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All Colombo Overseas Building Operations (OBO) Construction Project Office June 02, 2016
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Driver

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Mobile Patrol Senior Guard

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All Colombo May 25, 2016
Senior Security Guard 

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Security Guard

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All Iranawila May 25, 2016
Security Guard

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Facility Management Assistant

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USEFMs * Colombo
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Information Program Center Assistant

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Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

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Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant – Trainee Level

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Security Escort

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USEFMs * Colombo
Untill filled

* This position is only open to family members of a direct-hire Foreign, Civil, or uniformed service member assigned to or stationed in Sri Lanka and who are listed under the travel orders of such an officer.  Please see “Appendix A – Definitions” on the attached vacancy announcement for further detail.

Interested candidates are requested to complete and submit the following application form via email (Colombohr@state.gov) OR post to: P.O. Box 106, Colombo. 

[Please mention the vacancy applied for in the top left-hand corner of the envelope OR in the subject line of your e-mail. Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.]

Special Instructions to Applicants:

1. Persons who do not possess the minimum requirements (qualifications, experience etc.) of the position should refrain from applying.

2. Please don’t forget to mention the position applied in the subject line of your e-mail or top left-hand corner of the envelope.

3. Please refrain from contacting the Human Resources Office to check the status of your application or to obtain information on the selection process. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Definition of US Citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM) – For purposes of receiving a preference in hiring for a qualified position, an EFM who meets the following criteria:

  • US Citizen; and,
  • EFM at least 18 years old; and,
  • Listed on the travel orders of a direct-hire Foreign, Civil, or uniformed service member assigned to or stationed abroad with a USG agency that is under COM authority, or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and either:
    1.  Resides at the sponsoring employee's or uniformed service member's post of assignment abroad or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; or
    2.  Resides at an Involuntary Separate Maintenance Allowance (ISMA) location authorized under 3 FAM 3232.2

The US Mission in Colombo 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 State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

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Need access to a computer and internet? 

The U.S. Embassy has several locations that provide computer use to the general public:

The Information Resource Center Library, located at 44 Galle Road, Colombo 03, has 20 computers that are free for use.  Membership is not required, but a NIC is needed at the entrance for access.  For printing, there is a fee of Rs. 5 per page for black and white copies and Rs. 10 per page for color copies.  Opening hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 9 am – 6 pm. 

Similar services are available at the:

American Corner Kandy
D.S. Senanayke Public Library
Kandy

and

American Corner Jaffna

No. 23, Athiyady New Road
Nallur, Jaffna

Please see our website for more information:   http://srilanka.usembassy.gov/irc_general_info.html

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