How to Apply

How to Apply

The U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Jordan is seeking the highest caliber staff.  Our salaries are competitive and we offer an attractive benefits package.  Interested applicants should review each position vacancy thoroughly to ensure that their application includes all necessary information and meets all requirements.

The U.S. Mission in Amman provides equal opportunity as well as fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.  The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

Applications received after the closing date will NOT be considered.

Click on the open vacancies tab to view the employment opportunity announcement.  If you wish to apply, click the “How to Apply” tab at the top of this page.

Interested applicants for this position must meet all the minimum requirements of the position applied and should submit the following or the application will not be considered:

  • U.S. Embassy vacancies
  1. Complete Universal Application for Employment (DS-0174) (PDF 356 KB) and or a current resume or curriculum vitae that provide the same information as an
  2. OF- 612; plus
  1. Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned, copy residency/work permit) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above
  2. Write the position number and title in subject line of email or on the top left side of the envelope
  3. US Embassy discourages applicant sending photograph.
  4. Submit Application to E-mail: ammanemployment@state.gov

 

Note:  All ordinary resident applicants must be residing in the country and have the required work and/or residency permits to be eligible for consideration.  Applicants must be eligible for employment under host government laws and regulations.

When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (EFMs) and U.S. Veterans will be given preference.  Therefore, it is essential that the candidate address the required qualifications above in the application.

USAID vacancies:

  1. Complete Universal Application for Employment (DS-0174) (PDF 356 KB) and or a current resume or curriculum vitae that provide the same information as an OF-612; plus
  2. Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned, copy residency/work permit) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above
  3. Write the position number and title in subject line of email or on the top left side of the envelope
  4. US Embassy discourages applicant sending photograph.
  5. Submit Application to E-mail: ammanresumesusaid@usaid.gov

Note:  All ordinary resident applicants must be residing in the country and have the required work and/or residency permits to be eligible for consideration.  Applicants must be eligible for employment under host government laws and regulations.

When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (EFMs) and U.S. Veterans will be given preference.  Therefore, it is essential that the candidate address the required qualifications above in the application.

Additional Selection Criteria

  1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
  3. Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a FMA appointment are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
  4. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
  5. (As required): The candidate must be able to obtain and hold a level II (for FSN) security clearance.
  6. Applicants who are not Jordanians must have a visa status which authorizes employment in Jordan and must be submitted at the time of application.