US Embassy Human Resources Clerk Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

US Embassy Human Resources Clerk Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

Duties

Basic Function of the Position

  • Serves as HR Clerk with primary responsibility of managing section’s reception – thus serves as section point of contact for general information and referral.
  • Serves as the Mission’s coordinator for LES warden systems. Is responsible for logistical oversight of the LE Staff evaluation process.
  • Overall supervision provided by HRM Specialist.

    Qualifications and Evaluations
  • Two years progressively responsible clerical experience utilizing basic office procedures is required.
  • Must have good working knowledge of correspondence and general clerical procedures.

    Education Requirements:

  • Completion of secondary school is required.

    Language

  • Level IV (fluent) in written and spoken English;
  • Level III Kiswahili.

    Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of staff and make appropriate recommendations and referrals.
  • Ability to use Microsoft applications, including Outlook email and calendar, MS Word and Excel.

    Skills and Abilities:
  • 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.

    Benefits:

    Agency Benefits:

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

    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:
  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran
  • AEFM / USEFM
  • 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.

    The Following Apply to Efms, Usefms, and Aefms Only:

  • Current employees who used a hiring preference to gain employment who are within their first 90 calendar days of employment are not eligible to apply.
  • Candidates with a hiring preference who have already accepted a conditional offer of employment may Not be extended a second conditional offer of employment unless and until they withdraw their candidacy for the first position in writing.
  • The following may also be considered when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, etc.
  • If selected, EFMs are expected to serve in the positon for at least one year from the date of hire, and their sponsor’s tour of duty must allow sufficient time for this.

    How to Apply:
  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security clearance.
  • To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.
  • Required Documents:
    Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application: Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent) (if applicable)
  • DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)
  • High School Certificate
  • List of references

    Next Steps:

  • 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 Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 15th April 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; US Embassy Human Resources Clerk Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

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