Job Openings at Embassy of The United States 2019
Career Kenya: Job Openings at Embassy of The United States 2019
Employment vacancy : Today Recruitment Kenya

The U.S. Department of State leads America’s foreign policy through diplomacy, advocacy, and assistance by advancing the interests of the American people, their safety and economic pros

 

Duties

Basic Function of the Position

  • Oversees all mailroom operational duties for incoming and outgoing Diplomatic Post Office (DPO) mail, unclassified Department of State diplomatic pouches, Kenyan Postal Corporation mail and courier parcels.
  • Ensures that all processes are executed in a timely and professional manner consistent with Department of State regulations, Kenyan Postal regulations, and internal post regulations where applicable.
  • This position supervises seven locally engaged staff. This position is supervised by the American Mailroom Supervisor.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of three years of mail handling and customer service experience is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE:

Must understand all relevant postal regulations, including those set out by the U.S. Postal Service and Kenyan Postal Corporation.

Education Requirements:

Completion of Secondary School

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE: Level III (Working Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing English (This may be tested).

Level III ( Working Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing) Kiswahili

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must have excellent interpersonal and customer service skills and be able to communicate clearly with supervisors, subordinates, customers and the public. Must have basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Must be able to lift 70 pounds.

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.

 

Summary:

The work schedule for this position is Full Time (48 hours per week)

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (4 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

  • Drives couriers and diplomatic bags to and from Nairobi’s airport as required
  • Act as an expediter; keeps couriers abreast of any airport or visa issues that may arise in Nairobi.
  • Provides assistance to diplomatic couriers in moving classified pouches through Nairobi Intl Airport.
  • Is responsible for maintenance of Nairobi Regional Diplomatic Courier Hub’s (NRDCH) vehicles.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: Position requires a total of 3 years’ experience – i.e., 3 years’ experience in driving standard vehicles and commercial trucks; and 2 years clerical and/or airport cargo experience in shipping, transportation or a related field also required (included under the 3 years).

JOB KNOWLEDGE: General knowledge of mandatory visa requirements for courier travel in East Africa. General knowledge of airlines cargo shipping and customs procedures and Kenyan law

Education Requirements:

High School education is required.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE: Level 3 English (reading/writing/speaking) is required. (This may be tested)

Level 3 Swahili (reading/writing/speaking) is required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Maintain a current and valid local driver’s license for large commercial trucks, vans and regular passenger vehicles. Ability to use a computer to include MS-word, Excel, etc.
  • Ability to manage difficult situations and make appropriate loading decisions under pressure.
  • Ability to professionally negotiate with airline agents and airport officials.
  • Must be capable of performing moderately arduous work including lifting of 50 lb. loads and loads of several hundred kilos with mechanical equipment.

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.

Method of Application

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