United States Embassy CDC Entry Level Jobs – Voucher Examiner

Organisation: United
States Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Vacancy Announcement Number: 02-2015
About US Embassy:
Welcome to the United States
Embassy in Kampala, Uganda.  The United
States has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Scott H. DeLisi currently heads
the U.S Mission to Uganda.  The Mission
is composed of several offices and organizations all working under the auspices
of the Embassy and at the direction of the Ambassador.
Among the offices operating
under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
  • United
    States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Centers
    for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace
About CDC:
“The Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention (CDC) is an international public health agency engaged
in HIV prevention and care programs and research activities in Uganda.  CDC offers excellent career opportunities for
professional growth, training, and collaboration with other health
professionals. The main CDC offices are located at the Uganda Virus Research
Institute (UVRI) in Entebbe. CDC is an agency of the United States Mission in
Job Summary: The US
Embassy CDC Voucher Examiner will be responsible for voucher examination for
all the administrative and financial vouchers ranging from vendor invoices to
completed travel vouchers. The incumbent will also be responsible for entire
official staff travel.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
NOTE:  All applicants must address
each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive
information supporting each item.
  • The
    ideal candidate for the US Embassy career opportunity should have
    completed secondary education and possess basic accounting knowledge of at
    least two years of college or technical training is required.
  • A
    minimum of two years of progressive experience in voucher examining, book
    keeping or related fiscal clerical work is required.
  • Manual,
    standardized regulations, Department of State and CDC regulations and
    procedures is required.
  • Possess
    the ability to understand the basic requirements of applicable regulations
    and procedures in order to handle average to moderate voucher examining
    cases is required.
  • Good
    computer literacy skills and a typing speed of not less than 40 words per
    minute are required.
Language Requirement:  Level
III English (good working knowledge) ability is required.
Good working knowledge of basic
requirements of applicable sections of the Foreign Affairs
How to Apply:
All those interested in working
with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications and strictly
adhere to the following:
  • Universal
    Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member
    (DS-174) Download
    it Here
  • A
    combination of both; i.e. Sections 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of
    the applicants work experience attached as a separate sheet.
  • An
    updated resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Candidates
    who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214
    with their application.  Candidates
    who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation
    confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their
  • Any
    other documentation (e.g. essays, transcripts/certificates, awards) that
    addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
Submit Application To:
Human Resources Office
By email at
Only electronic submissions will be accepted and only shortlisted candidates
will be contacted.
Please clearly indicate the
position applied for in the subject area of the email submission.
Please use standard file types
such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and please send all
documents in one file attachment.
Telephone:  0414-306001/259-791/5
Deadline: 22nd January, 2015
The US Mission in Kampala
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.
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