Jobs at the Embassy

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

    To view a current list of local vacancies 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 vacancies at the U.S. Department of State 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 Manila, 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.

    Feel free to check other current job vacancies under the different U.S. agencies below:

    The Atsugi Satellite Office of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Far East, Japan 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. For inquiries regarding these vacancies, please call HRO Diego Garcia, DSN: 370-4140

    • ELECTRICAL ENGINEER, OG-0850-11
      • SALARY: OG-11: $24,738.00 – $38,129.00 PER ANNUM
      • OPENING DATE: 02 JUN 2021
      • CLOSING DATE: 16 JUN 2021
      • LOCATION: Project Management and Engineering (PME) Branch, Facilities Engineering & Acquisition Division (FEAD), Public Works Department (PWD) Diego Garcia, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Far East, Japan
      • AREA OF CONSIDERATION: All eligible candidates on and off island
    • ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEER, OG-0808-11
      • SALARY: OG-11: $24,738.00 – $38,129.00 PER ANNUM
      • OPENING DATE: 02 JUN 2021
      • CLOSING DATE: 16 JUN 2021
      • LOCATION: Project Management and Engineering (PME) Branch, Facilities Engineering and Acquisition Division (FEAD), Public Works Department (PWD) Diego Garcia, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Far East, Japan
      • AREA OF CONSIDERATION: All eligible candidates on and off island

    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY: Resumes must be received via email at Human Resources Office, HROAtsugi@fe.navy.mil, Debbie.Tolentino.RP@fe.navy.mil or Ghia.Canave.RP@fe.navy.mil by the closing date of the announcement. Applicants will receive email confirmation that documents were received. Please consider file size limitations when emailing. Recommend applicants list all the documents that are included in their application. All applications must show the announcement number and grades applying for. Do not submit copies of position/job descriptions, training certificates or other extraneous material not requested. It is the applicant’s responsibility to make a copy of the application attachments for future use AND the documents are formatted properly (Word document or PDF).

    Please note that the Joint U.S. Military Assistance Group in the Philippines (JUGMAG-P) 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.

    • Admin Aide VI / SG-6
      • This position is budgeted for Philippine Government Compensation Plan & Non-US Direct Hire Employee
      • OPEN TO: All interested Candidates / All Sources
      • CLOSING DATE: 21 June 2021
      • WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week
      • SALARY: Php194,400.00 per annum (Basic rate is still exclusive of other benefits such as bonus, PERA, ADDCOM and other benefits given to Philippine Government Employees.)

    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 U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (USDVA) 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 USDVA.

    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.