The U.S. Embassy in Kathmandu is seeking an individual for the position of Customs Expeditor.
This position is located at Birgunj.
OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates
The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.
The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.
POSITION: Customs Expeditor, FSN-6; FP-8
OPENING DATE: March 9, 2017
CLOSING DATE: March 23, 2017
WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week
NOTE: ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix for definition) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION
This position is located at Birgunj. The incumbent expedites all incoming and outgoing surface shipment which includes office supplies, official and personal vehicles, and fuel for the Mission through Indo/Nepal border at Birgunj. The incumbent obtains sales tax refund and excise tax exemption certificates for refund. The incumbent coordinates all customs clearing activities and provides regular updates to Kathmandu office.
NOTE: Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so will result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
1. EDUCATION: Completion of Secondary School is required.
2. EXPERIENCE: Minimum two years of work experience in shipping and transportation is required.
3. 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.
4. KNOWLEDGE: Good knowledge of Nepali and Indian customs rules and regulations is required.
WHERE TO APPLY:
E-mail Address Recruitktm2@state.gov (write “Application for Customs Expeditor” in the Subject Line)
Human Resources Office
G.P.O. Box 295
(Please clearly mark your envelope as “Application for Customs Expeditor”)
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.