Earn over 48,000 US Dollars as Administrative/Rover Clerk at United States US Embassy / US Mission in Uganda

Title:             Administrative/Rover Clerk
Organisation: United
States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Salary: USD
48,135 – USD 62,805 Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.
Vacancy Announcement Number: Kampala-2018-032
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 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 Administrative/Rover Clerk provides full
administrative and clerical support to all Embassy sections including filling
in for all direct hire/EFM Office Management Specialists during temporary
absences/periods of short staffing. 
Incumbent shall assist in managing special projects including COTELs and
POTUS’ and escort pouch when required. 
Incumbent shall work on temporary basis and supervised by the Management
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Coordinates unclassified documents from drafts as well as routine
    telegrams and outgoing correspondence, with special attention to grammar
    syntax and spelling.
  • Reviews, distributes and files incoming official communications and
    assorted correspondence.
  • Receives and screens telephone calls, visitors, and responds to
    requests for information, schedules and confirms appointments
  • Typing a variety of documents, placing official calls, screening
    calls and visitors referring onward as needed, maintaining contacts lists,
    office files, and office calendar.
  • Gathers information for management meetings and reports.
  • Ensures that all action cables and correspondence are answered.
  •  Performs other administrative
    duties as needed.                                                          
Special projects
The Incumbent shall be called upon to assist
manage/provide assistance in CODELs/POTUSs, direct hire EER processes, escort
pouch, and arrange travel and any other duties that may be assigned.                                             

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 US Embassy Administrative/Rover Clerk job
    opportunity should have completed secondary (high) school. At least two years
    of administrative or secretarial experience is required.
  • Knowledge of correspondence procedures and general customer service
    is required. Knowledge of office protocol matters, logistics and related
    office requirements is required. Proper and efficient secretarial and
    office management procedures as practiced by the U.S. Mission Uganda is
  • Skills and Abilities: Typing level II (40wpm) is required. Basic knowledge of Microsoft
    Office, Outlook and Internet is required. Ability to work flexible hours
    is required.  Must be tactful,
    possess good judgment and be able to communicate with employees at all
    levels.  Ability to accurately
    proofread written material to eliminate errors, well-organized, ability to
    meet deadlines and to work in a multi-tasking environment is
    required.  Must be eligible to
    obtain a secret clearance. Basic numerical skill required.
  • Language Proficiency:  List both English and host
    country language(s) proficiency requirements by level (II, III) and
    specialization (sp/read). Level III (good working knowledge)
    reading/speaking/writing in English is required. This may be tested.
How to Apply:
All those interested
in working with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications and
strictly adhere to the following:
  • A signed DS-174 Employment Application for Locally Employed Staff or
    Family Member, Download
    It Here
  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • Degree/ education transcripts
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other
    supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)
  • List of references
Submit Application
Human Resources
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.
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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