- Visit the U.S. Mission in Bogota website: https://co.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/
- Click on “Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA)”.
- Select the position of your interest by doing click on the vacancy title.
- Read the document titled “Solicitation” carefully and pay special attention to the “Language Testing Procedures”.
Eligible applicants are required to complete this on-line application process and submit any applicable required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement.
If applying on-line poses an extreme hardship, you must contact the human resources office no later than three business days prior to the closing date of this vacancy announcement. An alternative application method will be provided upon approval of the hardship notification. After this time, requests to apply via alternative methods will not be granted.
Please note that all required documents must be received by the closing date, via online or alternative methods, and that we will determine your eligibility and qualifications based solely on the material received by the closing date.
Please READ carefully the following SOLICITATION
LANGUAGE TESTING PROCEDURES
Most of the positions at the U.S. Embassy require specific levels of both Spanish and or English.
All offerors seeking a Mission Colombia local position must submit a valid language test result in the non-primary language (English and/or Spanish).
The test result(s) must be submitted along with the offer; otherwise the offer will not be considered. DO NOT WAIT until the day before or the last day of the vacancy to schedule your English test.
For recruitment purposes the United States Mission Colombia will only accept the language tests as follows:
English and/or Spanish:
Test administered by AVANTI Language School SAS.
Language test results are valid for one year.
If offerors do not have a valid language score from one of the above mentioned Language Institutes, they may contact the following Institute to be tested in English and/or Spanish as required:
Avanti Language School: Carrera 21 # 87 – 24 Polo Club, Bogota, Colombia. Offerors must request a language test by writing to email@example.com - For further information please contact PBX: 634-6637 or mobile 321-463-6470. Cost of language test is the offeror’s responsibility.
**Failure to include the required language testing scores will result in the offeror being deemed ineligible for the position.
At the time of the offer, candidates must fully meet the education requirement (graduated and degree and/or diploma already received) as specified and must also meet in full the work experience requirement. There is no exception for these requirements.
Short-listed candidates will be requested to provide proof of education such as valid copies of degrees, diplomas, certificates and other pertinent documents as needed. Failure to provide the required documentation will eliminate the candidate from further consideration. Offer letters and forms must be signed. Incomplete and unsigned offers/forms will not be considered.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and may be interviewed.
USAID retains the right to cancel or amend the solicitation and associated actions at any stage of the recruitment process.
USAID reserves the right to obtain information on finalists from any and all sources inside or outside the US Government.