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Administrative Clerk (Management) - Salary $13,647

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Series/Grade: LE - 0105 6
Salary:USD $13,647
Work Schedule:Full-time 
Promotion Potential: LE-6
Duty Location(s): in Ankara, TU
Telework Eligible: No

Hiring Path:
• Open to the public

Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM - FP is 08.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.

•    All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Appointment Type Details:
•    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.
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 (4-6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Supervisory Position: No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
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Basic Function of Position:
Incumbent serves as the Management Front Office Administrative Assistant. Performs administrative duties to support the Management Front Office comprised of Management Counselor, Management Officer and Management Specialist. The duties of the Administrative Assistant for the Management Front Office are broad and require many interpersonal and organizational skills. 

Qualifications and Evaluations
EXPERIENCE:  At least four years progressively responsible  experience in an administrative and/or customer focused work environment with strong background in clerical, general office procedure and routines is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE:  Thorough knowledge of administrative and office procedures. Good working knowledge of management practices and an understanding of embassy organizational structure and embassy sections.
Education Requirements:

  • Two years university/college studies is required.

LANGUAGE:  Level IV English and Turkish (Fluent) in Reading/Writing/Speaking. Must be able to translate documents from English to Turkish and vice versa. This may be tested.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Excellent drafting skills (English and Turkish), strong interpersonal and organizational skills required.  Must be able to adapt to changing circumstances and be able to juggle dozens of different, often time-sensitive tasks in a variety of specialized areas. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Access, Power Point) required. Must be available to work on evenings, weekends, early mornings, U.S. and Turkish holidays, as needed.
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:
Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Ankara, Turkey may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other 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.

AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
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 Local Security Certification.
To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.
Required Documents:

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)

  • Residency and/or Work Permit

  • Copy of Diploma (required)

  • Copy of ID Card (required)

  • Degree with transcript

  • Turkish Military Discharge Document (for male applicants): completion of compulsory military service is required.

  • Driver’s License (required)

  • DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)

  • SF-50 (if applicable)

Next Steps:
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 Ankara, Turkey.

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