Massive Recruitment at the U.S. Mission

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 recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Public Health Specialist (HMIS) –  All Interested Candidates (Senior Program Specialist – Health Management Information System)

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-104RA
Location: Abuja
Series/Grade: LE – 0550 11
Promotion Potential: LE-11
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 04.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.

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: Yes
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required:
    • 25% or less
    • Job holder routinely travels to CDC project sites and facilities to monitor prevention activities. 30-35 % of time will be spent on local and international travel for site visits, workshops, trainings, conferences etc.

Duties
Basic Function:

  • Under the supervision of the Epidemiologist & Surveillance Branch Chief, the Senior Program Specialist is a team lead position and responsible for Health Management Information Systems (HMIS) strengthening within the context of in-country HIV/AIDS programs supported through the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
  • Job holder provides technical oversight of the Country Operational Plan and Reporting System (COPRS) operations in country and works at a program management level to collaborate with the Ministry of Health and other HIV/AIDS partners in the development and strengthening of data, information systems and software that will improve data flow from the sub-national to the national level of the host country.
  • To carry out this responsibility job holder provides the USG team, Ministry of Health, National AIDS Control Agency and other implementing partners technical recommendations and expertise in the design, development, improvement, and maintenance of information systems that strengthen health service effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Both the advisory and managerial roles require HMIS technical expertise, results-oriented analysis, clear communication, advocacy, and close collaboration with implementing partners and donors.
  • Due to the highly integrated nature of HMIS in all PEPFAR programmatic decision making, job holder represents the agency on HMIS issues at technical working group, policy and strategic planning meetings, including meetings with collaborators and donor agencies. The incumbent will manage and support CDC implementing partners.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Experience:

  • Seven (7) years of experience in designing, developing, implementing and maintaining health data information systems to support and evaluate health-related program activities is required, inclusive of two (2) years of supervisory experience.

Job Knowledge:

  • The incumbent must possess extensive knowledge of health delivery information systems, health information technology and applications, especially the application of program management and the translation of evaluation data as it pertains to the improvement of program operations, guidelines, and policies.
  • The incumbent must have a detailed understanding of the structure and functions of PEPFAR, including detailed knowledge of the agency’s role and function in support of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
  • Job holder must have a detailed knowledge of HIV/AIDS, STD or TB prevention activities and the host government health care system and structures including familiarity with Nigeria Ministry of Health policies, program priorities and regulations.
  • Good working knowledge of team management techniques to plan, organize and direct multi-disciplinary project teams and activities is required.

Education Requirements:

  • Medical Degree (MBBS / BMBch) or Master’s Degree in one of the following disciplines is required: Informatics, Information Science, Health Information Management, Computer Science; Computer Engineering, or Information Systems is required.
  • Note: NYSC Certificate or Exemption document is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Fluency (Reading / Speaking / Writing) in English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to analyze, understand and inform new health management information systems, health ICT program design, management and implementation approaches is required. This includes application of public health informatics techniques and use of ICTs and methods for data collection, analysis, use, and reporting are required.
  • Ability to design or modify sophisticated computer applications to meet data collection requirements is required.
  • Strong oral communications skills are required to develop and maintain effective, sustainable working relationships with ministry, national and international working partners.
  • Good drafting skills are required to provide regular progress reports on various HMIS activities.
  • Good leadership skills are required to operate independently with limited direct supervision of day-to-day activities and to lead results-driven project teams and workgroups is required.
  • Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in applying PEPFAR guidelines to unique and different public health settings, as the programs are highly complex and can be threatening to stakeholders is required.
  • Highly developed persuasive skills, ingenuity and innovation are required. Keyboarding skills that include both speed and accuracy are required.
  • The incumbent should be technically proficient in database design, development and administration; conversant with all of the software packages and tools necessary for successful health information system development e.g., Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, and statistical programs such as SAS, SPSS, or STATA); SQL programming, understanding of both transactional (OLTP) and analytical (OLAP) data environments related to health including spatial analysis, GIS etc.

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.

Qualifications:

  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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 Lagos, 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 honorable 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:

Salary
NGN15,890,203 (USD58,767) Annually.

Application Closing Date
30th December, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

Job Title: Supervisory Visa Assistant – Employees of Mission-All/or USEFMs, EFMs or MOHs)

Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-138
Location: Lagos
Promotion Potential: LE-8
Series / Grade: LE – 1415 8
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hour per week

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 06.  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
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.

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: Yes
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: Not Required

Duties

  • Basic Function of the Position – The incumbent supervises, monitors and trains a team of five Locally Employed Staff (LE Staff) in the task of processing the full range of non-immigrant and immigrant visas for Nigerian citizens and third-country nationals.
  • Refers only unusual, complex, or questionable case to the LE Staff Visa Specialist or Consular Officer.
  • Employee leads one of five rotating Visa Unit Teams, who share duties over the course of year.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Experience:

  • Three (3) years of progressively responsible work experience in the application of regulatory material and in public contact work; including one year of supervisory experience is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Must have detailed knowledge of immigration laws, regulations and procedures and standard guidance relating to correspondence on complex visa issues.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following: Business Administration, International Relations, Literature in English, Law or History or related major is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing of English is required. Fluent speaking/reading of Yoruba, Igbo, or Hausa is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to make use of Microsoft office packages like MS Word, Outlook and Excel is required.
  • Ability to draft correspondence in level IV English is required; must be able to interpret and discuss in at least one local language.
  • Requires tact and judgment in dealing with the public.
  • Must be able to maintain appropriate confidentiality and to preserve the integrity of the consular system.
  • Must be able to withstand external pressure from persistent applicants and petitioners. Must be able to work under pressure and prioritize work to suit team needs.

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.

Qualifications:

  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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 Lagos, 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 honorable 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:

Salary
NGN 8,664,538 (USD $42,570) annually

Application Closing Date
22nd December, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

Job Title: Visa Assistant – All Interested Candidates

Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-137
Location: Lagos
Promotion Potential: LE-7
Series / Grade: LE – 1415 7
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hour per week

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply / Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 07.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.

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

Basic Function

  • The job holder rotates through Immigrant Visa (IV), Nonimmigrant Visa (NIV) and Correspondence (CU) Units, consisting of Locally Employed (LE) staff responsible for processing more than 170,000 Non-immigrant Visa (NIV) and 9000 Immigrant Visa (IV) applications annually.
  • Screens incoming documentation and information from a variety of sources (public counters, the National Visa Center (NVC), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), mails, phone calls).
  • Checks documents submitted by pending IV and NIV applicants, organizes and tracks visa requests according to a complicated set of laws and procedures so that a Consular Officer can make decisions and ensure that they legal requirements of the application have been met.
  • Works in a teams to manage the day-to-day functions of the units.
  • The jobholder is required to assist and provide support for all officers and Team Leads as needed.
  • S / he performs highly complex work for CU, including  providing NIV and IV information to the public and responding to inquires.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements

  • Experience: Three (3) years of experience in area related to customer service or work applying regulatory material is required.
  • Job Knowledge: Must develop a detailed knowledge of U.S. immigration laws, regulations and procedures.
  • Education Requirements: Completion of two (2) years of college or university studies is required.
  • Evaluations: This may be tested. Please specify in your application your level of proficiency in language(s) listed.
  • Language: Fluent speaking/reading/writing in English is required. Fluent speaking/reading/writing in one of the following local languages is required: Yoruba, Igbo, or Hausa.
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Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be familiar with general office management procedures and be able to use consular and other computer applications.
  • Must be able to deal with customers in a professional and courteous manner and work under high pressure.
  • Ability to draft correspondence in Level IV English and interpret in at least one local language.
  • Must be able to withstand external pressure from persistent applicants and petitioners and work under pressure and priority work to meet team requirements.

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.

Qualifications:

  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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 Lagos, 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 honorable 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:

Salary
NGN 6,455,212 / USD $38,056 per year.

Application Closing Date
21st December, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

Job Title: Truck Driver / Warehouseman – All Interested Candidates

Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-136
Location: Lagos
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Work Schedule: Full-time – 48 hours per week
Series/Grade: LE – 0805 4
Promotion Potential: LE-4

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FS is AA.  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

Summary

  • The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (48 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

Basic Function of the Position

  • The incumbent is responsible for safety and efficiently operating a U.S Government-owned or lease trucks, large cargo vehicles or other vehicles.
  • S / he is also responsible for safe handling, transporting and storage of both expendable and non-expendable items.
  • The position is in the General Services Office and under the supervision of the Warehouse Dispatcher / Supervisory Truck Driver. This position is characterized as providing support to medium size posts with no property supervisor.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements
Experience:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of professional truck or heavy vehicle driving experience is required.  One (1) additional year of experience in manual labor or warehouse work is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Good working knowledge of warehouse operations, procedures, USG safety and security standards is required.
  • Good working knowledge of maintenance and efficient usage of warehouse storage space is required.
  • Good working knowledge of conducting inventory and stacking of items/equipment is required.
  • Knowledge of local traffic laws and regulations, as well as knowledge of in-country travel routes and areas is required.

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School or High School education is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Limited knowledge speaking /reading / writing in English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have a Nigerian driver’s license.
  • Ability to physically be able to perform loading and unloading is required.
  • Must be able to handle heavy objects smoothly and efficiently.
  • Must be able to lift a maximum of 5 lbs (23kg) under OSHA standards.
  • Ability to use warehouse tools and safely operate equipment such as forklifts, hand trolleys, electronic lifters etc. is required.
  • Must be able to diagnose and handle preventive maintenance and first-echelon automotive repairs.
  • Ability to detect vehicle defects and report them immediate to authority concerned is required.
  • Must be able to perform assign tasks in all types of weather, and environmental weather conditions to include at times severe cold, extreme heat, wet or dry weather conditions, and high winds.

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.

Qualifications:

  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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 Lagos, 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 honorable 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:

Salary
NGN 3,889,576 / USD 26,233 per Year.

Application Closing Date
28th December, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

Job Title: Program Specialist – Orphans & Vulnerable Children (OVC) – All Interested Candidates

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-135
Location: Abuja
Series/Grade: LE – 0550 11
Promotion Potential: LE-11
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 5/1.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.

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:
    • 25% or less
    • Job holder is required to travel outside of the City regularly via automobile, exposing him/her to road hazards of rural travel.

Duties
Basic Function of the Position:

  • The incumbent under the supervision of the Team Lead, Community Care and Treatment for CDC Nigeria Office (Abuja) will be responsible for providing project support to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), contributing to the planning of a national program of care and treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA), with emphasis on Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC).
  • She/he will assist in the development and coordination of assessment activities and will establish the program’s guidelines, procedures and strategies.
  • This position provides the CDC office with the necessary management, psychosocial, community mobilization and social services expertise to apply to the management of CDC-sponsored supportive care activities aimed at mitigating the impact of HIV/AIDS on children and their families in an integrated and holistic manner.
  • She/he ensures collaboration among CDC and other USG partners involved in OVC Care and Support (C&S) programs and takes the lead in promoting the use of internationally recognized best practices in care and support for OVC households among CDC-sponsored programs in Nigeria.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Experience:

  • Minimum of five (5) years progressively responsible professional work experience in planning, coordinating and conducting community based service provision and delivering services to children and their families.
  • A minimum of 3 of these years must be with HIV/AIDS orphan and vulnerable children (OVC) programs in the planning, developing, managing and evaluating child development or social protection activities in the community with donor organizations, government and non-governmental organization is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of current HIV/AIDS issues with emphasis on care facilities for orphans and care / treatment of vulnerable children, with some project management skill is required.
  • Advanced knowledge of Nigeria’s health care system and structures including familiarity with Ministry of Health policies, program priorities and regulations, health disparities, techniques, principles and methods of health care policy analysis is required.
  • Specialist knowledge of HIV/AIDS public health OVC programs, strategies, monitoring and evaluation systems, data analysis and use, and field experience in processes and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and assess OVC projects are required.
  • Incumbent must have a strong understanding of social welfare and HIV/AIDS structures and systems in host country, particularly as related to OVC.

Education Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Nursing, Psychology, Public Health, Development Studies, Public Diplomacy, International Relations, Medicine, Demography / Statistics or Business related fields is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Level IV (Fluent) Speaking / Writing / Reading English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong oral and written communications skills are required to develop and maintain effective, sustainable working relationships with partners, government officials and other stakeholders.
  • Ability to lead project teams and work groups and to develop effective working relationships with partners; to consult and collaborate effectively with all levels both within and outside their organization.
  • Ability to exercise considerable ingenuity in applying guidelines to unique and different settings, as the work is highly complex and can be threatening to stakeholders.
  • Good computer skills with experience in word processing and spreadsheets is required.

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.

Qualifications:

  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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 Lagos, 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 honorable 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:

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Salary
NGN15,890,203 (USD58,767) Annually.

Application Closing Date
24th December, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

Job Title: Consular Associate – U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs)

Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-134
Location: Lagos
Series/Grade: FP – 1420 6
Promotion Potential: FP-6
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 06.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All Agencies.
  • Security Clearance Required: Secret / Confidential Clearance
  • 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

Duties
Basic Function:

  • Under the direct supervision of the Consular Chief, the Consular Associate is assigned a wide range of responsibilities in the American Citizen Services (ACS) Unit, Nonimmigrant Visa (NIV) Unit, Immigrant Visa Unit, and Fraud Prevention Unit (FPU).
  • The jobholder provides consular services to U.S. citizens, conducts non-adjudicatory visa processing, and assists in investigation and validation studies.  Incumbent also handles correspondence with the public, attorneys, U.S. and host governments, Congress, and other parties.
  • Must be able to secure and maintain a Secret level security clearance.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Experience:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of office administrative experience is required with at least one (1) year of consular experience.

Job Knowledge:

  • General Understanding of U.S. policies related to consular and visa operations.

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of High School is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Fluent Speaking / Reading / Writing of English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to input data in consular systems with minimum errors, and spot and correct errors made by others (applicants and fellow staff).
  • Demonstrated skills in MS Office Suite and general computer skills including information and database management.
  • Organizational skills, including task management and filing skills; communication skills including writing skills appropriate for drafting official correspondence and reports.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOS Secret Security clearance.
  • Tact and good judgment in dealing with the public, often under difficult and sensitive circumstances.
  • Sensitivity in evaluating evidence and applying complex regulations correctly.

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.

Qualifications:

  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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 Lagos, 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 honorable 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:

Salary
USD42,570 Annually.

Application Closing Date
10th January, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

Job Title: Supervisory Financial Specialist – All Interested Candidates (Financial Analyst)

Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-133
Location: Lagos
Series/Grade: LE – 0402 10
Promotion Potential: LE-10
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 5/5  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.

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: Yes
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: Not Required

Duties
Basic Function:

  • This position is located in the Financial Management Office, Consulate Lagos and is the lead LE Staff.
  • The incumbent reports to the Financial Specialist located in Abuja.
  • S/he analyzes and reviews funding authorizations for sections in the Consulate.
  • The incumbent has primary responsibility for the financial planning and budget formulation for budgets in excess of $8.5 million on an annual basis.
  • S/he also conducts periods budget reviews with funds exceeding $17 million on an annual basis.
  • Incumbent executes budgets, exercises funds control and funding of e2 requests, purchase requests, contracts, and petty cash / representation vouchers in excess of $31.1 annually for the agencies.
  • In addition, prepares and submits monthly accounts receivable invoices to employees and vendors.
  • The incumbent is familiar with the unique policy of each agency/USG Regulations & ICASS standards.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years work experience in budget and/or financial matters is required, which includes a minimum of one (1) year supervisory experience in any sector.

Job Knowledge:

  • Expert knowledge of regulations governing accounting and budgeting is required. Must ensure correct interpretation and application of regulations and procedures and decisions to be followed in the accounting and budgeting process.
  • Expert knowledge in dealing with the Local Guard Contract, the ALLCO pension fund, and business operations of AERA and the American International School is required.
  • Must have good knowledge of the guidelines and legal issues surrounding obligating documents such as Blanket Purchase Agreements, travel authorizations, travel regulations etc.
  • Must be familiar with the budget review process.
  • Must be able to utilize and understand the impact of the following financial tools in the budget preparation process: budget preparation instructions, MRR resource tables, budget data calls, historical funding analysis, inflationary trends, currency exchange rates.
  • Must be familiar with accommodation exchange rules and regulations.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or local equivalent in Finance, Accounting, Economics or Business Administration is required.
  • Note: NYSC Certificate or Exemption document is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Fluent in speaking / reading / writing of English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good interpersonal relationship and team spirit is required.
  • Ability to articulate and resolve complex issues, to work under pressure and produce results, as well as ability to recommend appropriate adjustments to financial plan is required.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office, use of Microsoft Excel and ability to effectively utilize computers and financial software, and advanced administrative, problem solving, and analytical skills is required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively – oral and written is required.
  • Proficiency in the use of computers and typing where accuracy is of critical importance and very high-level numerical skills are required.

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.

Qualifications:

  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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 Lagos, 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 honorable 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:

Salary
NGN12,772,559 (USD53,596) Annually.

Application Closing Date
22nd December, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

Job Title: Real Property Assistant – All Interested Candidates

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-132
Location: Abuja
Series/Grade: LE – 0820 7
Promotion Potential: LE-7
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Telework Eligible: No

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FS is 07.  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.

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

Duties

  • Basic Function of the Position – Under the supervision of the Realty Specialist/Supervisory Housing Assistant, the incumbent is responsible for supporting the Housing office in the search for safe and secured properties
  • Oversees the management and maintenance of residential properties leased by the USG; advises the Realty Specialist on lease decisions
  • Administratively maintains housing files; prepares correspondences for landlords and local government authorities
  • Track and update all housing-related databases and develop databases to track landlords’ maintenance, upgrades, repairs, make-readies etc.
  • S/he will be designated as a Contracting Officer Representative (COR) for one or more housing-related contracts.
  • S/he will self-drive official USG vehicle.
  • Reports to the Realty Specialist and receives additional supervision from the GSO for housing.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Experience:

  • Minimum of two (2) years in Real Property Management which includes one (1) year in Administrative Management.

Job Knowledge:

  • Familiarity with real estate laws, property values, building codes, and issues relating to Real Property is required.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Estate Management, Property Management, or related Management field is required.
  • NYSC Certificate or Exemption document is required

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Fluent speaking/reading/writing English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be computer literate especially in Microsoft Word and Excel. Effective communication skills and numerical skills is required in computing data for various data spreadsheets.
  • Must possess a valid Nigeria driver’s license to be able to drive Government-Owned Vehicle (GOV) from one compound to the other to complete required and assigned tasks.

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 honorable 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.
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Marketing Statement:

Salary
NGN6,455,212 (USD38,056 ) Annually.

Application Closing Date
21st December, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

Job Title: Janitor – All Interested Candidates

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-131
Location: Abuja
Series/Grade: LE – 1305 2
Promotion Potential: LE-2
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Slots: 4 Openings

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FS is CC.  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.

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

Duties
Basic Function of the Position:

  • The incumbent performs janitorial duties on the Embassy Compound and all U.S. Government (USG) leased/owned properties.
  • S/he is responsible for cleaning unclassified space.
  • S/he receives expendable janitorial supplies from GSO Storeroom; as well as responsible for treatment and cleaning, restroom cleaning, high cleaning, wall cleaning, window cleaning, and deep cleaning of all Embassy Compound spaces.
  • S/he reports directly to the Facility Management (FAC) Janitorial/Gardening Supervisor.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Experience:

  • Two (2) years experience in commercial / office buildings cleaning is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of current cleaning methods and materials as well as knowledge of safe handling of industry standard cleaning chemicals is required.
  • Must be able to read and understand janitorial supply instructions, materials, and equipment.

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Primary School is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Limited knowledge in Speaking / Reading / Writing of English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be a team player and work independently with good customer service skills.

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.

Qualifications:

  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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 Lagos, 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 honorable 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:

Salary
NGN2,469,550 (USD21,417) Annually.

Application Closing Date
20th December, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

Job Title: Gardener – All Interested Candidates

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-130
Location: Abuja
Series/Grade: LE – 1310 2
Promotion Potential: LE-2
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Slots: 3 Openings

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is CC.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.

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

Duties
Basic Function of the Position:

  • The incumbent is assigned to the Facility Management (FAC) as a gardener to perform gardening care and ground maintenance at Mission office facilities including associated agencies, as well as other U.S. Government (USG) owned and leased properties as directed and at the official residence of the Principal Officials at post.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Experience:

  • Two (2) years of gardening maintenance experience is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Good working knowledge of how to plant/ transplant shrubs, flowers etc. typical for the area required. Maintenance of gardens and lawns using knowledge of gardening and swimming pool cleaning techniques are required. Good working knowledge of standard regulations pertaining to grounds maintenance and procedures, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Primary School is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Limited knowledge in Speaking / Reading / Writing of English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to physically able perform arduous tasks as well as work independently is required.
  • Ability to use hand tools and operate motorized equipment and vehicles, such as mowers, sprinklers, etc. is required.
  • Ability to use all gardening tools and swimming pool, cleaning equipment is required.
  • Must be able to lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment such as eyewear, and safety shoes.
  • Must be able to perform assign tasks in all types of weather, and environmental weather conditions to include at times severe cold, extreme heat, wet or dry weather conditions, and high wind.

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.

Qualifications:

  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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 Lagos, 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 honorable 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:

Salary
NGN2,469,550 (USD21,974) Annually.

Application Closing Date
20th December, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Important Information

  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance.
  • To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

Required Documents

  • In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.
    • Residency and/or Work Permit (if applicable)
    • Degree (not transcript)
    • NYSC Certificate
    • Certificate or License
  • For EFMs, in addition to the above:
    • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
    • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
    • SF-50 (if applicable)

Next Steps:

  • Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or 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 Abuja, Nigeria.

Important Notes

  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by people assigned to this job.
  • They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
  • All personnel may be required to perform other responsibilities in addition to those specified from time to time, as needed.
  • We do not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it.
  • Furthermore, please note that emblems, logos, names and addresses are easily copied and reproduced. Therefore, you are advised to apply particular care when submitting personal information on the web.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity inclusion. We do not discriminate on grounds of colour, race, nationality, religion, age, ethnic origin, disability, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation in our employment practices
  • Our people are all equally gifted in unique ways: we come from diverse traditions, personal experiences and points of view. And we want to include yours, Are you ready to inspire us with your ideas?
  • We encourage all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process.
  • Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Due to the urgency of the position, we have the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline
  • Only qualified candidates will be invited for interview

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