VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 16-005
OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates / All Sources
POSITION: Class B Cashier FSN-8, FP-6
OPENING DATE: March 17, 2016
CLOSING DATE: March 31, 2016
WORK HOURS: Full-time, 40 hours per week
SALARY: Ordinarily Resident (OR): FSN-8 – 8,188,338 F CFA per year
Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR) FP-6* – US$ 46,093 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 a Class B Cashier position in the Embassy’s Finance Management Office (FMO).
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
The incumbent is designated as Class B Cashier for the U.S. Mission. The Cashier provides for the receipt, disbursement, accountability, examination, safekeeping, banking and replenishment of cash, as well as the preparation of fiscal reports and works with COAST, and Accounting & Cashier software package. The total value of financial transactions processed exceeds $9 million. The incumbent maintains accountability for an alternate cashier and 5 sub-cashiers.
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.
College or University Level diploma in accounting and two or more years of experience in the accounting field are required.
At least four years of performing in a progressively responsible work in allotment accounting and disbursing or maintaining cash records.
Level III English is required as incumbent must be able to read and understand applicable cashier guidelines in English (English will be tested). Must also interact with Americans at post on a daily basis. Level IV French and Bambara are required as incumbent will interact with senior and working level banking contacts and local embassy staff. Must be able to clearly explain USG rules and regulations and Post FMO policies to colleagues in local language.
Ability to operate a PC, use accounting software and operate calculating machines is mandatory.
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 Report (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_announcements.html 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 E-mail Address:HROBamako@state.gov
Subject Line: CASHIER
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: 16-005