U.S. Embassy Job Vacancy in Lagos for Administrative Clerk September, 2013

The U.S. Embassy in Lagos is seeking to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for the position of Administrative Clerk in the Bureau of Conflict & Stabilization Operations (CSO).

Vacancy Position: Administrative Clerk

Job Location: Lagos

Basic function of the position:
Incumbent participates actively in the administrative management of the section by performing routine administrative and clerical work. Under the supervision of the CSO Nigerian Team Lead, s/he resolves problems associated with the administrative and clerical work of the office.

Job Requirements:
NOTE: All applicants
  • Minimum of three (3) years of office management or secretarial experience is required.
  • Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading in English is required.
  • Demonstrated research ability is required.
  • Level II (more than 40 words per minute) typing is required.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of college or university studies is required.

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

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


SALARY: OR –Ordinarily Resident – N2,250,420 p.a. Position Grade: FSN-06
N OR - Not Ordinarily Resident –AEFM-US$35,753 EFM/MOH – US$30,684 (Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-08

Application Method
Interested applicants for this position
MUST submit the following, or the application will not be considered:
Application for US Federal Employment (DS-174); or a current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information as a DS-174; plus,
Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.
Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
A type-written and signed application letter specifically applying for this position, and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised.
Please reference the job title and announcement number on the application letter.

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

Or submit to:  HRNigeria@state.gov
Click here for more information (in pdf)

Application Deadline: 16th September, 2013

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