The Human Resources Office in Tokyo provides recruitment services to the Embassy in Tokyo, the five Consulates in Sapporo, Nagoya, Osaka, Fukuoka, and Naha, as well as the Foreign Service Institute in Yokohama.
Who May Apply
To be eligible, applicants must belong to one of seven categories of employees explained on this page.
8 Qualities of Overseas Employees
Overseas employees will demonstrate the following characteristics essential for being a successful member of the United States Embassy, Consulate, or Mission team:
Please check this separate page for specific information about language testing and qualifications.
The U.S. Mission offers a competitive compensation package to our Locally Employed Staff:
Please note that the U.S. Mission does not withhold Japanese tax. Locally Employed Staff are responsible for filing income tax in accordance with Japanese Government law and regulations.
U.S. Citizen and U.S. legal permanent residents are subject to Federal tax and FICA withholding.
The U.S. Mission in Japan 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.
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