General Services Operation {GSO} Assistant {Housing}

Company Details

The U.S. Mission to Nigeria comprises of the Embassy in Abuja, FCT, and the Consulate General in Lagos. U.S. Consulate General Lagos is the Mission’s representative to the Nigerian people in the southern region. We are employing to fill the job post below:

Employment Title: General Services Operation {GSO} Assistant {Housing}

Announcement Number: Abuja-2020-040
Area: Abuja
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Series/Grade: FP – 0820 7
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: FP-7
Telework Eligible: No

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Definite not to Exceed (5 years)
  • Summary: 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 (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: Not Required

Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:

  • For USEFM – FP is 07. Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
  • Current Employees of the Mission – This includes U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs); Eligible
  • Family Members (EFMs); Declared Members of Household (MOHs), dependents of U.S. Personal Services
  • Contract (USPSC) who are assigned under COM – All Agencies

Duties

  • The incumbent reports to the GSO. S/he coordinates major lease issues with OBO, landlords and contractors.
  • Additionally, s/he assists with overall housing acquisition to include identifying properties, making recommendations on leases, coordinating make-ready scheduling among maintenance, RSO and warehouse staff as well as any contractors involved, and carrying out a final walk-through of residence prior to occupancy.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School or high school diploma is required.

Experience:

  • Minimum of two years’ experience in overseas General Services Operation or one year experience in housing management operations is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of U.S. Housing standards, internal furnishings requirements is required.

Evaluations:

  • This may be tested. Please specify in your application your level proficiency in the language listed.

Language:

  • Good working knowledge of the English Language is required.

Skills And Abilities:

  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel package, Department of State Real Property Application (RPA) and good writing skills are required.

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, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Benefits and Other Info
Benefits:

Agency Benefits:

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

Marketing Statement:

  • We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

Salary

  • USD $37,680 per annum.
Application Closing Date

21st September 2020.

How to Apply

The interested and qualified applicants should Click Apply for Job now:

To apply for this job please visit erajobs.state.gov.

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