The U.S. Embassy in Dili is seeking an individual for the position of Protocol Assistant/Translator in its Executive office located at Rua Praia dos Coqueiros Dili, Timor-Leste.
POSITION: Protocol Assistant/Translator (Full Performance)
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION:
The incumbent serves as a liaison for the U.S. Embassy between local and diplomatic corps officials; assists in the preparation for tours and programs for high level visiting officials; prepares diplomat notes and maintains a log; communicates with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and diplomatic corps members regarding the Ambassador's presence in Timor-Leste and all other official Embassy correspondence; assists Embassy staff with official visas, and advises the Ambassador, Deputy Chief of Mission, and senior staff on Timorese culture and protocol procedures. The incumbent works under the direct supervision of the Ambassador’s Office Manager and has responsibility to maintain a database of Embassy contacts and to plan and organize representational functions for the Ambassador, Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM), and other mission officials. The incumbent attends representational events as necessary and must be available to work overtime hours. He/she also serves as the primary Translator and Interpreter for the Chief of Mission and other senior staff.
1) Completion of University degree in International Management, Journalism, Social Science or related field is required; 2) Minimum 3 years of experience in administrative management or translating and interpreting at high level is required; 3) Good working knowledge of Microsoft Applications and programs, filing procedures, drafting and writing skills 4)Level IV in English and Tetun is required.
WHO MAY APPLY: Local nationals or anyone with the required permits and documentation to legally seek employment in Timor-Leste.
HOW TO APPLY: Complete DS-174 (Universal Application for Employment). Application forms and detailed Position Description are available at the U.S. Embassy Rua Praia dos Coqueiros Dili, Timor-Leste. Applicants may also attach a resume or CV that contains the same information as required in form DS-174.
An attractive salary and fringe benefits package will be commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and experience.
SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:
Human Resources Office, Attention: Recruitment American Embassy, Rua Praia dos Coqueiros Dili, Timor-Leste
E-mail: DiliHR2@state.gov or Fax: +670-3324684
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CLOSING DATE FOR THE POSITION: January 30, 2012
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