Job Vacancy at US Embassy Dar es Salaam 2022: Supply Supervisor (Expendable)

Job Vacancy at US Embassy Dar es Salaam 2022: Supply Supervisor (Expendable)

Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust – Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Appointment Type Details:
Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
Marketing Statement:
We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
Summary: The U.S. Mission in Dar es Salaam is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Supply Supervisor (Expendable) in the General Services Section.
Supervisory Position:
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
Travel Required:
Occasional TravelOccasional Travel


Responsible for the overall expendable supplies program for Post to include the USAID and CDC offices. Oversees the ordering, storage, issuance, inventory, and maintenance of expendable supplies including Maintenance, Motor Pool, Administrative, Executive and Fuel. Responsible for the accuracy of the expendable property module in ILMS Asset Management. Ensures that adequate inventory is either on the shelves or on the way. Supervises two store keepers, two Warehouseman/Fuel and one Supply Clerk
Reports to the Warehouse Supervisor.


Ensure proper receipt, storage, and issuance of supplies and fuel. In conjunction with the expendable storekeeper and customers, establishes minimum and maximum inventory levels. Establishes reorder points based upon supply sources and in consultation with procurement and shipping departments. Adjudicate requests/complaints from customers – solving where possible, and escalating where necessary. Makes surprise spot checks to ascertain management controls are in place.


Directs paper and electronic records maintenance for all expendable supplies per FAM regulations. Reviews and approves reconciliation of stock and inventory counts. Manages the annual inventory of expendable supplies. Reports anomalies and corrects deficiencies according to the results of the inventory. Liaises with ILMS systems managers and administrators to ensure accurate expendable property records. Provides stock request training on a regular basis to mission employees. Prepares ad hoc reports, spreadsheets, and other documentation as necessary for the GSO or Management Officer.


In conjunction with ILMS analytics, ensures efficiency of expendable stock, by maintaining maximum and minimum reorder points, and leads the team in the Annual Expendable inventory. Liaises with customers to ensure that needed items are stocked and that outdated or unused items are removed from inventory. Maintains an up-to-date catalogue of expendable supplies and reissues on a regular basis.


Manages and oversees the smooth operations of the entire loanable property program including GSO Property items, Facilities Maintenance tools and Welcome kit items.

Qualifications and Evaluations


Experience: Five years’ experience in property supply fields is required.
Education Requirements:

Education: High school diploma and 2 years of university level studies are required.

Completion of Secondary School or Local Mandatory Schooling and received high school diploma

College (2 years) or Post-Secondary School

Language: Fluent (reading, speaking, and writing) in English is required and Fluent (reading, speaking, and writing) in Kiswahili is required. “This may be tested”

Skills and Abilities: Driving License is required.

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.

Benefits and Other Info


Agency Benefits:

Benefits:  The U.S. Mission in Tanzania offers 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:

For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following link.


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*
3. FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, equivalent documentation, or certification. 

 A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant.

 The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain 

(1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and

 (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, applicants MUST apply electronically via ERA.

For more information, visit this link

Required Documents:

To qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested degree and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. Failure to provide requested information, or the information is insufficient to verify eligibility, may result in disqualification for this position.

All Applicants:

• Completion of Secondary School or Local Mandatory Schooling and received high school diploma – certificate
• College (2 years) or Post-Secondary School – Certificate
• Driving License (Class B and D)
• National ID Copy (NIDA)
• Other Documents

Eligible Family Member Applicants:

• Copy of Sponsor’s Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
• Passport copy
• DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
• SF-50 (if applicable)

Next Steps:
What to Expect Next:  Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted only via email.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Tanzania.

Deadline : 01/06/2022

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