Security Administrative Assistant at U.S Embassy in Zambia


Located in the Regional Security Office (RSO), incumbent provides cleared American general administrative and logistical support, International Cooperative Administrative Support Services (ICASS) building operations, and some General Services and Basic Package services to all USG agencies at post.  Position is responsible for the issuance of Access Control Badges at ICASS facilities. Supports post’s law enforcement training efforts by coordinating travel logistics for host nation security forces attending ILEA courses worldwide.  Position is supervised by the Assistant RSO.

Qualifications and Evaluations

EXPERIENCE:  Two years of clerical/administrative office work experience is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE:  Incumbent should have knowledge of office management and security procedures.

Education Requirements:
High school diploma is required.
LANGUAGE: Level III (Good Working Knowledge) English speaking/reading /writing is required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Must have  good oral and written communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills.  Must be tactful. Must have basic keyboarding skills and experience with MS Office package (Word, Excel, Power Point, OpenNet, etc.).  Must have organizational skills and have the ability to pay attention to details.  Must be able to stand and walk for a prolong period of time.  Must be able to obtain and maintain a TS Clearance.

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.

Benefits and Other Info

Agency 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*
    1. AEFM / USEFM
    1. 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.

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Closing Date : 8 August, 2020

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