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Vacancy - Immigration Officer

The Norwegian Embassy in Ankara is responsible for processing applications for visas as well as residence permits to Norway from Turkey, Azerbaijan, Syria, Ukraine, Kosovo, Albania, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro and Romania. In addition, the Embassy receives applications for residence permits from Georgia, Turkmenistan, Moldova, Bulgaria and North-Macedonia.

In this regard, we are looking for an immigration officer to join our Embassy.

The vacancy is a fulltime temporary position for 1 year. We are looking to fill the position as soon as possible.

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Multilingual English and Turkish customer service,
  • Receiving, registering and preparing applications for visa and residence permits from Turkey, Azerbaijan, Syria, Ukraine, Kosovo, Albania, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro and Romania, as well as applications for residence permits from Georgia, Turkmenistan, Moldova, Bulgaria and North-Macedonia.
  • Scanning applications.
  • Performing first line ID- and other document control.
  • Responding to questions regarding visa and residence cases, as well as migration related cases.
  • Interpretations and translations, including translation of information for our web pages.
  • Interviewing and DNA-testing of applicants.

Qualifications:

The following qualifications are required:

  • Fluency (written and oral) in English and Turkish.
  • Proficiency in computer software such as Microsoft Office.
  • Higher education (e.g. university degree) in a relevant field. Long and relevant experience may substitute for higher education.oFlexibility oAbility to handle considerable workloadsoGood at teamwork.

The following qualifications will be an advantage:

  • Fluency (written and oral) in Arabic
  • Experience from work with Embassy/immigration work, or public administration.
  • Good knowledge of legal framework and social and cultural situation in Turkey and/or the other countries from which we process applications

All candidates must have legal residency and hold a valid work permit in Turkey.

Salary will be set on the basis of qualifications and experience. Currency of salary payments are TRY, and a 15 % deduction to SGK will apply. Depending on nationality and residency status, income tax will be applicable to Turkey or Norway.

Your application must be in English and include a cover letter, CV, a photo and a list of references - please include both email and phone numbers for reference contacts.

 

For any questions about the position please contact Kristin Rye Blæstad, email: emb.ankara@mfa.no.

Please send your application by e-mail to emb.ankara@mfa.no no later than 23 September 2022 (applications received after this date will not be considered), and mark the application with Vacancy – Immigration Officer.  

Please note that applications or attachments will not be returned and that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.