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Chinese Pouch Logistician/Linguist
Reports to: Information Programs Officer (IPO)
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION:
Assist the Embassy’s information management (IM) team with
classified pouch logistics, with Beijing serving as a hub for
Chengdu, Shanghai, Shenyang, and Wuhan posts. Serve as a Chinese
linguist to accompany diplomatic couriers traveling between China
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Tracks classified pouches by entering data into logistics
management software. Ensures accuracy of records. Coordinates all
logistical arrangements for classified pouch runs. Ensures that
couriers, escorts, laborers, and vehicles are arranged and
accounted for. Uses computer applications to request and approve
access requests and electronic country clearances. On pouch
delivery days, assists with loading and unloading vans, and
physically moving pouch bags in and out of the pouch vault.
Serves as Chinese linguist for classified pouch missions between
China posts, accompanying diplomatic couriers on buses and vans and
using Chinese skills to resolve issues that arise, such as traffic
accidents and police checkpoints. May be away from post of
assignment approximately 10 days per month to perform this
Performs other related duties as required.
- Must be 21 years of age or older, in good physical condition
and able to lift heavy loads (up to 60 lbs) multiple times, e.g.,
during the receipt and issuing process.
- Must be able to work in a difficult climate, including hot and
- Must have completed high school or obtained a GED.
- Must have 2 years of related experience in office work,
logistics, inventory management, or similar field. Must have
demonstrated ability to learn and use logistics management software
- Must have ability to communicate clearly orally and via email,
in order to arrange logistics for multiple players.
- Top Secret clearance is required.
- Must pass FSI Chinese Mandarin test with speaking/reading score
of 3/0 or higher.
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national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status,
ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure,
medical condition including genetic characteristics or information,
veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the
essential functions of the job can be performed with or without
reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under
federal, state, or local law.
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