us embassy Addis Ababa vacancy

USA Embassy Addis Ababa new job vacancy
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  • January 22, 2023
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The American Legation in Ethiopia was established on July 6, 1909, when U.S. Minister Resident and Consul General Hoffman Philip presented his credentials in Addis Ababa.

The U.S. Mission in Addis Ababa/Ethiopia is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Shipment Assistant.

Position: Shipment Assistant

Qualifications and Evaluations:


EXPERIENCE:  At least (3) three years of experience in travel, transport and expediting experience is required.

Note: Please upload all work experience copies of yours under “Other Document 1 or 2”

Education Requirements:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

EDUCATION: Completion of secondary education is required.

Note: Please upload all copies of your Education under “High School Diploma”

LANGUAGE: Level 3 (Good Working Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing English and Level 3 (Good Working Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing Amharic are required. (These may be tested)

Skills and abilities: 

Must be able to utilize Microsoft Word and Excel spreadsheets. It’s also an additional comfortable with Internet browsers, e-mail, and Outlook functions. Excellent working knowledge of VISA/passport and VAT regulations and policies.  Excellent working knowledge of GOE, Department of State and CDC regulations and procedures governing the shipment of household and personal effects and other private property and U.S, Government property. Excellent working knowledge of the capabilities, and general procedures of shipment and local transfer companies.  Good working knowledge of location of diplomatic and governmental offices, travel and mailroom procedures. Must possess Grade III Ethiopian driver’s license for a minimum of five (5) years.  (These 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. Qualifications:

All applicants under consideration will be required to pass security certifications.

Salary: USD $11,281

Deadline: 02/03/2023

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance. 

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site. Required Documents:

In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested High School Diploma and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification or equivalent (or equivalent)
  • Residency and/or Work Permit 
  • Passport copy 
  • Completion of Secondary School (required)
  • Work Experience (required)
  • 3rd Driving 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 or phone. 

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 Addis Ababa/Ethiopia.



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