The work schedule for this position is: Intermittent (Irregular). Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end



Provide administrative/clerical support to Mission offices; type letters, telegrams, memoranda and reports from drafts; receive and distribute incoming correspondence and mail; distribute to the appropriate office; maintain schedules of reports and correspondence, track due dates and follow up on deadlines. The position is WAE, some after-hours, weekend and holiday work may be required. This position is supervised by the office in which duties are being performed but is assigned those duties by HR under direction of the Management Officer. Incumbent must be US Citizen, eligible for a Secret clearance.


Qualifications and Evaluations



Must have at least one year of work experience in administrative, clerical, professional, governmental, or other related work experience.



Must have working knowledge of using Personal Computers and office equipment (copiers, FAX). Must have basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and be able to type/prepare correspondence with speed and accuracy. Thorough knowledge of regulations governing control and protection of classified material set out in 12 FAM as well as post-specific security access procedures; the proper use of security-related equipment; familiar with mission grounds/facilities.


Education Requirements:

US High School diploma or host country equivalency is required




Level IV (Speaking/Reading/Writing) English is required.



Must possess good organizational and communication skills. Must be able and willing to work irregular hours and to be available for work on short notice. Must be observant, flexible and service oriented. Basic keyboard skills and computer literacy. Escort duties include prolonged periods of standing/walking and somewhat physically demanding activities to include climbing. (This may be tested) 



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 Bridgetown 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.


Salary: USD $30,113 


Open Period: 03/03/2020 - 03/31/2020 

United States Embassy Barbados
Employment Type
Salary and benefits
Salary USD 15,056.50 pa
US$15000 Per Annum
Your Career Level
Early Career
Years Experience
Two (2) or more years'
Your Education Level
High School
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