Non-Immigrant Visa (NIV) Assistant / Tongan Interpreter 4 views

EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

VACANCY

The American Embassy has immediate opening for the position of Non-Immigrant Visa (NIV) Assistant / Tongan Interpreter in the Consular Office.

NIV Visa Assistant and Tongan Translator (full-time – 40 hours per week) in the Consular Section consisting of nine (9) locally engaged staff who handle nonimmigrant visa (NIV), immigrant visa (IV), and American Citizen Services (ACS) for individuals from five nations (Fiji, Tonga, Kiribati, Nauru, and Tuvalu) as well as three French territories (French Polynesia, New Caledonia, and Wallis and Futuna). Responsible for all aspects of NIV processing for applicants from the consular district. The incumbent works under the Consular Section Chief at the direction of the NIV Chief, the reviewer, and the Senior FSN Supervisor, the rater. The jobholder receives daily assignments and technical support from the NIV Team Leader. The primary role of the jobholder is to screen incoming documentation and information from a variety of sources; to data-enter, track, organize, and file visa applications according to immigration laws and procedures and within a specialized software system; interpret/translate from Tongan into English and vice versa; and print visas while maintaining accountability and responsibility for controlled visa foils. Procedures are generally standard and policies are clearly defined. The employee receives tasks according to standard operating procedures and then performs tasks as part of an established process. The incumbent also translates from Tongan into English and vice-versa for IV and ACS interviews, and conducts research on a host of Tongan issues.

A copy of the Complete Position Description listing all duties, responsibilities and required qualifications is available on the Embassy website: https://fj.usembassy.gov/ Please read the instructions carefully.

Applications MUST include a DS-174 form (available on the Embassy website) and should be forwarded to the Human Resources Office, American Embassy, P.O. Box 218, Suva or submitted electronically to Hrosuva@state.gov. Applications close Friday, January 19, 2018.

NOTE: Only short listed applicants will be contacted regarding the next phase of the selection process. To those applicants not short listed, we extend our appreciation for considering the U.S. Government as a potential employer.

 

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