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Activation Date: 25 Mar, 2021   Announced Date: 25 Mar, 2021   Expire Date: 08 Apr, 2021

Job Location: Kabul
Nationality: Afghan
Category: Executive
Employment Type: Full Time
Vacancy Number: KABUL-2021-031
No. Of Jobs: 2
City: Kabul
Organization: U.S Embassy
Years of Experience: Two years of experience performing translations or
Contract Duration: Permanent
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Completion of secondary (high) school is required.
Close date: 08 Apr, 2021

About U.S Embassy:

U.S. Embassy, Kabul, Afghanistan

Job Description:

Incumbent serves as the personal assistant to the Ambassador, Deputy Chief of Mission, Assistant Chief of Mission, and visiting delegations from Washington in terms of providing protocol guidance and protocol liaison with the host government. Advises on the protocol aspects of all types of official and social situations, contacts, and communications. Maintains contact lists and guest lists, determines order of precedence within and among groups, and provides protocol-related guidance for officials served. Arranges meetings and events for Front Office principals, ensuring correct protocol are followed during the invitation, RSVP, and access processes. Escorts VIPs and other important visitors to ensure events and meetings run smoothly and correct protocol procedures are followed.

Job Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: Two years of experience performing translations or protocol duties with a government or non-governmental organization.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must be aware of all aspects of protocol, social and diplomatic customs and also familiar with names of political influential.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Completion of secondary (high) school is required.

How You will be Evaluated:

LANGUAGE: English IV, Dari IV and Pashto IV is required.

 “This may be tested”


SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Level II (30-45 words per minute) typing and readable attractive handwriting and good public relations skills are required. Ability to organize, work independently, and take individual initiative is required. Must have basic computer skills (ability to work on a PC, use basic programs like Microsoft Outlook and various databases.)


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  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.

Submission Guideline:

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a local security clearance. To apply for this position applicants must electronically submit the documents listed below to be considered for employment. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible and qualified. To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site (US Embassy Kabul Website)

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • Residency/Tazkira
  • High School Diploma


Next Steps:

Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email. 

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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