Roving Office Management Assistant – U.S. EFMs Only/All Agencies, Assistant de gestion de bureau itinérant – EFM américains uniquement / toutes les agences, Yaoundé, United States Embassy Cameroon

Roving Office Management Assistant – U.S. EFMs Only/All Agencies, Assistant de gestion de bureau itinérant – EFM américains uniquement / toutes les agences, Yaoundé, United States Embassy Cameroon

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle


Announcement Number:


Hiring Agency:

Embassy Yaounde

Position Title:

Roving Office Management Assistant – U.S. EFMs Only/All Agencies

Open Period:

03/01/2021 – 03/15/2021


Vacancy Time Zone:



FP – 0120 8


USD $34,021 – USD $34,021

Work Schedule:

Full-time –

Promotion Potential:


Duty Location(s):

1 Vacancy in


Yaounde, CM

Telework Eligible:


For More Info:

 HR Section



Hiring Path:

• Open to the public

Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:

For USEFM – FS is 08.  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.


U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All Agencies

Security Clearance Required:


Appointment Type


Appointment Type Details:

Definite not to Exceed 5 years minus 1 day

Marketing Statement:

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



The work schedule for this position is:




Full Time (40 number of hours per week)



Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.


Supervisory Position:


Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:


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Basic Function of the Position



The incumbent performs clerical and administrative duties as an Office Management Assistant (OMA) for various sections of the Embassy as assigned pertaining to a multitude of administrative items, both classified and unclassified. The incumbent will need to work independently and possess strong communication skills as the incumbent will be in contact with many diverse individuals on a daily basis. Incumbent will require unescorted access to the Control Access Area (CAA) and a Secret security clearance.


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Qualifications and Evaluations


EXPERIENCE:  Minimum three (3) years of secretarial / office support staff clerical experience only, performing duties such as: filing, scanning, scheduling appointments/meetings, making travel arrangements, ordering office supplies, receiving telephone calls is required.


Education Requirements:

Completion of High School is required






LANGUAGE: English (Fluent) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required. This may be tested






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.



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


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Benefits and Other Info


Agency Benefits:

EFM 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.







AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*




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.


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How to Apply

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Secret Level clearance.



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)


High School Diploma


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


SF-50 (if applicable)


Next Steps:

Only applicants being invited to a language, skills test, or interview will be contacted via email or phone.



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 Yaounde, Cameroon.

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