Fresher Embassy Jobs – Consular Assistants – United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda

@ United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
  • Kampala, Uganda View on Map
  • Post Date : January 23, 2022
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Job Description

Job Title:  Consular Assistant (American Citizens Services)

Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Grade: FSN 8/FP-6

Salary: UGX 70,307,688

 

About US:

The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Natalie E. Brown 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.

 

Job Summary:  Under the supervision of the Consular Chief, performs full range of passport, citizenship, and Special Citizen Services (including welfare/whereabouts, death, repatriation, and arrests) in the American Citizen Services Unit. The incumbent interviews passport and citizenship applicants, provides notarial services, reviews passport applications for completeness and accuracy, and performs relevant data entry and other electronic processing of passport applications. Responds to public inquiries related to passports and citizenship. S/he works with the Consular Chief on crisis preparedness and response.





Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant should have at least two years of general College or University Studies
  • At least three years of progressively responsible experience in work involving the application of relatively complex regulatory material along with extensive public contact.
  • Must have good knowledge of the local, regional and national political, economic, social, cultural, and security environment.
  • Fluent spoken and written English ability and good working knowledge of at least one local language is required. Local languages include either Luganda, Swahili, Acholi, or Dinka.
  • Possession of excellent judgment, decisiveness, honesty, flexibility, and persistence is required.
  • The ability to act independently and exercise sound judgment at all times is required. Initiative, common sense, and tact are required to meet unexpected and unique situations. Discretion is required to uphold privacy rights of U.S. citizen customers. The ability to maintain working relationships with local officials; this includes representing the U.S. Embassy with high-level contacts is required. Strong interpersonal and communication skills is required. The incumbent is required to be resourceful and know how to solve, independently, many complex problems involving several different entities simultaneously.
  • The ability to work professionally and productively with contacts and customers from all backgrounds, upholding the Department’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion principles is required. The job holder is required to be efficient, organized and pay close attention to detail with all aspects to assigned work. Strong computer and key board skills is required. Must be proficient in Microsoft Suite Applications (Work, Excel, Outlook, Internet) and must be able to use ACS applications.

 

How to Apply:

All those interested in working with the United States Embassy, US Mission in Kampala should send their applications online at the link below.

 

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Deadline: 25th January 2022

 

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