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1. The U.S. Embassy has an immediate vacancy for a suitably qualified candidate 

Protocol Assistant 

Under the primary direction of the Ambassador’s Office Manager, provides a wide range of protocol specific duties and administrative support services to the Executive Office to include, but not limited to, official receptions and events and other protocol activities of the Embassy ensuring they are effectively organized, implemented and maintained; drafts, logs, and sends official correspondence and Diplomatic Notes; has primary responsibility for maintenance and accuracy of the Embassy’s contacts data base. Supports other Embassy sections in all matters related to Executive Office travel with making appointments, airline and hotel reservations, and other logistical needs. 

Minimum Requirements

  • A university degree in international relations, liberal arts, political science, social sciences or related fields.
  • Three years of progressively responsible experience in the protocol field.
  • Extensive knowledge of the Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu protocols, political, economic, social and educational structure, of its institutions and of key figures in educational, business/economic, governmental and cultural circles.  Some knowledge of U.S. government protocols.
  • Fluency (Level IV) in English is required.  The ability to communicate effectively at a professional level, both orally and in writing is essential. 
  • Must be extremely well organized. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Excellent time-management skills and the ability to juggle multiple tasks at once and produce quality work under tight deadlines. Ability to analyze complex data.

Annual Salary: K36, 724 – K46, 204 plus benefits. Please note that housing is not a condition of employment.

To apply, please send reliable telephone and/or/e-mail contact information, a detailed resume, and supporting documentation that clearly demonstrates your ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position to:

Embassy of the United States Of America
P.O. Box 1492. Port Moresby. NCD. PNG.
Attn: Human Resources Assistant

 Email: PersonnelPortMoresby@state.gov

 Applications must be received by August 01st , 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For those not shortlisted, we thank you for considering the U.S Government as a potential employer.

THE U.S.GOVERNMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

 

2. The U.S. Embassy has an immediate vacancy for a suitably qualified 

Motor Pool Supervisor 

The Motorpool supervisor of the American Embassy, Port Moresby.Under the direct supervision of the General Service Officer, the incumbent plans, directs and coordinates the use of motor vehicles, chauffeurs, and dispatcher to provide efficient transportation service to the US employees and local employees for their official duties at the Embassy. Incumbent also plans, direct and coordinate the motorpool operations and maintenance for the Embassy vehicles and associated agencies vehicles under ICASS. Directly responsible for fleet management and preventive maintenance of 20 vehicles. Oversees the preparation of required reports, monitors fuel consumption and mileage, and ensures that procurement of parts, fuel and other automotive services are consistent with USG or local regulations. Directly supervises a Dispatcher and 10 drivers in the motor pool. 

Minimum Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is required.
  • Three years of experience as either driver, dispatcher, mechanic, supply or procurement clerical, or in related transportation field.
  • English: Level 3 (good working knowledge) is required.
  • Must be knowledgeable of maintenance and repair of motor vehicles and automotive safety. Must be familiar with procurement and basic budget procedures for correct billing of fuels and vehicle usage. Must have knowledge of local terrain and sources for spare parts and repair services.
  • Must be well organized, a strong leader, and have excellent management and communication skills. Must have a local driver’s license. Must exercise a good level of interpersonal skills in order to facilitate exchange of information at the working level. 

Annual Salary: K36,724 – K46, 204 plus benefits. Please note that housing is not a condition of employment. 

To apply, please send reliable telephone and/or/e-mail contact information, a detailed resume, and supporting documentation that clearly demonstrates your ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position to:  

Embassy of the United States Of America
P.O. Box 1492. Port Moresby. NCD. PNG.
Attn: Human Resources Assistant

Email: PersonnelPortMoresby@state.gov 

Applications must be received by August 01, 2014 at 4:30pm.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For those not shortlisted, we thank you for considering the U.S Government as a potential employer.

THE U.S.GOVERNMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

 

3. The U.S. Embassy has an immediate vacancy for a suitably qualified 

Motor Pool Dispatcher 

Incumbent controls motor vehicles use to provide sufficient transportation.  Determines the most effective and efficient use of motor pool resources on a daily basis to meet the needs of the embassy in the most cost effective manner possible, with strict compliance with the Department of State regulations and post’s MP policy. 

Minimum Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is required.
  • Two and a half years of dispatcher or chauffeur experience is required.
  • English: Level 3 (good working knowledge) is required.
  • Must have a good knowledge of motor vehicle operations and safety and a general knowledge of automotive maintenance. Must have a local driver’s license.

Annual Salary: K28,306 – K34, 656 plus benefits. Please note that housing is not a condition of employment.

To apply, please send reliable telephone and/or/e-mail contact information, a detailed resume, and supporting documentation that clearly demonstrates your ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position to:

Embassy of the United States Of America
P.O. Box 1492. Port Moresby. NCD. PNG.
Attn: Human Resources Assistant

 Email: PersonnelPortMoresby@state.gov 

Applications must be received by August 01, 2014 at 4:30pm.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For those not shortlisted, we thank you for considering the U.S Government as a potential employer.

THE U.S.GOVERNMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

 

Important Notice

  • The Bureau of Human Resources and the Office of Directives have created an online version of DS-174: Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member. The new form replaces all older versions of the DS-174, which have expired. Posts are encouraged to update all links to point to the new online version.

    The online version allows applicants to fill out and save the form online using a web browser. Completed forms can be saved with the .FAR extension, the same as that used by e-Forms, and e-mailed to local Human Resources offices. Posts wishing to link to the online form rather than a PDF version should first check with their HR staff to ensure that they can open files with the .FAR extension. Posts unable to use the online version should link to the DS-174 in PDF form.

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