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Job Opportunities


Thank you for your interest in working for the U.S. Embassy and Consulate in New Zealand!

The U.S. Mission in New Zealand 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. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

What does it take to work at the U.S. Mission in New Zealand?

Applicants are encouraged to review the Eight Qualities of Overseas Employees (PDF 64KB). These qualities are essential characteristics for being a successful staff member of the U.S. Embassy.

To view a current list of all available positions at the U.S. Mission in New Zealand and to apply online, please visit our ERA site.

All applications must be submitted through ERA (Electronic Recruitment Application) to be considered. More on the ERA process can be found here.


Current Job Openings

U.S. Embassy Wellington


Protocol Management Clerk

Serves as the clerk to the Protocol Assistant at Embassy Wellington, and as back-up clerk in the Management Section. This role provides support to the Protocol Office in areas such as correspondence management, event support, and file and database administration. The Protocol Clerk also supports the Management Section during periods of leave or heavy workload. The incumbent may be required to occasionally work irregular hours, including weekends and public holidays.

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Closing Date: May 14th, 2021.

U.S. Consulate Auckland

No current job opportunities.