Jobs at the Embassy and Consulates

It’s a new ERA in recruitment with the Embassy!

Thank you for your interest in jobs at the U.S. Mission to Australia. Our recruitment process has transitioned from a paper and email-based process to a new system called ERA (Electronic Recruitment Application) – a web-based portal powered by

How to create an account in ERA:

The first time you apply for a position in this way, you will be asked to set up an account. Find more information on how to set up your account and use the ERA portal here – ERA Applicant User Guide (PDF 1.6MB).

With the exception of our Overseas Seasonal Hire Program (OSHP) Canberra, Overseas Seasonal Hire Program (OSHP) Sydney, and Overseas Seasonal Hire Program (OSHP) Melbourne we will no longer accept emailed, faxed or paper applications; ERA is now the ONLY way to apply for a position with the U.S. Mission Australia.

Position Open To Grade / Salary Closing Date

Mailroom Clerk (Part Time-20 hrs/week) – Perth

Employees of Mission – All/ USEFMs, EFMs or MOHs

LE-05, A$66,152 pro rata p.a. / FP-09, US$30,414 pro rata p.a.

December 3, 2021
Administrative Clerk (Work Control Clerk) – Canberra USEFMs Only FP-8 US$34,021 December 3, 2021
Carpentry Maintenance Worker – Canberra All Interested Applicants/All Sources LE-05, AU$66,152 p.a. / FP-09, US$30,414 p.a. December 6, 2021

Community Liaison Office Coordinator – Canberra

USEFMs Only FP-05 US$47,619 December 8, 2021

Administrative Clerk (Work Order Clerk) – Canberra

All Interested Applicants/All Sources

LE-06 AU $72,400 p.a. / FP-8  US$ 34,021 p.a.

December 12, 2021
International Trade and Investment Advisor – Perth

All Interested Applicants/All Sources

LE-10, AU$122,788 p.a. / FP-05, US$53,596 p.a.

December 13, 2021
Administrative Clerk (Work Order Clerk) – S Canberra All Interested Applicants/All Sources LE-06 AU $72,400 p.a. / FP-8  US$ 34,021 p.a. December 16, 2021


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

We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees (PDF 127KB) before you apply.

You can also view our list of Local Employee Benefits here (PDF 157KB). For Eligibly Family Members (EFMs), benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.  

Equal Employment Opportunity 

The U.S. Mission 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.

Thank you again for considering the U.S Mission to Australia. Good luck with your application.