VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 15-49
OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates / All Sources
POSITION: GSO Shipping Assistant
OPENING DATE: November 16, 2015
CLOSING DATE: November 30, 2015
WORK HOURS: Full-time, 40 hours per week
SALARY: Ordinarily Resident (OR): FSN-7 – 6,254,850 F CFA per year
Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR) FP-7* – US$ 40,665 per year
*Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.
ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS (See Appendix A for definition) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
The U.S. Embassy in Bamako is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of GSO Shipping Assistant in the General Services Office.
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
The incumbent assists the Shipment Supervisor with the supervision of Shipping and Customs Section. He/she arranges for incoming and outgoing shipments of personnel and household effects, privately owned vehicles, and other USG equipment and supplies. He/she prepares, types, delivers and files documents relating to the shipping and customs clearance of private and US Government property.
Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
Completion of University or equivalent school is required.
Two to three year of clerical experience in shipping, transportation or a closely related field
Level III Speaking/Reading/Writing English and French. (English will be tested).
Good knowledge of shipments requirements and Malian laws concerning automobile import-export, registration and sales.
Good administrative, organizational and interpersonal skills. Must have knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office products, or any other job-related computer software systems.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities may be obtained by emailing HROBamako@state.gov to request a copy and/or by contacting the Human Resources Office: 2070- 2314/2315/2316.
When qualified, applicants who are U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and/or preference-eligible U.S. Veterans are given a preference in hiring. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants make themselves known as having a hiring preference and specifically address the required qualifications above in their application
HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:
USEFM who is ALSO a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran
USEFM OR a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran
FS on LWOP
ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA
Management may consider the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.
Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Repor
(EPR) are not eligible to apply.
Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered:
Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), which is available on https://mali.usembassy.gov/job-opportunities.htm or by contacting Human Resources. (See “For Further Information” above); and
Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.)
Applicants claiming a U.S. Veteran’s preference must submit written documentation confirming eligibility (e.g., Member Copy 4 of Form DD-214, Letter from the Veteran’s Administration, or certification documenting eligibility under the VOW Act with an expected discharge no later than 120 days after the certification is submitted) by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veteran’s preference will not be considered in the application process. Specific criteria for receiving a U.S. Veteran’s preference may be found in HR/OE’s Family Member Employment Policy (FMEP).
WHERE TO APPLY:
Human Resources Office
Subject: GSO Shipping Clerk
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
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. The Department of State 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.
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 15-49