- U.S. Embassy Job Vacancies
- Frequently Asked Questions
How do I apply for an opening?
Can I just walk-in and submit my application in person?
We do not accept walk-in applicants and paper applications. We will only accept applications submitted through ERA.
If I do not see any job opening that I am interested in, can I still send my resume for future vacancies?
In our ERA Job Seeker site, you can only apply for all available and active vacancies. We do not accept applications for possible future vacancies.
I submitted my application in ERA on the day the vacancy closed. Am I still eligible?
Following the implementation of ERA, we are following Washington D.C. time (Eastern Standard Time). If a vacancy announcement’s closing date is on July 25, 2018, that means the vacancy will be closed on July 26, 2018 at 12:00 noon Malaysia Time). Late submissions will not be considered.
I would like to apply for more than one position. Can I just send one application?
In the ERA Job Seeker site, you will need to apply to EACH individual active vacancy that you are interested and qualified for.
I am a Malaysian citizen. Can I work at the U.S. Embassy?
Yes, provided that you meet the qualification requirements for the position.
How long is the hiring process?
We do not review applications until after the vacancy announcement has closed and the amount of time to fill a position varies depending on many factors so we are unable to provide an estimate. Please wait at least 4 weeks after the closing date of the vacancy to know if you have been shortlisted for the next level. We will contact you if your application have been shortlisted.
Do you notify applicants if they do not get selected for the postion?
Only qualified shortlisted candidates who are selected for interview will be contacted within approximately 4 weeks after the closing date. If you have not been contacted within this period, please presume that you are not eligible for the position.