Work Control Clerk Job Vacancy at The U.S. Consulate in Lagos

The U.S. Consulate in Lagos is seeking to employ suitable and qualified candidate for the position below in the Facilities Maintenance Section (FAC):

Job Title: Work Control Clerk, FSN-05/FP-09

Location: Lagos – Facilities Maintenance Section (FAC)
Work Hours: Full-Time; 40 hours/week

Basic Function of the Position

  • The incumbent is responsible for receiving and processing request for maintenance and repair services.
  • Utilizes the Web Pass, a computerized maintenance management program that records and process work orders.
  • Provide weekly computer generated reports pertaining work order status and distributes them to the Facilities Manager, Facilities Manager, Assistant Facility Manager and Shops Supervisors.

Position Requirements
Note: All applicants Must address each required qualification listed below with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified:

  • Completion of Secondary school is required.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of customer service or data entry work experience is required.
  • Level III (Good working knowledge) Speaking /Reading/Writing in English is required. Language proficiency will be tested.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint), professional telephone.
  • skills with the ability to type 25 wpm is required.

Hiring Preference Selection Process
When qualified, 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*
  • FS on LWOP**

Importation Information

  • Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran.
  • Must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.
  • This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.
  • If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process.

Additional Selection Criteria

  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
  • Candidates who are EFMs, USEFMs, AEFMs, or MOHs must have at least one year remaining on their sponsor’s tour of duty to be considered eligible to apply for this position.
  • Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
  • Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
  • Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.

Or Ordinarily Resident (OR) – N3,113,911 p.a. (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-05
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
Nor – Not-Ordinarily Resident – AEFM – US$32,931 p.a. EFM/MOH – US$28,262 (Starting Salary) p.a.
Position Grade: FP-09*

How To Apply
Interested applicants for this position MUST submit the following, or the application will not be considered:

  • Application for US Federal Employment (DS-174); or a current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information as a DS-174; plus,
  • Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.
  • Any other documentation such as degrees or diplomas earned and NYSC Certificates/exemptions or awards.
  • A type-written and signed application letter specifically applying for this position, and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised. Please reference the job title and announcement number on the application letter.
  • Limit all electronic (e-mail) submissions to one entry/e-mail not larger than 5MB.
  • Please submit attachments in PDF and Word formats, not pictures.
  • E-mails received without the appropriate subject line and incomplete applications will not be considered.

Submit Application to: [email protected]

Point of Contact: Tel: 09-461-400009-461-4000 Ext 4261

Click here to download the Position Decriptions (PDF)

Click here to download Application Form for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174) (PDF 1.78 MB)
Click here to download the Instructions for Completing DS-174 (PDF 2.40 MB)


  • Mailed (paper/hard copies) applications will NOT be accepted.
  • All not ordinarily resident applicants must have the required work and residency permits to be eligible for Consideration. A U.S. Citizen EFM does not have to be residing in country to be considered, but the sponsoring officer under chief of mission (com) authority does have to Be assigned officially to post.
  • Due to the high volume of applications received, we will only contact
    applicants who are being considered

Application Deadline  20th April, 2016

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