Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Job Opportunity at the US Embassy - Warehouse Supervisor

  Ajira Yako       Wednesday, 4 April 2018

U.S. MISSION DAR ES SALAAM

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 18/073
OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates/ All Sources

POSITION: Warehouse Supervisor

OPENING DATE: March 28, 2018
CLOSING DATE: April 11, 2018
WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week
SALARY: Ordinarily Resident (OR): FSN- 7; (Step 1- TZS 21,739,689 through Step 14- TZS
33,696,517 per annum)
Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): FP- 7*
*Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.
The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this
position. The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference”
which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix A for defi
safekeeping and storage of all property in the warehouse. Performs all receiving functions,
including unpacking, identifying, checking items against receiving documents, and acknowledging
receipt of those documents. Moves incoming items to storage areas, using hand trucks, forklift
trucks, and other materials handling equipment, and stores them in bins or on shelves or pallets,
making best use of warehouse available space. Issues items based on an approved requisition or
other document, picking the item from the storage area, adjusting storage area quantity tag
appropriately, and assembling items by requisition or other document. Maintains
items at the warehouse in a clean and orderly fashion and ensures protection of valuable and
fragile items. Prepares and sorts out household furniture sets for newcomers. Prepares and sets
up items for functions to support mission agencies.
Distributes work orders on a daily basis among staff, ensuring assigned work is successfully
completed. Monitors myService requests, Ariba requests, and intervenes if necessary. Acts as
rater for annual performance reviews, assessing warehouse staff's skills and noting areas in
which to improve. Prepares the training plan for the warehouse personnel for clearance by the
PMU Supervisor and approval by the GSO officer. Ensures the organization chart is current and
recommends any additional requirement to the PMU Supervisor. Provides support, guidance, and
on-the-job training to all property management personnel. Conducts classes on safety and
property management. The incumbent will be responsible for the day laborers contracts.
Maintains surveillance of the maintenance and security conditions of the warehouse (leakage,
broken door, fire protection, key control, and other safety practices) in order to preserve and
prevent theft and damages.

(25%) RECORDS MANAGEMENT
Responsible for inventory management, including receipt, transfer, issuance, and disposal of all
property. Accountable for storage of records and files pertaining to property management.
Monitors ILMS dashboards for errors and suggests solutions to overcome problems. Advises
Accountable Property Officer of problems and solutions. Initials all documents before these are
sent to the Accountable Property Officer. Is able to create ILMS reports as necessary.

(15%) LOGISTICAL MANAGEMENT
Manages staff that provides logistical support to a variety of activities including VIP visits,
conferences, official ceremonies, community and representational events, APO and diplomatic
courier deliveries and pickups. Is the warehouse POC for VIP countdown meetings for VIP visits
by gathering information to assign to the respective units.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
All applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and
comprehensive information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination
that the applicant is not qualified.
a. Education:
Two years of College studies is required.
b. Experience:
Five years progressively responsible experience in logistics management, including one year
of supervisory experience in a customer service environment is required.
c. Language:
Level IV (fluent) speaking and written communication in English and Kiswahili is required.
(This will be tested)
d. Skills and Abilities:
 Valid driver's license (categories B, D, and E) is required.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: The complete position description listing all of the
duties and responsibilities can be obtained on our website and/or by contacting the
Human Resources Office DarRecruitment@state.gov.

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**
* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a
copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge
from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. If
claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of
conditional eligibility. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR
office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be
considered in the application process. Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’
preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA:

1. Management will consider when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of
interest, budget, and residency status.
2. Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR
employees with an Overall Summary rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their
most recent Employee Performance report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.
3. Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Employment (FMA) or a Personal Service
Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their
employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please ensure documents are in Microsoft Word, JPEG, TIFF and/or Adobe Acrobat PDF format.
SkyDrive, Zip files or Cloud files other than in above specified above will NOT be accepted
and your application will be determined invalid.
Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered. Failure to do so may result
in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
1. Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), which is available on our website
or by contacting Human Resources. (See “For Further Information” above);
2. Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g.
resume, transcripts, degrees, etc.)
3. Copy of College certificate.
4. For Tanzanian Nationals: Copy of Passport, or National ID, or Voters ID
5. For Other Nationals: please attach current Resident/Work Permit and copy of valid Passport.

WHERE TO APPLY: Effective immediately only online applications will be accepted via
DarRecruitment@state.gov
Applicants MUST follow instructions in the notice on the website.
When sending an online application, please indicate the position title in the subject line.
Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.
Please note: The U.S. Mission is not responsible for any reimbursement of transportation
or relocation costs.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

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(below compulsory retirement age), disability, political affiliation, marital status,
or sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment
opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The
EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal
opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints
should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited
personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.
Appendix A - DEFINITIONS
Eligible Family Member (EFM): An EFM for employment purposes is defined an individual who
meets all of the following criteria:
 U.S. Citizen or not a U.S. Citizen; and
 Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610); or
 Child, who is unmarried and under 21 years of age or, regardless of age, is incapable of
self-support. The term “child” shall include, in addition to natural offspring, stepchild,
adopted child, and a child under legal guardianship of employee, spouse, or same-sex
domestic partner when such child is expected to be under legal guardianship until 21
years of age and when dependent upon and normally residing with the guardian; or
 Parent (including stepparents and legally adoptive parents) of employee, spouse, or samesex
domestic partner, when such parent is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee
for support; or
 Sister or brother (including stepsisters and stepbrothers, or adoptive sisters or brothers) of
the employee, spouse, or same-sex domestic partner when such sibling is at least 51
percent dependent on the employee for support, unmarried, and under 21 years of age, or
regardless of age, incapable of self-support; and
 Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a
direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is
permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the
American Institute in Taiwan; and
 Is under chief of mission authority.
U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM): A USEFM is an individual who meets all of
the following criteria:
 U.S. Citizen; and
 Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610) of the sponsoring
employee; or
 Child of the sponsoring employee who is unmarried and at least 18 years old; and
 Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a
direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is
permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the
American Institute in Taiwan; and resides at the sponsoring employee’s post of
assignment abroad, or as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and
is under chief of mission authority; or
 Resides at an Involuntary Separate Maintenance Allowance (ISMA) location authorized
under 3 FAM 3232.2; or
 Currently receives a U.S. Government retirement annuity or pension from a career in the
U.S. Foreign Service or Civil Service.
Appointment Eligible Family Member (AEFM): An AEFM is an individual who meets all of
the following criteria:
 U.S. Citizen; and
 Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610) of the sponsoring
employee; or
 Child of the sponsoring employee who is unmarried and at least 18 years old; and
 Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a
direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is
permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the
American Institute in Taiwan (AIT); and
 Is under chief of mission authority; and
 Is residing at the sponsoring employee's post of assignment abroad or, as appropriate, at
an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and
 Does NOT currently receive a U.S. Government retirement annuity or pension from a
career in the U.S. Foreign Service or Civil Service.
Member of Household (MOH): A MOH is an individual who meets all of the following criteria.
 A MOH is someone who accompanies or joins a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service,
or uniformed service member permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as
appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and
 A MOH must be officially declared to the COM by the sponsoring employee as part of
his/her household; and
 A MOH is under COM authority;
 A MOH may include a parent, unmarried partner, other relative, or adult child;
 A MOH may or may not be a U.S. Citizen;
 A MOH is not an EFM;
 A MOH is not listed on the travel orders or approved Form F-126 of a sponsoring
employee.

Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) – An individual who meets the following criteria:

 An EFM, USEFM or AEFM of a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed
service member permanently assigned or stationed abroad, or as appropriate, at an office
of the American Institute in Taiwan; or
 Has diplomatic privileges and immunities; and
 Is eligible for compensation under the FS or GS salary schedule; and
 Has a U.S. Social Security Number (SSN); and
 Is not a citizen of the host country; and
 Does not ordinarily reside in the host country; and
 Is not subject to host country employment and tax laws.

Ordinarily Resident (OR) – An individual who meets the following criteria:

 A citizen of the host country; or
 A non-citizen of the host country (including a U.S. citizen or a third-country national) who is
locally resident and has legal and/or permanent resident status within the host country
and/or who is a holder of a non-diplomatic visa/work and/or residency permit; and/or
 Is subject to host country employment and tax laws.


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