Form DS-174 Employment Application for Locally Employed Staff or Family Member

Form DS-174 is a U.S. Department of State form also known as the "Employment Application For Locally Employed Staff Or Family Member". The latest edition of the form was released in May 1, 2017 and is available for digital filing.

Download a fillable PDF version of the Form DS-174 down below or find it on U.S. Department of State Forms website.

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OMB APPROVAL NO. 1405-0189
U.S. Department of State
EXPIRES: 05/31/2019
ESTIMATED BURDEN: 1 Hour
EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION FOR LOCALLY EMPLOYED STAFF OR FAMILY MEMBER
POSITION
Vacancy Announcement Number
Position Title
SECTION 1: PERSONAL INFORMATION TO BE COMPLETED BY ALL APPLICANTS
Name (Last, First or Given Name)
Other Names Used
Address
Email
Telephone Number
Does your relative work in this Embassy or Consulate? If yes, tell us their name and the section where they work.
Are you able to legally work in this country?
Yes
No
(U.S. Government does not sponsor work visas unless specified on the Vacancy Announcement.)
If this job includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, do you have a current and valid driver's license?
Yes
No
SECTION 2: EDUCATION
High School/Secondary Education
Dates Attended
Did you
(Name, City)
(mm-yyyy)
graduate?
Yes
From
No
To
Trade/Technical
Dates Attended
Did you
Certificate/Diploma
Major Subject
(Name, City)
(mm-yyyy)
graduate?
From
Yes
No
To
Undergraduate/Bachelor's Degree
Dates Attended
Did you
Degree/Diploma
Major Subject
(Name, City)
(mm-yyyy)
graduate?
From
Yes
No
To
Graduate Degree
Dates Attended
Did you
Degree/Diploma
Major Subject
(Name, City)
(mm-yyyy)
graduate?
Yes
From
To
No
SECTION 3: LANGUAGES
Languages
1 Basic - Examples: Basic greetings, phrases, numbers and signs.
2
Limited - Examples: Directions, simple questions
3
Good working knowledge - Examples: Conversations about familiar topics, complex documents
4
Fluent - Examples: Infer nuanced meaning from complex documents
5
Translator - Examples: Certified professional translator in this language
Language
Speaking (Provide level)
Reading (Provide level)
Writing (Provide level)
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05-2017
OMB APPROVAL NO. 1405-0189
U.S. Department of State
EXPIRES: 05/31/2019
ESTIMATED BURDEN: 1 Hour
EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION FOR LOCALLY EMPLOYED STAFF OR FAMILY MEMBER
POSITION
Vacancy Announcement Number
Position Title
SECTION 1: PERSONAL INFORMATION TO BE COMPLETED BY ALL APPLICANTS
Name (Last, First or Given Name)
Other Names Used
Address
Email
Telephone Number
Does your relative work in this Embassy or Consulate? If yes, tell us their name and the section where they work.
Are you able to legally work in this country?
Yes
No
(U.S. Government does not sponsor work visas unless specified on the Vacancy Announcement.)
If this job includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, do you have a current and valid driver's license?
Yes
No
SECTION 2: EDUCATION
High School/Secondary Education
Dates Attended
Did you
(Name, City)
(mm-yyyy)
graduate?
Yes
From
No
To
Trade/Technical
Dates Attended
Did you
Certificate/Diploma
Major Subject
(Name, City)
(mm-yyyy)
graduate?
From
Yes
No
To
Undergraduate/Bachelor's Degree
Dates Attended
Did you
Degree/Diploma
Major Subject
(Name, City)
(mm-yyyy)
graduate?
From
Yes
No
To
Graduate Degree
Dates Attended
Did you
Degree/Diploma
Major Subject
(Name, City)
(mm-yyyy)
graduate?
Yes
From
To
No
SECTION 3: LANGUAGES
Languages
1 Basic - Examples: Basic greetings, phrases, numbers and signs.
2
Limited - Examples: Directions, simple questions
3
Good working knowledge - Examples: Conversations about familiar topics, complex documents
4
Fluent - Examples: Infer nuanced meaning from complex documents
5
Translator - Examples: Certified professional translator in this language
Language
Speaking (Provide level)
Reading (Provide level)
Writing (Provide level)
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SECTION 4: WORK EXPERIENCE
Paid and Voluntary - Please begin by listing your most current work experience and go back 10 years (or longer, if relevant for the job.)
Job Title
From (mm-yyyy)
To (mm-yyyy)
Yearly Salary (Local currency)
Hours per Week
Employer Name, Address and Phone Number
Supervisory Responsibilities?
Supervisor Name
Yes
No
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Reason for leaving
Job Title
From (mm-yyyy)
To (mm-yyyy)
Yearly Salary (Local currency)
Hours per Week
Employer Name, Address and Phone Number
Supervisory Responsibilities?
Supervisor Name
Yes
No
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Reason for leaving
Job Title
From (mm-yyyy)
To (mm-yyyy)
Yearly Salary (Local currency)
Hours per Week
Employer Name, Address and Phone Number
Supervisory Responsibilities?
Supervisor Name
Yes
No
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Reason for leaving
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SECTION 4: WORK EXPERIENCE (Continued)
Job Title
From (mm-yyyy)
To (mm-yyyy)
Yearly Salary (Local currency)
Hours per Week
Employer Name, Address and Phone Number
Supervisory Responsibilities?
Supervisor Name
Yes
No
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Reason for leaving
SECTION 5: CITIZENSHIP
Are you a U.S. citizen listed on the travel orders or approved OF-126 (or other agency equivalent) of a direct hire FS, CS or uniformed service
member assigned (not TDY) to this U.S. Mission and under Chief of Mission authority, or to an office of the American Institute in Taiwan?
If no, proceed to Section 6.
Yes
No
If yes, select all that apply:
I am a member of the Foreign Service Family Reserve Corps (FSFRC). (SF-50 required)
I am a preference eligible U.S. Veteran. I have not invoked my preference at this Post. (DD214 required)
I am a preference eligible U.S. Veteran. I have invoked my preference at this Post. I have worked in (enter Agency/job)
I am Foreign Service on Leave Without Pay (LWOP).
I am Civil Service on LWOP with Bureau-specific reemployment rights.
SECTION 6: DECLARATION
I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information on and attached to this application is true, correct, complete, and
made in good faith. I understand that false or fraudulent information on or attached to this application may be grounds for not hiring me, or for
separation/dismissal after I begin work, and may be punishable by fine or imprisonment according to this country's law or U.S. law. I
understand that any information I voluntarily provide on or attached to this application may be investigated.
PRIVACY AND PAPERWORK REDUCTION ACT STATEMENTS
(For U.S. Citizens and Legal Permanent Residents of the U.S.)
AUTHORITIES The information is sought pursuant to The Foreign Service Act of 1980, as amended, and 22 U.S.C. 2669(c). Your social security number (SSN) maybe
used to confirm the identity and employment eligibility of the individual, pursuant to Executive Order 9397, as amended.
PURPOSE The information solicited on this form will be used to establish your eligibility and qualifications for job vacancies at U.S. Missions.
ROUTINE USES The information may be shared with other federal agencies to the extent relevant and necessary for that agency to make employment decisions and to a
Congressional Office in response to your written request. More information on Routine Uses can be found in System of Records Notices State-31, Human Resource
Records, and OPM/GOVT-5, Recruiting, Examining, and Placement Records.
DISCLOSURE Disclosure of this information, including your social security number, is voluntary. Failure to provide the requested information may result in your application
not receiving full consideration or being delayed for consideration.
BURDEN Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average one (1) hour per response, including time required for searching existing data
sources, gathering the necessary documentation, providing the information and/or documents required, and reviewing the final collection. You do not have to supply this
information unless this collection displays a currently valid OMB control number. If you have comments on the accuracy of this burden estimate and/or recommendations
for reducing it, please send them to: HR/OE, SA-22, 1800 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The 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, protected genetic information, or sexual orientation.
The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation.
Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.
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EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION FOR LOCALLY EMPLOYED STAFF OR FAMILY MEMBER
INSTRUCTIONS
SECTION 1 - PERSONAL INFORMATION
Name - Last Name, First Name
Other names used - All other names used, including nicknames
Address - Current mailing address, including apartment number, building number, or mailing code
Email - Complete email address. (IMPORTANT: Most correspondence will be via email.)
Phone Number - Cellphone, mobile or landline
Does your relative work in this Embassy or Consulate?
Relative is a husband, wife, domestic partner, member of household, father, father-in-law, stepfather, mother, mother-in-law, stepmother, son,
son-in-law, stepson, daughter, daughter-in-law, stepdaughter, brother, brother-in-law, half-brother, sister, sister-in-law, half-sister, uncle, aunt, first
cousin, nephew, or niece.
SECTION 2 - EDUCATION
Enter all that apply. You may be asked to provide a copy of your diploma or certification at the interview phase, or if asked by HR.
SECTION 3 - LANGUAGES
The Mission assesses the language proficiency using the following standards:
1
Basic - Examples: I can use basic greetings and phrases; I can read numbers and signs.
2
Limited - Examples: I can give basic directions, simple questions
3
Good working knowledge - Examples: Conversations about familiar topics, complex documents
4
Fluent - Examples: Infer nuanced meaning from complex documents
5
Translator - Examples: Certified professional translator in this language
List language proficiency and identify the level for Speaking, Reading and Writing for each. The Vacancy Announcement states whether these
languages will or may be tested.
Language
Speaking (Provide level)
Reading (Provide level)
Writing (Provide level)
English
4 Fluent
4 Fluent
4 Fluent
Italian
2 Limited
1 Basic
1 Basic
SECTION 4 - WORK EXPERIENCE
Paid and Voluntary - Start with current experience and go back 10 years or longer, if relevant to this job.
Please complete all required information to the best of your knowledge. You must provide the month and year of your employment. If you need
additional space, please attach additional pages to your application.
Job Title
Secretary
From (mm-yyyy)
To (mm-yyyy)
Yearly Salary (Local currency)
Hours per Week
03/20/2001
03/01/2010
$20,000
30
Employer Name, Address and Phone Number
Dick Smith Law Firm, 26 Main Street, Cairns QLD 4870, 07-555-5555
Supervisory Responsibilities?
Supervisor Name
Yes
No
Peter Smith
Main Duties and Responsibilities
I typed legal documents and answered the telephone for two lawyers. I collected and distributed the mail. I made appointments
for the two lawyers and welcomed guests to the office.
Reason for leaving
I went to University of Queensland.
SECTION 5 - FOR U.S. CITIZENS ONLY
Select all that apply and include the required documents (as stated) with the application. Additional documents may be requested by HR at the
interview phase.
SECTION 6 - DECLARATION
All applicants must read the declaration and mark their agreement to proceed with the application.
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