U.S. Embassy Job Opportunities Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
POSITION: Human Resource Assistant/Disabilities Advisor, FSN- 07; FP-7
OPENING DATE: April 26, 2017
CLOSING DATE: May 09, 2017
WORK HOURS: Full time (40 hours/week)
SALARY: *Not Ordinarily Resident: FP-07 (Starting salary to be determined by Washington)
Ordinarily Resident (OR): Starting Salary – 10,501 USD per year
(Position Grade: FSN-07)
NOTE: For ordinarily resident employees, salary will be paid in local currency using the established exchange rate.
ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix A for definition) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
The U.S. Mission Addis Ababa is seeking an individual for the position of Human Resource Assistant/Disabilities Advisor in the Human Resources Office of the Embassy.
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Under the general supervision of the Human Resources Specialist, position performs with respect to issues and procedures related to various human resource functions/programs and services. Major human resource functional areas, programs, and services covered by position’s responsibility are related to: recruitment; selection; salary/pay processes; performance evaluation; promotions; employee benefits; training; awards program; retirement; and disciplinary actions. In this capacity position interacts with sections designated with the responsibility to respond to the position(s) queries, or requests for assistance, information, or action as appropriate. Incumbent is the Post advisor on disabilities issues and serves as the POC for the Professional Development Program.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available in the Human Resources Office. Contact (251-11-130-60-00, Ext. 6383)
NOTE: Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
1. Education: Two years university studies are required.
2. Experience: One year of progressively responsible experience in general administration work is required.
3. Language: Both English and Amharic Level 3 (Good Working Knowledge) of language is required. (English language proficiency will be tested).
4. Skills and Abilities: Ability to operate MS Office software suite; ability to interact with American and local staff at all levels of the Mission; and ability to communicate effectively; ability to handle multiple competing priorities; must be able to keep confidential and sensitive information confidential.
5. Knowledge: A good working knowledge of HR principles and experience with disabilities groups and disabilities issues in Ethiopia.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities may be obtained by E-Mail: HROaddisababa@state.gov or by Phone: 251-11-130-60-00 Ext: 6383.
When qualified, applicants who are U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and/or preference-eligible U.S. Veterans are given a preference in hiring. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants make themselves known as having a hiring preference and specifically address the required qualifications above in their application.
HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:
(1) AEFM/USEFM who is also a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran
(2) AEFM/USEFM who is not a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran
(3) FS on Leave Without Pay
ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA
1. Management may consider the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.
2. Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.
3. Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
4. The candidate must be able to obtain and hold a security clearance.