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Estimated Pay $22 per hour
Hours Temporary
Location Portsmouth, New Hampshire

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Kelly Government Solutions is seeking 2nd shift Administrative Support Associates in Portsmouth, to process US Passports.  This position is responsible for carefully examining application data and printed passport materials to ensure accuracy and high standards. The ideal candidate will showcase a strong attention to detail, basic computer skills, and the ability to collaborate effectively in a dynamic work environment.  If this opportunity aligns with your interest, we encourage you to apply.

Pay rate:

2nd shift – $19.53 plus $4.57 Health and Wellness and $.72 shift differential
Hours - 3:30pm – 12:00am

  • High School diploma or equivalent and at least 1 year of experience in production, call center, or manufacturing required
  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Basic personal computer skills using Microsoft Office applications
  • Good hand to eye coordination
  • Capable of doing repetitive tasks such as lifting, standing, sitting, reaching, twisting, sealing envelopes, filing, and reading
  • Capable of sitting or standing for extended periods of time
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively and professionally
  • Must be able to operate personalization-printing equipment, conduct
  • Quality Control checks of the printed passport, and follow a pre-set pattern for document sequencing
  • Must be available to work mandatory overtime (hours up to 10 per day and Saturdays as needed) to meet client demands
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Government Agency Moderate Risk Public Trust approval
  • Ability to lift and carry 35 pounds without assistance 

Job Summary
  • Achieves a basic knowledge of the current travel document issuance software and computer operating system, to include retrieval of individual application information, upgrading applications to expedite status, data entry, and generation of mailing labels
  • Maintaining control and accountability of passport books and passport cards
  • Reviewing application information and printed passport books/cards for errors and quality
  • Removing or rejecting applications and passport books/cards with errors
  • Verifying individual book/card usage reports
  • Filling out and maintaining Batch Tracking sheets or other reports
  • Prioritizing work (i.e., expedited passports and early departures along with regular batches)
  • Operating and being responsible for the care of computer equipment, including passport printers

Quality Control
  • Checking data on passport using optical character reader
  • Writing data onto the passport-integrated chip using chip writer/reader
  • Determining acceptability of passport quality
  • Performing data entry function and using the computer screen to verify accuracy of data
  • Printing correct passport endorsements as appropriate
  • Generating address labels and attaching them to mailing envelopes and placing sealed envelopes into postal trays for mailing
    Mail Out
  • Conducting all aspects of mail out operations, including operation of automated postal machines

Kelly Government Solutions (KGS) is a specialty service of Kelly Services, Inc., a leader in providing workforce solutions. KGS provides experienced staff to the federal government and its key suppliers, including prime and small business contractors. Through services such as government contract staffing, workforce management and project management, and contract compliance services, KGS can supply talent to both public and private sectors alike.  KGS offers engineering, IT, administrative, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with many of the prestigious Government organizations worldwide. Visit


As part of our promise to talent, Kelly supports those who work with us through a variety of benefits, perks, and work-related resources. Kelly offers eligible employees voluntary benefit plans including medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, term life, whole life, accident insurance, critical illness, a legal plan, and short-term disability. As a Kelly employee, you will have access to a retirement savings plan, service bonus and holiday pay plans (earn up to eight paid holidays per benefit year), and a transit spending account. In addition, employees are entitled to earn paid sick leave under the applicable state or local plan. Click for more information on benefits and perks that may be available to you as a member of the Kelly Talent Community.

Why Kelly® Government Solutions?

Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government Solutions partners with these organizations to create expert talent solutions that solve the world’s most critical challenges. We offer a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technology, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will connect you to the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. It’s just another way we make the job search work for you.

About Kelly

Work changes everything. And at Kelly, we’re obsessed with where it can take you. To us, it’s about more than simply accepting your next job opportunity. It’s the fuel that powers every next step of your life. It’s the ripple effect that changes and improves everything for your family, your community, and the world. Which is why, here at Kelly, we are dedicated to providing you with limitless opportunities to enrich your life—just ask the 300,000 people we employ each year.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kelly’s Human Resource Knowledge Center. Kelly complies with the requirements of California’s state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.