U.S. Embassy in Uganda Consular Assistant Jobs in Uganda

U.S. Embassy in Uganda Consular Assistant Jobs in Uganda


The position is one of nine local staff positions in the 14- person consular section and reports directly to the Deputy Consular Chief. The Consular Assistant performs a broad range of services including drafting correspondence and managing the applicant appointment calendar to support citizenship and visa processing and serves as the consular cashier.

Qualifications and Evaluations


  • Completion of two years college or university studies is required.



  • A minimum of two years of work experience in an office and public service environment is required.

    Job Knowledge:

  • Incumbent must have good understanding of host country laws and authorities on migratory trends, demographics and border controls.



  • Fluent Working Knowledge; speaking/writing/reading English is required. Good working knowledge written and spoken of either Luganda, Swahili, Acholi or Dinka is required. This may be tested.

    Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite is required.

  • Strong interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with a team is required.

  • Fast and accurate data entry required; ability to read, interpret, and act accordingly to complex regulations and instructions; work independently; exercise tact in dealing with the public; work under continuous pressure; exercise good judgement in referring cases to officers; and write clear and concise correspondence is required.

  • Ability to use local resources to research legislation and policy, and to produce written information handouts for visa applicants is required. This may be tested.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; U.S. Embassy in Uganda Consular Assistant Jobs in Uganda

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