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

Tamil Translator / Interpreter

(For Candidates who have completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences OR Linguistics / Translation Studies. Also, must be a certified Professional Translator with at least two years of experience in both written translation and simultaneous oral interpretation)

PD : Tamil Translator/Interpreter

12/18/2020

Tamil Translator/Interpreter

(For Candidates who have completed Secondary School (G.C.E. A/L) and at least 2 years of full-time study at College or University with at least four years of experience in both written translation and simultaneous oral interpretation)

PD : Tamil Translator/Interpreter

12/18/2020

 

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.