Jobs at the Embassy

Thank you for your interest in employment with the U.S. Embassy in Namibia.  To view a current list of all available positions at the U.S. Mission in Namibia and to apply online, please visit this page: Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA).  All applications* must be submitted through ERA to be considered. 

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The U.S. Embassy 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.

Vacancy Announcements

ERA Application Job Aid (PDF 2,118 KB)

Special Projects Manager (Closing Date: October 2, 2018)

Vacancy Announcement Number: Windhoek-2018-18

The U.S. Mission in Windhoek, Namibia is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Special Projects Manager within the Management Office.

The work schedule for this position is:  Part Time (20 hours per week)

Duties:  The incumbent provides a full range of high-level administrative, project, and event management support to the Management Office.  Manages Mission Namibia’s Greening and Wellness Programs. Convenes the Mission Green Team and facilitates implementation of greening initiatives such as the “Turn it Off” campaign and water conservation efforts. Reviews and screens incoming cable traffic, correspondence and other documents to determine immediate or potential Management action/interest/involvement; assigns action on routine issues as required; designates issues for Management Officer’s information/attention/action as appropriate.

Serves as the control officer/liaison for visitors (inspectors, survey teams, VIPs, etc.) to the Management Section as well as for special events and projects, including those initiated by the Management Section and/or requiring a high level of Management Office support or involvement.  Develops schedules, itineraries and agendas as appropriate.

All interested applicants should apply via the Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA) link.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please note that no applications received after the deadline will be considered and that hard copy or emailed applications will not be accepted.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

ERA Application Job Aid (PDF 2,118 KB)

Public Health Administrative Assistant – Oshakati (Closing Date: October 4, 2018)

Vacancy Announcement Number: WINDHOEK- 2018-16

The U.S. Mission in Windhoek, Namibia is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Public Health Administrative Management Assistant at the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) Oshakati Office.

Duties:  Incumbent is the sole Administrative Manager in the U.S. Mission/Windhoek CDC field offices primarily based in Oshakati and provides support for the CDC Rundu and Katima offices. Under direct supervision of the CDC Field Office Coordinator, incumbent is responsible for the provision of day-to-day administrative and managerial services and direction with responsibility for managing and coordinating administrative activities such as human resource management, procurement, budgeting of indirect cost for office operations, staff travel, coordination of TDY travelers, logistics, transportation/motor pool services, office reception and communication, property/supply management, and also liaising office safety and security measures with CDC Windhoek and Embassy Windhoek . The incumbent will also assist and perform other administrative related tasks as needed for VIP visits and requires the exercise of initiative and independent judgment with the approval of the Field Office Coordinator in conducting and applying HHS/CDC and Department of State rules and procedures.

All applications must be submitted through ERA to be considered.  Log onto the ERA system to register as an Applicant, and follow in the instructions to submit your application and upload your required documents.

Required Documents: Proof of qualifications, proof of citizenship, complete curriculum vitae.

Next Steps: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


USAID Vacancies

*Please use the DS 174 Application Form for all USAID vacancies.


PEACE CORPS Vacancies