As a part of the nation's largest, most stable employer, the U.S. Government, the U.S. Department of State is the lead foreign affairs agency responsible for formulating and implementing U.S. foreign policy overseas. As a Civil Service employee, you’ll support U.S. foreign policy right here in the United States. You’ll help drive diplomatic principles and initiatives worldwide through conscientious work in the United States. In short, Civil Service professionals are dedicated to improving the world in which we live. Working in Washington, D.C., or other cities throughout the United States, Civil Service professionals work on everything from improving trade opportunities for U.S. businesses, to helping American couples adopt children from overseas, to monitoring human rights issues.
A career with the Civil Service means that you can make a difference in the world.
To search, and apply, for specific positions with the U.S. Department of State, below is an RSS feed from USAJobs. You may use the search function to find a position that closely matches your skill set. You can also visit USAJobs and search for Department of State Civil Service vacancies.
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