Basic Function of the Position:
The Consular Associate (CA) provides general support and "American citizen required" support in the Consular Section. The CA reports directly to the Consular Chief.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Fraud Prevention Unit Support 40%
Manages Post's DNA collection program and conducts sensitive analysis of DHS travel data for validation studies as required.
Responds to emails received from the public and Congressional offices about visa cases. Drafts correspondence for signature by the Consular Officer. Coordinates with Public Affairs Section to ensure consular portion of Embassy website remains current.
Biometric and other visa-related work 20%
Perform biometric fingerprint collection for NIV and IV applicants as needed. Assists IV and NIV teams with all aspects of intake, printing, passback, and other visa-related work as needed.
American Citizen Services 10%
Accepts passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad applications. Handles ACS and special consular services (such as notarials or
prison visits) as required. Maintains Consular Section's crisis management information and supplies as needed.
Consular Innovation 10%
Acts as Consular Section's 1CA innovation resource to assist with planning exercises and training. Maintains all-section tracker of individual awards, longevity, and training. Ensures latest updates to consular regulations are reflected in Post's website, correspondence, and processes.