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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

Security Personnel

Are you a security professional with strong organizational and observation skills, who is able to work independently, adapt to changing circumstances and exercise discretion? The Security Personnel will be required to perform security duties in accordance with the objectives of the Embassy security program.

To be successful in this role you will have completed three years of secondary school, have at least one year’s experience in a police, military or security-related field, and be skilled in the use of security equipment. You must have knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, and be familiar with policies and procedures for conducting and promoting effective security operations for the protection of people, property, data and institutions. You will hold a full New Zealand driver’s license, be prepared to work scheduled shifts (including some weekends and public holidays) and be physically fit. [more information] [position description]

Applications close Monday, 8 September 2014.


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