Position is subject to funding availability
This position is advertised under the Locally Employed Staff Program of the United States Mission in China. All applicants must already have relevant documentation to permanently and legally reside and work in China to be eligible for consideration.
OPEN TO: U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (US EFMs)
POSITION: WAE Management Support Clerk
OPENING DATE: January 30, 2012
CLOSING DATE: February 13, 2012
(Only applications received by the closing date will be considered)
WORK HOURS: WAE (When Actually Employed) – Intermittent/As Needed Basis
SALARY: Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): USD 31,963 p.a, including Overseas Comparability Pay (based on a full-time work schedule)
(starting salary and final grade will be determined by Washington)
The U.S. Embassy in Beijing is seeking an individual for the position of WAE Management Support Clerk in the Human Resources (HR) Office.
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
This position is will be required on an as-needed basis for any duties related to the management support function. Incumbent performs a full range of duties depending on the needs of the request. The incumbent should expect to perform duties such as filing, escorting, special projects, packing of office equipment and supplies, clerical/typing, data-entry, and updating spreadsheets and/or databases. Other duties as assigned will be required. The person reports directly to the Human Resources Officer who will then assign the WAE to the requesting office. Further guidance and direction will be provided to the WAE based on the duties requested.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available in the Office of Human Resources (x4500).
All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. Applicants who fail to do so, or who do not meet the position’s required qualifications, will not be considered for this position.
- High school diploma or equivalent is required.
- One year of general office work experience is required.
- Level IV (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing in English is required.
- Knowledge of PCs, PC-based software (MS-Office Access, Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and e-mail is required.
- Knowledge of English grammar, spelling, punctuation and required formats sufficient to recognize and correct such errors in correspondence, reports and telegrams is required.
Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to use judgment to analyze information and take appropriate actions (phone calls, prioritizing work, etc.) is required.
When equally qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (US EFMs) and U.S. Veterans who are legally residing in country will be given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.
ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA
- All completed applications received by the closing date will be reviewed by HR to determine which applicants meet the advertised position’s required qualifications. When appropriate, the HR Office will administer necessary skill testing, such as typing, to confirm an applicant’s qualifications.
- Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
- Current LES employees are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.
- Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
- Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
- Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
- Ordinarily Resident applicants or applicants without a U.S. social security number will be paid according to the Local Compensation Plan in local currency (RMB). There are no exceptions to this regulation.
- Applicants for sensitive positions must be U.S. citizens and able to obtain and hold a Top Secret security clearance.
Interested candidates for this position must submit the following:
- Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174); or
- A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the DS-174; or
- A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1 -24 of the DS-174 along with a listing of the applicant’s work experience attached as a separate sheet; plus
- Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. If the DD-214 is not submitted with the application, the applicant will not be considered for Veterans Preference.
- Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
- Copy of passport showing Chinese Government approval to permanently and legally reside and work in China
SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
American Embassy Beijing, China
No.55 An Jia Lou, Beijing 100600
(Please specify the position title in the subject line.)
Website: www.usembassy-china.org.cn /
CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION: February 13, 2012