US Embassy Secretary & Logistics Technician Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

US Embassy Secretary & Logistics Technician Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya


Basic Function of the Position:

  • Position provides logistics support and related services for the Engineering Services Office (ESO) Nairobi related to their technical security equipment, materials, and supplies.
  • This includes performing the annual inventory as well as ordering, receiving, and shipping of materials for the ESO and its constituent posts throughout the region.
  • Additionally, incumbent provides support for other Africa regional posts as requested by the Office-in-Charge (OIC) of ESO Nairobi.
  • Position is directly supervised by the ESO Officer in-charge.

    Qualifications and Evaluations


  • Experience: One year experience in performing administrative work is required.

    Job Knowledge:
  • Incumbent must know the functions of various offices in the embassy, in particular, Facilities, GSO, HRO, travel and RSO, as these are the primary offices the incumbent will engage with on a daily basis.
  • As well, incumbent must know RSO and Management policies, procurement procedures and financial regulations as these affect daily decision making and tasks.

    Education Requirements:
  • Completion of High School is required.
  • Language: Level III (Good Working Knowledge) speaking/reading/writing of English is required.

    Skills And Abilities:
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Windows; and e2, Ariba (ILMS),
    Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) is required.
  • Candidate must have good organizational skills, be detail oriented, flexible, resourceful, self-motivated, and have the ability to work independently Candidate must have excellent interpersonal and team work skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, multitask and prioritize workloads.
  • Due to the frequent requirement
    to move materials, the candidate must be capable of handling boxes weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Numerical skills required for inventory. Keyboarding skills is required.
  • Incumbent must possess a valid local driver's
    license to drive a standard shirt four-door truck to haul equipment and materials.
  • Position requires a Top Secret Clearance.

  • 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.


    Agency 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.

    How to Apply:
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 23rd April 2019
  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Top Secret clearance.
  • Interested candidates for this position must submit their application to the following link for consideration:
  • Applicants must submit a Universal Application for Employment (DS-174) which is available on HR/OE Intranet Site.

    Required Documents:

  • Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application: Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • Driver’s License
  • DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)
  • Letter(s) of recommendation
  • List of references
  • Next Steps:
  • Applicants 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.
  • For more information and job application details, see; US Embassy Secretary & Logistics Technician Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

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