Empleos en la Embajada

Dos vacantes disponibles. 

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. 2022-020RA

Position Title:       Safety Program Coordinator

Opening Period:   June 16 – 30, 2022

Series/Grade:        FSN-8; FP-6

Salary: *Ordinarily Resident (OR): CLP 27,030,639 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 Safety Program Coordinator, in the Facilities 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:  Incumbent serves as the Safety Program Coordinator with responsibility for assisting the Post Occupational Safety and Health Officer (POSHO) in carrying out the day-to-day functions of the Safety, Health and Environmental Management (SHEM) and Fire Protection Division (FIR) programs at post as required by 15 FAM 900 and 15 FAM 800; assures that all government-owned and leased property in country meet the requirements of 15 FAM 253.5, 15 FAM 432, 15 FAM 840, and 15 FAM 950, as well as other related Departmental requirements which may exist. Incumbent reports directly to the Post Occupational Safety and Health Officer.

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.      Minimum two years post-Secondary studies at the College/University level or Vocational/Trades School training in facilities management, environmental safety, construction, engineering, or architecture is required.

2.      Minimum three (3) years of experience in the maintenance or construction field performing repair work or in the field of occupational safety, to include work experience as a construction supervisor or quality control assurance inspector with experience in managing people and resources.

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

4.      Must be able to acquire a full understanding of SHEM and OSHA guidelines and required practices and procedures, general specialist knowledge of environmental safety standards

5.      Standard level keyboard and computer skills to include specialized software, database management, spreadsheets, etc. Must possess excellent written and oral skills in order to conduct training and drafting of materials and reports in the performance of duties. Ability to coordinate, prioritize and oversee multiple projects. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to be flexible, resourceful, service-oriented, and self-motivated, and to work within the existing mission structure.

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)

Resume

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.

5. Debe ser capaz de diagnosticar y reparar sistemas de filtración, bombas de agua y sistemas de agua caliente; examinar componentes de agua potable, monitorear químicos y usar equipos de lectura con diversas herramientas de mano, mecánicas y otras para determinar cuáles son necesarias para la reparación. Debe ser capaz de distinguir sonidos y frecuencias, colores y olores en la operación de estos of Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point etc.) y otros programas computacionales.

6.  Debe tener excelentes habilidades interpersonales y ser capaz de manejar una gran carga de trabajo y múltiples tareas.  Se requiere licencia de conducir al día.

PARA POSTULAR:

Las personas interesadas deberán postular a través del sistema Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA). Para instrucciones de cómo crear una cuenta y postular, por favor visitar la página web de la Embajada (https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/chl/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms ).

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NO. 2022-023

Position Title:        Voucher Examiner

Opening Period:   June 17 – July 1, 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://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/chl/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms) 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.