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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)


U.S. Citizen Positions:


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Current Job Opportunities

U.S. Embassy Wellington

There are currently no positions available.


U.S. Consulate, Auckland

Locally Engaged Intern Program (Unpaid)

The program is predominantly based in the Public Diplomacy Section, with assistance provided to the Political and Consular Sections.

Public Affairs Political and Consular intern description (pdf)

Student internship program application (pdf)

Submit your full application by April 28, 2015 to the following address:
Emily Armitage
Branch Public Affairs Officer
U.S Consulate General Auckland


U.S. Embassy, Apia, Samoa

Education Advisor and English Language Program Assistant.

The U.S. Embassy in Apia invites applications for the full-time position of Education Advisor and English Language Program Assistant. This position will promote U.S. educational opportunities in Samoa and in conjunction with the Regional English Language (RELO) Office, design and implement locally based English language programs. In addition to administering all Mission related educational services using a network of contacts and social media platforms, the position will provide guidance to those interested in study in the United States. It will involve a small degree of outreach to certain groups on test preparation, college application processes, college selection, scholarship opportunities, and how to succeed academically and culturally in college once the student is selected.

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Applications close at 4.00pm on Wednesday, April 15 2015.


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