U.S. Embassy in South Africa Administrative Assistant Jobs

U.S. Embassy in South Africa Administrative Assistant Jobs


Interfaces with and provides guidance to Mission South Africa entities on General Services Office (GSO) procedures, policies, and identification of personnel responsible for GSO functions. Serves as the Office Manager for GSO and maintains GSO written communication, files, SharePoint site, and other GSO-related intranet sites. Serves as Timekeeper for GSO sections as needed. Reports directly to the Supervisory General Services Officer (S/GSO) and serves as an assistant to the S/GSO in all functions and, indirectly, to the GSO staff as a whole.

Qualifications and Evaluations


  • Minimum three years’ experience in office management/administrative assistant in an office setting is required.

    Job Knowledge:

  • Expert knowledge in all aspects of administrative work is required.

  • Able to develop/maintain good contacts and knowledge of operations within the South African Government and private sector is required.

    Education Requirements:

  • Completion of secondary school (grade 12) is required.



  • Fluency in English - Speaking/Reading/Writing is required. (This will be tested).

    Skills and Abilities:

  • Use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel);

  • Ability
    to use the internet for research using various search engines/applications is required.

  • Good drafting and text editing abilities are required.

  • Keyboard at a minimum of 45 wpm is required.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required.

  • Ability to deal successfully with a changing environment, to adapt quickly, and to establish priorities independently are required.

  • Must have good numeracy skills.

  • Familiarity in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel is required. (This will be tested).

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; U.S. Embassy in South Africa Administrative Assistant Jobs

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