Assistant Community Liaison Office Coordinator
Announcement; Number: Accra-2023-023R
Hiring Agency: Embassy Accra
Assistant Community Liaison Office Coordinator (Open to US Citizen Eligible Family Members)
06/06/2023 – 06/20/2023
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM – FP is 06. Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All Agencies
Security Clearance Required: Top Secret Clearance
Appointment Type Temporary
Appointment Type Details:
Definite not to Exceed 5 years
We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
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 (12 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
The Assistant Community Liaison Office Coordinator (Assistant CLO, A/CLO) supports the CLO Coordinator in fulfilling all Eight Areas of CLO Responsibility (family member employment; crisis management and security; education; communications and outreach; guidance and referral; welcoming, orientation, and departures; community liaison; and events planning), and in developing and managing post programs to enhance community morale. The Assistant CLO works with the CLO to identify needs within the diverse post community and responds with effective programming, information and resources, and referrals. The incumbent works under the supervision of the CLO Coordinator and is expected to interact independently with CLO clients to develop CLO materials and programs, to formulate advocacy plans, and to generate ideas for community events. In the absence of a CLO Coordinator, the Assistant CLO will serve as back-up to fulfill all responsibilities.
Qualifications and Evaluations
Completion of at least two years of college or university studies is required.
LANGUAGE: Fluent English speaking/reading/written is required. This may be tested.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES : Standard knowledge of Microsoft Office programs. Good interpersonal skills to work with people of diverse cultures and interests. Ability to work flexible hours. Must be able to obtain a Top Secret Security 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 Accra, Ghana 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:
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:
All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Top Secret Security clearance.
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.
• 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)
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 Accra, Ghana.
2. Consular Associate – Open to USEFMs Only
Announcement #: Accra-2023-013R
Consular Associate – Open to USEFMs Only
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 (12 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Salary: (USD) $45,290/Per Year
Series/Grade:FP – 1405 – 6
Location: Accra, GH
3. Consular Associate (Open to USEFMs Only)
Announcement #: Accra-2023-013TR
Consular Associate (Open to USEFMs Only)
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 12 weeks of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Salary: (USD) $40,488/Per Year
Series/Grade:FP – 1405 – 7
Location: Accra, GH