Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the American Institute in Taiwan may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.
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 of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service date 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 right 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/downloads/files/definitions-for-va
HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:
- AEFM/USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
- FS on LWOP and CS with re-employment 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.
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):
The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) is committed to provide a workplace of civility and respect. AIT will also provide equal opportunity in employment for all persons; to prohibit discrimination in employment based on religion, sex (including gender identity and pregnancy), national origin, disability, parental status, age, protected genetic information, sexual orientation, race, color, or other non-merit factors; to protect from reprisal any person who reports such discriminatory practices; and to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity in the workplace.
If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation, we are happy to help. Please reach out to TaipeiAIT-Job@state.gov.