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Job Type:International NGO


Fields of Education: Completion of High School.


Organization: U.S. Embassy


Salary : Starting Salary – 5,452 USD per year




Application Dead line:2016-11-23



OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates

POSITION:Supply Clerk (Receiving), FSN-03; FP-BB

OPENING DATE: November 9, 2016

CLOSING DATE:November 23, 2016

WORK HOURS: Full time; 44 hours/week

SALARY: Not Ordinarily Resident: FP-BB (Starting salary to be determined by Washington) Ordinarily Resident (OR): Starting Salary – 5,452 USD per year                     (Position Grade:  FSN-3)

NOTE:   For ordinarily resident employees, salary will be paid in local    currency using the established exchange rate.


 The U.S. Mission Addis Ababa is seeking an individual for the position of Supply Clerk (Receiving) in the General Service Office of the Embassy.


 Under the direct supervision of the Receiving Supervisor, Assists in the receiving, inspection and delivery of arriving USG shipments, expendable and non-expendable, and handling and dissemination or Receiving and Inspection Reports (RIR) and related transaction documents as appropriate. Will engage in coordination and personal help with loading/unloading of arriving and departing shipment with the threshold lifting limit established by the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) is 70 pounds (31kg), in accordance with 15 FAM 952 Exposure Standards. Maintains log book in current statues of shipments at all times, and directs goods to the requesting office in accordance with dept. of State requirements and regulations.


A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available in the Human Resources Office. Contact (251-11-130-60-00, Ext. 6383)


NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.  Supporting documentations (e.g., letters of employment, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above should also be submitted. 


  1. Required Education: Completion of High School. 
  2. Required Experience: One year warehousing and stock controlling experience is required. 
  3. Language Requirement: Level 2 (Limited knowledge) of English and Level 3 Amharic is required. (English language proficiency will be tested)
  4. Knowledge: Must have well-grounded knowledge of accepted stock receiving, issuing and warehousing procedures and operations. Preferably good computer skills in a variety of basic software applications.
  5. Skills and Abilities: Must be able to set priorities; closely follow instructions and schedules; must have good organizational skills.


 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities may be obtained by E-Mail: or by Phone: 251-11-130-60-00 Ext: 6383.


 When qualified, applicants who are U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and/or preference-eligible U.S. Veterans are given a preference in hiring.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants make themselves known as having a hiring preference and specifically address the required qualifications above in their application.


(1)   USEFM who is ALSO a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran

(2)   USEFM OR a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran

(3)   FS on LWOP


 1. Management may consider the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.

 2. Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.

 3. Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

 4. The candidate must be able to obtain and hold a security clearance.



Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered:  

1. Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), which is available on our website or by contacting Human Resources. (See “For Further Information” above); and

2. Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.)

 IMPORTANT: Applicants claiming a U.S. Veterans preference must submit written documentation confirming eligibility (e.g. Member Copy 4 of Form DD-214, letter from the Veteran’s Administration, or certification documenting eligibility under VOW Act with an expected discharge no later than 120 days after the certification is submitted) by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veteran’s preference will not be considered in the application process. Specific criteria for receiving a U.S. Veteran’s preference may be found in HR/OE’s Family Member Employment Policy (FMEP)



U.S. Embassy

Human Resources Office

P.O. Box: 1014

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Preferred method of sending applications is by email.




Human Resources Office

Telephone: 251-11-130-60-00, Ext. 6383


FAX: 251-11-124-24-03


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:  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.  The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.  The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation.  Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

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