Jobs at the Embassy

Commercial/Economic Specialist (183KB)

The U.S. Embassy is currently accepting applications for the position of Commercial/Economic Specialist. The incumbent conducts research and writes reports and speeches for Embassy leadership, serves  as action officer on international trade matters, develops and manages project proposals involving multiple grant funds, works with the Foreign Commercial Service partner post in Johannesburg on  a range of commercial services, and liaises with other sections on agricultural and science programs and policy. A degree in economics, business administration, marketing or a closely related field is required. At least five years of experience in economic reporting, research and analysis, trade and investment promotion, marketing and business management or its equivalent is required.  Thorough knowledge of Mauritius and Seychelles’ economies and business practices, marketing channels, laws, and regulations is required. Knowledge of international and regional economic agreements and institutions like AGOA, WTO, EU-ACP, SADC, COMESA, and the African Union is required. Ability to research, analyze, and draft economic and commercial reports geared to the interagency in Washington  and the U.S. business community is required. Applicants must have good communication skills and public relations skills for interacting with local and U.S. business visitors.  Applicants must be familiar with Microsoft Office. Applicants must be fluent in English and French ( speaking, writing and reading). Additionally, applicants must be able to pass a background suitability screening. Interested candidates must send their  applications with copies of  CV and related credentials to the Human Resources Office, 4th floor, Rogers House, Port Louis to arrive no later than close of business February 27, 2019.

System Administrator (PDF 1 MB)

The U.S. Embassy is currently accepting applications for the position of the Systems Administrator. The incumbent serves as a computer Local Area Network
(LAN), Wide Area Network (WAN) and Systems Operator/Administrator/ Analyst/Programmer and Developer. This position is responsible for the day-to-day operations of over 70 unclassified computer systems for the U.S. Embassy in Port Louis and other agencies within the Embassy framework. Incumbents provides assistance to users of information management services, including configuring and optimizing software, train users in the use of new software applications; improve and support connectivity with U.S. Government foreign affairs partner agencies. Qualified applicants must hold a High School Certificate and at least three of the following certifications : Comptia A+, Network+, Security +, MCSA, MCP W/Exchange or SQL, MCSE, CCNA, CCNP. At least four years of experience in a technical position with emphasis on LAN operations, and /or management of computer systems and /or webpage SharePoint development. Incumbent must have experience with Microsoft products and applications, mobile phone operations to include Blackberry or iPhone or android operating systems. Applicants must possess a good working knowledge of English and French (speaking, writing and reading). Good training skills to be able to train users on Microsoft Office products. Additionally, qualified applicants must be able to pass a background suitability screening. Interested candidates must send their applications with copies of CV and related credentials to the Human Resources Office, 4th floor, Rogers House, Port Louis to arrive no later than close of business Month, February 17, 2019.

 

Security Guard/Receptionist (PDF 1 MB)

The U.S. Embassy is currently accepting applications for the position of the Security Guard/ Receptionist. On a rotational shifts basis (day and night shift), incumbent performs Guard/ receptionist duties including searches of visitors to the Embassy and associated facilities and vehicles checks at the car park barriers. Incumbent provides access control and screening of visitors to the Embassy and associated facilities including monitoring of surveillance video monitors. Qualified applicants must complete a school certificate ( S.C). At least three years of security-related experience and at least one year of office or clerical work are required. Applicants must have a thorough knowledge of security procedures. Applicants must be computer literate in the use of emails, Microsoft Office Suite and be able to learn new computer applications. Incumbent must be willing to learn and use unarmed submission techniques and must have the ability to cope with pressure in dealing with the public. Tact, courtesy and firmness are required. Ability to react to variety of security situations in a rapid and professional manner is required. Applicants must possess a good working knowledge of English and French (speaking, writing and reading) and must be a able to communicate in Creole. Additionally, qualified applicants must be able to pass a background suitability screening.

Interested candidates must send their applications with copies of CV and related credentials to the: Human Resources Office, 4th floor, Rogers House, Port Louis.