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Current Job Opportunities

U.S. Embassy Wellington

Warehouse Supply Assistant (Wellington)
The Embassy of the United States of America invites applications for a full time position located in our General Services Office in Wellington.
If you are a professional who is driven, flexible and enjoy working in a busy environment, then this position is for you! The Warehouse Supply Assistant will be required to accomplish all warehousing, inventory, storekeeping and other tasks at the Embassy and Consulate Auckland. The incumbent will focus on the receiving and distribution of procurements, delivery and pick-up of furniture and equipment at the warehouse and residences, record keeping of inventory supplies, and acting as back-up to the Shipping Assistant.

Shipping Clerk

The Embassy of the United States of America in Wellington invites applications for a full time Shipping Clerk with the Office of Overseas Building Operations.

If you are a professional who is driven, flexible and enjoy working in a busy environment, then this position is for you! This position will be for a fixed term, for an initial period of 34 months to cover the completion of a project. The Shipping Clerk is responsible for tracking shipping, and completing paperwork for private and USG shipments. The incumbent will also be responsible for coordinating and disseminating information around the arrival of shipments in relation to the project schedule. [new information/position description]

Applications close Monday, 28 April 2014.

Voucher Examiner/Administrative Assistant (Wellington)

If you are a professional who is driven, flexible and enjoy working in a busy environment, then this position is for you! Working in an organization with very low employee turnover, this stable, secure finance/administrative position is a permanent, full-time vacancy. The Voucher Examiner/Administrative Assistant will review and process invoices, perform other basic financial duties and serve as an administrative assistant working with different offices providing support by assisting with projects and assignments.

To be successful in this role, you will have a minimum of 2-3 years of general office administration experience and basic financial and accounting duties dealing with receipt, processing and verification of invoices, accounts receivables/payables and reconciliation of accounts. Additional work experience should include generating reports, performing research and analysis, project management, meeting deadlines and overall general office administration.

We are looking for a professional who has a good grasp of standard accounting/financial procedures, excellent customer service skills, a willingness to provide administrative support to different offices on short notice, meet constantly changing priorities and be part of a Management Section that is efficient and constantly looking to maintain the highest standards of service to both internal and external customers.

The starting salary for this position is $44,951 gross per annum.

All employees of the US Government are required to complete full medical and security background checks. You must also have a current work permit for New Zealand to be eligible to apply.

A copy of the full job description and the "Application for Employment" (DS-174 form) are available at

If you meet all the eligibility criteria for this role, please complete and submit your application form, cover letter and CV by email to

Applications close Thursday 8 May, 2014.

Note: Only short listed applicants will be contacted regarding the next phase of the selection process. To those applicants not short listed, we extend our appreciation for considering the U.S. Government as a potential employer.


U.S. Consulate, Auckland

There are currently no positions available


U.S. Embassy, Apia, Samoa

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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

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