Job Openings at the Embassy

1. Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA)
The Embassy of the United States in Mauritania wishes to bring to the attention of all Employment candidates with the U.S. Embassy, that starting July 9, 2018 all applications will be only submitted electronically. Candidates wishing to submit an application for a vacant position within the Embassy have to create an online account by following the instructions provided with the following link: https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/mrt/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms
NB. HENCE FORTH ONLY ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED.

2. Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
Thank you for considering the U.S. government as a potential employer. The U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Mauritania is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants should review each position vacancy thoroughly to ensure that their application includes all necessary information.

3. How to Apply
All Embassy vacancy announcements appear on the website https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/mrt/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms. Please follow the step-by-step guidance on our site to apply for positions.

U.S. MISSION NOUAKCHOTT-MAURITANIA
Position Vacancy Announcement

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 2019-007

Announcement Number: Nouakchott-2019-007

Hiring Agency: Embassy Nouakchott

Position Title: Supply Clerk-Open to-All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Open Period: 02/13/2019 – 02/27/2019

Vacancy Time Zone: GMT

Series/Grade: LE – 0805 3

Salary: MRU UM257,568 – MRU UM257,568

Promotion Potential: LE-3

Duty Location(s): 1 Vacancy in Nouakchott, MR

 For More Info: HR Section
Human Resources Office
HRONouakchott@state.gov

Hiring Path: Open to the public

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

Security Clearance Required: Other

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: No

Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No

Duties

Basic Function of the Position: Incumbent issues garage supplies and materials. He/she also issues gas and diesel fuel keys to official and private vehicles and assists in the distribution of expendable and non-expendable supplies. He/she fills all requests for material and supplies from the stock inventory including issuing vehicle fuel keys. He/she monitors inventory levels after issue and conducts periodic inventory counts to confirm stock levels. Incumbent records accurate item description and stock numbers for transmittal to record section. Incumbent assists garage mechanics and generators technicians in choosing materials. He/she processes requisitions for replacement materials.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements: Experience: Two years of related experience in building supply field, warehouse operations, vehicle parts supply, or related field is required

Job Knowledge: Incumbent must know a wide range of products, such as auto supplies, construction supplies, tools, etc.

Education Requirements: Completion of Secondary School is required.

Evaluations: Language: Level I English (basic knowledge) and level III (limited knowledge) speaking French are required. Language skills may be tested.

Skills and Abilities: He/she must be organized and detail-oriented.

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.

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:

Agency Benefits: Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Nouakchott, Mauritania 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.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

  1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  2. AEFM / USEFM
  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: All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a security clearance.

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site https://mr.usembassy.gov/

Required Documents: Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)

Residency and/or Work Permit

Degree (not transcript)

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.

 

U.S. MISSION NOUAKCHOTT-MAURITANIA
Position Vacancy Announcement

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 2019-006

Announcement Number: Nouakchott-2019-006

Hiring Agency: Embassy Nouakchott

Position Title: Chauffeur- Open to- All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Open Period: 02/13/2019 – 02/27/2019 Format MM/DD/YYYY

Vacancy Time Zone: GMT

Series/Grade: LE – 1015 3

Salary: MRU UM257, 568 – MRU UM257, 568

Promotion Potential: LE-3

Duty Location(s): 1 Vacancy in Nouakchott, MR

For More Info: HR Section
Human Resources Office
HRONouakchott@state.gov

Overview

Hiring Path: Open to the public

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

Security Clearance Required: Other

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: No

Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No

Duties

Basic Function of the Position: Incumbent operates official Mission vehicle and directly reports to the Dispatcher. He/she makes sure that the specific vehicle assigned to him by the dispatcher follows proper and timely vehicle maintenance program as schedule by the Motor Pool and Garage Supervisors to whom mechanical difficulties will be addressed.  Incumbent operates official Misson vehicles in fulfilling trip requests on time while focusing on customer service. He/she can work shifts as the Duty Driver, which requires coordination with the Dispatcher and Motor Pool Supervisor in managing the trip request schedule. Properly fills in the daily vehicle usage reports and engine checklists. Any mechanical or safety defect should be reported immediately. Incumbent fills in thoroughly a vehicle accident report form whenever involved in an accident, no matter how minor, and turns it into the Dispatcher within 24 hours. He/she carries out official errands and occasionally works as guide/chauffeur for visiting VIP’s, Ambassadors, DCM, Mission Chiefs and Dignitaries. Incumbent drives various Embassy Officials en brousse as required. Incumbent focuses on completing assigned trips on-time and in a safe manner, while also providing proactive communication with the Motor Pool team and with customers.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements: Experience: Three years experience in one of the following capacities is required: three years as a professional driver/chauffeur, or three years experience driving U.S. Government vehicles in other functions

Job Knowledge: Knowledge of basic driving laws and customs is required. Knowledge of basic   motor vehicle operation, maintenance, common routes and major points of interest in Nouakchott required.

Education Requirements: Completion of Primary School required.

Evaluations: Language: Level II (limited knowledge) speaking French and level III (good working knowledge) speaking/reading/writing English are required. Language skills may be tested.

Skills and Abilities: He/she must be able to operate various kinds of motor vehicles, including 2WD and 4WD sedans and SUVs, and light trucks. Incumbent must be able to drive en-brousse on desert trip and must possess a valid driver’s license for the category or categories of vehicles assigned. He/she must have the ability to deal with dignitaries and with VIP’s and he/she must possess basic computer skills for scheduling trip requests and planning vehicle repairs. He/she knows and follows the proper use of his emergency radio and report any malfunction immediately and makes sure that passengers and the operator are in compliance with safety measures.

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. 

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:

Agency Benefits: Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Nouakchott, Mauritania 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.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

  1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  2. AEFM / USEFM
  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: All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a security clearance.

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site https://mr.usembassy.gov/

Required Documents: Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)

Residency and/or Work Permit

Driver’s License

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

SF-50 (if applicable)

Certificate

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.

 

 

U.S. MISSION NOUAKCHOTT-MAURITANIA
Position Vacancy Announcement

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 2019-005

Hiring Agency: Embassy Nouakchott

Position Title: Gardener- Open to- All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Open Period: 02/05/2019 – 02/19/2019 Format MM/DD/YYYY

Vacancy Time Zone: GMT

Series/Grade: LE – 1310 2

Salary: MRU UM204,656 – MRU UM204,656

Promotion Potential: LE-2

Duty Location(s): 5 Vacancies

For More Info:

HR Section
Human Resources Office
HRONouakchott@state.gov

Overview

Hiring Path: Open to the public

Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: For USEFM – FS is FP-CC.  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 hrs per week)

Supervisory Position: No

Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No

Duties

Basic Function of the Position: Under the direct supervision of the Groundskeeper, incumbent provides gardening and landscaping services to the Embassy compound and all its related installations.  He/she is responsible for cleaning, including sweeping the walkways and patios, and removing all cuttings, leaves, limbs, and dead vegetation from the garden areas. Incumbent is also responsible for the maintenance of the garden, including weeding, grass cutting, edging and trimming, plant and shrub pruning and watering, according to a schedule set by the supervisor. Incumbent is responsible for maintaining the recreational facilities, including cleaning the pool and its area.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

Experience: Two years general gardening experience is required.

Job Knowledge: Incumbent must have general knowledge of American and host country gardening practices. He/she must also have general knowledge of use and maintenance of gardening tools and equipment.

Education Requirements: Completion of elementary school is required.

Evaluations:

Language: Level III (good working knowledge) speaking/reading of French and Level II (basic knowledge) speaking/reading of English are required. Language skills may be tested.

Skills and abilities: Incumbent must be able to perform physically demanding gardening work.

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.

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:

Agency Benefits:

Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Nouakchott, Mauritania 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.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

  1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  2. AEFM / USEFM
  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: All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance.

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet https://mr.usembassy.gov/ 

Required Documents:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)

Residency and/or Work Permit

Certificate or License

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.