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Thursday, May 19, 2016

OMAN Vacancies 2016

Job opportunities at the U.S. Embassy in Doha, State of Qatar


TITLE: AMERICAN CITIZEN SERVICES (ACS) ASSISTANT (starting basic salary QRs. 105,819 p.a. and allowances Qrs. 72,260 p.a. and other benefits) DUTIES: The incumbent serves as a primary point of contact with American citizens and others seeking routine and emergency American Citizen Services (ACS). The incumbent receives and verifies information on passport applications for U.S. citizens, and prepares consular reports of birth abroad (CRBA). In addition the incumbent functions as a caseworker, exercising diplomacy and tact while processing sensitive and emergency ACS services such as arrests, deaths, hospitalizations and other emergencies for American citizens. As such, the incumbent must be cognizant of USG regulations and local legal procedures, and, under the supervision of the Senior ACS Assistant, have and maintain regular contacts in the local government, American citizen community and the private sector. 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: High school diploma is required. Two years of progressively responsible experience in a Consular or governmental position providing direct service to the public while interpreting complex regulations. Level IV (Fluent) speaking/reading/writing in English and Arabic are required. The incumbent must understand Mission goals, Department guidance, and consular procedures and regulations. Incumbent is expected to understand Qatari laws and policies and advise Consular Section Chief and Deputy accordingly. Incumbent is expected to utilize contacts and a variety of sources to stay abreast of changes to Qatari criminal and civil laws and administrative procedures. Incumbent must have knowledge in local registration procedures and documentation relating to birth, death, divorce, custody, adoptions and other legal status issues. The incumbent must be comfortable and have a good understanding with American and Qatari legal procedures. The incumbent must have a deep understanding of U.S. regulations in regards to citizenship, passport and visa matters. As such, the incumbent is expected to contribute solidly to discussions within the consular section and with external interlocutors. All interested candidates need to submit via e-mail a DS-174 application form. 

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