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.
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: 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.
How to Apply:
All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a medical and security clearances.
Applications must be completed and submitted through Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA). To view the vacancy announcement and apply directly, please visit: https://erajobs.state.gov/dos era/npl/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms
For information on ERA and instructions on how to apply, please visit the ERA information page in our internet site below:
ERA information page-Internet site
Paper or e-mailed applications are not accepted.
The mission of the U.S. Embassy in Nepal is to assist Nepal’s development as a peaceful, prosperous, and democratic nation that contributes positively to regional stability. In pursuit of this goal, the United States encourages multi-party democracy, including respect for human rights and the rule of law, and sustainable, market-oriented, and private-sector-led economic development.