Jobs at the Embassy

Human Resources Office (HRO)

The Human Resources Office is responsible for providing a full range of personnel services for American and Locally Employed Staff (LES) members. The HRO is responsible for implementing HR policies and procedures for the American diplomatic Mission in Sierra Leone. The HRO provides guidance on all HR related programs.

Job Openings

Listed below are current job opportunities at the United States Embassy in Sierra Leone.

To apply for current mission job announcements available, click on the following link to either login or create an account:

https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/sle/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms

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Notice: Employment opportunities which are open only to currently employed Embassy local staff or the family members of Americans assigned to the U.S. Mission in Sierra Leone are listed on the Embassy’s internal website, available through the U.S. State Department’s OPENNET system.

Disclaimer

An Equal Opportunity Employer

The U.S. Mission in Sierra Leone 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.  The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.

 

VACANCY AT THE AMERICAN EMBASSY

 

The United States Embassy in Sierra Leone is seeking qualified individuals for the position listed below:

POSITION TITLE                                    CLOSING DATE FOR

                                                                   RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS

Communication Technician                                                              August 6, 2019                       

This position reports to LES Communications Technical Supervisor, the IMO and IMS. Incumbent assists with planning, installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of unclassified radio, telephone, television & other Information Technology equipment and systems used at post. This includes three separate radio networks (Admin, E&E & EAC), two different telephone systems (NEC & CMR), two separate television systems (AFN & DSTV), two off-site wireless bridge circuits supporting OpenNet & VoIP connections at the Alternate Command Post, CMR and DCR. The incumbent serves as primary liaison with local radio, telephone, television and Internet Service Providers for technical issues and advises all mission personnel on such communications issues at the functional level.

To apply for this position click: Communication Technician to login or create account.

Information on this position and application procedures are available on the Embassy’s website at https://sl.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs.

The closing date for receipt of applications is listed above. No application will be accepted after this date.

The Human Resources is deploying the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA). ERA is an electronic applicant management system powered by Monster.com.  It will allow Human Resources professionals at U.S. missions overseas to easily identify quality candidates from large pools of online applicants.  It is a compliant, flexible, proven applicant tracking solution that automates end-to-end hiring process. Most-of-all, ERA eliminates the need for paper-based activities and streamlines workflows, all while protecting sensitive information. With the introduction of ERA, the United States Embassy in Sierra Leone will NOT be accepting any paper applications. ALL paper applications will not be considered.

VACANCY AT THE AMERICAN EMBASSY

 

The United States Embassy in Sierra Leone is seeking qualified individuals for the position listed below:

POSITION TITLE  :    Warehouse Foreman                    Closing date:  August 13, 2019                                                                                                                                                                                             

Under the general supervision of the Property Manager, serves as Team Leader and supervisor to five Warehouse men engaged in inventorying and manual property management duties involved in moving embassy property from one location to another, or to the embassy storage rooms. Accountable for inventory control and must work with warehouse team to keep losses below 1%.

Information on this position and application procedures are available on the Embassy’s website at https://sl.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs.

To apply for this position click: Warehouse Foreman to login or create account.

The closing date for receipt of applications is listed above.  No application will be accepted after this date.

The Human Resources is deploying the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA).  ERA is an electronic applicant management system powered by Monster.com.  It will allow Human Resources professionals at U.S. missions overseas to easily identify quality candidates from large pools of online applicants.  It is a compliant, flexible, proven applicant tracking solution that automates end-to-end hiring process. Most-of-all, ERA eliminates the need for paper-based activities and streamlines workflows, all while protecting sensitive information. With the introduction of ERA, the United States Embassy in Sierra Leone will NOT accept any paper applications.

 

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

POSITION OF RESIDENT MANAGER

 

RESIDENCE OF THE AMBASSADOR OF

THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

 

The Embassy of the United States of America is seeking a qualified individual to serve as a Resident Manager at the residence of the Ambassador.  See details below:

POSITION TITLE

Resident Manager

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

Responsible for overall housekeeping, operations, and maintenance, including overseeing general services and maintenance requests, submitting and monitoring Embassy workers performing tasks in the residence; ensures excellence in housekeeping sanitation, maintenance, safety, comfort and aesthetics of the residence (inside and out); maintains regular inventory and monitoring of representational stock.

Performs job with the utmost integrity and ethics, respecting employee and employer relationship, including traditions and cultures; provides direction/oversight of Steward and Chef; ensures proper communication with resident staff by conducting regular meetings with staff and designee;

Oversees coordination of representational and special events (i.e., receptions, luncheons, dinners for high-level and other guests); including but limited to, requesting additional staff; maintains records/receipts of all expenses; keep employer informed of upcoming events; keeps employer informed of tardiness, absences, and other details that could disrupt dependability of all staff including self;

Arranges for repairs of faulty equipment at the residence; reports potential problems such as mold, insects/pests, leaks etc., to the General Services and/or Facilities Maintenance Sections at the U. S. Embassy and follows up until work is resolved.  Basic computer skills required.  Maintains and safeguards contents and privacy of the residence; reports any safety or security hazard to Regional Security Officer.  Adheres to and practices U. S. Department of State’s security and safety guidelines.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

May be required to receive visitors, including high-level officials; take telephone messages, as necessary, and relay key messages to the Chief of Mission and/or spouse. Attention to detail, pleasant demeanor, discretion, and efficiency, as well as a professional appearance are essential.

Performs other duties as assigned by Employer, household members, and/or his/her designee.

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:

7days from start of advertising

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a detailed resume, along with copies of certificates and references, in a sealed envelope.  Please give to the Security Guards at the entrance of the American Embassy at the below location:

Embassy of the United States of America

Attention:  Human Resources Office

Hill Station, Freetown

PLEASE NOTE:  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

VACANCY AT THE AMERICAN EMBASSY

The United States Embassy in Sierra Leone is seeking qualified individuals for the position listed below:

POSITION TITLE                                    CLOSING DATE FOR

RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS

Physician                                                                    September 10, 2019

                                                           

Basic Function of the Position – As the Primary Health Care Provider, operates in the Health Unit, providing urgent and emergency outpatient medical care to estimated 60 American direct hire employees and approximates 50 dependents of all agencies.  Provides medical services to eligible American TDYers. Provides emergency Occupational Health or Injury services to all Mission American and Locally Engaged Employees. Evaluates, examine, and treats patients.  Determines when cases requires medivac.  Suggests health programs and establishes Health policies that enhances health related awareness, healthier workplace and improved health conditions.  To apply for this position click: Physician  to login or create an account.

Information on these positions and application procedures are available on the Embassy’s website at https://sl.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs.

The closing date for receipt of applications is listed above.

The Human Resources is deploying the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA).  ERA is an electronic applicant management system powered by Monster.com.  It will allow Human Resources professionals at U.S. missions overseas to easily identify quality candidates from large pools of online applicants.  It is a compliant, flexible, proven applicant tracking solution that automates end-to-end hiring process. Most-of-all, ERA eliminates the need for paper-based activities and streamlines workflows, all while protecting sensitive information. With the introduction of ERA, the United States Embassy in Sierra Leone will NOT be accepting any paper applications.