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U.S. Mission                                      U.S. Embassy Sofia

Position Title:                                    Administrative Clerk (on as needed basis up to 30 workdays/year)

Opening Period:                               September 30, 2019 – October 6, 2019

Grade:                                                Grade 3

Benefits:                                            The U.S Mission does not provide benefits package for this contract

For More Info:                                   Human Resources Office

Mailing Address: U.S. Embassy Sofia, Human Resources Office

16 Kozyak, 1408 Sofia

Sofia_Applications@state.gov

Who May Apply:                              All Interested Applicants /All Sources

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION. 

Security Clearance:                         Local Security Certification

Duration:                                           Time-fixed contract not to exceed 30 workdays in a calendar year

Work schedule:                                On as needed basis up to 30 workdays in a calendar year

Start date:                                         As needed

Summary of Duties: The U.S. Embassy in Sofia is seeking an individual to serve as an Administrative Clerk in the Protocol Office on as needed basis. The incumbent will assist with routine office administrative tasks such as but not limited to: make phone calls, draft correspondence, file documents, research information, coordinate meetings and events, translate documents, interpret at meetings from English to Bulgarian and vice versa.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EVALUATIONS:

Education:   Completion of high school is required.

Experience:  Administrative or translator experience.

Language:  Level 4 (fluent) speaking/reading/writing English and Bulgarian.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Good computer skills in MS Office and various Internet applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, social sensitivity, sound judgment, self-confident, and capability of working smoothly and tactfully with all levels of contacts in a sensitive environment.
  • Ability to plan, manage time, and successfully meet deadlines and changing priorities.
  • Ability to interpret at meetings and public events.

How to Apply:  All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a local security certification. Applicants must submit their resume to Sofia_Applications@state.gov by October 6, end of the day.

Only applications received in the Human Resources Office before the closing date of this job notice will be considered. Only short–listed candidates will be contacted for testing and interview.

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.