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Job in US Embassy Kathmandu – Airport Expeditor/Shipping Clerk (16624 views)


Organization: US Embassy Kathmandu

Announcement Number: Kathmandu-2018-031

Hiring Agency: Embassy Kathmandu

Position Title:Airport Expeditor/Shipping Clerk

Open Period: 08/01/2018 – 08/15/2018Format MM/DD/YYYY

Series/Grade:LE – 0905 6

Salary:(NPR) ₨685,699

Promotion Potential: LE-6
Duty Location(s): 1 Vacancy in Kathmandu, NP


BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION: As the Mission’s Airport Expeditor/ Shipping Clerk, the incumbent is responsible for providing expeditor services to all incoming and outgoing official visitors as well as all U.S. Mission personnel and their families under Chief of Mission authority. As Shipping Clerk, the incumbent prepares official correspondence between the U.S. Mission, Kathmandu and the Government of Nepal (GON) for the registration of U.S. Mission vehicles and obtaining vehicle number plates and driver’s licenses. Under the supervision of Customs and Shipment Supervisor, the incumbent assists in preparing customs clearance documents for incoming and outgoing shipments and provides support for the customs clearance when needed.

Qualifications and Evaluations


EXPERIENCE: Two years of professional experience in the field of Customs and Airport expediting or in an administrative or clerical field working with foreign missions/international agencies is required.

Education Requirements:

EDUCATION: Secondary school education is required.


LANGUAGE: Level III (Good working knowledge) speaking/reading/writing English is required. Level III (Good working knowledge) speaking/reading/writing Nepali is required. English Language ability will be tested.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of host national regulations pertaining to vehicle registration, driver’s licensing, and immigration regulations is required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: A valid Nepalese driver’s Class B license for light vehicle is required. Ability to use Windows-based computer applications is required.


All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications and complete a mandatory probationary period for LE Staff.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: 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. 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.

Benefits and Other Info


Benefits will be explained during the job offer process.

Additional Benefits:

Benefits will be explained during the job offer process.

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.


(1) AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*


(3) FS on LWOP and CS in LWOP **

* IMPORTANT: 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. 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. 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 and CS in LWOP status with re-employment or reinstatement rights back to their agency or bureau.

Last date to apply: 15 August 2018


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