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Latest Recruitment at the U.S. Consulate General, Nigeria

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S. Consulate General – A diplomatic mission is a group of people from one state or an international inter-governmental organisation (such as the United Nations) present in another state to represent the sending state/organisation officially in the receiving state.

Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply for Recruitment at the U.S. Consulate General

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND  OND
  • Location: Lagos | Nigeria
  • Job Description:

    • Hiring Path: Open to the public
    • Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
    • Appointment Type: Permanent
    • Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
    • Summary: The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 hours per week)
    • Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
    • Supervisory Position: No
    • Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
    • Travel Required: Not Required
    • All Interested Applicants / All Sources

    Duties

    • Function of the Position: The incumbent serves as the post’s nurse with responsibilities that include the medical care of Mission employees and eligible family members under MED approved clinical guidelines, as well as maintenance and inventory of all medical equipment and supplies.
    • S/he implements a robust vaccination program, administration of group and individual health education programs, and medical emergency contingency planning for the Mission.
    • S/he works in the Medical Unit under the direct supervision of the Regional Medical Officer (RMO) or Medical Provider (MP).

      Qualifications and Requirements:

      • Degree (RN Level) in Nursing or Diploma/Certificate equivalent from an accredited School of Nursing.  Must possess and maintain a valid nursing license or a current unrestricted Registered Nursing license from the host nation, country of origin, or the U.S.

      Experience:

      • Minimum of two (2) years of post-qualification work as a professional nurse is required.

      Job Knowledge:

      • The incumbent must possess critical-thinking skills and comprehend the established policies and procedures regarding medical evacuations, hospitalizations and insurance reimbursement methodology.
      • Must maintain current knowledge of local and regional medical services that can provide care for all acuity levels, including vetted specialists and hospitals.  Is a resource for arranging the best method to transport critically ill patients and maintains a working relationship with transport facilities.

      Evaluations:

      • This may be tested. Please specify your level of proficiency in the language listed.

      Language:

      • Good working knowledge in English Language is required.

      Skills and Abilities:

      • The position requires strong interpersonal skills and a client-oriented disposition capable of dealing with a complexity interactive challenges in difficult and emotional situations.
      • Must have a solid working knowledge of MED’s RN Clinical Practice Guidelines and be familiar with American Nursing Standards of Care.
      • Must be able to perform basic word processing on computer.

      Qualifications:

      • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

      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.

      Benefits and Other Info
      Benefits:

      • Agency Benefits: Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria 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.

      Other Information:
      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.
        • For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

        Marketing Statement:

        Salary

        • NGN 10,790,540 / USD $47,148 annually.

        Method of Application

        Interested and qualified candidate for “Recruitment at the U.S. Consulate General” should click the APPLY HERE button below.

        • 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.

        Required Documents:

        • In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.
        • Residency and/or Work Permit
        • Degree (not transcript)
        • Certificate or License

        For EFMs, in addition to the above:

        • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
        • 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 Lagos, Nigeria.
        • For More Info: HR Section 09-461-4000 [email protected]
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774,000 jobs: Buhari directs CBN to pay N60,000 to each participantL

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President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, to pay N60,000 stipend to participants of the Special Public Works programme of the federal government.

Festus Keyamo, the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, disclosed this on Saturday on his Twitter handle @fkeyamo, saying he had consequently directed the NDE to begin processing of the payments.

The programme was designed to employ 1,000 Nigerians from each of the 774 local government areas in the country.

It was initially scheduled for launch on October 1, 2020 but faced administrative delays.

“President Muhammadu Buhari has graciously directed a release of the funds for the payment of stipends to the 774,000 participants of the SPW programme.

“I have consequently directed the NDE to begin processing the payments and participants should begin to receive payments soon.

“In order to eliminate fraud and/or double payments, I have also directed that every payment to participants should be made using the BVN of their accounts so we can have an audit trail of every single payment. Those who registered with different names shouldn’t expect payments,” Mr Keyamo tweeted.

 

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Governor grants financial autonomy to Nasarawa LGAs

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Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, Dr Emmanuel Akabe says, the administration of Governor Abdullahi Sule has granted full financial autonomy to the 13 LGAs of the State.

He stated this yesterday while declaring open a two day training workshop, organized for members and staff of the Nasarawa State Independent Electoral Commission.

The deputy governor who represented the governor at the event assured that the state government will not interfere in the conduct of council elections, but will support the full independence of the commission and other assistance to conduct free, fair and credible council elections.

“In a society like ours, free, fair and credible election constitutes the basic principle of democracy. In this regards, electoral administrators are the drivers who ensure that the tenets of democracy are greatly enhanced through election” he said

Speaking earlier, chairman, Nasarawa State Independent Electoral Commission (NASIEC), Ayuba Wandai Usman, said the objective of the training was to boost the morale of staff of the commission

The objective of the training is to boost the morale of our staff, bring them in tune with recent developments in election management techniques and to introduce electoral best practices in the commission in line with the policy thrust of the Engr Abdullahi Sule administration.

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According to him, the theme of the training workshop ‘conduct of credible election into local government councils,’ was carefully chosen because “it holistically covers our intention to put in place a modern day election management body.”

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Recruitment: UBEC opens portal for Federal Teachers’ Scheme application

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The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, has opened an online application for recruitment into the Federal Teachers’ Scheme, FTS.

Dr Ossom Ossom, Public Relations Officer of the commission, confirmed this to News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Abuja, following skepticism about the authenticity of the recruitment.

A document obtained by NAN from the UBEC Headquarters in Abuja, confirming the recruitment, noted that applications were currently being invited from eligible candidates for the 2020 and 2021 service periods.

The document stated that the FTS, a two-year intervention programme established by the Federal Government in 2006, was aimed at assisting states in addressing teacher shortage at the basic education level.

Part of the requirements for application are, Bachelor’s degree in Education or Bachelor’s degree with Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE),

The qualification, according to the document, should not be lower than a Second Class (Lower Division) and not earned earlier than 2014.

The document further stated that applicants were also expected to have completed or been exempted from the National Youth Service Scheme (NYSC).

It said applicants with Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE), with credit passes in Teaching Practice and the Teaching Subjects, also not earned earlier than 2014, were equally eligible.

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The document noted that they were, however, expected to have specialisation in any of the following subjects: English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.

Other subjects are: Agricultural Science, Home Economics, Computer Science, Technical/Technology Education, Computer Science or Information Technology, Nigerian Languages, Physical and Health Education.

It said applicants were expected not to be more than 35 years of age and not currently employed or enrolled under the NYSC, N-Power or any other similar programme.

On the method of application, the document stated that applicants were expected to complete the application forms online, by visiting https://fts.admissions.clouds

”Applicants are also required to upload their credentials with their most recent passport photographs.

”The application portal would be opened for two weeks, from Sept. 10 to Sept. 24, with no extension.

Meanwhile, shortlisted candidates would be required to sit for the Computer-Based Test (CBT) on October 10, at designated centres in every state capital.

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