U.S. Mission Podgorica, Montenegro
Announcement Number: Podgorica-2019-15
Position Title: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (HEALTH UNIT/CLO)
TEMPORARY REPLACEMENT FOR EMPLOYEE ON MATERNITY LEAVE
Opening Period: June 27, 2019 – July 8, 2019
Grade: FSN – 7
Salary: EUR 23,885 (gross annual salary)
For More Info: E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Who May Apply: All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required: Local security certification or Public Trust
Duration Appointment: Temporary employment, subject to successful completion of
Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
Summary: The U.S. Mission in Podgorica, Montenegro is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Administrative Assistant (Health Unit/CLO).
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 after the receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications, or their candidacy may end.
Supervisory Position: No
Duties: Serves as the receptionist and administrative assistant for the Embassy Health Unit (HU). Schedules patient appointments, and organizes HU schedules. Manages medical records and other administrative work. Provides financial and travel assistance to the Health Unit. Provides various administrative support to the Community Liaison Office (CLO).
Qualifications and Evaluations
EDUCATION: College or University studies – at least two years of full-time post-secondary studies is required.
EXPERIENCE: Must have at least three years of administrative experience with international organizations, local non-governmental organizations, diplomatic missions or other similar organizations.
KNOWLEDGE: Must be familiar with basic business, office and medical administrative procedures.
LANGUAGE: Level 4 (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing of English is required. (This may be tested). Level 4 (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing of Montenegrin is required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must have working knowledge of computers and standard office programs. Must be able to search and find information and resources on the internet.
Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass 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.
Benefits: Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Podgorica Montenegro 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”), 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: Applicants must submit a Universal Application for Employment (DS-174) which is available on HR/OE Intranet Site and Mission’s website.
To apply for this position, applicants should electronically submit the documents listed below to email@example.com.
For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.
Required Documents: Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
- DS-174 Application
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 Podgorica, Montenegro.