U.S. Embassy Job Vacancies

Job Opportunities

The U.S. Embassy in Bahrain provides equal opportunity, and 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. We also strive to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

We are looking for candidates who have 8 Qualities of Overseas Employees (PDF 124KB) to join our team.

Who may Apply

Only applicants who meet the criteria on the “OPEN TO” in a vacancy announcement will receive consideration. Further information please click here. (Definition)

Vacancy Announcements

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:
Click on the below links to view all vacancy announcement and apply for any positions that you are qualified.

How to Apply

Please follow the submission guidelines and instructions, posted on website carefully. You are required to submit a complete online application with all required supporting documents by the deadline of each vacancy. Failure to follow the instructions could prevent your resume from moving forward for further review.

  • Application Submission Guidelines English (PDF 226KB)
  • Application (Creating ERA Account) English (PDF 762KB)
  • Complete and Submit Application (Applying and Managing ERA Account) English (PDF 1MB)

Note: Because the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) system is used worldwide, the closing date is the Eastern time zone (ET) which is the time in Washington, D.C., U.S.A. See the Dual Clock on the right.

Hiring Preference

When qualified, applicants in hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed. It is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.