Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Administrative assistant - U.S. Mission- Seoul [opening period 2018.05.15~21]

Administrative assistant- Job opening at the US embassy-Seoul

U.S. Mission                               Seoul
Announcement Number:          Seoul-2018-024
Position Title:            Administrative Assistant
Opening Period: 2018.05.15–2018.05.21 (KST)
Series/Grade:                                LE-0105 07
For USEFM – FS is 07.  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.
Salary:                                            KRW 44,709,957 – KRW 67,064,946
For More Info:                               Mailing Address:  Human Resources Office, American Embassy
188 Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03141, Korea
E-mail Address:
Who May Apply:                           All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required:    Local Security Certification
Duration Appointment:               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 U.S. Mission in Seoul is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Administrative Assistant.
The work schedule for this position is:  Full Time (40 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:  No
Duties:  The incumbent serves as a FMS Training Assistant in managing the Security Cooperation Education and Training Programs (SCETP) by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Military Services to the Republic of Korea at the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Training office under the Operations Division of Joint US Military Affairs Group-Korea (JUSMAG-K).  Leads responsibility of providing information related to SCETP and managing ROK training participants. Corresponds with ROK training officers on a daily basis to meet the training requirements for ROK training participants.
Qualifications and Evaluations
EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree in education, business & management, communications, international relations/affairs, political science is required.
EXPERIENCE:  Must have two years of administrative experience
LANGUAGE:  Level 4 proficiency in Korean and English is required (This may be tested)
Qualifications:  All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
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.
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*
(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 Secret clearance.  Applicants must submit a Universal Application for Employment (DS-174)
To apply for this position, applicants should electronically (or otherwise) submit the documents listed below
Required Documents:  Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
  • DS-174
  • Residency and/or Work Permit (if applicable)

What to Expect Next:  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 Seoul.
Please review the application procedures under “How to Apply” and submit your application package to the address below:
[How to Apply]
Applications must be submitted by the closing date via fax, e-mail or mail, as indicated in the vacancy announcements.
Please note that only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

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