Safe driving record; knowledge of driving rules and regulations; basic skills in minor vehicle repair.
  3. Post Entry Training: Regulations regarding care and use of U.S. Government vehicles mobile radio operation training.
  4. Language Proficiency: Level III English ability (good working knowledge) and level IV national language ability (fluent) in speaking and writing are required.
  5. Job Knowledge: The incumbent must have a knowledge in local traffic laws, and locations of where ministries, donors and various officials residences. A good working knowledge of Addis Ababa landmarks and Ethiopian history is desired.
  6. Skills and Abilities: The incumbent must possess a valid third class Ethiopian driver’s license and substantial defensive driving skill. The incumbent must have an ability to deal with high level officials in relaxed and competent manner. The incumbent must have an ability to communicate effectively verbally.

 

  • EVALUATION AND SELECTION PROCESS

EVALUATION:

Applicants who clearly meet the Education/Experience requirements and basic eligibility requirements will be further evaluated.

To ensure consideration of applications for the intended position, Applicants must prominently reference the Solicitation number and signed in the application form before submission.

 Applications will be initially screened by the Human Resources Office to determine whether applicants have met the advertised minimum qualifications. A list of qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring office for further consideration and screening. Final selection of candidates will be made and those selected will be invited to an interview in order to select the best-qualified candidate.

The USAID Mission assumes no liability for the loss or mishandling of applications. For additional information about the position and/or the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Office at 011 130 6002 ext. 6031, 6035 or 6043.

APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCESS: All applicants must submit a completed form (DS-174) along with the credential documents to USAID/Ethiopia, Human Resources Office via the email address addisusaidjobs@usaid.gov.  Each applicant must fully explain his/her job-related duties and qualifications on the application form in order to provide for an accurate evaluation of his/her education, training, and experience. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, physical disabilities, or membership in an employee organization. This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process please notify the Agency. Applicants who are not contacted within thirty days after the final filing date are to assume that their applications were not accepted.

For your application to be considered, the following documents must be submitted:

  • Letter of Application/Cover Letter;
  • Completed and Signed Application for Employment Official Form–DS-174 found here https://et.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/;
  • Current Resume/CV;
  • Copies of credential documents (i.e., degree, training certificates, etc.);
  • Application must be submitted ONLY via addisusaidjobs@usaid.gov and the email subject must say– solicitation 72066318R10013Driver;  
  • Please submit the application only once; and
  • Late and incomplete applications will not be considered; the application must be submitted before or on the date of filing at 5 p.m. (Close of Business).

Applications must be received by the closing date and time specified in Section I, item 3, and submitted to the addisusaidjobs@usaid.gov .

NOTE: THE APPLICATION FORM IS AVAILABLE FREE OF CHARGE UPON REQUEST AND IS ALSO AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD FROM THE INTERNET https://et.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/. THE FINAL SELECTION OF A CANDIDATE IS BASED SOLELY ON THE ADVERTISED QUALIFICATION IN A COMPETITIVE PROCESS.  INDIVIDUALS WHO MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

 

  1. LIST OF REQUIRED FORMS FOR PSC HIRES

Once the Contracting Officer (CO) informs the successful Applicant about being selected for a contract award, the CO will provide the successful Applicant instructions about how to complete and submit the following forms.

  1. Medical History and Examination Form (Department of State Forms)
  2. Finger Print Card (FD-258)

 

  1. BENEFITS/ALLOWANCES

As a matter of policy, and as appropriate, a PSC is normally authorized in accordance with Mission policy and local labor law.

  1. USAID REGULATIONS, POLICIES AND CONTRACT CLAUSES PERTAINING TO PSCs

USAID regulations and policies governing CCN PSC awards are available at these sources:

  1. USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR), Appendix J, “Direct USAID Contracts With a Cooperating Country National and with a Third Country National for Personal Services Abroad,” including contract clause “General Provisions,” available at https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1868/aidar_0.pdf .
  2. Contract Cover Page form AID 309-1 available at https://www.usaid.gov/forms .
  3. Acquisition & Assistance Policy Directives/Contract Information Bulletins (AAPDs/CIBs) for Personal Services Contracts with Individuals available at http://www.usaid.gov/work-usaid/aapds-cibs .
  4. Ethical Conduct. By the acceptance of a USAID personal services contract as an individual, the contractor will be acknowledging receipt of the “Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch,” available from the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, in accordance with General Provision 2 and 5 CFR 2635.  See https://www.oge.gov/web/oge.nsf/OGE%20Regulations .

END OF SOLICITATION

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The U.S. Mission in Ethiopia 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. USAID/Ethiopia also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

Peace Corps Ethiopia is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for a Health Technical Trainer, please find the specification for the job attached on the vacancy announcement.

POSITION TITLE:               Health Technical Trainer

OPENING DATE:               June 1, 2018

CLOSING DATE:                 July 9, 2018

WORK HOURS:                 Full-time:   40 hours/week

ELIGIBILITY:                        U.S. Citizens and Ethiopian Nationals are eligible to apply

SALARY:                       Annual Salary range:  $18,740 – $29,981. Benefits include:  Housing

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Health Program Manager, the Technical Trainer leads the development, implementation, and evaluation of a professional training sequence of integrated technical learning activities designed to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for Peace Corps trainees to work effectively as Volunteers for a 2-year service.

The Peace Corps Community Health Volunteers work to improve both individual and family health in Ethiopia through strengthened healthy practices and care seeking behaviors. They focus on the following two goals in the Improving Community Health in Ethiopia project:

Goal One: Improved Household Water Sanitation and Hygiene and Nutrition: Parents and caregivers will adopt healthy behaviors to improve the health status of children less than 5 years old.

Goal Two: Improved School Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene and Adolescent and Youth Reproductive Health: Students will adopt behaviors to reduce risk of water, sanitation, and hygiene-related diseases and to improve adolescent and youth reproductive health practices.

The contract term of the technical trainer position is expected to begin in September or October 2018 and be completed on or around May 31, 2019.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR EFFECTIVE PERFORMANCE:

Health Technical Trainer

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Education, Health Sciences, Public Health, Nursing, or related field.
  • Specialized knowledge and a minimum of two years’ field experience in all or most of the following: Maternal and child health; care groups; youth reproductive and sexual health; water, sanitation, and hygiene education; malaria prevention education; and behavior change communication.
  • At least two years’ experience designing and facilitating training utilizing participatory and non-formal education techniques for adult learners.
  • Experience working in multicultural setting with U.S. Americans.
  • Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Office software skills (Excel, Word, Publisher, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
  • Native fluency in reading, writing and speaking in English. The ability to communicate effectively in both written and spoken professional English is essential and required.
  • Ability to live in community-based training site for duration of Pre-Service Training (3 months a year).
  • Proven track record of working on a team in a multicultural setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Returned Peace Corps Volunteer status is highly desirable.
  • Extensive experience working on a team of Ethiopians and Americans.
  • Experience mentoring and coaching others with emphasis on the cross cultural adjustment process.
  • Commitment to building inclusive environments amongst diverse volunteers and staff.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and in a fast-paced and high-stress work environment.
  • Familiarity with Ethiopian culture, language, communities, and geographical regions.

To Apply:

Interested applicants must submit the following documents:

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

Submit as follows:

Nancy Yuill

Director of Programming and Training

Peace Corps Ethiopia

Via Email: recruitment@et.peacecorps.gov

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

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

  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  https://et.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/ 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.
    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

Peace Corps Ethiopia is seeking to employ an educational technical trainer, please find the specification for the job attached on the vacancy announcement.

POSITION TITLE:               Education Technical Trainer

OPENING DATE:               January 24, 2018

CLOSING DATE:                 Open till filled

WORK HOURS:                 Full-time 40 hours/week

LOCATION:                         Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

ELIGIBILITY:                        U.S. Citizens and Ethiopian Nationals are eligible to apply

SALARY:                       Annual Salary range:  $23,000– 30,000, depending upon experience. Benefits include:  Housing.

Position Summary:

The Education Technical Trainer leads the development, implementation, and evaluation of a professional training sequence of integrated technical learning activities designed to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for Peace Corps Volunteers to work effectively as English Teachers in rural high schools across four regions of Ethiopia.  The Education Project is a TEFL certification program whereby Volunteers undergo comprehensive TEFL training and assessment during their service, with the expectation that they will qualify to be TEFL certified by the end of their two years of service.   This position reports to the Education Program Manager and works under the supervision of the Training Manager during Pre Service Training. The Director of Programming and Training is the evaluator for the position.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in TESOL, TEFL, English language learning, or linguistics, plus teaching certification (if candidate does not have teaching certification, 5 years of demonstrated professional teaching experience plus a Bachelor’s degree is required)
  • Minimum of two years’ experience teaching English in the classroom setting (primary or secondary level).
  • At least two years’ experience designing and facilitating training utilizing participatory and non-formal adult education techniques.
  • Specialized knowledge or experience in all or most of the following:
    • Supporting the professional development of English teachers in their English proficiency and student-centered teaching techniques
    • Working knowledge of language learning theories and philosophies and experience adapting and designing interactive language teaching methodologies
    • Creating teaching materials
    • Reviewing, adapting and training from a formal curriculum such as textbooks and syllabi
    • Developing classroom-based and general communication skill assessments
    • Communicative learning techniques
    • Developing afterschool and summer youth programs focused on English proficiency
    • Using on line learning modules for technical training and communities of practice
    • The certification process and requirements for TEFL or TESOL
  • Native fluency level in reading, writing and speaking English required.
  • Advanced computer skills, including database management and Microsoft Office software skills (Excel, Word, Access, Publisher, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to live in community-based training site for duration of Pre-Service Training (3 months a year).
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and in a fast-paced and high-stress work environment.
  • Experience working in multicultural setting with U.S. Americans.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in English, TEFL, TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or education related field.
  • Returned Peace Corps Volunteer status is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with Ethiopian education system and English language curriculum.
  • Experience mentoring and coaching others with emphasis on the cross cultural adjustment process.
  • Familiarity with Ethiopian culture, language, communities, and geographical regions.

To Apply:

Interested applicants must submit the following documents:

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

Submit as follows:

Nancy Yuill

Director of Programming and Training

Peace Corps Ethiopia

Via Email: recruitment@et.peacecorps.gov

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

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