Empleos en la Embajada

Tres vacantes disponibles (ver abajo).  

La Embajada de los Estados Unidos en Chile es un empleador que implementa una política de igualdad de oportunidades. Todos los postulantes recibirán la misma consideración sin importar la raza, color, religión, sexo, lugar de origen, discapacidad, edad, orientación sexual, status socio económico o ideologías políticas/afiliados.

En la barra lateral encontrará un video explicativo de ERA (Aplicación de Reclutamiento Electrónico), la nueva plataforma que se implementará a futuro para postular a las vacantes de las misiones diplomáticas de los Estados Unidos en el mundo.

Para postular en línea: ERA Santiago (Aplicación de Reclutamiento Electrónico)

ERA lo ayudará a:

  • Reducir el tiempo para completar su aplicación.
  • Aumentar su comunicación con la embajada durante el proceso de reclutamiento.
  • No más postulaciones en papel.

¿Qué cambia?:

  • TODOS los postulantes DEBEN enviar su información usando la aplicación en internet.
  • ERA ordenará a los postulantes, usando preguntas específicas para cada vacante

Por favor, recuerde que:

  • No se aceptarán postulaciones que no cumplan con todos los requisites mencionados.
  • La embajada no contacta a todos los postulantes.
  • Los postulantes que sean ciudadanos norteamericanos, no tienen preferencia para ser contratados.
  • Todos los postulantes deberán ser residentes legales en Chile y tener visa o permiso de trabajo al día para poder postular.

¿Quiénes pueden postular?

Si la vacante indica “Open to: All Interested Candidates” – Podrá postular cualquier persona con ciudadanía chilena o residencia permanente.

Si la vacante indica “Open to: Current Employees of the Mission” – Cualquier persona que esté actualmente empleada por la Misión de los EE.UU. en Santiago puede presentar una solicitud. Los contratistas no son elegibles.

Si la vacante indica “Open to: USEFMs only” – Sólo los ”Miembros de Familia Elegibles” que son ciudadanos de EE. UU. pueden presentar una solicitud. Los USEFM también pueden postular a las categorías mencionadas anteriormente.

Para más información, por favor revisar los recursos adicionales de la barra lateral. 

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NO. 2021-22

Position Title:       Telephone Technician

Opening Period: January 6 – 20, 2022

Series/Grade: FSN-6; FP-8

Salary: *Ordinarily Resident (OR): CLP 15,997,612. gross salary p.a.

U.S. citizen resident candidates will also be paid in Chilean pesos.

For USEFM: Actual salary will be determined by Washington, D.C.

For more info:       Mailing Address: Santiagojobs@state.gov

Who may apply     All Interested Candidates/All sources

Security clearance required:    Non-Sensitive

Marketing statement:  We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees  

Summary:       The U.S. Embassy in Santiago, Chile is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Telephone Technician in the Information Resources Management.

 The work schedule for this Position is:  Full-time: 40 hours/week

Start date:  The successful applicants must be able to begin work within approximately 4 weeks of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certification or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory position:   No

Basic function of position:  Responsible for installing and maintaining all telephone systems and providing direct customer service for the telephone units throughout the Chancery within non-CAA areas, the Cisco Call Manager (when escorted by cleared American), the Ambassador’s Residence, the DCM’s residence and all cell/smart phones.  The Assistant Digital Telephone Technician will provide first echelon maintenance of radio systems to include maintenance of base stations, mobile units, and antenna placement.  Liaisons with local ISP’s for digital connections coming into the embassy and official residences.  Is responsible for troubleshooting/maintaining the Enterprise Wi-Fi network.  The incumbent will be required to use Asset Management and Loanable Property modules in ILMS.

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

Qualifications/Requirements:

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

1.     Completion of high school education is required, plus two years of post-secondary vocational/technical studies in electronic, electrical, telecommunications theory and applications with an appropriate certified training diploma is required.

2.     Two years of technical experience using computers and telephone systems communications background is required.

3.     Level III (Good Working Knowledge) Reading/Speaking/Writing English language skills are required.  Level III (Good Working Knowledge) Reading/Speaking/Writing Spanish language skills are required.  (This may be tested.)

4.     Knowledge on telephone and radio systems such as the Cisco Call Manager Call Bill call accounting program. Knowledge of cell/smart phones and their maintenance and the services provided by Entel or other cell providers. Knowledge of radio repeaters, base stations, mobile and handheld radios including programming. Knowledge of GTD, VTR, and Movistar and the data circuit services they provide. Must be proficient in modern cable infrastructure installation practices.

5.     Must be able to use and calibrate test equipment, technical tools and installation equipment. Read, understand and apply English technical manuals and electrical, telephone and telecommunications schematic drawings. Skillful in installation and repairs. Communicate effectively with U.S. and Chilean technical counterparts. Must be able to use PC and standard software (Microsoft Office) at a standard level. Must be able to install and terminate analog and digital cabling infrastructure. Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.

Please note that for any or all the above requirements testing might be applied.

NOTES:

  1. All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certification.
  2. All non-Chilean ordinarily resident applicants must have the required residency and/or work permit to be eligible for consideration.
  3. American Citizens residing in Chile and working for the U.S. Embassy are required to file and pay U.S. federal taxes and FICA contributions in addition to Chilean taxes and social security contributions.  Please note that as an employee of the U.S. Government, you are ineligible to take the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion (FEIE, Form 2555).  For detailed information, please refer to the IRS website at www.irs.gov.
  4. Current Ordinarily Resident (OR) employees who are currently serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.  Current Ordinarily Resident (OR) employees who are currently on a PIP (Performance Improvement Plan) are not eligible to apply.
  5. Current Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYThe 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. 

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  When qualified, 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) Foreign Service employees on LWOP** and Civil Service employees with a 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 certify 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 in the letterhead of the appropriate military branch of 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) and for additional employment consideration please visit the following link: https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va.

How to Apply:  All applicants must electronically submit information through the Embassy’s Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) site, through the link on the Embassy’s internet site at (https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/chl/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms All applications must be submitted through ERA to be considered.

Applications will not be considered complete until all required documents (listed below) are attached:

Required:

Other Residence and/or Work Permit (for non-Chilean applicants)

DD-214 (if applicable)

What to Expect Next:  Only 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 (santiagojobs@state.gov).

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

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NO. 2021-018RA

Position Title: Voucher Examiner

Opening Period: January 12 – 26, 2022

Series/Grade: FSN-7; FP-7

Salary: *Ordinarily Resident (OR): CLP 18,321,223 gross salary p.a.

U.S. citizen resident candidates will also be paid in Chilean pesos.

For USEFM: Actual salary will be determined by Washington, D.C.

For more info:       Mailing Address: Santiagojobs@state.gov

Who may apply     All Interested Candidates/All sources

Security clearance required:    Non Sensitive

Marketing statement:  We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees  

Summary:       The U.S. Embassy in Santiago, Chile is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Voucher Examiner in the FMO section.

 The work schedule for this Position is:  Full-time: 40 hours/week

Start date:  The successful applicants must be able to begin work within approximately 4 weeks of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certification or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory position:   No

Basic function of position:  Incumbent prepares and audits vouchers relating to airline tickets, medical utilities, and others as required for State and other Agencies.  Examines, prepares and/or audits all kinds of vouchers.  Is responsible for the reconciliation of Government Travel Card payments.  Must maintain contact with outside vendors to resolve any problems concerning their payments.

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.Qualifications/Requirements:

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

1.     At least 2 years of post-secondary studies in the area of mathematics/accounting studies is required.

2.     Two years of experience in voucher examining, or related fiscal work requiring the application of mathematical and accounting practices is required.

3.     Level 3 (Good Working Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing English and Spanish is required.  (This will be tested.)

4.   Must be expert in the use of formulation of Excel spreadsheets to include math and accounting calculations and Word processing.  Good knowledge of data processing systems in the Microsoft Office package.

5.   Standard keyboard, IT and numerical skills.

Please note that for any or all the above requirements testing might be applied.

NOTES:

(1)   All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certification.

(2)   All non-Chilean ordinarily resident applicants must have the required residency and/or work permit to be eligible for consideration.

(3)   American Citizens residing in Chile and working for the U.S. Embassy are required to file and pay U.S. federal taxes and FICA contributions in addition to Chilean taxes and social security contributions.  Please note that as an employee of the U.S. Government, you are ineligible to take the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion (FEIE, Form 2555).  For detailed information, please refer to the IRS website at www.irs.gov.

(4)   Current Ordinarily Resident (OR) employees who are currently serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.  Current Ordinarily Resident (OR) employees who are currently on a PIP (Performance Improvement Plan) are not eligible to apply.

(5)   Current Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYThe 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. 

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  When qualified, 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) Foreign Service employees on LWOP** and Civil Service employees with a 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 certify 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 in the letterhead of the appropriate military branch of 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) and for additional employment consideration please visit the following link: https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va.

How to Apply:  All applicants must electronically submit information through the Embassy’s Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) site, through the link on the Embassy’s internet site at (https://cl.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/) and must attach the documents listed below:

Required:

Other

Residence and/or Work Permit (for non-Chilean applicants)

DD-214 (if applicable)

What to Expect Next:  Only 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 (santiagojobs@state.gov).

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

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NO. 2022-002

Position Title:       American Spaces/Experiential Learning Coordinator

Opening Period:  January 26 – February 9, 2022

Series/Grade:       FSN-9; FP-5

Salary:                  *Ordinarily Resident (OR): CLP 32,648,615 gross salary p.a.

U.S. citizen resident candidates will also be paid in Chilean pesos.

For USEFM: Actual salary will be determined by Washington, D.C.

For more info:       Mailing Address: Santiagojobs@state.gov

Who may apply     All Interested Candidates/All sources

Security clearance required:    Non-Sensitive

Marketing statement:  We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees  

Summary:       The U.S. Embassy in Santiago, Chile is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of American Spaces/Experiential Learning Coordinator, in the Public Diplomacy Office.

 The work schedule for this Position is:  Full-time: 40 hours/week

Start date:  The successful applicants must be able to begin work within approximately 4 weeks of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certification or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory position:   No

Basic function of position:  The American Spaces and Experiential Learning Coordinator works under the direct supervision of the American Spaces Specialist.  The position has no supervisory responsibilities.  Coordinates Mission Public Diplomacy outreach to strategic audiences through Experiential Learning (EXPL) projects and events, and the network of American Spaces.  These projects are typically “learning through experience” activities such as tech or entrepreneurship camps, music and sports programs, STEAM and astronomy education programs, journalism training, and other focused community engagement programs.  Designs, develops, identifies co-sponsors and funding sources, plans, and oversees a range of outreach activities in support of Mission goals.

 The position requires strong analytic skills and the ability to conceptualize how best to use innovation and cutting-edge experiential learning opportunities to attract audiences and engage them in positive ways.

 ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

Qualifications/Requirements:

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

1.     University degree in communications, international relations, intercultural/multicultural studies, arts management, museum education, marketing, or local equivalent is required.

2.     A minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in a multilingual, multicultural, multinational, government, or museum environment with marketing, public relations, communication, project management or education duties as a significant part of the job is required.

3.     Level IV (Fluent) Reading/Speaking/Writing English and Spanish language skills are required.  (This may be tested.)

4.     Must possess or be able to acquire a general knowledge of United States Government and Department of State structure, financial award and project management standards, as well as public diplomacy approaches and tools to influence emerging voices audiences.  Should have knowledge of the primary influencers in popular culture, as well as Chilean institutions, government structures and policies that shape local attitudes, particularly youth.

5.     Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, including public speaking, briefing, interviewing for evaluation purposes, and writing reports and material for publication.  Should be comfortable with various computer software programs, specifically Microsoft Office, social media and mobile platforms, podcasts, basic photo and video tools.

Please note that for any or all the above requirements testing might be applied.

NOTES:

  1. All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certification.
  2. All non-Chilean ordinarily resident applicants must have the required residency and/or work permit to be eligible for consideration.
  3. American Citizens residing in Chile and working for the U.S. Embassy are required to file and pay U.S. federal taxes and FICA contributions in addition to Chilean taxes and social security contributions.  Please note that as an employee of the U.S. Government, you are ineligible to take the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion (FEIE, Form 2555).  For detailed information, please refer to the IRS website at www.irs.gov.
  4. Current Ordinarily Resident (OR) employees who are currently serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.  Current Ordinarily Resident (OR) employees who are currently on a PIP (Performance Improvement Plan) are not eligible to apply.
  5. Current Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYThe 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. 

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  When qualified, 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) Foreign Service employees on LWOP** and Civil Service employees with a 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 certify 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 in the letterhead of the appropriate military branch of 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) and for additional employment consideration please visit the following link: https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va.

How to Apply:  To view a current list of all available positions at the U.S. Mission in Santiago and to apply online, please visit our ERA site  (https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/chl/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms).   All applications must be submitted through ERA to be considered.

Applications will not be considered complete until all required documents (listed below) are attached:

Required:

Other Residence and/or Work Permit (for non-Chilean applicants)

DD-214 (if applicable)

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

Candidates who will be employed on either a Personal Services Agreement or a direct hire appointment and compensated under the Mission’s Local Compensation Plan will be required to follow all Mission COVID-19 policies applicable to Locally Employed Staff.  If selected for the position, the agency will provide you additional information regarding these requirements.

For further information: the complete position description listing the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office (santiagojobs@state.gov).

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