Human Resource Clerk at U.S. Embassy in Maseru


U.S. Mission                                     Maseru

Announcement Number:             Maseru-2019-07

Position Title:                                  Human Resource Clerk

Opening Period:                             May 31, 2019 to June 14, 2019

Series/Grade:                                  FSN-06

Salary:                                               M145, 582.00 – M232, 933.00 pa

For More Info:                                 Human Resource Office: (Tsepang Mohale)

Mailing Address:  P. O. Box 333, Maseru 100
E-mail Address:  [email protected]
Phone number: (00266) 22312666 Ext 4160

Who May Apply:                            All Interested Applicants / All Sources

FSN-06 is FP-08.  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.

Security Clearance Required:      After selection, before beginning employment.

Duration Appointment:                Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.

Marketing Statement:  We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

Summary: The U.S. Mission in Maseru, Lesotho is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Human Resource Clerk.

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 (4 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:  No.

Duties:  Perform a variety of general administrative/HR duties in the Human Resources Office.

Responsible for and serves as the Locally Employed Staff (LE Staff) expert in a variety of areas such as recruitment, performance evaluation, time and attendance, awards, and in- and out-processing for both American employees and LE Staff, and insurance plans.  Position reports to the HR Assistant through the Management Officer.

Qualifications and Evaluations

EDUCATION:  Diploma in Human Resource is required. Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  A minimum of two years of progressively responsible office experience in a demanding and high-profile customer service or human resource office.

JOB KNOWLEDGE:  Standard office management procedures and use of office machines. Knowledge of English to accurately draft written documents using proper grammar and pose. Good understanding of host government procedures as it pertains to accreditation and visa processing. Familiarity with host country prevailing practices and customs as they apply to the workforce.


LANGUAGE:  Level 3 (good working knowledge) in English is required.
                         Level 3 (good working knowledge) in Sesotho is required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills in order to deal effectively with a broad range of embassy and external individuals. Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft applications. Proactive work ethic, good judgement, tact, diplomacy, respect for diversity and ability to maintain personnel-sensitive information with professionalism. Attention to detail, ability to priority workload, and ability to work under short deadlines.

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:  Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country

Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Maseru 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 HR Office assigns the pay plan at the time of the conditional offer letter.