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GSO Assistant at U.S. Embassy in Ghana

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Coordinates and assist the General Service Officer (GSO) in various duties with all section. Under general supervision of the GSO. Incumbent will primarily coordinate real estate and residential property search, inspection and make ready services for Embassy housing pool. Coordinate work efforts of landlord, post facilities maintenance and property management staff, and agency collectives as required. This is a non-supervisory position, and is directly supervised by the Supervisory GSO, FP-O1.

Qualifications and Evaluations

EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years’ experience in a job that required coordination of serval different elements of development and organization of program is required.
Education Requirements:
US High school diploma or host country equivalent is required
 LANGUAGE: Level IV Fluent English is required. High degree of proficiency in both the written and spoken language is required.


Must possess good negotiation skills. Must have good organizational skills, must be dept at cultivating contact with local landlords, utility companies and government officials. Must have strong writing skills. Must have strong computer skills, especially in MS word, Excel and outlook. Must possess interpersonal skills for dealing with mission personnel’s and outside contacts. Must have had a valid driver’s license “Class B” for a minimum of five (5) years. Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.

Language and Skills and Abilities may be tested.

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.

All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.


Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Accra, Ghana may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.

For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.

The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

Other Information:

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Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

Salary: USD $43,507

How To Apply

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website: Click Here

Closing Date: 13th July. 2022

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