US Embassy Cambodia – Job Announcement: Visa Assistant

U.S. Mission Cambodia is in search of eligible and certified candidates for the positions of Visa Assistant for the Consular Part (CONS), Division of State. Purposes shut on February 03, 2023.


The jobholder serves within the Immigration Visa (IV) Unit underneath the Consular Officer in command of the staff and the Visa Supervisor, performing the total vary of IV companies for Cambodian IV instances.  Additionally serves on a rotational foundation with the Non-Immigrant Visa (NIV) Unit for the total vary of NIV case processing.  Receives visa purposes and supporting paperwork, prescreens instances, advises officers on Cambodia cultural and social points, processes purposes, offers with correspondence and explains the visa course of to members of the general public and offers interpretation for American officers when wanted.

{Qualifications} and Evaluations


EXPERIENCE:  Two (2) years of progressively accountable expertise involving the appliance of advanced regulatory materials, together with expertise in public contact is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Should have information of normal workplace administration practices and primary pc expertise. (This can be examined.)Schooling Necessities:

Completion of highschool is required.

LANGUAGE:  English and Khmer Stage IV (Fluent) Studying/Writing/Talking are required. (This can be examined.)

    ***Be aware: Candidates should embrace all languages recognized to incorporate Khmer language within the utility.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Should have capacity to take care of clients with endurance and tact and to work underneath stress. Means to draft routine correspondence in each English and Khmer is required. (This can be examined.)

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The U.S. Mission offers equal alternative and truthful and equitable therapy in employment to all individuals with out regard to race, shade, faith, intercourse, nationwide origin, age, incapacity, political affiliation, marital standing, or sexual orientation. The Division of State additionally strives to attain equal employment alternative in all personnel operations by way of persevering with variety enhancement packages. The EEO criticism process will not be out there to people who imagine they’ve been denied equal alternative primarily based upon marital standing or political affiliation. People with such complaints ought to avail themselves of the suitable grievance procedures, cures for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for reduction.{Qualifications}:

All candidates into consideration shall be required to go medical and safety certifications.


  1. The Mission could think about any of the next when figuring out profitable candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of curiosity, finances, and residency standing.
  2. Present staff of the Mission who haven’t efficiently accomplished their preliminary probationary intervals will not be eligible to use. Present staff with an Total Abstract Ranking of Wants Enchancment or Unsatisfactory or MBC rating of lower than 100 factors, on their most up-to-date Worker Efficiency Report (EPR) will not be eligible to use. 
  3. Present staff of the Mission employed a Household Member Appointment (FMA) or a Private Service Settlement (PSA) will not be eligible to use inside the first 90 calendar days of their employment. This doesn’t apply for workers on a PSA (Temp), or these are employed on a When Truly Employed (WAE) or intermittent work schedule.

Advantages and Different Information

Advantages:Company Advantages:

Domestically Employed Employees, together with Members of Family (MOHs), and Third-Nation Nationals (TCNs), working on the U.S. Mission in Cambodia could obtain a compensation package deal that will embrace well being, separation, and different advantages.

For EFMs, advantages must be mentioned with the Human Assets Workplace.

The pay plan is assigned on the time of the conditional provide letter by the HR Workplace.Different Info:

For the present COVID-19 Necessities please go to the next hyperlink.

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Candidates within the following hiring desire classes are prolonged a hiring desire within the order listed beneath.  Due to this fact, it’s important that these candidates precisely describe their standing on the appliance. Failure to take action could end in a dedication that the applicant will not be eligible for a hiring desire.


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

* IMPORTANT:  Candidates who declare standing as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran should submit a replica of their most up-to-date DD-214 (“Certificates of Launch or Discharge from Energetic Obligation”), equal documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written doc from the armed forces that certifies the service member is predicted to be discharged or launched from energetic responsibility service within the armed forces underneath honorable circumstances inside 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter must be on letterhead of the suitable army department of the service and include (1) the army service dates together with the anticipated discharge or launch date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation should be submitted to ensure that the desire to be given. 

** This stage of desire applies to all International Service staff on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights again to their company or bureau.

For extra info (i.e., what’s an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, and so forth.?) and for extra employment concerns, please go to the next hyperlink.

How you can Apply

How you can Apply:

All candidates should be capable of get hold of and maintain a Native Safety Certification or Public Belief clearance.

You’re required to submit an entire on-line utility with all required supporting paperwork by the deadline of every emptiness. Failure to take action could end in a dedication that the candidates will not be eligible and certified.

To use for this place click on the “Apply to This Emptiness” button positioned on the high of this announcement. For extra info on find out how to apply, go to the Mission web web site (

Be aware: Candidates should first create a person account with a view to log in, apply for the place and submit the appliance.Required Paperwork:

With a view to qualify primarily based on {qualifications} requirement, you MUST submit the requested paperwork as beneath by the time limit of this announcement. Should you fail to offer requested info, or the data you submit is inadequate to confirm your eligibility, you’ll not be thought of for this place.

All Candidates:
• Nationwide ID Card/Work Allow/Residency Allow/Passport Copy, and

• Excessive College certificates or equal.

Eligible Household Member Candidates:
• Copy of Sponsor’s Orders/Project Notification (or equal), and

• Passport copy, and

• DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or different supporting documentation (if relevant), and

• SF-50 (if relevant)
Subsequent Steps:

Candidates who’re invited to take a language, expertise, or who’re chosen for an interview shall be contacted through e-mail/phone.

For additional info – the whole place description itemizing all the duties, tasks, required {qualifications}, and so forth. could also be obtained by contacting the Human Assets Workplace.

Thanks to your utility and your curiosity in working on the U.S. Mission in Phnom Penh.

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