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Job Opportunities

Jobs at the Embassy

U.S. Embassy Nairobi Human Resources Office encourages interested job applicants to apply for any of our open positions!

Economic/Commercial Specialist – U.S. Embassy Mogadishu (located in Nairobi)

Bodyguard Coordinator – RSO 

Senior Systems Engineer (U.S. Embassy Mogadishu located in Nairobi) – All Interested Applicants

Administrative Assistant (U.S. Embassy Mogadishu – located in Nairobi) – All Interested Applicants

Public Health Specialist (Influenza/emerging infectious diseases) – In-house Applicants Only

Education Outreach Coordinator – All Interested Applicants

Please use the following link to view all currently available vacancies and submit applications: https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/ken/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms

Click on the position to view it’s details.

To Apply

If you don’t have an account yet, please create one using the instructions below. Login using the password that you created and answer all the questions. You are required to submit a complete online application with all required supporting documents by the deadline of each vacancy.

How to create an account in ERA:

Step 1: Visit: https://erajobs.state.gov/dos-era/ken/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms

Step 2: Click the Position Title

Step 3: Click the APPLY TO THIS VACANCY button

Step 4: Click the CREATE ACCOUNT button

Step 5: Fill in the blanks as required.

Step 6: Click NEXT – you will be asked to create a password. Your password must have at least 12 characters and must include at least one alphanumeric (upper and lower case), one digit, one special character and no spaces. The password will be valid for 60 days and so must be changed before expiry.Answer three security questions. These are used if you can’t remember your password. Answer each question in a way that you will easily remember.

Job application

Step 1: Click the Position Title

Step 2: Click APPLY TO THIS VACANCY button

Step 3: Login using the password that you created

You must answer all of the questions, upload required documents and submit.

You will use the same account that you have set up whenever you apply for other positions in future.

Find Job Openings

Thank you for your interest in employment with the U.S. Mission in Kenya.  To view a current list of all available positions at the U.S. Mission in Kenya and to apply online, please visit our ERA site.

All applications must be submitted through ERA to be considered.