U.S. Consulate General in Need of a Receptionist

Application deadline: July 3,2024

The U.S. Embassy in Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, and the Consulate General in Lagos make up the U.S. Mission to Nigeria. The Mission’s envoy to Nigerians in the southern region is the U.S. Consulate General Lagos.

We are hiring to cover the following positions:

Job Title: Receptionist

Job Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time

About Job

For the role of Receptionist in the Regional Security Office, the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos, Nigeria is currently accepting applications from suitably qualified candidates.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility are supported by the U.S. Mission in Nigeria (DEIA). You are welcome to apply as any gender.


– The incumbent is the initial point of contact for guests visiting the U.S. Consulate and works as a receptionist there.

– The incumbent confirms the visitor’s appointment, contacts the offices they are visiting, makes sure they are escorted, and, if needed, gives them pertinent information.

– The information provided by the incumbent to visitors is based on their understanding of US government laws and policies, most frequently those pertaining to public access control and visiting policies at US consulates.

Academic Requirement

Any applicant is expected to have at least a secondary school degree

Working Experience

It is necessary to have at least one (1) year of previous job experience dealing with the public in a clerical or security role in a respectable organization.

Capability and Skills

– In order to communicate in writing, one must be able to write notes to mission officers about visitor inquiries and/or problems.

– One must also be able to deal with emotional or angry visa applicants and deal with the public in a courteous, yet assertive manner.

– Finally, written communication requires good computer user skills (MS Word and Outlook).

How to Apply

Qualified and interested candidates should click here to apply

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