Consular Clerk

The U.S. Mission in Yaounde, Cameroon is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position Consular Clerk. This position is located in Yaounde, Cameroon

13.03.2017 Offer reference : U.S. Embassy Yaounde, Cameroon Secteur : Administrative Position


Under the direct supervision of the Senior Visa Assistant, the incumbent is responsible for the full range of clerical functions relating to non-immigrant visas and correspondence.


Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

EDUCATION: Completion of High School (GCE “A” level, Baccalauréat or equivalent) is required.
EXPERIENCE: At least two years of prior clerical or office experience with emphasis on entering data in specialized software is required, with an international organization or a large local organization.
LANGUAGE: Level IV (Fluency) Speaking/Reading/Writing English and Level III (Good Working Knowledge) Speaking/Reading French is required. (This will be tested.)
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The incumbent must be able to communicate clearly and efficiently by telephone and in person in both English and French; must have good interpersonal skills; able to work under pressure; and exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with an angry public. (Skills and abilities may be tested.)
JOB KNOWLEDGE: The jobholder must be a computer literate in MS Word and MS Outlook and have basic knowledge in visa requirements.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities may be obtained on our website at and/or by contacting the Human Resources Office at Ext. 4006.

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), which is available on our website or by contacting Human Resources. (See “For Further Information” above);
Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.)

Human Resources Office
P.O. Box 817,
Tel.: 222-201-500, Ext 4006,
U.S. Embassy Yaounde, Cameroon

E-mail Address:
Indicate the position title on the subject line.


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