Job Opportunities at the Embassy

We are hiring!


Thank you for your interest in employment with U.S. Embassy Colombo. Positions listed below are open to all applicants who are legally eligible to work in Sri Lanka. Please review the vacancy notice thoroughly to ensure that your qualifications meet all of the requirements. Pay particular attention to requirements for education, work experience, and language skills. We are not able to consider applicants who do not meet all requirements.

To view a current list of available positions at the U.S. Embassy in Colombo and to apply online, please visit:Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA)

PAPER OR E-MAILED APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED.

Current Vacancies in the U.S. Embassy

Position Title Position Description (PD) Vacancy Closing Date
Gardener PD: Gardener 11/08/2019
Custodian (Janitor) PD: Trades Helper 11/08/2019
Economic Specialist
PD: Economic Specialist
11/08/2019
Regional Specialist (Female/Male)
PD: Regional Specialist  11/15/2019
Engineering Technician (Building Automated Systems) (Female/Male)

[For candidates who have completed four (4) year Bachelor of Science degree, or equivalent, in Mechanical/Electrical/General Engineering or Computerized systems, control and sensor technology WITH minimum of five (5) years field experience in the operation and maintenance of a building automation system (BAS), including computer and microprocessor control system installation and programming.]

PD : Engineering Technician (Building Automated Systems) (Female/Male) 11/22/2019
Engineering Technician (Building Automated Systems) (Female/Male)

[For candidates who have completed four (4) year Bachelor of Science degree, or equivalent, in Mechanical/Electrical/General Engineering or Computerized systems, control and sensor technology WITH minimum of five (5) years field experience in the operation and maintenance of a building automation system (BAS), including computer and microprocessor control system installation and programming.]

PD : Engineering Technician (Building Automated Systems) (Female/Male) 11/22/2019
Maintenance Mechanic- Generator (Female/Male) PD : Maintenance Mechanic- Generator (Female/Male) 11/27/2019
Tamil Translator/Interpreter

(Candidates who applied for previous vacancy announcement no. Colombo-2019-045 need not re-apply. Their applications will be considered under this advertisement)

PD : Tamil Translator/Interpreter 11/21/2019

 

The below video guide will help you to use ERA effectively. Subtitles are available in English, Sinhala, and Tamil. Please select your preferred language through ‘setting’ tab of the video.

 

The U.S. Mission to Sri Lanka and Maldives 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.