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U.S. Mission Nigeria Job Recruitment – (8 Positions)

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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 of:

1. Information Technology (IT) Assistant

Job Title: Information Technology (IT) Assistant – All Interested Candidates

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-072
Location: Abuja
Series / Grade: LE – 1825 8
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-8

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
    For USEFM – FP is 5/1.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
  • Who May Apply / Clarification 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
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: Not Required
  • 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.

Duties

  • The incumbent performs all the daily technical tasks required to keep CDC Nigeria critical applications operational at all times.
  • S/he serves as the primary Information Systems Point of Contact (POC) for desktop, web-based systems at CDC Nigeria and also in constant communication with the Senior Analyst-Global Services Desk, Atlanta on technical matters regarding ghosting, reimaging, installation and upgrades of latest software with management of the Global Helpdesk ticketing system.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:

Experience:

  • Five (5) years work experience in a technical position with LAN/WAN operations, management and utilization of computer systems, providing ICT technical support including current Microsoft operating systems and office suite, installation and configuration of third party applications such as Citrix client and use of Symantec Ghost for imaging PCs and laptops.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Physics or Mathematics is required
  • Note: NYSC Certificate or Exemption document is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Advance knowledge in IT administration and software including MS Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Microsoft Office productivity software (Office 2007 and 2010), and current MS Windows desktop operating systems.
  • Intermediate knowledge of hardware management including servers, personal computers, and peripherals such as Smart mobile phones, tablets, printers, wireless network devices, and audiovisual devices.
  • Must have knowledge of software development technologies, programming languages and database management systems such as SQL.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

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

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to gather information and prepare reports using Word, Excel and presentations using PowerPoint is required.
  • Ability to install and configure third party application such as Citrix client and use Ghost software for imaging PCs and laptops is required.
  • Must have a good customer service approach to proactively solve end user problems and provide practical solutions.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as member of a team.
  • Ability to to work within laid down procedures and learn new technologies quickly is required.
  • Must be able to log and track reported IT problems into the helpdesk system or work beyond ordinary office hours to meet the needs of the end users.

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
USD $42,570 (N8,664,538) Annually.

Application Closing Date
16th July, 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 “Apply to this Vacancy” button at the top of the page. Click on the “Submit Application” button to complete your application process.

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
    • Degree (not transcript)
    • NYSC Certificate
    • IT 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.
  • For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.
  • For More Info: HR Section – 09-461-4000; HRNigeria@state.gov

2. Information Management Assistant

Job Title: Information Management Assistant – Employees of Mission – All/or USEFMs, EFMs or MOHs

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-013RA
Location: Abuja
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Series/Grade: FP – 1805 7
Promotion Potential: FP-7
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 07.  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:
    • Definite not to Exceed (5 years)
    • 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

  • This position is an assistant to the Information Management Officer (IMO). With technical guidance from Information Management Specialists, the incumbent will assist the Information Management Office (IMO) in daily Information Resource Management (IRM) operations.
  • The primary duties will be assisting users with account configuration, basic system administration functions such as password resets, intranet website updates, systems training.
  • S/he assists with unclassified pouch operations and is responsible for ensuring the emergency radio inventory is up to date and properly documented.  Incumbent provides radio training to embassy personnel and families new to post.
  • Additionally, s/he ensures the program asset inventory is up to date and properly documented in the Information Logistics Management System (ILMS).

Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:
Experience:

  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience with computer system including Microsoft Office is required.

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School or received high school diploma is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Understanding of Windows 2007 professional and Windows Server 2003 or Windows Server 2008, as well as understanding of Department of State and overseas mission management and administration is required.

Evaluations:

  • Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed

Language:

  • Fluency in Speaking/writing English Language is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good analytical, communication and customer service skills are required. Must be able to lift and transport a minimum of 40 pounds.

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:

  • 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
USD $38,056 (N6,455,212 ) Annually.

Application Closing Date
16th July, 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 “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.:

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • Residency and/or Work Permit
  • High School Diploma
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)

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.
  • For More Info: HR Section, 09-461-4000, HRNigeria@state.gov

3. Telephone Technician

Job Title: Telephone Technician – All Interested Candidates

Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-074
Location: Lagos
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Series/Grade: LE – 0615 6
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-6

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply / Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FS is 08.  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 is responsible for the operations, installation and maintenance of post telephone, PBX systems and other telecommunication equipment.
  • Assist Switchboard Operators in time of staff gap.
  • S/he also performs liaison duties with local telephone company technicians.
  • The incumbent will perform other duties assigned by his/her direct supervisor, the Telecommunication Supervisor.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements
Experience:

  • Two (2) years previous experience working on Nortel/Avaya PBX System is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Must know how telecommunication voice and data signaling enters the building: how wiring is arranged on a punch down block; distribution of wiring throughout the building; ability to test and correct faulty circuits. Must know IP Addressing. Knowledgeable with telecommunication test equipment: voltmeter, cable analyzer is required.

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School or received high school diploma is required.
  • Trade Test / City and Guide Certificates in electronics or computer or telecommunications is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Level III (Good working knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English in required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to use a personal computer and be proficient with Microsoft Office applications, Cisco IOS, Phone Master, IP Office Manager, Unified Communication Manager.
  • Must have fundamental voice/data signaling skills. Must be able to work as a team member, and work in difficult, sometimes dirty and cramped conditions.  Must be able to lift 25kg and must possess a valid Nigeria driver’s 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:

  • 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
USD $34,021 (N4,834,097) Annually.

Application Closing Date
22nd July, 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 “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:

  • Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
    • Residency and/or Work Permit
    • Secondary School Certificate
    • Certificate or License
    • Driver’s 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 Lagos, Nigeria.

4. Cultural Affairs Assistant

Job Title: Cultural Affairs Assistant

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-067RA
Location: Abuja
Series / Grade: LE – 6005 8
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-8

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
    For USEFM – FP is 5/1.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
  • Who May Apply / Clarification 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
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: Not Required
  • 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.

Duties

  • Under the supervision of the Cultural Affairs Officer (CAO), the incumbent serves as Public Affairs Section (PAS) Abuja’s Program Control LES and liaison with U.S. Government-Nigeria Alumni Associations, especially in northern Nigerian (regions covered by PAS Abuja).
  • The cultural Affairs Assistant is also the principal point of contact and coordinator for post programming connected with certain ECA-related initiatives. Plans and leads PAS Abuja special outreach programs targeting youth, women, interfaith leaders, and conflict resolution activities.
  • Incumbent will serve as both an advisor and counsellor to Nigeria exchange grantees and public affair/diplomacy staff members in all matters related to alumni outreach programs, alumni grant possibilities and proposals, target of opportunity projects and exchanges.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in  progressively responsible people-to-people program outreach and program/project administration; work and involvement in cultural activities, public affairs, or teaching is required.
  • NYSC Certificate or Exemption document is required.

Education Requirements:

  • University Degree is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Working knowledge of Nigeria political, economic, social, and educational structure; institutions, political parties, and history is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Fluent in speaking/reading/writing of English is required. Good working knowledge in speaking Hausa Language is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with the public – orally and in writing, electronically and/or through social and traditional media.
  • Ability to draft cables, memo, evaluate reports and correspondence is required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites and the ability to manage information on proprietary software and databases 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:

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.

Marketing Statement:

Salary
USD $42,570 (N8,664,538) Annually.

Application Closing Date
22nd July, 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 “Apply to this Vacancy” button at the top of the page. Click on the “Submit Application” button to complete your application process.

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
    • Degree (not transcript)
    • NYSC Certificate
  • 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.
  • For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.
  • For More Info: HR Section – 09-461-4000; HRNigeria@state.gov

5. Chauffeur

Job Title: Chauffeur – All Interested Candidates

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-070
Location: Abuja
Series / Grade: LE – 1015 4
Appointment Type: Permanent
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-4

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply / Clarification From the Agency:
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
    • For USEFM – FP is AA.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: 75% or less The chauffer drives Mission Nigeria officials and visitors both in Abuja and in other states as required following procedures of defensive driving techniques and safety regulations.
  • 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.

Duties

  • Under the direct supervision of Marine Gunny, incumbent operates a variety of armor and non-armored motor vehicles to transport Mission personnel, including, including VIP visitors, TDY staff, delegations and field trips.
  • Performs routine preventive maintenance, cleaning of vehicle and completes trip ticket to notate each trip taken on their shift, including mileage, fuel condition of vehicle, and passenger details.
  • Incumbent may be required to drive Chief of Mission, Deputy Chief of Mission and Consul General. This is not a supervisory position.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:

Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years professional driving experience is required.

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School or a high school diploma is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Thorough knowledge of Abuja and other Nigeria cities, as well as good knowledge of automotive, mechanical, safety and maintenance practices i.e. checking fluids and tire pressure are required. Must be familiar with local traffic laws, traffic patterns, and locations of various government offices.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Limited knowledge, reading / speaking / writing of English Language. Limited knowledge reading / speaking / writing of any local language is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have a valid Nigerian Class B or D driver’s license. Ability to work on rotational shift schedule, as well as the ability to drive carefully and cautiously in heavy and chaotic traffic situations are required.
  • Ability to recognize a hazardous or dangerous situation and take appropriate action is required. Ability to communicate clearly on phone and/or by radio and follow instruction.

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
USD $26,915 (NGN3,889,576) Annually.

Application Closing Date
16th July, 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 “Apply to this Vacancy” button at the top of the page. Click on the “Submit Application” button to complete your application process.

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
    • Secondary School Certificate
    • Driver’s 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.
  • For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.
  • For More Info: HR Section – 09-461-4000; HRNigeria@state.gov

6. Real Property Assistant

Job Title: Real Property Assistant – All Interested Candidates

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-073
Location: Abuja
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Series/Grade: LE – 0820 7
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-7

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

Requirements
Experience:

  • Minimum of two (2) years 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, Real Estate or related field is required.
  • Note: NYSC Certificate or Exemption document is required

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Level IV (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing English is required. Level III (Good working knowledge) in at least one of Nigerian Languages.

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.

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:

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

Application Closing Date
23rd July, 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 “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
Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • Degree (not transcript)
  • NYSC Certification
  • Driver’s License
  • Residency and/or Work Permit

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.
  • For More Info: HR Section –  09-461-4000,  HRNigeria@state.gov

7. Registered Nurse

Job Title: Registered Nurse – (Employee of the Mission – All/or USEFMs, EFMs, or MOHs)

Announcement Number: Lagos-2019-013RA-3
Location: Lagos
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Series/Grade: FP – 0510 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:
    • Current Employees of the Mission – All Agencies and/or U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs); Eligible Family Members (EFMs); or Declared Members of Household (MOHs) – All Agencies
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • 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 serves as the post’s nurse with responsibilities that include the medical care of Mission employees and eligible family members under MED approved clinical guidelines, as well as maintenance and inventory of all medical equipment and supplies.
  • S/he implements a robust vaccination program, administration of group and individual health education programs, and medical emergency contingency planning for the Mission.
  • S/he works in the Medical Unit under the direct supervision of the Regional Medical Officer (RMO) or Medical Provider (MP) with daily work guidance of Local Hire Nurse Practitioner.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements
Experience:

  • Two (2) years of post-qualification work as a professional nurse is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Must possesses critical-thinking skills and comprehends MED’s policies and procedures regarding medical evacuations, hospitalizations, and insurance reimbursement methodology, as well as current knowledge of local and regional medical services that can provide care for all acuity levels, including vetted specialists and hospitals.
  • Good working knowledge of MED’s RN Clinical Practice Guidelines as well as familiarity with American Nursing Standards of Care are required.

Education Requirements:

  • Degree (RN Level) in Nursing or Diploma/Certificate equivalent from an accredited School of Nursing with a valid nursing license or a current unrestricted Registered Nursing license from Nigeria, country of origin, or the U.S.

Evaluations:

  • This may be tested.

Language:

  • Level III (Good working knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing of English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic computer skills, with proficiency in the use of Microsoft word is required.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills and a client-oriented disposition capable of dealing with a complexity interactive challenges in difficult and emotional situations.

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
USD $47,619 (N10,908,677) Annually.

Application Closing Date
30th July, 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 Top 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:

  • Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
    • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
    • Residency and/or Work Permit
    • Degree with transcript
    • Certificate or License
    • 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.

8. Bodyguard Shift Leader

Job Title: Bodyguard Shift Leader – All Interested Candidates

Announcement Number: Lagos-2021-075
Location: Lagos
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Series/Grade: LE – 0701 6
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-6

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply / Clarification From the Agency:
    • For USEFM – FS is 08.  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 (9 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances / certifications or their candidacy may end.
  • Supervisory Position: No
  • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
  • Travel Required: 50% or less. Incumbent is require to travel to various locations in Nigeria to provide protection support.

Duties

  • The incumbent serves as the Bodyguard (BG) Shift Leader (SL) and/or Agent In Charge (AIC) for the Protective Security Unit in the execution of protective security operations for the U.S. Ambassador / Chief of Mission (COM), and other designated or visiting U.S. government officials as directed.
  • Under the supervision of the Bodyguard Supervisor and managed by the Regional Security Officer (RSO) to Consulate Lagos in order to protect him/her from harm and embarrassment.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements
Experience:

  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience as a commercial bodyguard, civilian or in the Nigeria police or military is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Thorough knowledge of defense measures to be used in the event of a terrorist attack, such as that learned in the military or law enforcement training is required.
  • Knowledge in medical, fire, hostile attack, defensive and emergence driving procedures is required. Must be familiar with Nigeria police services, military, security and other government offices to ensure effective liaison and to facilitate effective protective operations including advance and motorcade operations.

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of high / secondary school is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Good working knowledge reading/writing/speaking is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to take initiative and show resourcefulness in accomplishing tasks is required.
  • Ability to deal effectively with people of other cultures to obtain cooperation and reach common goals is required.
  • Ability in leadership and interpersonal relations is required.
  • Skills in safely operating an armored vehicle is required.
  • Ability to work on a computer is required.
  • Ability to work variable shifts, 24 hour on call-schedule is required.
  • Ability to travel outside capital city on an as need basis is required.
  • Ability to administer emergency first aid and be qualified in AES/CPR is required.
  • Ability to be, exercise fast reflexes and active thinking, implement excellent observational skills, adaptation, take decisive actions, and stay calm in dangerous situations is required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing is required.
  • Ability to operate on a team, as well as skill in the use of a firearm is required.
  • Ability to maintain physical fitness and endure frequent travel, long working hours in a stressful working environment while maintaining the above standards is required.
  • Must have a valid Nigeria driver’s 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:

  • 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
USD $34,021 (N4,834,097) Annually.

Application Closing Date
26th July, 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 “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.
    • Residency and/or Work Permit
    • Secondary Certificate
    • Driver’s 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 Lagos, Nigeria.
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