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MISSION, PAKIST AN - EMBASSY, ISLAMABAD VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 11-76
OPEN TO: POSITION: POSITION NO: WORK HOURS: SALARY: All Interested Candidates OPENING DATE: May 26, 2011 Travel Assistant, FSN-7; FP-7* CLOSING DATE: June 8, 2011 I-52810 Full-time; 40 hours/week *Not-Ordinarily Resident: US$39,994 p.a. (Starting salary) (Position Grade: FP-7 to be confirmed by Washington) *Ordinarily Resident: Rs.722,365 p.a. (Starting salary) (Position Grade: FSN-7)

NOTE: ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION. The U.S. Embassy in Islamabad is seeking an individual for the position of Travel Assistant in the General Services Office. BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION: Incumbent provides travel services; reviews travel authorizations and vouchers for accuracy in accordance with Government regulations in a timely manner in order to enable the performance of all Government-funded travel. Makes all accommodation arrangements for both domestic and international travel for official and personal travel for employees at Embassy Islamabad. Performs other related duties as assigned by the supervisor. A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available in the Human Resources Office. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. EDUCATION: Completion of twelve years of educations is required. 2. EXPERIENCE: Minimum three years of experience, of which two years should be travel related and one year

of administrative experience is required in the field of international travel and customer relations.
3. LANGUAGE: Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Writing/Reading of English and Level III (good working knowledge) of Urdu is required. Must be able to understand and to interpret a large body of regulations. Compose official

documents in both languages. This may be tested.
4. KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of international travel and regulations is required. Knowledge of airline regulations in

order to take advantage of the most economical fares to USG is required.
5. ABILITIES & SKILLS: Incumbent must be computer literate in MS Office suits with good typing speed. This may be tested. Must be able to deal tactfully, yet effectively, with host country officials, other Diplomatic Missions

personnel, all customers and VIP visitors.

Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.usembassy. U.S.html. . disability. 2. 6. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for their test/interview. U. 2011 U. Mission. pre-employments clearances (if selected) or relocating for joining. DEFINITIONS: 1. or political ideologies/affiliation. Applications will be accepted by e-mail submission only at HROIslamabad@state. the Vacancy Announcement Number (e. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for their test/interview. Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): Typically NORs are U. Pakistan is an equal opportunity employer. Veterans will be given preference. Mission. social status. Current employees who have received any job-related training are not eligible to apply in another section/agency for six months from the effective date of the training. ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA: 1. in which section. 5. it is essential that the candidate address the required qualifications above in the application. To see all advertised positions. 2. All applicants will receive consideration without regard to race. Candidates need to indicate on the Application for Employment if any family member is working in the U. 11-46) must be mentioned in the subject line. 7. Therefore. if so. Mission Pakistan will not bear any travel expenses for testing. national origin. sexual orientation.g. age. or other personnel having diplomatic privileges and immunities. Trainee level(s) may be established below the full performance grade level listed if not fully qualified. TO APPLY: Interested applicants must submit their duly-filled/completed DS-174 (Application for Employment as LE Staff).gov/employment_opportunities. please visit the Embassy Web site http://islamabad. religion. Applicants for the position must meet the required qualifications as advertised in the vacancy announcement.S. citizen EFMs (Eligible Family Members) and family members of United States Government personnel who are on the travel orders and under Chief of Mission authority. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest. S. interviews. gender. 4.SELECTION PROCESS: When equally qualified.gov. Pakistan and. Incomplete and submissions after closing date will not be considered. CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION: June 8.S. 3. Current employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply. 8. Current employees who have voluntarily reassigned/promoted from one position to another are not eligible to apply for six months from the effective date of the reassignment/promotion. Please don’t attach any documents to your application. S. color. budget and residency status in determining successful candidacy. Ordinarily Resident (OR): A citizen of the host country or a citizen of another country who has the required work and/or residency permit for employment in country.

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