1. Can I apply for more than one position at the same time?
Yes, you can apply for more than one position at same time.
2. When/how will I hear back from you?
You will be contacted only if you short listed for test or interview.
3. How can I withdraw my application?
You can withdraw your application by sending an email to Pakjobs@state.gov stating that you do not wish to proceed for this position.
4. How do I know if I qualify for the job? What is the process?
All applications are evaluated based on the qualification requirements given in of the vacancy announcement, residency, nepotism and other factors. Please ensure that you meet all the required qualifications and residency requirement if you are not Pakistani national for each vacancy before applying.
As we receive large number of applications, so we send regret letters/calls to only those applicants who appeared in interview.
5. Can I submit an application for future reference?
Applications received with no particular position being applied for are not given consideration. We do not keep an active file of submitted resumes. We advise applicants to check the existing vacancies and apply for a particular announced position.
6. What is the meaning of LES/FSN or FP posted on the announcement?
The Locally Employed Staff (LES) pay scale is based on our local compensation plan and is paid in Pakistani rupees. This pay scale is used for positions that are programmed and budgeted for local recruitment.
The FP pay scale is the U.S. Foreign Service pay scale and is used exclusively for U.S. citizens who are not ordinarily resident (NOR) in the country, (i.e. Eligible Family Members of Diplomats) or for U.S. citizens that do not need a work permit and/or do not fall under the local labor law. Typically positions programmed and budgeted for the FP pay plan require a security clearance. The FP pay scale is paid in U.S. dollars.
7. Should I attach all my documents with the applications?
Please do not attach any documents with your DS-174 form at this stage, you will be advised when your documents are required.