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More information on the recruiting process
April 21, 2022

In order to assist you in understanding how to create an account and successfully apply for the job(s) in which you are interested, we have provided a step-by-step video, as well as guidance documents for each stage of the process. These can be found on the right sidebar of this webpage.

For more information, once in ERA, please click on the vacancy that interests you and review all the information about it, like duties and qualifications required.

Applicants will receive correspondence for testing processes and/or interviews via email from ERA; please be sure to provide a correct email address and review your spam or junk folder as sometimes the system notification goes into these folders.

The Embassy Human Resources Office is unable to acknowledge the receipt of your documents due to the high volume of applications received. If you do not receive a notification email from ERA within four weeks of the vacancy announcement’s closing day, it is likely that your application was not considered to move forward in the process. However, we encourage you to keep applying, and hope you will one day join our team!

Where can I apply from?
Anywhere that has an internet connection and a computer.

What should I review before applying
Overseas Employees will demonstrate the Eight Qualities of Overseas Employees or characteristics essential for being a successful member of the United States Embassy, Consulate, or Mission. Please read the entire Vacancy Announcement to ensure you meet all Eligibility and Qualification requirements. All required documentation, as mentioned in the Vacancy Announcement, must be included (uploaded) at the time of application.

Please consult the video in the sidebar to learn how to create a new account and apply: ERA Application Guide.

Who may apply?
Open to: All Interested Candidates – Anyone with Argentine Citizenship or Permanent Residency may apply.

Open to: Current Employees of the Mission – Anyone who is currently employed by the U.S. Mission in Argentina may apply. Third Party Contractors are not eligible.

Open to: USEFMs only – Only U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members may apply. USEFMs may also apply to the above “Open to” categories. For more information please click on this link.

Please send any question to BuenosAiresRRHH@state.gov

ERA Buenos Aires (Electronic Recruitment Application)

Please follow the link to consult vacancies in US Embassy Buenos Aires.

Important: The password for the ERA account gets blocked after three logins with incorrect password. If you experience problems with your password, after the second try, use the function “forgot your password” to reset.

Also, you can re-try after some time and the account will be unblocked automatically. Another option is to create a new user account with a different email address.
If you have forgotten your username, you will need to create another account (using a different email address). Please use the “Create Account” link on the login page.