Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
LE-5 is equivalent to FP-9. Actual LE/FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type Details:
Indefinite; subject to successful completion of probationary period
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)
Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (three weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
Basic Function of the Position:
Incumbent is responsible for all unclassified mail and pouch operations servicing the Consulate community. Primary duty is management of incoming/outgoing U.S. and Canadian mail and unclassified diplomatic pouch. Secondary responsibilities include the duties associated with receiving/inventory clerk and assisting the Consulate Management team in various limited capacity.
Qualifications and Evaluations
Minimum of one year of logistics experience in mail or inventory management is required.
Working knowledge of computer applications. Ability to learn, apply, update, and write standard operating procedures. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a wide variety of individuals at all levels. Ability to successfully perform data management in the ILMS Diplomatic Pouch and Mail (DPM) and Mail & Messenger Services (MMS) databases. Prior experience using Microsoft Office applications is required. Shipments and basic logistic management principles knowledge is required as well as familiarity with U.S. and Canadian post regulations. Must be organized and possess the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Completion of secondary school is required.
Level III (Good Working Knowledge) speaking/reading/ writing in English. Must be able to communicate effectively in English), both orally and written, and understand job-specific syntax relating to mail and pouch operations.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Position requires excellent customer service skills; must possess computer skills to include proficiency in Microsoft Office and ability to use web-based applications; must had have a valid, current Canadian driver’s license for Heavy Goods Commercial Vehicle for a minimum of five years; must be able to lift heavy bags and/or boxes (up to 50 pounds unassisted) and must be able to follow mailroom safety and security screening procedures.
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
Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Canada 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.
How to Apply
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.
Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
Residency and/or Work Permit
Proof of education
DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
SF-50 (if applicable)
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 Canada.