Human Resources Office (Embassy of the United States of America) Recruitment

The Human Resources Office is responsible for providing a full range of personnel services for American and Locally Employed Staff(LES) members. The HRO is responsible for implementing HR policies and procedures for the American diplomatic Mission Nigeria. The HRO provides guidance on all HR related programs

Job Openings

Listed below are current job opportunities at the United States Embassy in Nigeria.  Please click on the link to learn more about the specific opening.  For more information about job opportunities, you may email the U.S. Embassy Human Resources Officeat [email protected] (Please note that this address is only for inquiries about job opportunities. Questions about Consular or other issues will not receive a reply.)

All Interested Candidates

Closing Date: August 9, 2012
Position: Expeditor – Abuja (PDF 126KB)

Closing Date: August 8, 2012
Position: Program Specialist,  Health System Strengthening (Capacity Development) – CDC Abuja (PDF 133KB)

Closing Date: August 3, 2012
Position: Hausa Instructor – Abuja (PDF 68KB)

Notice: Employment opportunities which are open only to currently employed Embassy local staff or the family members of Americans assigned to the U.S. Mission in Nigeria are listed on the Embassy’s internal website, available through the U.S. State Department’s OPENNET system.  Interested family members without OPENNET access may inquire by email to [email protected]. All others should apply to [email protected] 

Submit Application To:
Embassy of the United States of America
Human Resources Office
Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive
Central District Area

Application forms for Federal Employment:


Applications that are NOT typewritten andcover letter NOT signed will be automatically disqualified. All applicants must have the legal right to work in Nigeria.All applicants must state in their application the basis of their legal right to work in Nigeria, e.g. citizenship, residency, work permit etc.Applicants not providing this information in their application will not be considered for employment.Short-listed applicants will be asked to provide, prior to interview, documentation in support of their legal right to work in Nigeria.Please note that applicants selected for a position within the Embassy will be required to go through an Embassy security investigation and medical clearance prior to appointment.

Note: An Equal Opportunity Employer

The U.S. Mission in Nigeria 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 Statealso strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs


  1. Hy, I am a citizen of Federal Republic of Nigeria. I study at federal polytechnic Nasarawa, department of estate management and valuation. I will be glad if i am shortlisted for interview. Thanks