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Latest Job Opportunities at U.S. Embassy to Kenya

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Latest Job Opportunities at U.S. Embassy to Kenya

Consular Associate- Fraud Prevention (USEFMs Only – Training Grade)

Duties

Basic Function of the Position:

  • Under the direct supervision of the Fraud Prevention Manager, the Consular Associate is assigned a wide range of responsibilities in the Fraud Prevention Unit (FPU). The jobholder provides consular services to U.S. citizens, conducts nonadjudicatory visa processing, and assists in investigation and validation studies. Incumbent also handles correspondence with the public, attorneys, U.S. and host governments, Congress, and other parties. Must be able to secure and maintain a Secret level security clearance.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Completion of High School is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE:  General understanding of U.S. policies related to consular and visa operations.

Education Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:

  • Two years of office administration (FP-07 (Training Level).

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE: Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing of English is required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Must be able to input data in consular systems with minimum errors, and spot and correct errors made by others (applicants and fellow staff).
  • Demonstrated skills in MS Office Suite and general computer skills including information and database management.
  • Organizational skills, including task management and filing skills; communication skills including writing skills appropriate for drafting official correspondence and reports.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOS Secret Security clearance.
  • Tact and good judgment in dealing with the public, often under difficult and sensitive circumstances.
  • Sensitivity in evaluating evidence and applying complex regulations correctly.
  • Ability to learn applicable U.S. and host country laws, regulations, legal precedents, and court decisions.
  • Good interpersonal skills.

Qualifications:

  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass 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.

Registered Nurse – Part Time (USEFMs ONLY)

Duties

  • The incumbent serves as the post’s nurse with responsibilities that include the medical care of Mission employees and eligible family members under MED approved clinical guidelines, as well as maintenance and inventory of all medical equipment and supplies, implementation of a robust vaccination program, administration of group and individual health education programs, and medical emergency contingency planning for the Mission. The incumbent will work in the Medical Unit under the direct supervision of the Medical Provider (MP) or Regional Medical provider (RMO).

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:

  •  A minimum of two (2) years of post-qualification work as a professional nurse is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE:

  • The incumbent possesses critical-thinking skills and comprehends MED’s policies and procedures regarding medical evacuations, hospitalizations and insurance reimbursement methodology. Must maintain current knowledge of local and regional medical services that can provide care for all acuity levels, including betted specialists and hospitals. Is a resource for arranging the best method to transport critically ill patients and maintains a working relationship with transport facilities.

Education Requirements:

  • Degree (RN Level) in Nursing or Diploma/Certificate equivalent from an accredited School of Nursing is required. Must possess and maintain a valid nursing license or a current   unrestricted Registered Nursing license from the U.S., Puerto Rico, or Western European equivalent is required.
  • Required Documents:  To qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested RN license, degree and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. Failure to provide requested information, or the information is insufficient to verify eligibility, may result in disqualification for this position.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE: 

  • Level III (Good Working Knowledge) Reading/speaking /writing of English is required. (This may be tested.)

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must possesses critical-thinking skills and comprehends MED’s policies and procedures regarding medical evacuations, hospitalizations, and insurance reimbursement methodology.
  • Must maintain current knowledge of local and regional medical services that can provide care for all acuity levels, including vetted specialists and hospitals.
  • Must have a solid working knowledge of MED’s RN Clinical Practice Guidelines and be familiar with American Nursing Standards of Care.
  • Must be able to perform basic word processing on computer

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.

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