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Dispatcher at U.S. Consulate – 3 Openings

U.S. Mission Job Recruitment (8 Positions)
  • Full Time
  • Lagos

U.S. Consulate

Dispatcher at U.S. Consulate – 3 Openings

Work Schedule: Full-time – 48 hours per week
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Series / Grade: LE – 1010 5
Promotion Potential: LE-NA
Dispatcher at U.S. Consulate – 3 Openings slot: 3 Openings

Overview

  • Hiring Path: Open to the public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: For USEFM – FP is 09 ($32,357 Per Year). ?Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
    • All Interested Candidates
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

Summary

  • The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (48 number of hours per week)
  • 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

Duties

  • The incumbent works in the Motor Pool unit of the General Services Office (GSO), the Dispatcher coordinates daily as well as advanced assignments for all drivers to schedule transportation for post personnel and official visitors.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School is required.

Experience:

  • Two (2) years of professional driving experience in host country, plus one year of motor vehicle dispatcher or fleet management experience is required.

Job Knowledge:

  • Good knowledge of host country traffic laws, vehicle licensing, registration, and procedures is required. Detailed knowledge of host country streets, traffic patterns, and commonly visited locations is required.

Evaluations:

  • This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.

Language:

  • Good Working Knowledge in English reading/writing/speaking is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • A clear valid Nigeria driver?s license is required.
  • Strong leadership, technical, and administrative skills.
  • Basic keyboard skills and skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook applications.

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.

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?),?Letter from Veterans? Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, 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.

Marketing Statement:

Remuneration

  • USD12,704 Annually.

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. Dispatcher at U.S. Consulate – 3 Openings

Application Closing Date
24th October, 2023.

Important Information

  • All candidates must be able to hold a Public Trust clearance.
  • To apply for this position click the “APPLY TO THIS VACANCY” button at the top of the page.
  • Click on the “Submit Application” button to complete your application process.
  • For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

Required Documents
To qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested degree and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. Failure to provide requested information, or the information is insufficient to verify eligibility, may result in disqualification for this position.

All Applicants:

  • Residency and/or Work Permit
  • Secondary School Certificate
  • Driver?s License

Eligible Family Member Applicants:

  • Copy of Sponsor’s Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • 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 Lagos, Nigeria.

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