Administrative Clerk

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Open to: All Interested Candidates / All Sources

Closing date: Thursday June 7, 2018

Working hours: Full Time (40 hours per week) or Part Time (minimum 32 hours per week)

Salary: see website (link below)


Basic Function of Position

Provides administrative support to the Community Liaison Office (CLO).  S/he assists the CLO Coordinators in developing and maintaining key contacts and managing information that benefits the morale and welfare of the entire mission.  Incumbent assists CLO Coordinators in promoting and implementing cross-cultural activities, and providing expert advice on Dutch culture and language to Mission Staff and family members.  S/he works closely with the CLO Coordinators to fulfill the office's eight primary areas of responsibilities: employment liaison, crisis management and security liaison, education liaison, information and resource management, guidance and referral, welcoming and orientation, community liaison and events planning.  Incumbent reports directly to the CLO Coordinator in The Hague. 


Qualifications and Evaluations

Education: Completion of secondary school is required.

Experience: A minimum of three years’ experience in an administrative position involving contact with the public or a customer service position.

Language Requirements: Level 4 (fluent) of English and level 3 (good working knowledge) Dutch for speaking, reading, and writing is required.  (This may be tested.)

Job Knowledge: Knowledge of office procedures, standard office equipment and administrative management functions.  Must have in-depth knowledge of the host country and region and local history, culture, customs and an overall knowledge of local resources for shopping, travel and leisure activities.  Must have or the ability to quickly acquire knowledge of pertinent Department of State and the Family Liaison Office (FLO) regulations, programs and policies.

Skills and Abilities: Must have excellent communication (written and oral) skills; strong interpersonal skills to deal effectively with Mission staff at all levels, family members and vendors, etc.; strong organizational, planning and project management skills; excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work; strong research skills, initiative, and independent judgement in performing administrative tasks; ability to develop and maintain effective contact in local business and service communities.  Must be proficient in the use of Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and possess skills or the ability to quickly acquire skills in other software such as Publisher, SharePoint etc.

APPLY NOW: Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA)

All applicants must apply for a position through Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA), accessible via the U.S. Embassy website (link below).  Please note the ERA vacancy announcement prevails over this announcement when there are differences in the text.  We will only contact applicants who are being considered for an interview.  Thank you for your understanding.


For further information

U.S. Embassy The Hague

Human Resources Office

Phone: 070 310 2235



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