Jobs at the Embassy

The U.S. Embassy in Prague is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to attract the highest caliber and best qualified staff. Our salaries are competitive with the top firms in Prague and we offer an attractive benefits package.

We are particularly interested in individuals with skills in commerce; agriculture; marketing; political and economic affairs; Czech media and public relations; information management and network computer skills; financial management; procurement; architecture and building maintenance.

If you are interested in any of the current openings, please send a cover letter and curriculum vitae (resume) to: Human Resources Office, U.S. Embassy Prague, Tržiště 15, 118 01 Praha 1 or via e-mail to HROPrague@state.gov.

Current Openings

The U.S. Mission in Prague is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Guard in the Regional Security Office (RSO). The work schedule for this position is full-time, 40 hours per week.

CLOSING DATE: Until filled

Salary: from 321,724Kč

Ordinarily Resident (OR): Not-Ordinarily Resident NOR): FP-BB*; *Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.

For more info: HROPrague@state.gov

Who May Apply: All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Security Clearances Required: Local Security Certifications

Duration of Appointment: Indefinite. Subject to successful completion of probationary period.

Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position: NO

Duties: Performs guard duties on a permanent or rotating shift during the hours and on the days determined by the Guard Supervisor at either a stationary post or a waling patrol post at the chancery or at the Ambassador’s Residence. Guard duties include surveillance, security checks of gates and doorways, access control, search procedures, interaction with public, coordination with US, local personnel and local security services.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Education: High school education or equivalent is required.

Experience: At least six months experience in security/protective services in required.

Job Knowledge: Must be thoroughly familiar with verbal and written instructions given by RSO/ARSO, including local guard orders and emergency plans.

Language: Level 2/2 (good working knowledge) in English, level 4/4 (fluent) in Czech language required.

Skills and abilities: Must be able to follow orders, to be alert, and to be reliable. When in contact with the public, must be cordial and polite. Must exercise sound judgment in referring problem situations to the local guard supervisor, and able to solve most problems in the absence of a guard supervisor. Full performance guards must be able to work all post and all shifts.

Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Other information

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.

Please note that only DS-174 will be accepted.

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.

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.

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

(1) AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

(2) AEFM / USEFM

(3) FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed

forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit this link.

How to Apply

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification Clearance. To apply for this position, applicants should email HROPrague@state.gov with the documents listed below.

Required Documents: Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • DS-174
  • Driver’s License (if applicable)
  • Residency and/or Work permit for non-Czech citizens

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

For further information: the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources office.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Prague.

The U.S. Mission in Prague is seeking an employee for the part-time position of Student Intern in the U.S. Embassy’s Management Section.

Opening Period: April 05, 2019 – April 30, 2019

Salary:  Unpaid Student Intern

Work Hours: Part-time; 15-20 hours/week

For more info:  Human Resources Office: Andrea Rechtorikova

E-mail Adress: HROPrague@state.gov

Who May Apply: University Students

Security Clearances Required: Local Security Certifications

Duration of Appointmnet: 3 months

Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualitites of Overseas Employees before you apply.

Start date:  June 2019. Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of  receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:  No

Duties: Duties include collecting and analyzing information for use in market research, price comparisons, finding alternative companies for services, reports of findings, some clerical/administrative duties, phone calls and emailing. Data is processed in programs ILMS, Ariba, Coast. Interns shall have strong computer skills, advanced knowledge of Czech and English (spoken and written), flexibility, and a positive attitude to learn to work in the above mentioned systems.

Qualifications and Evaluations

NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

  1. University students (must be an enrolled student for the duration of the internship). The university approval with unpaid student’s internship is required. (The U.S. Embassy has a working agreement in this regard with the University of New York in Prague.  Applicants from other universities have to secure an agreement for an unpaid internship on their own).
  2. Czech language knowledge, spoken and written, (fluent – 4/4) is required. English language knowledge, spoken and written, (fluent – 4/4) is required.
  3. A minimum of three months commitment is required (longer terms are possible if both parties agree) as well as commitment to work 15 to 20 hours a week.

Qualifications:  All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

EQUAL EMPLOYMNET 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.

Other information:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

(1) AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

(2) AEFM / USEFM

(3) FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link: https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va

How to Apply: All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification Clearance.

To apply for this position, applicants should email HROPrague@state.gov with the documents listed below.

Please note that only DS-174 will be accepted.

  • DS-174
  • Driver’s License (if applicable)
  • Residency and/or Work permit for non-Czech citizens

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

For further information: the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources office.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Prague.

 

 

The U.S. Mission in Prague is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Mailroom Supervisor in the Management Section – Information Program Center (MGT-IPC). The work schedule for this position is full-time, 40 hours per week.

CLOSING DATE: April 24, 2019

Salary: from 395, 649 Kč

Ordinarily Resident (OR): Not-Ordinarily Resident NOR): FP-08; $37,698 *Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.

For more info: HROPrague@state.gov

Who May Apply: All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Security Clearances Required: Local Security Certifications

Duration of Appointment: Indefinite. Subject to successful completion of probationary period.

Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position: YES

Duties: The position manages the Diplomatic Pouch (DP) and Diplomatic Post Office (DPO) operations and staff. It understands and follows all US rules and regulations regarding DP and DPO and understands all processes at the airport for receiving and dispatching mail and pouch. It enters and tracks mail in the Integrated Logistics Management System (ILMS) and directly supervises and rates two mail clerks. It manages office equipment and supplies and is responsible for meeting post security guidelines. It assists customers at the mail window and looks for opportunities to improve operations through technology or processes.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Education: High school diploma or local equivalent is required.

Experience: At least two years’ experience in general office administration.

Job Knowledge: Knowledge of US mail and State Department Diplomatic Pouch procedures is required. Training will be provided.

Language: Level 3/3 (good working knowledge) in English, level 2/2 in Czech language required.

Skills and abilities: Intermediate computer skills, ability to lift pouches weighing 35 kilos. Must have a valid driver’s license

All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

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.

Other information

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

(1) AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

(2) AEFM / USEFM

(3) FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link: https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va

How to Apply

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification Clearance. To apply for this position, applicants should email HROPrague@state.gov with the documents listed below.

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • DS-174
  • Driver’s License (if applicable)
  • Residency and/or Work permit for non-Czech citizens

Please note that only DS-174 will be accepted.

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

For further information: the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources office.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Prague.