• U.S. Embassy in Abu Dhabi Careers | Administrative Clerk (WAE)

    U.S. Embassy in Abu Dhabi Careers | Administrative Clerk (WAE)

    Location: Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

    Job Description

    The U.S. Mission in the UAE is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Administrative Clerk (WAE) (Roving Admin Assistant)

    The primary purpose of this "When Actually Employed (WAE)" position is to provide administrative, secretarial and clerical assistance to various requesting offices on short notice to cover staffing gaps or to help complete special projects. Under the general supervision of the Human Resources Specialist and the direct supervision of respective section heads, the incumbent will be required to perform a wide range of temporary duties, as needed

    This position is open until filled

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • These may include, but are not limited to, preparing letters, telegrams, memoranda and reports; receiving and distributing incoming correspondence and mail; answering phone calls, scheduling appointments and maintaining calendars; reporting time and attendance; escorting visitors and non-cleared personnel in non- CAA space (non-sensitive area); and backfilling for the newsletter editor and Office Management Specialists.

    • Incumbent must be a U.S. Citizen and capable of obtaining low risk non sensitive clearance.

    Job Requirements

      Open to:

    • Open to the public

    • Family of overseas employees

    • Excepted service

    • Employees of Mission-All/or USEFMs EFMs or MOHs

    • Education:

    • Completion of High School is required

    • Work Experience:

    • At least one year of experience in office management/administrative work is required

    • Language:

    • Level 4 (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing English is required

    • Knowledge:

    • A good working knowledge of secretarial, clerical and general administrative procedures is required.

    • A good understanding of Department of State's correspondence format, reporting procedures, records file management and mail handling.

    • Basic knowledge and understanding of U.S. Embassy office and administrative policies and procedures for management of its program in UAE is required.

    • Abilities and Skills:

    • Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills.

    • Good interpersonal relations skills are required.

    • Ability to interact with range of general public with tact and diplomacy is critical.

    • Must have excellent customer service skills.

    • Must be able and willing to work irregular hours and to be available for work on short notice.

    • Demonstrated computer skills in MS-Office suite (Word, Excel and Outlook) are required.

    • Good English writing skills are required.

    • Ability to obtain and maintain a low risk non sensitive clearance

    Job Details

    Company/Organization: U.S. Embassy in Abu Dhabi

    Employment Type: Full-time

    Job Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Duration of Post: Temporary

    Salary/Compensation USD $35,085