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Employment Opportunities


The United States Embassy in Manila is one of America’s largest overseas posts, housing 27 agencies staffed by both Americans and Filipino national employees.  The U.S. Mission in Manila 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.  The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. 


  • Download Application Form UAE DS-174  (PDF 630KB)
    (You must complete and submit the DS-174 form in order to be considered. Resumes or CV's may not be used as a substitute. Incomplete applications are not eligible.)

IMPORTANT:  Please read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) before applying.  You must apply for a vacancy listed on this page or your application will NOT be evaluated.  Applications received after the closing date are NOT eligible.  Indicate the Vacancy Announcement Number in the subject line of your email and in your application to avoid processing delays.

Please read for information regarding recent changes to Veterans' Preference implementation abroad:  Veterans Preference Policy change  (PDF 78KB)

Effective April 1, 2016, Ordinarily Resident (OR) U.S. Veterans will no longer receive a hiring preference for positions advertised in the mission. OR U.S. Veterans are encouraged to apply for positions in the mission for which they are eligible and qualified; however, as stated above, OR US Veterans will no longer receive a hiring preference effective April 1, 2016.

OR U.S. Veterans who are currently employed in the mission may remain employed; however, effective April 1, 2016, they will no longer receive a hiring preference when competing for internal vacancies.


For more information about U.S. Embassy job opportunities, you may email the Human Resources Office.  Please read the Frequently Asked Questions page before inquiring.  Note that this e-mail address is for job inquiries ONLY.  Questions about Consular or other issues will not receive a reply.

Current Employment Opportunities

  • Vacancy Announcement Number 2016-025
    Economic Assistant (ECON), LES-9 (PDF 70KB)
    CLOSING DATE:  May 6, 2016
  • Vacancy Announcement Number 2016-026
    Information Specialist (Online Media Specialist) (PAS), LES-10 (PDF 69KB)
    CLOSING DATE:  May 18, 2016



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