DUE: 25 OCT 2023
The Shipment Assistant is responsible for coordinating and facilitating importation and exportation of household and personal effects (HHE), privately owned vehicles (POV), unaccompanied baggage (UAB), and U.S. Government equipment and supplies for the Department of State and other agencies. The position is in the General Services Office (GSO) under the supervision of the Shipment Supervisor.
Qualifications and Evaluations
Minimum four years of experience in the field of international customs, shipping, logistics, or transportation is required.
Detailed knowledge of government diplomatic import/export policies, including tax policies. Detailed knowledge of local motor vehicle policies with respect to registration, transfer, licensing, and taxes.
- Education Requirements:
- Completion of Secondary School is required.
English: Level 4 – Fluent; written/spoken, including the ability to translate
Shona or Ndebele – Level 4 – Fluent; written/spoken, including the ability to translate
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to draft detailed diplomatic communications and reports in English is required. Must be comfortable and able to deal with high-level US and local government contacts.
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.