Announcement Number: Kinshasa-2019-074
Hiring Agency: Embassy Kinshasa
Position Title: Community Liaison Office Coordinator (CLO)- Open to : Only USEFMS (Available from Summer 2020)
Open Period: 12/14/2019 - 01/31/2020Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone: GMT+1
Series/Grade: LE - 0105 6
Salary: Not Specified
Work Schedule: Full-time - Monday thru Friday (40 hours/week).
Promotion Potential: LE-6
Duty Location(s): 1 in Kinshasa, CG
Telework Eligible: No
For More Info: HR Section +243-972-616-179 [email protected]
• Competitive service
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) - All Agencies.
Security Clearance Required:
Appointment Type Details:
Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
Summary: The U.S. Embassy in Kinshasa is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Community Liaison Office Coordinator in the Management section.
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
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
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Basic Function of the Position
The CLO is responsible for developing and managing a program based on community demographics and post-specific needs. Development and implementation of the program has direct impact on post morale and affects overall work performance, productivity, retention, community spirit, and individual and family well-being in a foreign environment. The CLO develops evaluation criteria and conducts periodic surveys to assess program efficacy. Based on analysis of formal and informal surveys, the CLO develops and implements a long-range program plan that outlines goals to maintain and enhance morale at post.
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Qualifications and Evaluations
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of three years of professional work experience required.
Completion of secondary school required.
Evaluations: This may be tested :
LANGUAGE: Level 3 (Good Working Knowledge) of English Speaking/Reading/Writing required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Standard knowledge of Microsoft computer environment required; ability to draft and edit material for correspondence and publication required.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Embassy 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.
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Benefits and Other Info
Agency Benefits: Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Embassy in (insert post and/or country name) 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.
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.
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How to Apply
How to Apply: All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a background investigation clearance. To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the US Embassy internet site.
Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
SF-50 (if applicable)
Secondary school Diploma
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. Embassy in Kinshasa.