Announcement of a Job Opening


Thank you for your interest in a job opening at the Embassy of Japan. We are currently seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the Ambassador’s residence. We welcome staff who is supportive and committed to high standard of services. Before applying, please read the information carefully and make sure that you meet all the requirements.

1. Position description

- Position: Ambassador’s resident staff
- Place of work : Ambassador’s Residence (P. Psychiko)
- Portfolio: Residence maintenance and administration duties. Organize and serving of official dinners.
- Period : One year (probation period)
- Date of contract: Beginning of December, 2021
- Pay Scale: Determined by Embassy’s criteria
 - Working Hours: 40 hours per week, 6 days a week, Monday through Saturday.
    * Must be able to work after the working hours and on holidays if required.  
- Holiday: Sunday and Greek national holidays. Annual leave is granted in accordance with the Embassy’s regulation.

2. Qualification

- Qualification: Academic ability equivalent to a high school degree.
- Language: Excellent command of Greek and English. Japanese proficiency is appreciated but not necessary.
- Skills: The following skills are greatly appreciated.
               a. Highly efficient technical maintenance of day to day residence issues.    
               b. Serving skills.
- Nationality: Greek national or holder of valid work permits in Greece.
   * Male applicants must have completed military service.
- Other: a. Positive attitude and high incentive towards work, personal communication skill.
              b. Ability to build trust-based relationship, and work collaboratively with others.     
              c. Certification of good health.
              d. Certification of clean criminal record.
              e. Produce official vaccination or infection certification or negative COVID-19 rapid test performed within 48 hours before the interview based on current law requirements. 
3. Job Description

- Residence maintenance and administration duties.
- Organise and serving of official dinners.

4. How to Apply

- Fill in the designated application form (Click here to download) and send by e-mail to Applications not using this form are not considered. Applications arrived by postal mail are not accepted.
- The form must be filled in English.
- Applications must reach us no later than 15:00 on 14th October (Thursday) 2021.
- You may submit your CV or other supporting documents. All documents must be sent as attachment(s) to the application form.

5. Schedule
- Application period is from 4th to 14th of October.
- Shortlisted applicants are informed via email on 20th of October.
- An Interview is on either 1st or 2nd of November.
- Final result is informed via email or phone around 19th of November.

6. Necessary Documents

- Application form
- One of the following Certifications of COVID-19 (Submitted at the interview)
      a) a vaccination certificate 14 days after the second dose at the time of the interview
      b) a certificate of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 30 to 180 days.
      c) a negative certificate of a rapid test taken no longer than 48 hours before the interview.
- Health certification (Submitted at the first day of work)
-  Certification of no criminal record (Submitted at the first day of work)

7. Notes

- Submitted application documents will not be returned for any reason.
- Only the short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.
- Embassy does not provide any information regarding selection criteria and information other than described here.
-If you have any inquirers, please send us e-mail to