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Administrative Clerk At U.S. Consulate General

Date Posted: 22/Aug/2014
Deadline: 03/Sep/2014

The U.S. Consulate General in Lagos is seeking to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for the position of Administrative Clerk in the General Services Office (GSO).


Administrative Clerk, FSN-05/FP-09

Basic Function of the Position:
The Incumbent serves as ICASS Administrative Clerk in the Motor Pool section of the General Services Office (GSO). Performs clerical, administrative, and secretarial functions in the Motor Pool section to ICASS standards. Track vehicle usage information and prepares ICASS billing reports. Coordinates all ICASS reports for motor pool, liaises with the Financial Management Office (FMO) to ensure all necessary reports are submitted in an accurate and timely manner. Prepares vehicles and boat usage reports as well as billing reports for all official and other authorized use trips.

Position Requirements:
All applicants MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered.

  • Completion of Secondary School is required.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience performing clerical and administrative duties, utilizing Microsoft computer applications is required.
  • Level III (Good working Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required.
  • Must have the ability to perform clerical duties, including filing, keeping records, preparing reports and correspondence, cleaning and keeping office machinery and equipment in an orderly manner, ordering supplies for office use and distributing to employees for official use.
  • Must be able to read and understand documents, write clearly, and communicate clearly on the phone or by radio when necessary.
  • Must have a comprehensive knowledge of personal computer applications, including
  • Word, Excel, Access and Outlook with level II typing speed (40 words per minute).

Selection Process
When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

Additional Selection Criteria

  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
  • Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an overall summary rating of “Needs Improvement” or “Unsatisfactory” on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
  • Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
  • Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

Salary: OR – Ordinarily Resident
–N2,262,767 p.a. (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-05
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
Nor - Not Ordinarily Resident – AEFM - US$32,282 EFM/MOH – US$27,705 (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-09

How To Apply
Interested applicants for this position MUST submit the following, or the application will not be considered:

  • A type-written and signed application letter specifically applying for this position, and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised. Please reference the job title and announcement number on the application letter.
  • Application for U.S. Federal Employment (DS-174); or a current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information as a DS-174; plus.
  • Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.
  • Any other documentation (e.g., certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that directly addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
  • Limit all electronic (e-mail) submissions to one entry/e-mail not larger than 5MB. Please submit attachments in PDF and Word formats, not pictures.

Submit Application To:
Embassy of the United States of America
Human Resources Office
Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive
Central District Area

Or submit to: [email protected]

Method of Application

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