Job opportunity: Warehouse worker
Working in the General Services section of the Embassy, the Warehouse Worker moves furniture, appliances, and equipment among the warehouse, offices, and residential properties. Job holder also conducts inventory, performs basic furniture assembly, and assists in setup for official events. Reports directly to the Warehouse Supervisor and indirectly to the Property Supervisor.
Qualifications and Evaluations
EXPERIENCE: At least six months experience as a warehouse worker in an international organization or large local institution is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Basic computer literacy: ability to communicate via email and operate online inventory applications. Understanding of efficient and safe ways to lift and move heavy items. Operate a warehouse forklift. Use of standard warehouse tools, including but not limited to a hand truck, dolly, and lifting straps.
Completion of Secondary School is required.
LANGUAGE: Limited Knowledge (reading, speaking and understanding) of English is required. This may be tested.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Communication and interpersonal skills to answer queries from customers. Ability to work as part of a team, work under pressure and a tight schedule. A flexible approach to work shifts and answer emergency calls at all hours. Able to perform moderately heavy work, climb ladders, and lift heavy items. This 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.
Qualified female applicants are encouraged to apply.
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass a U.S. Embassy issued Medical and Security certifications.
Benefits and Other Info
Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Yaounde, Cameroon 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.
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:
AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
AEFM / USEFM
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 U.S. Embassy issued Medical and Security clearances.
To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.
In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested 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.
- Residency and/or Work Permit (If applicable);
- ID Card or Passport Copy (as applicable);
- Educational Certificate;
- Proof of required experience;
- Eligible Family Member Applicants:
- Copy of Sponsor’s Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
- Passport copy
- DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
- SF-50 (if applicable)
Note that ONLY 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 Yaounde, Cameroon.
All applications must be submitted ONLINE