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- 2 Vacantes disponibles como Biometric Clerk, FP-8
2 Vacantes disponibles como Biometric Clerk, FP-8
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Incumbent is responsible for collecting fingerprints for NIV (and/or IV) applicants. Duties include
visually confirming the applicant's identity based on the passport photo, instructing applicant in
proper placement of fingers on the fingerprint scanning machines and capturing of fingerprints
using biometrics software. Incumbent is also responsible for processing cases for
administrative processing and conducting name checks for Leahy Vetting Requests. Serves as
backup when needed on data entry, visa printing, and quality assurance terminals.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available in
Human Resource Office
U.S. Embassy Santo Domingo
ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 13/37
OPEN TO: U.S. Citizens legal residents of the Dominican Republic, US Eligible
Family Members, US Members of Household
POSITION: Biometric Clerk, FP-8
OPENING DATE: July 19, 2013
CLOSING DATE: August 19, 2013
WORK HOURS: Part-time: 33 hours per week
SALARY: Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): US$35,753 per year (Starting salary)
LENGTH OF HIRE: 90 days
The U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo is seeking two individuals for the position of Biometric
Clerk in the Consular Section.
All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and
comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Completion of High School is required.
2. Two years customer service and/or administrative, clerical or managerial experience are
3. Spanish level I (rudimentary knowledge) (speaking/reading/writing); English level IV
(fluent) (speaking/reading/writing) are required.
The Office of Human Resources will contact for testing purposes ONLY those applicants
that meet all other requirements).2
4. Basic knowledge of information systems is required.
5. Customer service and basic computer skills (Microsoft Office/Internet) are required.
ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA THAT MAY AFFECT THE FINAL HIRING DECISION
INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: NEPOTISM, BUDGET, CONTINUITY IN THE
POSITION, STAFFING GAPS, AND/OR THE NEED FOR THE APPLICANT TO HAVE A
When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are
given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required
qualifications above in the application.
ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA
1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in
determining successful candidacy.
2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
3. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs
Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not
eligible to apply.
4. Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are
ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
5. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to
apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless
currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
6. The candidate must be able to obtain and hold a Sensitive clearance.
Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the
1. Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family
Member (DS-174); or
2. A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on
the UAE (see Appendix B); or
3. A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1 -24 of the UAE along with a listing of the
applicant’s work experience attached as a separate sheet; plus3
4. Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form
DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional U.S. Veterans
preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional
preference in hiring with their application.
5. Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the
qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Office of Human Resources
Attention: Sofia Dominguez
POINT OF CONTACT
CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION: August 19, 2013
The U.S. Mission in Santo Domingo 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. The Department of State also
strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing
diversity enhancement programs.
The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied
equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such
complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for
prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.
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