Job Openings at the Embassy

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

 

U.S. Mission                                      DAKAR, SENEGAL
Announcement Number:                 Dakar-2019-012
Position Title:                                   Payroll Liaison/Voucher Examiner
Opening Period:                               February 8th, 2019 – February 22th, 2019
Series/Grade:                                    LE 0420 FSN-08
Salary:                                               (F CFA) 13,658,495 – (F CFA) 13,658,495
For More Info:                                   Human Resources Office
Who May Apply:                               All Interested Applicants / All Sources For USEFM – FS is FP-BB.  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.
Security Clearance Required:        Public Trust

Duration Appointment:   Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

Marketing Statement:  We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply. https://sn.usembassy.gov/era-eight-qualities-of-overseas-employees/

Summary: The U.S. Mission in Dakar/ Senegal is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Payroll Liaison/Voucher Examiner.

The work schedule for this position is:  Full Time (40 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

DUTIES: The Payroll Liaison / Voucher Examiner (PL/VE) position is located within the Financial Management Center (FMC) at the U.S.  Embassy Dakar. The PL/VE serves as the main point of contact for Embassy Dakar timekeepers and ensures that payroll policies and procedures are followed correctly. This position performs all necessary actions to coordinate the transmission of payroll between the Embassy and the Global Financial Service Center at Charleston (GFSC) and serves in a proactive advisory capacity to FMC and Management on all matters relating to payroll for American and Locally Employed Staff (LES) employees. This position will work as a voucher examiner capable of working on all types of vouchers. The incumbent is responsible for reconciling accounts and for developing and maintaining various spreadsheets as needed in the reconciliation process.

Qualifications and Evaluations

EDUCATION: College or university degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Accounting, Economics, or Financial Management is required.

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: Five years experience in one or more of the areas of finance, payroll, budgets, or accounting is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Specialist knowledge of vouchering in RFMS/Momentum, payroll, allowances procedures, portions of 3 FAM Personnel and 4 FAM Financial Management and related FAH sections, applicable Treasury Department laws, appropriation law, and U.S. and Senegalese fiscal and labor laws.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  Level III (good working knowledge) reading, writing and speaking in English and French is required. (This will be tested.)

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Excel intermediate computer skills in Microsoft word and PowerPoint. Analytic skills to quickly analyze transactions, documentation, and records to determine any source of imbalances and to correct any discrepancies. Excellent customer service skills, including the ability to tactfully and diplomatically deal with issues affecting all levels of American and LES employees.  Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment. Good numerical skill is required.

Qualifications:  All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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.

Benefits:  Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Dakar/Senegal 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:

(1)          AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

(2)          AEFM / USEFM

(3)          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:  https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va.

How to Apply: Applicants must complete the following application process to be considered:

  • Create an account on the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) Website at https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/sen/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms.
  • Choose Announcement Number DAKAR-2019-012 Payroll Liaison/Voucher Examiner and complete the online application.
  • Upload any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. resume, cover letter, degrees certificates, wok permits & SF 50 if applicable) into the Electronic Recruitment Application system.

Required Documents:  Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • Resume (CV)
  • Cover Letter
  • Degrees certificates
  • SF-50 (if applicable)
  • Residency and/or Work Permit (if applicable)
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)

What to Expect Next:  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 Dakar/Senegal.

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

 

U.S. Mission                                       DAKAR, SENEGAL
Announcement Number:                  Dakar-2019-013
Position Title:                                    Supervisory Voucher Examiner
Opening Period:                                February 8th, 2019 – February 22nd, 2019
Series/Grade:                                    LE 0420 FSN-09
Salary:                                               (F CFA) 17,121,018 – (F CFA) 17,121,018
For More Info:                                   Human Resources Office
Who May Apply:                              All Interested Applicants / All Sources
For USEFM – FS is FP-BB.  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.
Security Clearance Required:     Public Trust
Duration Appointment:   Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

Marketing Statement:  We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply. https://sn.usembassy.gov/era-eight-qualities-of-overseas-employees/

Summary: The U.S. Mission in Dakar/ Senegal is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Supervisory Voucher Examiner.

The work schedule for this position is:  Full Time (40 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:  Yes

DUTIES: The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that the Financial Management Center’s vouchering team efficiently and effectively supports the goals and objectives of the U.S. Mission to Senegal and Guinea Bissau.  The incumbent is responsible for the internal control and coordination of the entire voucher payment lifecycle from invoice receipt to final payment and record retention.  The incumbent is responsible for the full range of payroll duties from time and attendance submissions to answering employee queries for approximately 370 employees.  The position supervises the vouchering team made up of one Voucher Examiner Allowances; two Voucher Examiner/Alternate Cashiers; two Travel Coordinator Voucher Examiners; and two Payroll Liaison Voucher Examiners.  The position reports directly to the Supervisory Financial Specialist.

Qualifications and Evaluations

EDUCATION: College or university degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Accounting, Economics, or Financial Management is required.

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: Five years of experience in financial management required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: 14 FAM and the financial management provisions of 3 FAM, 6 FAM, and related FAH sections; Standardized regulations (DSSR); travel regulations; ICASS handbook; and other pertinent manuals of Operations and administration related to post financial operations.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  English and French Level IV (fluency, reading, writing and speaking) are required. (This will be tested.)

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Strong Microsoft Excel skills intermediate Word skills; basic PowerPoint skills.

Analytic skills to quickly analyze transactions, documentation, and records to determine any source of imbalances and to correct any discrepancies. Excellent customer service skills and ability to serve the public courteously.  Must be flexible and able to work with constant changes in work priorities.  Must be able to supervise subordinates effectively to ensure effective performance of work on a timely basis and to ensure that work force is properly trained and motivated. Good numerical skill is required.  Ability to use E2, RFMS, ILMS, and COAST systems.

Qualifications:  All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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.

Benefits:  Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Dakar/Senegal 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:

(1)          AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

(2)          AEFM / USEFM

(3)          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:  https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va.

How to Apply: Applicants must complete the following application process to be considered:

  • Create an account on the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) Website at https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/sen/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms.
  • Choose Announcement Number DAKAR-2019-013 Supervisory Voucher Examiner and complete the online application.
  • Upload any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. resume, cover letter, degrees certificates, wok permits & SF 50 if applicable) into the Electronic Recruitment Application system.

Required Documents:  Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • Resume (CV)
  • Cover Letter
  • Degrees certificates
  • SF-50 (if applicable)
  • Residency and/or Work Permit (if applicable)
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)

What to Expect Next:  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 Dakar/Senegal.

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT – NURSE PRACTITIONER

 

 

U.S. Mission                                      DAKAR, SENEGAL
Announcement Number:                  Dakar-2019-010
Position Title:                                    Nurse Practitioner
Opening Period:                                February 07, 2019 – February 21, 2019
Series/Grade:                                     LE 0510, FSN-10
Salary:                                                (F CFA) 23,676,915 – (F CFA) 23,676,915
For More Info:                                   Human Resources Office      DakarRecruitment@state.gov
Tel: +221 33 879 4000

Who May Apply:                              All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required:     Public Trust
Duration Appointment:   Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
Marketing Statement:  We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
Summary: The U.S. Mission in Dakar/ Senegal is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Nurse Practitioner.
The work schedule for this position is:  Full Time (40 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:  Yes

Duties:  The Nurse Practitioner (NP) in this position is responsible for providing a full range of primary care, preventative, occupational health and emergency medical services for the U.S. Embassy’s official community. Services will be provided through direct patient evaluation, examination and treatment. The Nurse Practitioner (NP)  is responsible for determining when hospitalization/medical evacuation is required and arranging all appropriate aspects of patient care. They are expected to participate in the regular call schedule as well as provide after-hours medical consultations, referrals, and provide medical supervision of the Medical Unit staff in the absence of the MP/RMO.

 Qualifications and Evaluations

EDUCATION:  Must have completed a recognized and accredited Master’s level Nurse Practitioner program and must hold and maintain a valid licensure and current certification(s) in the respective curriculum within the host country, country of citizenship, or the U.S.

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  A minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner in a primary or urgent care setting with at least 50% of their time spent in clinical care situations is required.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  English level IV (Fluent) reading/Writing/Speaking is required. French Level II limited is required. (This will be tested.)

Qualifications:  All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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.

Benefits:  Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Dakar/Senegal 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:

(1)          AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

(2)          AEFM / USEFM

(3)          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:  https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va.

How to Apply: Applicants must complete the following application process to be considered:

  • Create an account on the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) Website at https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/sen/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms.
  • Choose Announcement Number DAKAR-2019-010 Nurse Practitioner and complete the online application.
  • Upload any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. resume, cover letter, degrees certificates, wok permits & SF 50 if applicable) into the Electronic Recruitment Application system.

Required Documents:  Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Bachelor degree
  • SF-50 (if applicable)
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation  (if applicable)
  • Residency and/or Work Permit (if applicable) 

What to Expect Next:  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 Dakar/Senegal.

 

                                                         VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

U.S. Mission                                       DAKAR, SENEGAL
Announcement Number:                  Dakar-2019-009A
Position Title:                                     Physician Assistant
Opening Period:                                February 01, 2018 – February 22, 2019
Series/Grade:                                     LE 0510, FSN-10
Salary:                                                (F CFA) 23,676,915 – (F CFA) 23,676,915
For More Info:                                    Human Resources Office
DakarRecruitment@state.gov
Tel: +221 33 879 4000

Who May Apply:                              All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required:     Public Trust

Duration Appointment:   Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

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

Summary: The U.S. Mission in Dakar/ Senegal is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Physician Assistant.

The work schedule for this position is:  Full Time (40 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:  Yes

Duties:  The Physician Assistant (PA) in this position is responsible for providing a full range of primary care, preventative, occupational health and emergency medical services for the U.S. Embassy’s official community. Services will be provided through direct patient evaluation, examination and treatment. The PA is responsible for determining when hospitalization/medical evacuation is required and arranging all appropriate aspects of patient care. They are expected to participate in the regular call schedule as well as provide after-hours medical consultations, referrals, and provide medical supervision of the Medical Unit staff in the absence of the MP/RMO. 

Qualifications and Evaluations

EDUCATION:  Physician Assistant: Must have completed a Bachelor level Physician Assistant program and must hold and maintain a valid licensure and current certification(s) in the respective curriculum within the host country, country of citizenship, or the U.S.

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  Physician Assistant: A minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience as a Physician Assistant in a primary or urgent care setting with at least 50% of their time spent in clinical care situations is required.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  English level IV (Fluent) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required. French  Level II limited is required. (This will be tested.)

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  The incumbent must possess the ability to objectively analyze patient problems, utilize competent decision-making skills, and apply sound judgment in assessing possible solutions. Must possess a high degree of integrity, decisiveness and fairness in order to equitably apply regulations and policies of the medical program. Must be sensitive to the needs and perspective of others and be approachable. Maturity, stability, objectivity, resourcefulness, adaptability and sound professional judgment are essential.

Qualifications:  All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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.

Benefits:  Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Dakar/Senegal 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:

(1)          AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

(2)          AEFM / USEFM

(3)          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:  https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va.

How to Apply: Applicants must complete the following application process to be considered:

  • Create an account on the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) Website at https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/sen/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms.
  • Choose Announcement Number DAKAR-2019-009 Physician Assistant and complete the online application.
  • Upload any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. resume, cover letter, degrees certificates, wok permits & SF 50 if applicable) into the Electronic Recruitment Application system.

Required Documents:  Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Bachelor degree
  • SF-50 (if applicable)
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • Residency and/or Work Permit (if applicable) 

What to Expect Next:  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 Dakar/Senegal.

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

 

U.S. Mission                                      DAKAR, SENEGAL
Announcement Number:                  Dakar-2019-011
Position Title:                                    Chauffeur
Opening Period:                                February 1st, 2019 – February 15th, 2019
Series/Grade:                                     LE 1015 3
Salary:                                                (F CFA) 6,049,931 – (F CFA) 6,049,931
For More Info:                                    Human Resources Office

Who May Apply:                                 All Interested Applicants / All Sources
For USEFM – FS is FP-BB.  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.

Security Clearance Required:     Public Trust

 Duration Appointment:   Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

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

Summary: The U.S. Mission in Dakar/ Senegal is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Chauffeur.

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

DUTIES: Operates a passenger motor vehicle in accordance with Dispatcher’s instructions to transport Embassy and/or associated agency personnel and official visitors within the city and surrounding areas. Maintains vehicle in clean and serviceable condition and performs minor maintenance of a preventative nature. Completes trip tickets or other daily vehicle records. May be assigned to drive the head of an associated agency or VIP visitors for a portion of the time. May deliver documents. May operate a small bus or carryall on a regular run one or more times a day. May drive pickup or light trucks to deliver materials and equipment.

Qualifications and Evaluations

EDUCATION:   Completion of elementary school is required.

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  At least two years experience driving passenger vehicles is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must be familiar with local traffic laws and area traffic patterns.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  Level II (limited) English and French (reading and writing) required. (This will be tested.)

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Must have local driver’s license appropriate to type of vehicle operated. Interpersonal skills are required. Able to take and give directions pertaining to the job.

Qualifications:  All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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.

Benefits:  Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Dakar/Senegal 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:

(1)          AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

(2)          AEFM / USEFM

(3)          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:  https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va.

How to Apply: Applicants must complete the following application process to be considered:

  • Create an account on the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) Website at https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/sen/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms.
  • Choose Announcement Number DAKAR-2018-022 Chauffeur and complete the online application.
  • Upload any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. resume, cover letter, degrees certificates, wok permits & SF 50 if applicable) into the Electronic Recruitment Application system.

Required Documents:  Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Driving license
  • SF-50 (if applicable)
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation

(if applicable)

  • Residency and/or Work Permit (if applicable)

What to Expect Next:  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 Dakar/Senegal.