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Community Liaison Assistant at The U.S. Consulate General in Lagos



The U.S. Mission to Nigeria includes of the Embassy in Abuja, FCT, and the Consulate General in Lagos. U.S. Consulate General Lagos is the Mission’s consultant to the Nigerian people in the southern area.

We are recruiting to fill the place beneath:

Job Title: Community Liaison Assistant – Employees of Mission-All/or USEFMs, EFMs or MOH (CLO Assistant)

Announcement Number: Lagos-2020-047
Location: Lagos
Hiring Agency: Consulate General Lagos
Series/Grade: LE – 0101 7
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hour per week
Promotion Potential: LE-7


  • Hiring Path: Open to the general public
  • Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:  For USEFM – FP is 07.  Actual FP wage decided by Washington D.C.
  • Current Employees of the Mission – This consists of U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs); Eligible Family Members (EFMs); Declared Members of Household (MOHs), dependents of U.S. Personal Services Contract (USPSC) who’re assigned below COM – All Agencies
  • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Appointment Type Details: Definite to not Exceed (5 years)
  • Marketing Statement: We encourage you to learn and perceive the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees earlier than you apply.


  • The work schedule for this place is: Full Time (40 hours per week)
  • Start date: Candidate should have the ability to start working inside an inexpensive time period (6 weeks) of receipt of company authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy might finish.


  • The CLO Assistant helps the CLO Coordinator in performing duties and actions that improve the Consulate neighborhood, in all facets of the execution of journeys and excursions, in addition to in planning occasions and neighborhood actions.  The CLO Assistant serves as a invaluable useful resource for neighborhood members by responding to inquiries (or speaking them to the Coordinator as acceptable), and helping the CLO Coordinator in growing all kinds of knowledge assets.

Qualifications and Evaluations

  • Experience: Minimum of 1 (1) year in day-to-day workplace operations and gear in an expert worldwide organization is required
  • Job Knowledge: Demonstrated capacity to speak and work together with the general public, comparable to offering customer support, organizing occasions or public relations is required

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School or Local Mandatory Schooling and obtained highschool diploma


  • This could also be examined. Please specify your degree of proficiency in the language listed.


  • Good working information talking/studying/writing English is required.

Skills And Abilities:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (MS Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint) with the power to work autonomously and preserve confidentiality is required. Must be prepared to work evenings and weekends

Equal Employment Opportunity (Eeo):

  • The U.S. Mission offers equal alternative and honest and equitable therapy in employment to all people with out regard to race, shade, faith, intercourse, nationwide origin, age, incapacity, political affiliation, marital standing, or sexual orientation.


  • All candidates into account will likely be required to cross medical and security certifications.

Agency Benefits:

  • Locally Employed Staff, together with Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria might obtain a compensation package deal that will embody well being, separation, and different advantages.
  • For EFMs, advantages should be mentioned with the Human Resources Office.
  • The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional supply letter by the HR Office.

Other Information
Hiring Preference Selection Process:  

  • Applicants in the next hiring desire classes are prolonged a hiring desire in the order listed beneath.
  • Therefore, it’s important that these candidates precisely describe their standing on the application. Failure to take action might end result in a willpower that the applicant just isn’t eligible for a hiring desire.

Hiring Preference Order:

  • AEFM / USEFM who’s a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **


  • Applicants who declare standing as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran should submit a duplicate of their most up-to-date DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equal documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written doc from the armed forces that certifies the service member is anticipated to be discharged or launched from energetic responsibility service in the armed forces below honorable situations inside 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant.
  • The certification letter should be on letterhead of the suitable navy department of the service and comprise (1) the navy service dates together with the anticipated discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation have to be submitted in order for the desire to be given.
  • ** This degree of desire applies to all Foreign Service staff on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights again to their company or bureau.
  • For extra data (i.e., what’s an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, and many others.?) and for added employment concerns, please go to the next hyperlink.

NGN ₦6,455,212 /  USD $37,680 (Per Annum).

How to Apply
Interested and certified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Procedures

  • All candidates should have the ability to receive and maintain a Public Trust clearance.
  • To apply for this place click on the “Submit Application” button.  For extra data on find out how to apply go to the Mission web website.

Required Documents
In order to qualify based mostly on schooling, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of instructional requirement by the cut-off date of this announcement. If you fail to offer requested data, or the knowledge you submit is inadequate to confirm your eligibility, you’ll not be thought-about for this place:

  • Residency and/or Work Permit
  • Secondary School Certificate

For EFMs, in addition to the above;

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equal)
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or different supporting documentation (if relevant)
  • SF-50 (if relevant)

Next Steps:

  • Applicants who’re invited to take a language or abilities take a look at, or who’re chosen for an interview will likely be contacted by way of e-mail.
  • For additional data – the entire place description itemizing all the duties, obligations, required {qualifications}, and many others. could also be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.
  • Thank you on your application and your curiosity in working at the U.S. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria

Application Deadline  fifteenth October, 2020.

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