September 28, 2022

Post Vacancy in Permanent Mission of Cyprus to the UN

The Permanent Mission of the Republic of Cyprus to the United Nations, New York, is accepting applications for the position of one (1) Clerk/Typist with the terms of local staff on a full-time contract basis for a period of one year with the possibility of renewal. The salary scale of the position is the entry level of the GS-5 Scale with an annual gross salary of US$41,981. The employment is governed by the Employment Guidelines and the Terms of Service of the Local Staff of the Diplomatic Missions of the Republic of Cyprus Abroad.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • Baccalaureate from a recognized Secondary School.
  • Very good knowledge of Greek and English.
  • Typing in Greek and English with speed and accuracy.
  • Ability to use computers and the internet.
  • Previous experience relevant to the duties of the position will be considered an advantage.
  • Integrity of character, confidentiality, organizational skills, responsibility, initiative and integrity.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs general clerical and accounting duties.
  • Responsible for keeping the Archives Registry and / or the Library and Assets Registries
  • Sending and Receiving Diplomatic Pouch
  • Receiving and distributing mail
  • Type in Greek and English.
  • Order consumables
  • Securing offers for the purchase of electromechanical equipment
  • Contributes to the implementation of the legislation related to the duties of the position.
  • Assists in conducting inspections and conducts field investigations where necessary.
  • Acts as private secretary.
  • Assists in the execution and/or undertakes the execution of work, within and/or outside the office, related to the responsibilities and activities of the Diplomatic Mission.
  • Uses technological and other office equipment to perform tasks.
  • Cooperation with the other members of the Delegation, under the instructions of the Permanent Representative.
  • Performs any other duties assigned to him/her, including monitoring working groups of the United Nations General Assembly

 

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS

Those interested can apply by sending the following by e-mail to unmission@mfa.gov.cy   until September 23 2022.

 

  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Copy of Passport and/or US entry visa.
  • Certificate of Clean Criminal Record, issued by the competent authorities and certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country where the interested party permanently resides.
  • One photograph (in jpeg format).
  • Two letters of recommendation or recommendation of two persons from whom recommendations may be sought.

It is noted that certificates of the academic and other qualifications must also be submitted in hard copy (certified copies) during the interview. Late submission of an application or submission of an application without all the aforementioned accompanying documents will not be taken into consideration.

UPDATE OF CANDIDATES

Candidates will be examined orally and/or in writing. The date and the venue of the interview will be determined at a later stage and the candidates will be informed accordingly.

New York, August 11, 2022.