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Administrative Clerk Job in Mombasa – American Embassy Nairobi Vacancy Announcement

Open to: All Interested Candidates
Position: Administrative Clerk

Opening: November 22, 2010
Closing: December 6, 2010

Work Hours: Full-time; 40 hours/week
Salary: Not-Ordinarily Resident: Position Grade: FP-9
Ordinarily Resident: Position Grade: FSN-105-5

(A higher step and salary may be granted based on superior qualifications).
Note: all ordinarily resident applicants must have the required work and/or residency permits allowing employment in country prior to applying for this position.
The Kenya-United States Liaison Office (KUSLO) has an opening for the position of Administrative Clerk. The position will be available immediately.

Basic Function:
The Incumbent will assist KUSLO Liaison Officer in Mombasa to all U.S. temporary duty (TDY) personnel, all Kenyan Ministries and government agencies, and U.S. Embassy and State Department offices. He/she is the assistant caretaker to U.S. Navy Africa (USNAVAF) – owned warehouse and other U.S. storage facilities in the vicinity of Mtongwe Kenya Naval Base.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available in the Human Resources Office. Contact HR Office on 363-6091.
Qualifications Required:
Note: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
  • Completion of High School is required.
  • One year of clerical experience working around aircraft or aviation is required.
  • Level IV (fluent) English and Level IV (fluent) Kiswahili are required.
  • Must have basic computer skills. Must be able to operate office equipment.
  • Must have a valid Kenyan driver’s license
Selection Process:
When equally qualified, U.S. Citizen eligible family member (usefms) and U.S. Veterans will be given preference.
Therefore, it is essential that the candidates specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.
Additional Selection Criteria:
  • 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.
  • Currently 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.
  • Applicants must be available for an interview and for proficiency testing as required by the selecting official. If the applicant has not been contacted within two weeks after the closing date, please call the Embassy Human Resources Office at 363-6091.
To Apply:
Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:
1. Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174)
found on: (typewritten application is preferred)

2. Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional U.S. Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.
3. Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
Submit application to
The Human Resources Office,
P. O. Box 606 Village Market, 00621
Nairobi, Kenya.

Point of contact
Telephone: 254-2-363-6091

Fax: 254-2-363-6097

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