Job Openings at the Embassy

Thank you for your interest in employment with the U.S. Mission in Mauritania.  To view a current list of all available positions at the U.S. Mission in Mauritania and to apply online, please visit this page: Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA).

Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA)

All applications must be submitted through ERA and in English to be considered. 

The U.S. Mission in Mauritania 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.

Announcement Number: Nouakchott-2020-001

Hiring Agency: Embassy Nouakchott

Position Title: Warehouse Supervisor-Open to- All Interested Applicants/All Sources

Open Period: 10/09/2019 – 10/23/2019


Vacancy Time Zone: GMT

Series/Grade: LE – 0805- FSN-6

Salary: MRU UM485,065 – MRU UM485,065

Work Schedule: Full-time –

Promotion Potential: LE-6

Duty Location(s): 1 Vacancy in

Nouakchott, MR

Telework Eligible: No

For More Info: HR Section
Human Resources Office

Hiring Path:  Open to the public

Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:  For USEFM – FS is FP-08  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.  All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation

Appointment Type: Permanent

Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

Summary: The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 hours per week)

Supervisory Position: Yes

Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No

Basic Function of the Position: Under the direct supervision of the Property Management Supervisor the incumbent is responsible for the compound and off-site warehouses stock management to include: monitoring stock, assisting the property management supervisor and General Service Officer with stock management controls. He/she helps conduct the expendable and non-expendable inventories, ensuring quality of customer service, supervision of warehouse laborers and organization of warehouse. He/she is responsible for the accurate accounting and disposition of inventory. Strong computer skills needed. He/she Supervises warehouse organization and orderliness and practices standard inventory controls and warehouse management controls to ensure a tidy, secure and accurate inventory. Incumbent supervises laborers who unload and unpack shipments. He/she delivers and pick-up items to and from residences and to from Embassy warehouses.

Qualifications and Evaluations:

Education: High school diploma required.


Experience: two years of supply experience. Supervision experience is required.


Language: Level III (Good Working Knowledge) of English, and French and level II Hassaniya. Language skills may be tested.

Skills and Abilities: Organizational skills; Warehouse systems understanding; supervisory ability; ability to deal with detailed record keeping. Computer skills required. Must hold a simple driving license and ability to obtain a truck driving license.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  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.

Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.


Agency Benefits: Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission Nouakchott may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.

For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.

The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

Other Information: HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.


  1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  3. FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

How to Apply: Applicants must complete the following application process to be considered:

  • Create an account on the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) website via the Embassy website
  • Choose Announcement Number Nouakchott-2020-001 Warehouse Supervisor and complete the online application.
  • Upload any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (eg. cover letter, degree, certificates, driving license, SF50 & Copy of Orders/Assignment (if applicable) Residency and/or Work permit (if applicable), DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable) into the Electronic Recruitment Application system).

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site

Required Documents: Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification or equivalent (if applicable)

High school diploma

Driver’s License

Residency and/or Work Permit (if applicable)

DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)

SF-50 (if applicable)

Next Steps: Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

For further information – the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Nouakchott, Mauritania.