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Activation Date: 26 May, 2021   Announced Date: 25 May, 2021   Expire Date: 07 Jun, 2021

Job Location: Kabul
Nationality: Afghan
Category: Other
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary:
Vacancy Number: KABUL-2021-050
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Kabul
Organization: U.S Embassy
Years of Experience: Two years of customer service or consular experien
Contract Duration: Permanent
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Art (Humanities), Business (Commerce), Science/ Technology, Computer Applicatio
Close date: 07 Jun, 2021

About U.S Embassy:

U.S Embassy, Kabul, Afghanistan

Job Description:

Incumbent is responsible for the processing of all immigrant visa cases in Afghanistan.  As a senior LE staff member in the IV unit, the incumbent provides guidance and training to two FSN-7 visa assistant and three FSN-7 visa assistant backups and plans work for the unit.  Incumbent`s work requires familiarity and expertise with not only U.S. immigration law and policy, but also the legal systems and documentary practices for Afghanistan and surrounding countries if needed.

 

Job Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: Two years of customer service or consular experience required.

 

JOB KNOWLEDGE:

 

In-depth knowledge of 9 FAM, governing U.S. immigration law and all aspects of visa processing

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Art (Humanities), Business (Commerce), Science/ Technology, Computer Application or Business Administration is required.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:

 

Should be able to speak, read and write fluently in Dari (Level IV) and should be able to speak, read, and write fluently in English (level IV), should be able to and decipher complex U.S. immigration laws, policy, and FAM entries, as well as inquiries from the public, and explain them in English.

 

 “this may be tested”

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills are essential.  Ability to research and disseminate information to meet individual clients’ needs.  Strong communication skills in order to provide customers with the most accurate information on visa processing are prerequisite.  Strong writing, briefing, and leadership skills required.  Familiarity with computer systems, including the Microsoft Office suite, is essential.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission 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.        

Qualifications:

All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

 

Submission Guideline:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a local security clearance. To apply for this position applicants must electronically submit the documents listed below to be considered for employment. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible and qualified. To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site (US Embassy Kabul Website).

Required Documents:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application

Bachelor’s Degree in Art (Humanities), Business (Commerce), Science/ Technology, Computer Application or Business Administration is required.
National ID (Tazkira)

Next Steps:

Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email. 

 

For further information – the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.

 

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Kabul, Afghanistan

 

Submission Email:

https://af.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/

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