Travel Coordinator at the U.S. Embassy

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    A diplomatic mission is a group of people from one state or an international inter-governmental organisation (such as the United Nations) present in another state to represent the sending state/organisation officially in the receiving state. In practice, a diplomatic mission usually denotes the resident mission, namely the office of a country’s diplomatic re…

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    Travel Coordinator

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification OND
    • Experience 2 years
    • Location Abuja
    • Job Field Travels & Tours&nbsp

    Announcement Number: Abuja-2020-058
    Series/Grade: FP – 0910 8
    Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
    Promotion Potential: FP-8

    Overview

    • Hiring Path: Open to the public
    • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
    • Appointment Type: Permanent
    • Appointment Type Details: Definite not to Exceed (5 years)
    • 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

    Who May Apply / Clarification From the Agency:

    • For USEFM – FP is 06.  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

    Marketing Statement:

    • We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

    Duties

    • Incumbent coordinates all USG official travel in the Abuja RSO territory and track all movements.  
    • She/he informs customers of all travel-related security recommendations and submits travel requests to the RSO for final approval. This position requires a non-sensitive clearance.
    • She/he will refer to information gathered from contacts when submitting travel commendations to RSO.

    Qualifications and Evaluations

    • Education Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
    • Experience: Minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in administrative duties is required.

    Job Knowledge:  

    • Incumbent must be familiar with safety and security aspects of airline travel, locations that the GON place under curfew and how to interact with Nigeria police officials and their stringent protocols of communication.

    Evaluations:

    • Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.

    Language:  

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

    Skills And Abilities:

    • Ability to independently process information relating to travel security and provide advice to the Senior RSO is required. Must be tactful but effective in dealing with USG travelers, and have management intelligence and ability to establish and maintain contacts with LES and Americans.

    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.

    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.

    Salary
    USD $33,685 annually.

    Method of Application

    Important Notice

    • 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.
    • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
    • Residency and/or Work Permit
    • Degree with transcript
    • 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 AbujaHROEFM@state.gov

    Interested and qualified? Go to US Embassy on erajobs.state.gov to apply

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