How to Apply

If you want to apply for a current local vacancy, please read the following paragraphs very carefully.  Application packages that are inadequate or incomplete will not be considered.

The Human Resources Office accepts and considers only applications that are associated with a specific vacancy announcement.  We will not accept applications that are not associated with a specific vacancy announcement.

With the exception of certain Appointment Eligible Family Members of mission employees, all other categories of candidates must have the required work and residency permits at the time that they apply for local positions in Korea. (See: “Definitions”).  Please link https://careers.state.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/VA-Definitions-and-Additional-Employment-Considerations.pdf

Local position vacancies are advertised inside and outside concurrently. The recruitment process is competitive and it is essential that candidates address the selection criteria (required qualifications) with specific and comprehensive information.  When equally qualified, candidates will be given preference in the following order:

  1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran
  2. AEFM / USEFM
  3. FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights

The application language is English unless a position required only a rudimentary knowledge of English.

A Complete application package must include:

Thank you very much for your interest in employment with the U.S. Embassy in Seoul.