Secretary/Logistics Technician

at US Embassy
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted April 16, 2019
Category Embassy and Foreign Mission
Currency KSH
Work Hours Day
Street Address Nairobi Branch


Position Title: Secretary/Logistics Technician (ESO) (EFM) Re-issue
Open Period:
04/10/2019 - 04/23/2019
Vacancy Time Zone: GMT-4
Series/Grade: FS - 0120 8
Salary: Not Specified

Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM - FS is FP-8. Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.

• U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) - All Agencies

Security Clearance Required:
Top Secret
Appointment Type
Appointment Type Details:
• Definite not to Exceed 5 years
Marketing Statement:
We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.


Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position: No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
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Basic Function of the Position:

Position provides logistics support and related services for the Engineering Services Office (ESO) Nairobi related to their technical security equipment, materials, and supplies. This includes performing the annual inventory as well as ordering, receiving, and shipping of materials for the ESO and its constituent posts throughout the region. Additionally, incumbent provides support for other Africa regional posts as requested by the Office-in-Charge (OIC) of ESO Nairobi. Position is directly supervised by the ESO Officer in-charge.

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.

Experience Requirements

One year experience in performing administrative work is required.

Job Responsibilities

Incumbent must know the functions of various offices in the embassy, in particular, Facilities, GSO, HRO, travel and RSO, as these are the primary offices the incumbent will engage with on a daily basis. As well, incumbent must know RSO and Management policies, procurement procedures and financial regulations as these affect daily decision making and tasks.

Education Requirements

Completion of High School is required.


Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Windows; and e2, Ariba (ILMS),
Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) is required. Candidate must
have good organizational skills, be detail oriented, flexible, resourceful, self-motivated, and have the
ability to work independently Candidate must have excellent interpersonal and team work skills. Ability to
work under pressure, meet deadlines, multitask and prioritize workloads. Due to the frequent requirement
to move materials, the candidate must be capable of handling boxes weighing up to 50 lbs. Numerical
skills required for inventory. Keyboarding skills is required. Incumbent must possess a valid local driver's
license to drive a standard shirt four-door truck to haul equipment and materials. Position requires a Top
Secret Clearance.


All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications

LANGUAGE: Level III (Good Working Knowledge) speaking/reading/writing of English is required.
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