Job Openings at the Embassy

 

Welcome to the recruitment page of the U.S. Embassy in Seoul

 

Please review the application procedures under “How to Apply” and submit your application package to the address below:

[How to Apply]

Applications must be submitted by the closing date via fax, e-mail or mail, as indicated in the vacancy announcements.

Please note that only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

U.S. Mission                                   Seoul

Announcement Number:              Seoul-2018-065

Position Title:                                 Administrative Clerk: Security Escort

Opening Period:                            2018. 12. 05 – Open Until Filled

Series/Grade:                                 FS-0105 AA

Actual FS salary will be determined by Washington D.C.

Salary:                                             USD 25,871 – USD 29,118 (based on 40-hour workweek)

For More Info:                               Mailing Address:  Human Resources Office, American Embassy, 188 Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03141, Korea
E-mail Address:  SeoulRecruiter@state.gov

Who May Apply:                           U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) – All Agencies

Security Clearance Required:     Secret

Duration Appointment:               Definite Not to exceed 5 years

Marketing Statement:                 We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

Summary:  The U.S. Mission in Seoul is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Administrative Clerk (Security Escort).

The work schedule for this position is:  Part Time (20 hours per week)

Start date:  Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:  No

Duties:  The incumbent works under the Facility Management Office (FAC), with the Regional Security Office (RSO), Marine Security Guards (MSG), and Embassy staff in and near controlled access areas (CAA) to maintain surveillance of non-cleared personnel and to ensure that all housekeeping work by the janitorial workforce and all construction and maintenance projects performed by outside contractors or in house  FAC personnel are executed in accordance with strict U.S. government security protocols and guidelines. The incumbent supervises the movement of all non-cleared personnel and their equipment, tools, and materials to ensure the integrity of secure government facilities and national security information.  The incumbent reports to and performs other related duties as assigned by the Deputy Facility Manager (D/FM).

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EDUCATION:  Must have high school diploma

EXPERIENCE:  One year of general work experience in an office environment, management position, or security-related environment is required.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  Level III (Good Working Knowledge) of English language speaking, reading and writing is required. (This may be tested)

Qualifications:  All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission 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.

Other information:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

(1)         AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

(2)         AEFM / USEFM

(3)         FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link:  https://careers.state.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/VA-Definitions-and-Additional-Employment-Considerations.pdf

How to Apply:  All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Secret clearance.  Applicants must submit a Universal Application for Employment (DS-174).

To apply for this position, applicants should electronically (or otherwise) submit the documents listed below

Required Documents:  Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • DS-174
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)

What to Expect Next:  Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

For further information:  the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources office.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Seoul.

U.S. Mission                                      Seoul

Announcement Number:                  Seoul-2019-02

Position Title:                                    Financial Management Analyst

Opening Period:                                2019. 01.18 – 2019. 01.25 (KST)

Series/Grade:                                     LE-0450 08

For USEFM – FS is 06.  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.

Salary:                                                KRW 53,950,151 – KRW 75,530,206

For More Info:                                    Mailing Address: Human Resources Office  American Embassy  188 Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu  Seoul 03141, Korea

E-mail Address:  SeoulRecruiter@state.gov

Who May Apply:                                All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Security Clearance Required:          Local Security Certification

Duration Appointment:                     Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

 

Marketing Statement:                       We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

Summary:  The U.S. Mission in Seoul is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Financial Management Analyst.

The work schedule for this position is:  Full Time (40 hours per week)

Start date:  Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:  No

Duties:  This position serves as the principal financial management advisor to the Financial Management Officer (FMO) and agency head or designated representative/senior FSN for: State-Diplomatic Continuity Program (D&CP), State-Consular Affairs (CA), State-Public Diplomacy (PD) and State-Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA).  The incumbent is primarily responsible for budget forecasting, formulation as well as financial planning and allotment accounting/budget execution for the allotments.

 

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree in the field of business administration, accounting, or financial management is required.

EXPERIENCE:  Minimum three years of experience in budget work, accounting auditing, vouchering, or cashiering for Federal Agency is required.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  Level 4 (Fluent) proficiency in Korean and English is required (This may be tested)

Qualifications:  All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission 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.

 

Other information:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

(1)          AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

(2)          AEFM / USEFM

(3)          FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link:  https://careers.state.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/VA-Definitions-and-Additional-Employment-Considerations.pdf

How to Apply:  All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification.  Applicants must submit a Universal Application for Employment (DS-174)

To apply for this position, applicants should electronically (or otherwise) submit the documents listed below

Required Documents:  Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • DS-174
  • Residency and/or Work Permit (if applicable)

 

What to Expect Next:  Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

For further information:  the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources office.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Seoul.

U.S. Mission                                      Seoul

Announcement Number:                  Seoul-2019-02-S

Position Title:                                    Financial Management Analyst

Opening Period:                                2019. 01.18 – 2019. 01.25 (KST)

Series/Grade:                                     LE-0450 08

For USEFM – FS is 06.  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.

Salary:                                                 KRW 53,950,151 – KRW 75,530,206

For More Info:                                    Mailing Address: Human Resources Office  American Embassy  188 Sejong-daero, Jongno-gu  Seoul 03141, Korea

E-mail Address:  SeoulRecruiter@state.gov

Who May Apply:                                All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Security Clearance Required:          Local Security Certification

Duration Appointment:                     Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

 

Marketing Statement:                       We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

Summary:  The U.S. Mission in Seoul is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Financial Management Analyst.

The work schedule for this position is:  Full Time (40 hours per week)

Start date:  Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:  No

Duties:  This position serves as the principal financial management advisor to the Financial Management Officer (FMO) and agency head or designated representative/senior FSN for: State-Diplomatic Continuity Program (D&CP), State-Consular Affairs (CA), State-Public Diplomacy (PD) and State-Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA).  The incumbent is primarily responsible for budget forecasting, formulation as well as financial planning and allotment accounting/budget execution for the allotments.

 

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EDUCATION:  At least 2 years of full-time study at college or university is required.

EXPERIENCE:  Minimum five years of experience in budget work, accounting auditing, vouchering, or cashiering for Federal Agency is required.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  Level 4 (Fluent) proficiency in Korean and English is required (This may be tested)

Qualifications:  All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission 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.

 

Other information:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

(1)          AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

(2)          AEFM / USEFM

(3)          FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link:  https://careers.state.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/VA-Definitions-and-Additional-Employment-Considerations.pdf

How to Apply:  All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification.  Applicants must submit a Universal Application for Employment (DS-174)

To apply for this position, applicants should electronically (or otherwise) submit the documents listed below

Required Documents:  Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • DS-174
  • Residency and/or Work Permit (if applicable)

 

What to Expect Next:  Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

For further information:  the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources office.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Seoul.