U.S. Embassy in Jamaica is hiring an Office Management Assistant (OMA Rover) OPEN ONLY TO U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) on Caribjob today.
More details about this job are below:
Incumbent provides office management support to any U.S. Department of State office/section within the Mission either as the sole support of the office, or in assistance to an Office Management Specialist.
Qualifications and Evaluations
One year experience in clerical, customer service, or secretarial field is required.
Must be familiar with the mission’s organization structure. Must possess a good working knowledge of U.S. Government practices, particularly in the office management field. Must possess knowledge of general office procedures.
High school diploma plus at least one year of college-level studies are required
These may be tested.
Fluent English (Speaking/Reading/Writing) is required
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Standard level keyboard skill is required. Must have computer literacy on a variety of software applications (MS Word, Open-net and Internet). Must be able to organize routine data and maintain established procedures. Must be flexible. Must be resourceful and service-oriented in dealing with people. Must be able to work with all levels of the Embassy and the general public operating courteously and tactfully. Must be able to obtain a Top Secret level clearance.
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.
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
Benefits and Other Info
Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Kingston, Jamaica 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.
How to Apply
All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Top Secret Security clearance.
To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.
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
- Language Scores (if available)
- DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
- SF-50 (if applicable)
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 Kingston, Jamaica.