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About U.S Embassy:

U.S Embassy, Kabul, Afghanistan.

Job Description:

The Radio Technician is responsible for the daily maintenance of all UHF,VHF, and HF radio systems for the Embassy. The technician installs various types of radio equipment, such as repeaters, antennas, base stations, mobile radios, and mobile Inmarsat’s at various locations within the Embassy compound and off-site. The technician uses computerized radio service software to program and align a large variety and quantity of hand-held and mobile radios, repeaters, and base stations utilized by embassy employees. The Technician is in part responsible for the Embassy’s Cable television network/system. Technician acts as translator between US embassy employees and Host country agencies. As well as secondary Telephone Technician in the absences of assigned Telephone Technician. Maintains radio equipment/ systems inventory.

Job Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  Minimum three years of directly related experience utilizing the knowledge, skills, and abilities in the field of radio network operation, maintenance, and repair is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Post-secondary course work in electronics, electrical, RF/radio theory, technology, or any military communications, or manufacturer specific radio training is required. Must have a thorough knowledge of safety practices and procedures; electronics, electrical, RF/radio theories and practices; installation, operation, maintenance, testing, troubleshooting, repair procedures and techniques for the equipment serviced. Cognitive of host country and Department of State radio standards and requirements.

Education Requirements: Completion of high school is required.


LANGUAGE:  Level 4 (Fluent) in English and Dari is required.

“This may be tested”

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must be able to read and interpret technical guidelines, schematic drawing, engineering plans, and specifications; troubleshoot simple to complex radio system malfunctions; operate test equipment; use hand and powered tools; and effectively communicate with other technicians. Must be able to work independently with minimum supervision.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission 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.


All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Submission Guideline:

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a local security clearance. To apply for this position applicants must electronically submit the documents listed below to be considered for employment. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible and qualified. To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site (US Embassy Kabul Website)

Required Documents:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application

  • Proof of Citizenship (Tazkara)
  • High School Diploma

Next Steps:

Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

For further information – the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Submission Email:

US Embassy Kabul Website

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