The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau, Moldova is hiring a:

Residence Manager – High Level Official

Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

Description of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervises official residence household employees;
  • Instructs the chef about upcoming events, instructs other staff about luncheon, dinner and reception arrangements;
  • Checks with the staff on the proper execution of duties;
  • Checks daily with the Ambassador or his/her spouse regarding needs;
  • Arranges spouse’s schedule, makes appointments and acts as interpreter if and when needed;
  • Coordinates closely with the Ambassador’s Office and the Protocol Office;
  • Maintains the financial records of the Residence, including representational accounts as well as ORE funds, settling the accounts with the Employer on an agreed-upon basis;
  • Prepares ORE, VAT and representational vouchers;
  • Calls the Embassy’s General Services Office when a maintenance crew is required to perform maintenance and/or repair work at the Residence;
  • May perform other duties as assigned.


  • Level 3 Speaking/Writing in English in order to communicate orally and in writing with guests, the general public and other Embassy staff;
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with the Ambassador and his family, other residence staff members, Embassy personnel and vendors;
  • Ability to prioritize work, and to work under pressure with accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of residence management services.


All applicants must have the required work/residency permits be able to legally work in Moldova and be eligible for appointment under Moldova’s local labor laws. No visa support will be provided to foreign/non-Moldovan applicants.

Interested candidates for this position must submit a current résumé in English to