US Embassy / Mission Admin Jobs – General Services Officer Assistant

Services Officer Assistant
Organisation: United
States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Open To: U.S.
Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – 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
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 General
Services Officer Assistant supports the General Services Officer (GSO) on
special projects in a supervisory role in any of the five General Services
subsections and in day-to-day operations as directed. Efficiently running any
of the following sections; Property/Supply, Motor pool, Customs & Shipping,
and Housing. Serves as the manager of any of the three GSO subsections;
Property, Motor pool and/or Customs and Shipping in the absence of the General
Services Officer or the Assistant GSO.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with
specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
  • The applicants for the US Embassy
    General Services Officer Assistant career opportunity hold a university
    degree in liberal arts, business administration or sciences OR 2 years of
    general college studies and 4 years of experience in general services
    office work is required.
  • A minimum of two years of experience as
    a staff manager/supervisor is required.
  • The applicant must be tactful, yet
    effective, in dealing with Americans relative to providing good customer
    service to ICASS customers. 
  • Must have advanced typing and computer skills,
    in particular, those dealing with spreadsheets and data organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn complex
    USG database systems, such as Integrated Logistics Management System
  • Extensive working knowledge of Department
    of State or associated agency General Services and Facilities Maintenance
    regulations and procedures in general, and detailed knowledge of those
    instructions and procedures which apply to the assigned tasks.
  • Language: Level 4 English ability (good working knowledge) is required.
How to Apply:
All those interested in working
with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications and strictly
adhere to the following:
  • Download a completed and signed
    Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff, Download
    it Here
  • Any additional documentation that
    supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts,
    degrees, etc.)
Submit Application To:
Human Resources Office
By email at
NB: Your
application will be reviewed if you have fulfilled all the requirements
including submission of standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and
Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) in a single attachment (No Zipped files, Links or Multiple
Attachments) and should not exceed 10MB. Please clearly indicate the position
number and title you are applying for on the DS-174 form.
Deadline: 28th February 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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