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US Embassy New Job Vacancy 2023 for Visa Assistant in Nepal
Position Title: Visa Assistant (Immigrant Visa) – All Interested Applicants
|Hiring Agency||Embassy Kathmandu|
|Vacancy Time Zone||GMT+5.75|
|Series/Grade||LE – 1415 7|
|Salary||NPR Rs. 1,363,394 /Per Year|
|Work Schedule||Full-time – Full time 40 hours per week.|
|Duty Location(s)||1 Vacancy in Kathmandu, NP|
|For More Info||HR Section, +977-1-4234000, Recruitktm1@state.gov|
|Application Opening Date||14 August 2023|
|Application Closing Date||28 August 2023|
Hiring Path: • Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: All Interested Applicants/All Sources
For applicants who are USEFMs, the final grade/step for this position will be determined by Washington DC. The proposed grade is FP-07.
Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
Appointment Type: Permanent
Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
The U.S. Mission in Kathmandu, Nepal is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Visa Assistant (Immigrant Visa). This vacancy is open to all interested applicants.
The work schedule for this position is: Full Time (40 hours per week)
Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
|Relocation Expenses Reimbursed||No|
|Travel Required||Not Required|
The Immigrant Visa (IV) Assistant is responsible for all aspects of processing immigrant visas. This includes in-person intake and customer service to immigrant visa applicants, US citizen and foreign clients. The incumbent collects documents and prepares cases for officers to conduct interview and adjudication.
The incumbent administers the online IV appointment system, communicates with applicants, petitioners, and legal representatives on immigrant visa related issues. The incumbent enters data into the computerized consular systems; performs quality assurance and printing of authorized visas; flags suspect documents or other fraud indicators for the Consular Officer and Fraud Prevention Unit staff, as appropriate and maintains physical and electronic records. The incumbent provides back-up support to other work units in the consular section as assigned.
Qualifications and Evaluations
|EXPERIENCE: Minimum two years of experience involving the application of regulations and law, extensive public contact, customer service, and/or problem-solving experience is required.|
|Completion of two years of college or university studies is required.|
|Evaluations: These may be tested (Language, Skills and Abilities):|
|LANGUAGE: Good Working Knowledge speaking/reading/writing English is required. Fluent speaking/reading/writing Nepali is required.|
|Please specify in your application your level of proficiency in ALL languages listed above.|
|SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Good interpersonal skills are required. The ability to use Windows based computer applications such as MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel and MS Power Point is required.|
|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.|
|All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.|
Benefits and Other Info
Agency Benefits: Benefits will be explained during job offer.
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.
HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:
- AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
- AEFM / USEFM
- 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”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, 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
For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the
How to Apply:
All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a security clearance.
Applications must be completed and submitted through Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA).
Applicants must address each required qualification with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so will result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
To apply, please click the “APPLY TO THIS VACANCY” button, create or log-in to your ERA account and begin the application process.
For information on ERA and detailed instructions on how to apply, please visit the ERA information page in our internet site below:
ERA information page-Internet site:
Paper or e-mailed applications are not accepted.
|To qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. Failure to provide requested information, or the information is insufficient to verify eligibility, may result in disqualification for this position.|
|Proof of Citizenship|
|Residency Permit (If applicable)|
|Other Documents (e.g. Experience/training Certificates)|
|List of References|
|Eligible Family Member Applicants:|
|Copy of Sponsor’s Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)|
|DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)|
|SF-50 (if applicable)|
Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Open Period: 08/14/2023 – 08/28/2023 Format MM/DD/YYYY
(Note: We simply posted this job opening for informational purposes. So, please read the information and submit an application using the website or email address provided.)
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