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Join the Local Guard Force at the U.S. Embassy
January 2, 2022


Ideal candidates must have good interpersonal skills, follow instructions, and bring a firm, courteous and tactful approach to security-focused customer service.

Additionally, ideal candidates must:

  • Have at least one year of guard related duty, military, police, or security experience. However, a training level is available for those who have no prior experience. Email KLLGFJobs@state.gov for more information.
  • Have completed lower secondary school (LCE/SRP/PMR).
  • Meet Level II spoken and written English and Bahasa Malaysia.
  • Possess both a valid Malaysian vehicle license (D) and motorcycle license (B2). ** Candidates without a vehicle license would have one (1) year to obtain a vehicle license while candidates without a motorcycle license would have six (6) months to obtain a motorcycle license from the date of commencement of work, if hired.
  • Maintain good physical conditioning and pass pre-employment testing and twice annually thereafter.


Benefits include, but not limited to, the following:

  • Annual Leave – 16 days for new hires, up to 25 days
  • Sick Leave – 13 days per  year
  • Long-Term Sick Leave
  • 2-Month Year-End Bonus for full year of service paid out in November of each year; pro-rated for partial year of service.
  • Medical Coverage – Covered under AXA Affin Berhad Plan – premiums for employees and immediate family are fully paid by the Embassy.
  • Retirement – Age 60. Embassy contributes 16.6% of employee’s basic salary towards employee’s retirement fund (EPF). That’s 4.6% more than usual 12% required by local law.
  • Competitive Annual Salary – MYR28,589 – MYR41,193 for one year or more of guard related duty military, police, or security experience. MYR23,932 – MYR39,486 for no prior experience.


Contact KLLGFJobs@state.gov for details.