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U.S. Mission Majuro, Marshall Islands 

Announcement Number: Majuro-2022-003

Position Title: Information Assistant (Social Media)

Opening Period: January 07 to 25, 2022

Series/Grade: LE 6107/07

Salary: (USD) 15,484.00

For More Info: Human Resources Office: Ma. Victoria dela Cruz Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1379, Majuro, MH 96960

E-mail Address: MajuroHR@state.gov

Who May Apply: FS is FP-07. Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.  • All Interested Applicants / All Sources including Third Country National Security Clearance Required: Local Security Certification or 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 (https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/eight-qualities-of-overseas-employees) before you apply.

Summary: The U.S. Mission in Majuro, Marshall Islands is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for  the position of Information Assistant (Social Media).

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 Information Assistant (Social Media) has primary responsibility for the Mission’s internet site,  including frequent posting of current, relevant information, and day-to-day maintenance of information  and systems. The Webmaster supports the Information Unit to ensure similar service to other social

media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Flickr. The incumbent holds primary  responsibility for the technical duties involved with PAS-related installation, maintenance, repair and  operation of A/V equipment including sound and video equipment upkeep and programming during live  events.

Qualifications and Evaluations  

Education: Completion of two years in college or university studies is required.  Requirements:  

EXPERIENCE: Three years of progressively responsible experience in market research and audience  analysis, and design and execution of online campaigns in a multilingual, multicultural, or multinational  work environment is required. Must have experience managing digital properties, including direct  online interaction with the public, and content creation in multimedia and traditional formats.

Evaluations: 

LANGUAGE:  

English level IV (Limited knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required. This will be tested.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to work proactively, both independently and within a team, to plan,  coordinate and carry out multi-media Public Diplomacy programs. Ability to organize workload to  ensure timely production of materials and implementation of programs. Ability to develop, maintain  and use technical and creative skills; knowledge of U.S. goals and Public Diplomacy programs; and  contacts in the United States and Eastern Caribbean to support the Mission. Ability to assess  technological needs of Public Affairs Section and colleagues and provide necessary service, or advise  Public Affairs Officer of need. Ability to install and maintain all hard- and soft-ware associated with  Public Diplomacy work.

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.

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: All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification or Public  Trust clearance. Applicants must submit a Universal Application for Employment (DS-174) which is available on HR/OE Intranet Site. Applications are available at the U.S. Embassy Majuro in Long Island,  Monday -Thursday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

To apply for this position, applicants should mail or email to submit the documents listed below. Required Documents: Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • DS-174
  • Residency and/or Work Permit
  • Degree/Diploma
  • Transcript of records
  • Driver’s License copy
  • Proof of Citizenship
  • Language Scores (if available)
  • RMI ID Card
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if  applicable)
  • Letter(s) of recommendation
  • List of references

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 Majuro, Marshall  Islands.

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