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U.S. Mission                                Majuro, Marshall Islands

Announcement Number:            Majuro-2023-002

Position Title:                              OFFICE MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT

Opening Period:                           October 20 – November 8, 2022

Series/Grade:                               LE 0120/6

Salary:                                          (USD$) 14,043 – 18,253 per annum

FS is FP-08. Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C

For More Info:                            Manila HR Island Support Unit
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1379, Majuro, MH 96960
E-mail Address: ManilaISUHR@state.gov

 

Who May Apply:
All Interested Applicants / All Sources
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 Office Management Assistant.

The work schedule for this position is:
• Full Time (number of hours per week – e.g. 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 job holder reports to the Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) and manages the daily activities for the Ambassador and the DCM. The job holder maintains confidential communication in person, over the telephone and through electronic media between the Ambassador, the DCM, post personnel, host government officials, the Diplomatic Corps, U.S. and private RMI citizens, and the press.
Responsible for organizing, planning, and executing meetings and events hosted by the Ambassador (or Chargé d’Affaires) and the DCM at the Embassy, their residences, or outside venues. Develops contacts to sustain and further existing cooperation. Provides advise and training on protocol issues to all levels of mission staff and oversees the operations of the official residence staff. Provides guidance and support to the receptionist.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Education: College or university studies is required.
Requirements:
EXPERIENCE: Two years of administrative or general clerical work experience is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Good working knowledge of office procedures and administrative functions. A working knowledge of the Republic of the Marshall Island’s government and social structure.

Evaluations:
LANGUAGE:
Level 4 (Fluent) in writing/speaking/reading English language required. This will be tested. Level 3 (Good working knowledge) of Marshallese language is required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must have a basic working knowledge of Microsoft programs such as Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.
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**
* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months. If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process. Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.
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 U.S. Embassy in the Republic of Marshall Islands website. Application forms are also 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.
All applications and required documents must be sent to ManilaISUHR@state.gov.

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

• Diploma • Transcript of Records

• 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)

COVID-19 Requirements for Eligible Family Members:
To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to E.O. 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. If selected for the position, the agency will provide you additional information.
For Eligible Family Members who will be employed on a Personal Services Agreement and compensated under the USG pay plan, if selected for the position, the agency will provide you additional inforn1ation regarding COVID-19 safety protocols and requirements.
COVID-19 Requirements for Local Candidates:
Candidates who will be employed on either a Personal Services Agreement or a direct hire appointment and compensated under the Mission’s Local Compensation Plan will be required to follow all Mission COVID-19 policies applicable to Locally Employed Staff. If selected for the position, the agency will provide you additional information regarding these requirements.
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 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.

DS-174

U.S. Mission Majuro, Marshall Islands

Announcement Number:                            Majuro-2022-011-R

Position Title:                                              Chauffeur

Opening Period:                                          November 08 – 16, 2022

Series/Grade:                                               LE 1015/3

Salary:                                                         (USD) 10,733
FS is BB. Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C

For More Info:                                            Manila HR Island Support Unit
Mailing Address:                                        P.O. Box 1379, Majuro, MH 96960
E-mail Address:                                         ManilaISUHR@state.gov

Who May Apply:
• All Interested Applicants / All Sources
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 Chauffeur.

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 incumbent operates safely and efficiently an unarmored U.S. Government-owned or leased motor
vehicle to transport passengers and/or cargo. Works as messenger as directed.

Qualifications and Evaluations:
Education: Completion of high school education is required.

Requirements:
EXPERIENCE: At least three years of professional driving experience is required.

Evaluations:
LANGUAGE:
English level II (Limited knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required. This will be tested.
Marshallese level III (Good Working Knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must hold a valid driver’s license. Must have the ability to read maps and plan
driving routes. Must have good verbal communication skills, and an ability to handle all persons with
professionalism and discretion. Must be able to perform basic vehicle inspection and must possess
intermediate level automotive maintenance skills. Must have basic computer skills to maintain reports
and for communication purposes. This will be tested.
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**
* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of
the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active
Duty, and Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected
disability dated within the past six months. If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’
preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility. If the written documentation
confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement,
the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process. Mission HR’s decision
on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.
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-forva

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 U.S. Embassy in the Republic of Marshall Islands website. Application forms are also
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.
All applications and required documents must be sent to ManilaISUHR@state.gov.

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
• Diploma
• Transcript of Records
• 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)

COVID-19 Requirements for Eligible Family Members:
To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be
supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal
Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement
pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal
Employees. Therefore, to the extent a federal job announcement includes the requirement that
applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to E.O. 14043, that requirement does not
currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected
applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related
to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. If selected for the position, the agency
will provide you additional information.
For Eligible Family Members who will be employed on a Personal Services Agreement and compensated
under the USG pay plan, if selected for the position, the agency will provide you additional inforn1ation
regarding COVID-19 safety protocols and requirements.

COVID-19 Requirements for Local Candidates:
Candidates who will be employed on either a Personal Services Agreement or a direct hire appointment
and compensated under the Mission’s Local Compensation Plan will be required to follow all Mission
COVID-19 policies applicable to Locally Employed Staff. If selected for the position, the agency will
provide you additional information regarding these requirements.
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 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.

DS-174

U.S. Mission                                      Majuro, Marshall Islands

Announcement Number:             Majuro-2023-001-R

Position Title:                                    PROGRAM MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT

Opening Period:                               November 28 to December 12, 2022

Series/Grade:                                   LE 1605/8

Salary:                                                  (USD$) 23,260 – 30,230 per annum

FS is FP-06.  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C

For More Info:                                   Manila HR Island Support Unit

Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 1379, Majuro, MH 96960

E-mail Address:  ManilaISUHR@state.gov

 

Who May Apply:

  • All Interested Applicants / All Sources
  • Third Country Nationals

 

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 Program Management Assistant.

The work schedule for this position is:

  • Full Time (number of hours per week – e.g. 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:

Under the direction of the Deputy Chief of Mission, the incumbent is responsible for the design, management and promotion of programs and trainings in support of U.S. Government (USG) political, economic/commercial, and security objectives. Provide support in coordination and tracking USG official visits and provides technical assistance on USG activities, including law enforcement and political/military affairs. The employee is responsible for overseeing the completion of mandated reports, government agreements, and bilateral meetings.

 

 

Qualifications and Evaluations

Education:   At least two years of post-secondary education in a college or university is required.

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  Five years experience in program work related to economics, politics, or international assistance.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of the Marshall Islands political structure, institutions, and local programs receiving USG funds.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:

Level IV (Fluent) in writing/speaking/reading English language is required.  This will be tested.

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Self-stater/problem solver.  Ability to organize and execute multiple projects without direct supervision. Excellent drafting/editing skills and oral and written communication skills.  Developed interpersonal essential. Politically and culturally sensitive.  Excellent logistics oversight and visit/meeting management capabilities.

 

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**

* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months.  If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility.  If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process.  Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.

 

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.

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 U.S. Embassy in the Republic of Marshall Islands website.  Application forms are also 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.

All applications and required documents must be sent to ManilaISUHR@state.gov.

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
• Diploma
• Transcript of Records
• 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)

COVID-19 Requirements for Eligible Family Members:

To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to E.O. 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. If selected for the position, the agency will provide you additional information.

For Eligible Family Members who will be employed on a Personal Services Agreement and compensated under the USG pay plan, if selected for the position, the agency will provide you additional inforn1ation regarding COVID-19 safety protocols and requirements.

COVID-19 Requirements for Local Candidates:

Candidates who will be employed on either a Personal Services Agreement or a direct hire appointment and compensated under the Mission’s Local Compensation Plan will be required to follow all Mission COVID-19 policies applicable to Locally Employed Staff. If selected for the position, the agency will provide you additional information regarding these requirements.

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 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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