Asset Management Clerk at Embassy of the United States, Kampala

Application deadline closed.

Job Description

About

Announcement Number:
Kampala-2023-002
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Kampala
Position Title:
Asset Management Clerk
Open Period:
01/19/2023 – 01/27/2023Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT+3
Series/Grade:
LE – 0105 5
Salary:
Not Specified
Work Schedule:
Full-time –
Promotion Potential:
LE-5
Duty Location(s):
1
in
Kampala, UG
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
 HR Section
000-000-0000
Klahr@state.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM – FP is 9.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.

•    Current Employees of the Mission – This includes U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs); Eligible Family Members (EFMs); Declared Members of Household (MOHs), dependents of U.S. Personal Services Contract (USPSC) who are assigned under COM – All Agencies

Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust – Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Permanent
Appointment Type Details:
•    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 work schedule for this position is:

    • Full Time (40 number of 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

Duties

 

Under the direct supervision of the Customer Service Supervisor, the incumbent maintains inventory control of stored, procured and issued Information Technology assets under International Cooperative Administrative Support Services (ICASS), Program and non-State offices. He/she coordinates repairs of equipment as needed.  He/she conducts the yearly inventory of all IT assets located at the Embassy compound, the General Services Office, Warehouse, Ambassador and Deputy Chief of Mission residences.  He/she assists the Information Systems Center (ISC) and Customer Service Center during busy periods by helping to run basic updates on machines and helping to move equipment when necessary.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one (1) year administrative experience is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE:  Position must have good knowledge of the structure of the Mission, IRM, and key players. The position requires working knowledge of the Embassy’s unclassified systems in order to identify and track IT equipment. Must understand the workings of ILMS and the steps to take when discrepancies arise.

Education Requirements:
Completion of Secondary School or Local Mandatory Schooling and received high school diploma

 

Evaluations:
LANGUAGE:  Level III (Good Working Knowledge) speaking/reading/writing English is required. This may be tested

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: This may be tested

Must be accurate and thorough in identifying and recording United States Government property in the storerooms and workspaces throughout the Mission.  Must be able to learn the types and models of equipment used at post and identify them by sight. Must have excellent computer skills, knowledge of Windows Operating Systems, internet browsers, proficient in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) and able to use hand-held scanners to inventory systems. Must be tactful with customers but be able to present a firm stand when necessary – missing property investigations for example. Communicate effectively with all members of staff working in the Embassy. Must be able to work independently with little supervision and be able to reason through complicated problems with minimal assistance. Must be able to lift 30 pounds and mobile enough to work under desks and in tight areas.

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.

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:
Agency Benefits:
Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Kampala 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:
For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following link.

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”), 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.

How to Apply

How to Apply:
All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance.

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  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
• Degree (not transcript)
• Degree with transcript
• Language Scores (if available)
• Driver’s License
• Certificate or License

Eligible Family Member Applicants:
• Copy of Sponsor’s Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
• Passport copy
• 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 Kampala.