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Please note: For all applications, please submit a completed DS-174, cover letter and CV.

DS-174 - Application for employment (pdf) - Please note, if you fill this form out on your computer, you must complete the form and then print it -it will not be saved. Alternatively the form can be completed by pen.

Instructions for Completing the DS-0174, Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (pdf: 113Kb)


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Current Job Opportunities

U.S. Embassy Wellington


The Embassy of the United States of America in Wellington invites applications for a full time Alumni Coordinator with the Public Affairs Section.
The Alumni Coordinator serves as the Public Affairs Section (PAS) program specialist in two main areas, in the Wellington and South Island regions. The position is responsible for: managing outreach and programs that promote greater engagement with and cooperation among New Zealand alumni of United States Government (USG) sponsored exchange programs in the Wellington/South Island regions; engagement with elite and opinion leaders on key Integrated Country Strategic goals; and long term management of those relationships. [read more] [Job Description]

Applications close on Friday, 6 March 2015


U.S. Consulate, Auckland

There are currently no positions available.


U.S. Embassy, Apia, Samoa

There are currently no positions available.


To apply for any of the positions advertised here please send your C.V or Resume by email to: email link

or by post to:

    PO Box 1190
    Attn: Human Resources