Fresher US Embassy Admin / Customer Service Careers – Consular Assistant (43,000 US Dollars)

Title:             Consular Assistant
Organisation: United
States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Salary: USD
43,031 – USD 63,191 Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.
Vacancy Announcement Number: Kampala-2018-017
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 Ambassador. 
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:
NOTE:  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
Human Resources
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: 25th July 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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