New Job Opening at U.S. Mission

Are you a graduate seeking for a job? Have you been job hunting for so long? Or have you been dreaming of being employed in the U.S. Mission job? If your answer is in the affirmative to any of those questions above, then this golden opportunity is for you. We know you won’t let it slip you by. See Full Details on U.S. Mission Job Recruitment 

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. Apply Here

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

Job Title: Physician

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-089RA-2
Location: Abuja
Series/Grade: LE – 0505 12
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Promotion Potential: LE-12
Work Schedule: Part-time – 20 hours per week
Telework Eligible: No

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FP is 03.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • From the Agency: 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
  • Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

Summary

  • The work schedule for this position is: Part Time (20 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: Not Required

Duties

  • The incumbent provide primary urgent and emergency outpatient medical care services to all eligible American employees and their family members.  Additionally, the incumbent will provide emergency and occupational health services to all employees of the Mission.
  • Services will be provided through direct patient evaluation, examination, and treatment.
  • The LE Staff physician is responsible for determining when hospitalization/medical evacuation is required and arranging all appropriate aspects of the patient’s care.
  • The LE Staff physician will participate in after-hours call responsibilities with other health unit team members.
  • The job holder has significant impact on the entire embassy customer base in a variety of levels and fashions, including decisions on employees’ abilities to work, continued ability to be posted in their overseas assignment based on medical conditions that require ongoing management, and Medevac decisions and implications.
  • The Front Office and Management Officer will look to this position to play a vital role in creating a healthier workplace, writing policies and providing advice on how to improve the health condition and awareness of the entire mission.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Education Requirements:

  • Medical Degree from an accredited Medical School and completion of appropriate post-graduate internship/residency/or fellowship is required. Must possess and maintains a current valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine within Nigeria, country of citizenship, or the U.S.

Experience:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of clinical experience post-graduate training in primary care (Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, or Internal Medicine) with at least 50% of the provider’s time involved with direct patient care during that time is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Applicant must be a skilled and experienced physician who recognizes and understands the problems of delivering healthcare to a large and diverse group of personnel and their family members and be able to adjust his/her response and actions to varying medical and social situations.
  • Expert knowledge in technical medical terminologies is required

Evaluations:

  • This may be tested. Applicant MUST address ALL language proficiency requirement to be considered.

Language:

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

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to perform common office-based surgical procedures, primary care procedures, and have emergency response skills such as intubation of patients, IV insertion, ability to perform CPR, etc.
  • Must be comfortable caring for patients of all ages.
  • Position shall work with standard medical equipment and is expected to know how to operate basic laboratory equipment.
  • Must be proficient in use of computer including Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet functions including medical literature searches and use of common computer-based applications/programs is required.
  • Must be sensitive to needs and feelings of the patients and be approachable and personable in order to obtain and maintain the trust and confidence of employees and dependents.

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.

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”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, 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.

Salary & Other Benefits

  • USD $74,122 – USD $108,851 (NGN17,733,456 – NGN26,496,574) Annually.
  • 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.

Application Closing Date
13th September, 2022.

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.

All Applicants:

  • Residency and/or Work Permit
  • Degree (not transcript)
  • NYSC Certificate or Exemption document
  • Medical 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.

 

 

Job Title: Public Engagement Assistant (American Spaces) – Substitution

Announcement Number: Lagos-2022-104S
Location: Lagos
Series/Grade: LE – 6510 8
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Promotion Potential: LE-8
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 – FP is 06.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • From the Agency: All Interested Candidates
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
  • Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

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: 50% or less
  • Travel Required: Incumbent travels occasionally to assist with program development, resources, and equipment: and to monitor grants.

Duties

  • Under the direct supervision of the American Center Director, the American Spaces (AS) Assistant assists in grants management and procurement processes, strategic planning, programmatic outreach, and administrative support for Consulate’s American Spaces program.
  • Incumbent works on special projects across the Consulate’s Public Diplomacy efforts with American Spaces partners that support U.S. foreign policy goals, such as speaker programs and education initiatives.
  • Working with the American Center Director, assists in managing the social media properties for the American Spaces, develop marketing materials, and grow the audience base at the Consulate’s American Center and other American Spaces in the district.
  • The AS Assistant assist in developing and executing innovative outreach and training materials in support of the Mission’s Interagency Country Strategy (ICS) goals.
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Qualifications and Evaluations
Education Requirements:

  • Two (2) years of University studies is required.

Experience:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience delivering information resources, public education, public affairs, or public relations in a multilingual, multicultural, or multinational public services institution (such as a museum, think tank, American studies or cultural center, or library) is required, with communications, marketing or public relations duties as a significant part of the job is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of Mission Integrated Country Strategic goals and Public Diplomacy Integrated Plan: basic awareness of contemporary U.S. affairs including political affairs, arts and culture, cultural movements, education, history, social issues: and key figures in these fields is required.
  • Must have good working knowledge of Nigeria’s political, social and educational structure and institutions and key personalities.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

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

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent service orientation and cross-cultural interpersonal skills is required.
  • Ability to conceptualize plan and implement events and projects on deadline is required.
  • Ability to speak well before large groups is required.
  • Ability to operate multimedia equipment, as well as high level of computer literacy is required.
  • Use of social media platforms and videoconferencing tools, e.g. Facebook Live, Zoom, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Office Suite to develop and manage budgets, Internet; and other proprietary software such as Libib, Zoom, and G-Suite is required.
  • Must have excellent use of online tools such as Canva, social media platforms 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.

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”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, 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.

Salary & Other Benefits

  • USD 43,507 (NGN 8,664,538) Annually.
  • 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.

Application Closing Date
13th September, 2022.

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 “APPLY TO THIS VACANCY” button at the top of the page. Click on the “Submit Application” button to complete your application process.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

Required Documents

  • To qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested degree and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement.
  • Failure to provide requested information, or the information is insufficient to verify eligibility, may result in disqualification for this position.

All Applicants:

  • Residency and/or Work Permit
  • Degree (not transcript)

Eligible Family Member Applicants:

  • Copy of Sponsor’s 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.

 

 

 

Job Title: Economic Assistant – U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs)

Announcement Number: Abuja-2022-035RA-2
Location: Abuja
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Series / Grade: FP – 1505 5
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: FP-5

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FS is 05.  Actual FS 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 of the Position:

  • The incumbent undertakes economic research and analysis; writes cables and reports; develops contacts in host government ministries, departments, and agencies, as well as in NGOs, international organizations, and businesses; tracks GoN priorities as well as host country participation in and progress toward USG priorities; develops and engages contacts within USG agencies relevant to the portfolio; delivers demarches; organizes meetings for the Ambassador, DCM and Economic Counselor; briefs Economic personnel on issues relevant to the portfolio; serves as control officer for official visits; represents the Embassy at in-country functions; represents the Economic Section in Embassy committees and working groups.
  • The position requires Secret Clearance.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Education Requirements:

  • Two years of University Studies is required.

Experience:

  • Minimum of two (2) years’ of work experience relevant to the major duties and responsibilities of the position.
  • Experience demonstrating effective interpersonal engagement and communication skills is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of U.S .Government and Department of State structure and operation is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Fluency in English language is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good analytical and drafting skills, public speaking and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software suite 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 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:

  • For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following link.
  • 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
USD $48,667 Annually.

Application Closing Date
12th September, 2022.

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

Important Information

  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Secret clearance.
  • To apply for this position click the “APPLY TO THIS VACANCY” button at the top of the page. Click on the “Submit Application” button to complete your application process. 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.

All Applicants:

  • Degree (with transcript).

Eligible Family Member Applicants:

  • Copy of Sponsor’s 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.

 

 

Job Title: Warehouse Worker – All Interested Candidates

Announcement Number: Lagos-2022-105
Location: Lagos
Slot: 2 Openings
Series/Grade: LE – 0805 2
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Work Schedule: Full-time – 48 hours per week

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 (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

Duties

  • The incumbent is responsible for safe handling, moving, storage, and inventory of both expendable and non-expendable items.
  • The position is in the General Services Office and under the supervision of the Warehouse Foreman.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Education Requirements:

  • Completion of primary school is required.

Experience:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in manual labor or warehouse work is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Good working knowledge of warehouse operations, procedures, safety and security standards is required.
  • Good working knowledge of maintenance, efficient usage of storage space, conducting inventory and stacking of items and equipment is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Basic knowledge in reading/writing/speaking of English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to perform loading and unloading and to handle heavy objects smoothly and efficiently is required.
  • Must be able to lift a maximum of 51lbg (23kg) under OSHA standards is required.
  • Ability to use warehouse tools and safely operate equipment such as forklifts, hand trolleys, and electronic lifters is required. Must have a valid Drivers License.

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:

  • For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following link.

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”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, 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 2,963,460 (USD 22,682) / Annum

Application Closing Date
20th September, 2022

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 “APPLY TO THIS VACANCY” button at the top of the page. Click on the “Submit Application” button to complete your application process.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

Required Documents

  • To qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested degree and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. Failure to provide requested information, or the information is insufficient to verify eligibility, may result in disqualification for this position.

All Applicants:

  • Residency and / or Work Permit
  • Primary School Certificate
  • Valid Drivers License

Eligible Family Member Applicants:

  • Copy of Sponsor’s Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)

Note

  • 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 Lagos, Nigeria.

 

 

Job Title: Supervisory Visa Assistant – Employees of Mission-All / or USEFMs, EFMs or MOHs (Immigrant Visa LE Staff Supervisor (Substitution))

Announcement Number: Lagos-2022-106S
Location: Lagos
Series/Grade: LE – 1415 9
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Promotion Potential: LE-9
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
    • or USEFM – FP is 5 step 1.  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

  • The incumbent served as the Locally Employed (LE) Staff supervisor of the twelve-person LE Staff in the immigrant Visa (IV) Unit.
  • The IV Unit is the largest in Africa and is one of the highest fraud IV units in the world. Incumbent coordinates the processing of all immigrant visa (IV) work for all of Nigeria, encompassing the full range of immigrant visa classifications, including a returning resident, fiancé and diversity visas, as well as refugee and asylees.
  • As supervisor, the incumbent supervises two – three FSN 08 Team leads and indirectly supervises the four – six FSN-07 visa assistants on each team and serves as rater and reviewer for annual evaluations.
  • Incumbent is supervised by the USDH Immigrant Visa Unit Chief.
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Qualifications and Evaluations
Education Requirements:

  • Two (2) years of University Studies is required.

Experience:

  • Five (5) years of progressively responsible administrative/government and customer service-oriented experience including one (1) year of supervisory experience is required. Experience handling complicated tasks and resolving unusual or difficult situations is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of applicable U.S. immigration laws, and procedures is required. Familiarity with fraud patterns in Nigeria is required.
  • Thorough understanding of routine office/internal operating procedures is required. Knowledge of Nigerian government regulations and bureaucratic processes is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

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

Skills:

  • Ability to apply good judgement in evaluating evidence and to apply relatively complex regulation correctly is required.
  • Excellent organizational, management, communications and interpersonal skills is required.
  • Ability to multitask effectively with a high degree of accuracy in a very demanding work environment is required.
  • Ability to perform all the duties connected with IV processing is required. Ability to draft correspondence and cables in correct, standard English is required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software is required.
  • Keyboard / typing skills with good accuracy 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:

  • For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following link.
  • 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”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, 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
USD48,667 (NGN10,908,677) annually.

Application Closing Date
13th September, 2022.

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 Secret clearance.
  • To apply for this position click the  “APPLY TO THIS VACANCY” button at the top of the page. Click on the “Submit Application” button to complete your application process.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

Required Documents
To qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested degree and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. Failure to provide requested information, or the information is insufficient to verify eligibility, may result in disqualification for this position.

  • Copy of Sponsor’s 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 Lagos, Nigeria.

NOTE:

 

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