Jobs at the Embassy

Thank you for your interest in employment with the U.S. Mission in Afghanistan. To view a current list of all available positions at the U.S. Mission in Afghanistan and to apply online, please visit this page: Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA).

All applications must be submitted through ERA to be considered. 

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The U.S. Mission in Afghanistan 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.

What You Should Review Before Applying

Overseas employees will demonstrate the Eight Qualities of Overseas Employees or characteristics essential for being a successful member of the United States Embassy, Consulate, or Mission. Be sure to read the entire Vacancy Announcement to ensure you meet all of the eligibility and qualification requirements. Also be sure to have all of the documents mentioned in the vacancy announcement ready for uploading.

Eight Qualities of Overseas Employees

Overseas employees will demonstrate the following characteristics essential for being a successful member of the United States Embassy, Consulate, or Mission team:

To stay calm, poised, and effective in stressful or difficult situations; to be fair and honest.

To work and communicate effectively and respectfully with others who are different (i.e. different gender, race, culture, sexual orientation, or religion); to recognize and respect differences.

To accept change in the workplace; to accept work assignments and persist in their completion to a high standard.

To demonstrate knowledge and skills gained from previous experience; to express motivation for joining the United States Embassy, Consulate, or Mission.

To absorb local and United States Government rules and regulation and apply them to work situations; to resolve problems using available resources and within the rules/regulations provided.

To speak and write respectfully as a representative of the United States Embassy, Consulate, or Mission.

To prioritize and order tasks effectively to maximize efficiency.

To interact in a cooperative and harmonious way; to work effectively as a team player; to establish positive relationships.