Admin Clerk at U.S. Embassy to Kenya

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Embassy to Kenya


Job Overview

  • This position is in the American Embassy’s Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration requires advanced clerical and administrative support ability, driving proficiency and vehicle maintenance skills. The incumbent performs a variety of clerical and administrative support duties to support all Transportation Security Staff including, but not limited to, typing and preparing correspondence, filing documents, answering telephone calls and taking messages, making appointments, escorting visitors to Transportation Security Administration offices, host government offices, other diplomatic missions and assisting with Transportation Security Administration events, briefings and conferences. The incumbent drives vehicles to deliver and pick up persons (including the Regional Director, Africa Middle East, Administrative Management Specialist and other Transportation Security Administration staff from the region and headquarters and VIP visitors) and materials and ensures that the vehicles are maintained in top operating condition at all times. The incumbent will directly support or fill in for the Administrative Management Specialist with events and, or other substantive Transportation Security Administration work related to the regional office and other offices as may arise from time to time.

Qualifications and Evaluations



  • Five years of commercial driving experience with B, C, E license including one year experience driving four-wheel vehicles is required. Must also have at least one year clerical/administrative support experience.


  • Should have knowledge of various locations in Nairobi to include government office locations.

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of secondary school is required.



  • English: Level 3 – Good working knowledge; speaking, reading & writing.
  • Swahili: Level 2 – Limited knowledge; speaking, reading & writing.


  • Should have knowledge of basic auto mechanics, common safety practices with regard to vehicle operation and ability to ensure the safety of passengers.
  • Should have basic typing and clerical skills.
  • Should have basic computer knowledge to include Microsoft word, excel.

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.

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