Earn over 6m per month as Visa Clerk for USAID Uganda Jobs

Vacancy
Number:

040-2012               
Job
Title:
   Visa
Clerk; FP- 8; FSN-6

Duty Station:  USAID,
OFM OFFICE
Salary:   FSN-11  (Ugshs.
72,127,325 to 104,083,095 p.a. inclusive of allowances).
The American Embassy is
seeking an individual for the position of Visa Clerk in the Consular
Section.  Position is temporary with end date not to exceed September 30th
2013.
Job
Summary:
Incumbent
serves as Visa Clerk and performs a broad range of Consular Services. Screens
documentation and information from a variety of sources to organize and track
visa requests according to a relatively complicated set of laws and procedures,
and prepares cases for review by the Consular Officer (or other Visa
Adjudicating Official). Interacts with the public on a daily basis, responding
to window, phone, and email inquiries, and provides clear written and oral
communication and excellent customer service. Follows established standard
operating procedures. Position is a temporary position to be filled in case of
long-term absence of other Consular staff or during times of peak visa demand.

A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and
responsibilities is available on http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html
Qualifications,
Skills & Experience:


NOTE: 
All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with
specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
Education:
Completion of secondary school (both O’ and A’ levels) is required. Completion
of a diploma in social sciences, public administration and management,
secretarial, development studies, law, education, human resources management,
project planning, languages or business administration is required. 
Work
Experience:
Two years of experience working in an office environment,
consular area and/or public service environment is required.
3. Language required:  Level IV (fluent) English ability (written, spoken
and reading) and Level III (good working knowledge) to translate any two of the
following local languages- Luganda, Lusoga, Lugisu, Iteso, Alur, Runyankole,
Lunyoro, Lukiga, Luo, Langi and Swahili is also required.
Knowledge:
Understanding of local immigration policies and procedures is required.
Skills
and Abilities required:
  Fast and accurate data entry skills and attention
to detail, ability to read, interpret, and act in accordance with complex
regulations and instructions, ability to work independently and exercise tact
and discretion in dealing with the public; work under continuous pressure,
exercise good judgment in referring cases to officers, write clear and concise
correspondence.

How to Apply:
Applications should include
the following documentation
(i)  A completed and signed Universal Application for Employment as a
Locally Employed Staff (DS-174) – http://kampala.usembassy.gov/job_opportunites.html
 (ii)  Application letter clearly specifying the position for which
you are applying;
(iii) A Curriculum Vitae/Resume;
(iv) Copies of Academic Transcripts;
(v)  Names, contact numbers, and addresses of three (3) professional
references.
Submitted applications and
documents become the property of the Embassy and will not be returned.
SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
By e-mail at KampalaHR@state.gov
ONLY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED, THOSE WHO APPLIED BEFORE NEED NOT
APPLY, AND ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
Clearly indicate the
position applied for in the subject area of the email submission.
Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat
(.pdf) and please all documents in one attachment.
Telephone:  0414-259-791/5
Deadline: 
18th April, 2013
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