U.S. Embassy is Currently Recruiting

The U.S. Mission to Nigeria comprises of the Embassy in Abuja, FCT, and the Consulate General in Lagos. U.S. Consulate General Lagos is the Mission’s representative to the Nigerian people in the southern region.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Consular Associate

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-102
Location: Abuja, NI
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-6
Series/Grade: LE – 1405 6

Overview

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

  • The incumbent may work in any of the three units (American Citizen Services Unit (ACS), Fraud Prevention Unit (FPU), and Non-immigrant Visa Unit (NIV), of the Consular Section as required.
  • S/he will manage a wide-range of non-adjudicatory roles and workflow involving complex and various consular cases by working with locally employed staff (LE Staff).
  • The duties include but are not limited to performing ACS casework assignments; responding to public inquires; assisting in fraud prevention activities; capturing finger scans of visa applicants and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma is required.
  • Satisfactory completion of the 31-day Basic Consular Course (PC 530) at the National Foreign Affairs Training Center within the last five years is required. OR has completed ConGen and worked as a Consular Associate, PAS or CA-AEFM in the last five years.

Experience:

  • One year of consular work experience in the last five years is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Fluent Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required.

Skills And Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively U.S. law and management policies to Americans seeking consular services is required. Must be able to exercise highly developed tact and sound judgement in courteously providing customer services to Americans in distress.
  • Ability to communicate effectively decisions concerning U.S. citizenship and/or visa ineligibilities to consular officers is required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel, and Outlook) 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.

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.

Salary
USD $42,570 Annually

 

 

 

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

Important Information

  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Secret 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.
    • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
    • High School Diploma
    • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
    • SF-50 (if applicable)
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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

 

Application Deadline  11th October, 2021.

 

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Make Ready Coordinator

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-100
Location: Abuja, NI
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Series/Grade: FP – 1205 7
Promotion Potential: FP-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.
    • 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 – Incumbent overseas the preparation of leased residential units for occupancy for all Mission agencies.
  • S/he works closely with the General Service Office, Facilities Maintenance sections, and the RSO Office to coordinate the preparation of housing units for personnel assigned to post.
  • Incumbent inspects employees Housing before employees depart post for damages to government provided furniture, furnishing, appliances, and equipment. Additionally, s/he ensures that the contractors performs the work according to the standards set up.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School or high Diploma Certificate is required.

Requirements:

  • Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of responsible administrative and/or building trades experience is required
  • Job Knowledge:  Must be familiar with U.S. Government administrative procedures.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

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

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to manage projects, plan meetings, provide good customer-service and good attention to detail is required.
  • Ability to tactfully interact in person, by email, and by phone with mid-level skills in MS-Word, Excel, and Outlook is required.
  • Must be able to drive Government Owned Vehicle (GOV).

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 / NGN6,455,212 Annually

 

 

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

Important Information

  • All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Non-sensitive 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.
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Required Documents:

  • Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
    • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
    • Residency and/or Work Permit
    • High school diploma certificate
    • 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

Application Deadline 7th October, 2021.

 

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Arts and Graphics Assistant – All Interested Canidates (Communications Assistant)

Announcement Number: Abuja-2021-099S
Location: Abuja
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abuja
Series / Grade: LE – 0601 9
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:
    • For USEFM – FP is 05.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.

Summary

  • The work schedule for this position is:
    • Full Time (40 hours per week)
    • Part-time (minimum of 20 hours per week) work schedule may be considered.
  • Start date: 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.
  • Travel Required: Not Required

Duties

  • The incumbent provides photographic support for internal Mission purposes under the supervision of the Management Officer.
  • The incumbent is responsible for implementing large process improvements in internal communications. Job holder will manage multiple projects of this type throughout the year, while providing graphic, photographic, and video support for internal Mission purposes.
  • The incumbent will develop and manage a print studio and create Mission Nigeria’s graphic design output for internal communications.
  • Taking into account U.S. Government policy and the commercial aspects of working for a publishing house, the incumbent strategically analyzes design needs and creates products that responds to those needs.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements
Education Requirements:

  • Two years college or university studies is required.

Experience:

  • Minimum of six (6) years’ experience as working as a photographer, graphic designer, art designer, or audio-visual specialist with a portfolio of work is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Expert understanding of digital photography is required.  Demonstrated knowledge of industry-standard design software, such as Quark, InDesign or Illustrator plus photo-editing software, including Photoshop is required.
  • Good knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods including alternative ways to inform via written, oral, and visual media is required.
  • Good understanding of audio-visual technology is required.
  • Good knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services including customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction is required.

Evaluations:

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

Language:

  • Fluency in English is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to use a wide range of photographic techniques is required.  Must be able to carry/handle equipment unassisted at events.
  • Ability to act quickly and determine priorities during fast-moving events is required.  Must be able to take initiative in planning and executing assignments.
  • Must have excellent time management and organizational skills with a professional approach to time, costs and deadlines.
  • Must be a gifted communicator, able to explain design decisions and choices to audiences unfamiliar with the concepts being discussed. Must be able to use and troubleshoot basic print shop and IT equipment, such as DVC tools.
  • Exceptional IT skills, especially with design and photo-editing software and audio-visual technology is required. Creativity and innovation skills with accuracy and attention to detail 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
Agency Benefits:

  • Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Abuja, Nigeria may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
  • For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
  • The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

Other Information:

  • Hiring Preference Selection Process:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

Hiring Preference Order:

  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran *
  • AEFM / USEFM
  • FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

Important

  • Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.
  • ** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.
  • For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.
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Marketing Statement:

Salary
NGN10,908,677 (USD $47,619) annually

 

 

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

Important Information

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

Required Documents:

  • In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position:
    • Residency and/or Work Permit
    • Degree or Transcript

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

Application Deadline  7th October, 2021.

 

Important Notes

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

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