Visa Clerk/Consular Assistant
The Consular Section at the Consulate General of Japan in Miami has an opening for a Visa Clerk/Consular Assistant. This is a full-time contract position.
Tentative Start Date: Monday, July 22nd, 2013
Work Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 A.M.-5:30 P.M.
Lunch Hour: 12:30P.M.-1:30 P.M.
You will not be required to work weekends unless a special event is taking place. In such cases, you will be given advance notice.
Benefits: This is a full-time salary position. Over-time is available when approved. Health benefits are included.
-Answer phone calls and e-mails regarding Japanese visas, re-entry permits, Japanese textbooks, and request for investigation of lost articles.
-Collect and revise all visa application packages at the Consulate.
-When necessary, interview the applicants to verify information they have provided for their visa application.
-Process all Japanese textbook orders from Japan for the two Japanese schools in Florida, and for all individual home schooled children.
– Assist the Consul with Japanese nationals in the State of Florida who are in need of Consular services.
-Assist in Consular events in the community
-High School Degree or equivalent
-Fluent English and Japanese (reading and writing)
-Moderate computer skills (excel, word)
-Experience working with Adobe Dreamweaver
Please submit a cover letter(400 character max), and resume by no later than May 27th, 2013. Please send all information to:
If you are chosen for an interview, you will be notified by June 3rd, 2013. We will call and schedule an interview sometime in early June. The person who is chosen for this position will be notified by telephone.