Announcement Number: AMSTERDAM-2022-002-RA01 Hiring Agency: Consulate General Amsterdam Position Title: Consular Associate: (Open to: USEFMs Only) Open Period: 07/18/2022 - 08/01/2022Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone: GMT+1 Series/Grade: FP - 1405 6 Salary: USD $43,507 Work Schedule: Part-time - Position can either Part Time or Full Time Promotion Potential: FP-6
Duty Location(s): 1 Vacancy in
Telework Eligible: No For More Info:
Overview Hiring Path:
Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: For USEFM - FP is 06. Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C. Part time salary will be prorated from the full time salary's hourly rate.
Open to: U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) - All Agencies
Security Clearance Required: Secret/Confidential Clearance Appointment Type Temporary Appointment Type Details: Definite not to Exceed 5 years
Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
Summary: Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (8 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Supervisory Position: No Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No Travel Required: Not Required
Under the direct supervision of the Consular Chief or Deputy Consular Chief, the Consular Associate is assigned a wide range of responsibilities in the American Citizen Services (ACS) Unit, Nonimmigrant Visa (NIV) Unit, Immigrant Visa Unit, and Fraud Prevention Unit (FPU). The jobholder provides consular services to U.S. citizens, conducts non-adjudicatory visa processing, and assists in investigation and validation studies. Incumbent also handles correspondence with the public, attorneys, U.S. and host governments, Congress, and other parties. Must be able to secure and maintain a Secret level security clearance.
Qualifications and Evaluations Requirements: EXPERIENCE: Minimum of three years of office administrative experience is required with at least one year of consular experience.
Education Requirements: Completion of High School is required.
Evaluations: LANGUAGE: Fluent English in Speaking/Reading/Writing is required, this may be tested * 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: Definite not to Exceed 5 years
Benefits and Other Info Benefits:
Agency 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 HR Office.
Other Information: For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following link.
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: 1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran* 2. AEFM / USEFM 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”), 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 bureau.
How to Apply How to Apply: All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Secret clearance level clearance.
To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.
Required Documents: To qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested degree and / or 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. * All Applicants: *
High School diploma or equivalent
Language Scores (if available)
** * 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)
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 The Netherlands.