Fresher Public Affairs Assistant Job Careers – United States US Embassy / Mission

Title:             Public Affairs Assistant
Organisation: United
States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Salary Grade: FSN-7
Ugshs 46,440,981. inclusive of allowances
Vacancy Announcement Number: 04-18
Open To: Current
Employees of the Mission – All Agencies and/or
U.S. Citizen Eligible Family
Members (USEFMs), Eligible Family Members (EFMs), or
Members of Household (MOH) –
All Agencies
About US Embassy:
The United States Embassy in
Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years. 
Ambassador Deborah R. Malac 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 Corps
Job Summary: The Public
Affairs Assistant provides logistical, clerical and administrative support for
all of Embassy Kampala’s public affairs programs.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE:  All
applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific
and comprehensive information supporting each item.
  • The applicants for the United States US
    Embassy Public Affairs Assistant job placement should hold a university
    degree in liberal arts is required.
  • A minimum of two years of progressively
    responsible work in advanced secretarial or program administration
    experience is required.
  • Skills in personal computing, excellent
    work processing skills, as is experience with database management and
    internet resources is required.
  • Working knowledge of Uganda’s government
    institutions and cultural, educational, and media organizations is
  • Language: Level IV in written and spoken English required.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates who wish to join the United States Embassy in Kampala are
encouraged to Apply Online by following the instructions below;
  • Applicants shall be required to register
    under the careers page for US Embassy Kampala using the link, Click
  • You will receive confirmation of
    registration and proceed to apply.
  • On completion of this process you will
    receive an auto response via your email.
NB: Applicants
claiming a U.S. Veteran’s 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 the
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).
Deadline: 30th January 2018
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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