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

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) 07/31/2019

Engineering Technician (Building Automated Systems) (Female/Male)

[For candidates who have completed G.C.E. Advanced Level (Candidate must have obtained at least simple passes for a minimum if two main subjects) and at least two (2) years of full-time study at college/university studies WITH minimum of five (7) 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) 07/31/2019

Translator/Interpreter

(For candidates who have successfully completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences OR Linguistics / Translation Studies with a minimum of two years of experience in both written translation and simultaneous oral interpretation

PD : Translator/Interpreter

07/12/2019

(Closing date extended until 07/23/2019)

Translator/Interpreter

(For candidates who have successfully completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences OR Linguistics / Translation Studies with a minimum of three years of experience in both written translation and simultaneous oral interpretation)

PD : Translator/Interpreter 07/23/2019

 

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.