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Storekeeper (Corrected)




Advert Details

Recruiter: U.S. Embassy Updated on: 2017-07-01 02:10:01
Contract Permanent
Location: Nairobi Available: Immediately
Category: Procurement and Logistics Offer: FP-8;FSN-6





The General Services Office (GSO) has an opening for the position of Storekeeper. The position will close on June 27, 2017.


Minimum Requirements

Qualifications Required: 

NOTE:  All applicants are instructed to address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and
comprehensive information:

◊    Completion of Secondary School is required.

◊    At least two years of progressively responsible in warehouse property management experience in a

      property supply program is required.

◊    Level III (good) English ability and Level III (good) Kiswahili ability is required.


Other Criteria:

◊    Must have good working knowledge of property management policies and procedures and property record


◊    Must be skilled in handling and arranging furniture and equipment in the warehouse.  Must be able to

      supervisor laborers in the store room and warehouse.  Must be able to manage stock and organize

      replacement of property safely.  Must be able to disburse property according to rules and safely keep

      property from being misplaced, damaged, or stolen.


Job Specification


Serves as one of the four storekeepers in the Warehouse. Works under the direct supervision of the Assistant Warehouse Supervisor and general supervision of the Warehouse Supervisor.  Incumbent is responsible for receiving, storing and issuing expendable and non–expendable supplies in the storerooms and warehouse.


Operate and manage warehouse stores.  Manages the warehouse supply storage and distribution service.  Ensure correct separation of stock where required, and identification of all stock regardless of location within the warehouse.  Assess organization, layout and access issues on an ongoing basis and review annually with the GSO.  Oversee all restocking of expendable and nonexpendable supplies, materials and equipments in warehouse and supply storage areas.  Maintains required records for receipt and issuance of goods from the warehouse, and ensures the supply clerks do the same.  Coordinates with the receiving and NEPA clerks to ensure compatibility of records being maintained.

(40% of time)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Supervises issuing of all supplies and non-expendable items from the warehouse, on the basis of approved requisitions.  Tracks stock levels and places replenishment requests with the procurement section when a re-stocking threshold is reached.  Assists the Warehouse Supervisor to conduct special inventories as needed.  Also aids in spot-checks of ILMS Asset Management items and that movement of goods is being recorded via DS-584 and similar appropriate documentation.    (30% of time)                          

Conducts inventory of routine scheduled inventories of the warehouse, offices and residential properties.  Helps identify damaged or excessively worn items for sale, and for any necessary fines/etc. to be considered by the property survey board prior to departure of any personnel on PCS.  Assists Property Disposal Clerk by providing information used in preparing property disposal documents.  Oversees and maintains with the assistance of the supply clerks, the inventory, condition and issue & retrieval of welcome kits for newly arriving or about depart personnel.  Oversee records storage at warehouse, esp. dates for destruction and responsible section information.  Performs other duties as required.    Is accountable for the proper and reliable outcome of inventories and reports.   (20% of time)        

Ensures protection of all warehoused goods by maintaining in original packaging, using adequate personnel and equipment for moving of goods within the warehouse and sees that all un-packaged furniture and appliances are protected with available covers, pads, etc.  Ensures safety of the goods and personnel in the warehouse and supply unit by provision of any needed protective gear, clothing and equipment, and use of proper safe procedures in handling of stored materials.    (10% of time)    


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.  

(1)   AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
(2)   AEFM / USEFM
(3)   FS on LWOP** 

* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.  If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility.  If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process.  Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.

* This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.    

 Additional Selection Criteria:

To Apply:

1.  Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.  Candidates who claim conditional U.S. Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

2. Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
The U.S. Mission in Nairobi 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. The Department of State also strives to

achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity

enhancement programs.

The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied

Equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation.  Individuals with such

complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for

prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief. 


1.  Eligible Family Member (EFM): 
    An individual related to a U.S. Government employee in one of the following ways:

The term shall include, in addition to natural offspring, stepchildren and adopted children and those under legal    guardianship of the employee or the spouse when such children are expected to be under such legal guardianship until they reach 21 years of age and when dependent upon and normally residing with the guardian;

 2.  U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM):  For purposes of receiving a preference in hiring for a qualified
    position, an
EFM who meets the following criteria: 

  1. Resides at the sponsoring employee's or uniformed service member's post of assignment abroad or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; or
  2. Resides at an Involuntary Separate Maintenance Allowance (ISMA) location authorized under 3 FAM 3232.2.
  3. Appointment Eligible Family Member (AEFM):  EFM (see above) eligible for a Family Member Appointment for
          purposes of Mission employment: 
    ·         Is a U.S. citizen; and

·         Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610) or a child of the sponsoring employee who is unmarried and at least 18 years old; and

·         Is listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126, Foreign Service Residence and Dependency Report, of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad at a U.S. mission, or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), and who is under chief of mission authority; and

·         Is residing at the sponsoring employee's post of assignment abroad or, as appropriate, office of the American Institute in Taiwan.

·         Does not receive a Foreign Service or Civil Service annuity

 4.  Member of Household (MOH):  An individual who accompanies a  direct-hire Foreign, Civil, or uniformed service
     member permanently assigned or stationed at a U.S. Foreign Service post or establishment abroad, or at an office
     of the American Institute in Taiwan.  An MOH is:

   A MOH is under COM authority and may include a parent, unmarried partner, other relative or adult child who falls 
  outside the Department’s current legal and statutory definition of family member.  A MOH does not have to be a U.S.
5. Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR)An individual who: 

 NOR employees are compensated under a GS or FS salary schedule, not under the LCP. 
6. Ordinarily Resident (OR) – A Foreign National or U.S. citizen who: 

  EFMs without U.S. Social Security Numbers are also OR.  All OR employees, including U.S. citizens, are 
  compensated in accordance with the Local Compensation Plan (LCP).


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