Visa Clerk

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Tổng Lãnh Sự Quán Hoa Kỳ tại Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh cần tuyển:
VISA CLERK (2 positions)
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This announcement is for a full performance level. The position is also advertised at a trainee level. Please see the ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER Ho Chi Minh-2018-15T for reference. Applicants applying for Ho Chi Minh-2018-15 will be considered for Ho Chi Minh-2018-15T. Therefore applicants need only apply for one of these two vacancy announcements to be considered.

U.S. Mission Vietnam U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City

Announcement Number: Ho Chi Minh-2018-15

Position Title: Visa Clerk (2 positions)

Opening Period: September 26, 2018 through October 10, 2018

Series/Grade: FSN-1415-6

Salary: US$9,276

For More Info: Management Office
E-mail Address:

Who May Apply: For USEFM – FS is FP-08; US$32,378 (Starting Salary). Actual FS salary determined by Washington, D.C.

Open-to: All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

Summary: e U.S. Mission in Vietnam – U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for two positions of Visa Clerk in its Consular Section/Immigrant Visa Unit.

The work schedule for this position is:  Full Time (40 hours per week)

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within 90 days of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position: No

Duties: Incumbent must screen incoming documentation and information from a variety of sources to organize and track visa requests according to a relatively complicated set of laws and procedures so that the Consular Officer can make decisions and ensure that the legal requirements of the application have been met. Incumbent will also serve as the waiting room facilitator.

Education: Completion of secondary school (grade 12) is required.

EXPERIENCE: Two years of experience in administrative work with extensive public contact is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must have knowledge of U.S. immigration law and regulations, visa processing guidelines and general office management practices.

LANGUAGE: Level III (Good Working Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing of English is required (This may be tested). Level III (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing of Vietnamese is required

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Requires keyboarding and data entry skills. Accuracy of data entry is critical requirement. Basic consular computer and Microsoft applications. Ability to deal with the public with patience and
tact and to work under pressure.

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

Qualifications and Evaluations

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.

Benefits: Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in in Vietnam – U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.

For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.

The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the Human Resources Office. Other information:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application.

Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.


(1) AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
(3) FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link:

How to Apply: All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security or Public Trust clearance. Applicants must submit a Universal Application for Employment (DS-174) which is available on Consulate’s website.

To apply for this position, applicants should electronically (or otherwise) submit the documents listed below to

Subject line must be: Ho Chi Minh-2018-15 – If not, your application may not be considered.

Required Documents: Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application: • DS-174

• Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
• Residency and/or Work Permit (If you are not Vietnamese Citizen)
• DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if
• SF-50 (if applicable)

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

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

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Vietnam – U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City.

U.S. Consulate General – Ho Chi Minh City
September 16 at 10:05 PM ·
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