Jobs at the Embassy

    Thank you for your interest in employment with the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines!

    To view our current list of vacancies for Local Employment and Family Member Employment at the U.S. Department of State and to apply online, please click:

    Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA)

    Visit the following pages for additional information:
    ERA Information Page – read instructions and tips to successfully apply
    ERA System Maintenance Schedule – ERA will be unavailable on these dates
    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Employment

    All applications for Local Employment and Family Member Employment at the U.S. Department of State – Philippines must now be submitted through ERA to be considered. We no longer accept emailed, faxed, or paper applications.  DS-174 Application Form is no longer required. Also, the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines does not sponsor work permits. To be eligible for employment, applicants must have the right to live and work in the Philippines.

    To those who are seeking for internship, please know that we are not currently accepting applications for our Local Internship Program. If you are an American Citizen and would like information about internships, please follow this link: Internships for U.S. Citizens.

    Visit the links below for other current job vacancies under different U.S. agencies in the Philippines:

    Please note that U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) manages their own recruitment process.  Applications to this agency will NOT be processed on ERA system.  Applicants who are interested to apply to their vacancy should follow the application process provided in their vacancy announcement.

    • We are currently NOT accepting applications for USAID.

    Please note that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (USDVA) in the Philippines manages their own recruitment process. Applications to this agency will NOT be processed on ERA system.  Applicants who are interested to apply to their vacancies should follow the application process provided in each of their vacancy announcement.

    • Medical Technologist, LS-0644-7 (click here)
      • Closing date: January 26, 2022
      • Open to: All Interested Candidates
      • Salary: Php 534,495.00 to Php 818,496.00 per annum
      • Appointment Type: Permanent (One full time permanent position)
      • Location: Professional Services Division, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Manila Regional Office & Outpatient Clinic
      • Work Schedule: Full time (40 hours/week) schedule, Mon-Fri

    All applicants must follow the instructions written on the How to Apply portion of the vacancy announcement to be considered. Applications must be submitted to vamanilahrm@va.gov no later than the closing date of each announcement. For questions about the vacancy, please call VA HR Office at 8550-3901 or 8396-3778.

    Please note that American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) in the Philippines manages their own recruitment process. Applications to this agency will NOT be processed on ERA system.  Applicants who are interested to apply to their vacancies should follow the application process provided in each of their vacancy announcement.

    • We are currently NOT accepting applications for ABMC.

    The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines is one of America’s largest overseas missions staffed by both American and Filipino national employees.  The 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, or sexual orientation.