Who may apply

Verify that you belong to the target group for which the vacancy is open. Only applicants who meet the “OPEN TO” criteria will receive consideration.

The vacancy announcement is open to any interested applicant.

The vacancy announcement is open only to the following criteria:

  • Appointment Eligible Family Member (AEFM): An AEFM for employment purposes is an individual who meets all of the following criteria:
    • U.S. Citizen; and
    • Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610) of the sponsoring employee; or
    • Child of the sponsoring employee who is unmarried and at least 18 years old; and
    • Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT); and
    • Is under chief of mission authority; and
    • Is residing at the sponsoring employee’s post of assignment abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and
    • Does NOT currently receive a U.S. Government retirement annuity or pension from a career in the U.S. Foreign Service or Civil Service.
  • U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM): A USEFM for employment purposes is an individual who meets all of the following criteria:
    • U.S. Citizen; and
    • Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610) of the sponsoring employee; or
    • Child of the sponsoring employee who is unmarried and at least 18 years old; and
    • Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and resides at the sponsoring employee’s post of assignment abroad, or as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and is under chief of mission authority; or
    • resides at an Involuntary Separate Maintenance Allowance (ISMA) location authorized under 3 FAM 3232.2; or
    • Currently receives a U.S. Government retirement annuity or pension from a career in the U.S. Foreign Service or Civil Service.

IMPORTANT: AEFM, US EFM, EFMs, and MOH are required to submit travel order showing that your sponsor has been assigned to the U.S. Mission in Tanzania.

The vacancy announcement is open only to:

  • Current Employees of the Mission: Any local employee of the U.S. Mission Tanzania currently hired under a personnel service agreement (PSA) or a direct hire appointment.
  • Appointment Eligible Family Member (AEFM) as defined above.
  • U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) as defined above.
  • Eligible Family Members (EFMs): An EFM for employment purposes is an individual who meets all of the following criteria:
    • U.S. Citizen or not a U.S. Citizen; and
    • Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610); or
    • Child, who is unmarried and under 21 years of age or, regardless of age, is incapable of self-support; or
    • Parent (including stepparents and legally adoptive parents) of employee, spouse, or same-sex domestic partner, when such parent is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for support; or
    • Sister or brother (including stepsisters and stepbrothers, or adoptive sisters or brothers) of the employee, spouse, or same-sex domestic partner when such sibling is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for support, unmarried, and under 21 years of age, or regardless of age, incapable of self-support; and
    • Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad or, as appropriate, at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and
    • Is under chief of mission authority.
  • Member of Household (MOH): An individual who accompanies or joins a sponsoring employee, i.e., sponsor is a direct hire employee under Chief of Mission authority, either Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad at a U.S. mission, or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan. A MOH is an individual who meets the following criteria:
    • Not an EFM and therefore not on the travel orders or approved through form OF-126 Foreign Service Residence and Dependency Report of the sponsoring employee; and
    • Officially declared by the sponsoring U.S. Government employee to the Chief of Mission (COM) as part of his or her household and approved by the COM; and
    • Is a parent, grandparent, grandchild, unmarried partner, adult child, foreign born child in the process of being adopted, father, mother, brother, sister, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, stepfather, stepmother, stepson, stepdaughter, stepbrother, stepsister, half-brother, or half-sister who falls outside the Department’s current definition of Eligible Family Member 14 FAM 511.3. A MOH may or may not be a U.S. Citizen.

IMPORTANT: AEFM, US EFM, EFMs, and MOH are required to submit travel order showing that your sponsor has been assigned to the U.S. Mission in Tanzania.