Fresher Admin Jobs – Consular Assistant – United States US Embassy / Mission

Title:             Consular Assistant
Organisation: United
States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Vacancy Announcement Number: 02-18
Open To: U.S. Citizen
Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All agencies
About US Embassy:
The United States Embassy in
Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30
years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac currently heads the U.S Mission to
Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and organizations all
working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction of the
Among the offices operating
under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
  • United States Agency for International
    Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps
Job Summary: The Consular
Assistant will support the US Embassy’s Consular Section by  understanding and applying complex
citizenship and visa regulations in support of the work of the Consular Section
and performing a wide range of functions within the section.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with
specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
  • The
    applicants for the US Embassy Consular Assistant job opportunity should
    have completed two years of college studies in business administration,
    liberal arts or science.
  • A
    minimum of two years’ work experience in administration or a customer
    service oriented environment is required.
  • Typing
    level III (40wpm).
  • Excellent
    communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability
    to deal effectively with a culturally diverse public and to work
    diplomatically under pressure.
  • Good
    computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and
    Outlook), Internet, and ability to master Consular software applications.
  • Extensive
    knowledge of administrative and office procedures; general knowledge of
    the consular operations, management practices and a general understanding
    of USG organizational structure, including the ability to appreciate
    political nuances and cultural sensitivities is required.
  • Language: List Level IV (Fluent)
    speaking/reading/writing English is required.
How to Apply:
All those interested in working
with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications and strictly
adhere to the following:
  • Download
    a completed and signed Universal Application for Employment as a Locally
    Employed Staff, Download
    it Here
  • Any
    additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements
    listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.)
Submit Application To:
Human Resources Office
By email at
NB: Your
application will be reviewed if you have fulfilled all the requirements
including submission of standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and
Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) in a single attachment (No Zipped files, Links or Multiple
Attachments) and should not exceed 10MB. Please clearly indicate the position
number and title you are applying for on the DS-174 form.
Deadline: 7th February 2018
The US Mission in Kampala
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. 
The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in
all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

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