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Job Type:International NGO


Fields of Education: Completion of secondary school with at least two years college education or university studies is required.


Organization: U.S. Embassy


Salary : Starting Salary – 8,241 USD per year




Application Dead line:2017-03-26






OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates

POSITION: Sub-cashier, FSN-06; FP-8

OPENING DATE:March 13, 2017

CLOSING DATE:March 26, 2017

WORK HOURS: Full time; 40 hours/week

SALARY:Not Ordinarily Resident: FP-8 (Starting salary to be determined by Washington)

Ordinarily Resident (OR): Starting Salary – 8,241 USD per year  (Position Grade:  FSN-6)


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 Sub-cashier in the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy.



Incumbent is responsible for all aspects of the cashiering program and consular collections.  Cashier utilizes Automatic Cash Registration System (ACRS), which is a computer-based cashiering system.  Moreover, incumbent memorizes and applies numerous cashiering codes of various financial categories accordingly. She /he will follow up on exchange rate changes, code and cost changes and informs consular staff as well as clients through the update of the fee list display.  Incumbent reconciles off site collections with the periodic reports received and work closely with the section accountable officer and Embassy main cashier to ensure adherence to all relevant FAM regulation.

The position plays a crucial role in public relations effort of the consular section in handling section correspondence for the visa applicants. Supports the Non-immigrant/Fiancé Visa and Refugee Asylee follow-to-join (NIV/V92/93/K) operation by handling correspondence. Supports the unit in providing support in data entry, case screening and interpreting. The position requires accuracy, adherence to guidelines and an individual who can deal effectively with the public under a high volume and fast placed consular operation. 

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 secondary school with at least two years college education or university studies is required.
  2. Required Experience: Three years’ experience in either of the following is required: 1) cashier experience in handling cashier transactions, making change and report reconciliation, or 2) general administrative office experience requiring judgment, autonomy, and report reconciliation is required.
  1. Language Requirement: Level 4 (fluent) English and Amharic language is required. (English language proficiency will be tested) 
  2. Knowledge: Knowledge of database entry and basic word processing is required. Within six months, the incumbent is expected to have a working knowledge of the Department of State visa and consular procedure, cashiering requirements, and be able to correspond accurately in English and Amharic on a range of consular topics.
  3. Skills and Abilities: Within six months, the incumbent must demonstrate the ability to accurately collect Consular fees; makes correct change, safeguard collections, and reconcile reports on a daily and monthly basis per regulations.  In addition, the incumbent must demonstrate the ability to operate and use consular database systems.


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

(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.)



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

 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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