The MFO offers a range of employment opportunities to civilians who form the backbone of our mission of peace in support of Egypt and Israel. 

Currently, we employ a total of approximately 140 direct hire international civilian staff across our offices in Rome, Tel Aviv, and Cairo and two military bases in Sinai, Egypt.  Most international employment contracts are for two-years renewable, with either single or accompanied status, and include free housing and comprehensive medical coverage.  MFO international civilian employees may also be eligible for tax reimbursement.  The base salary scale for international civilian employees is provided below.

MFO international civilian employees assigned to the Sinai also enjoy free meals, recreational facilities, and annual travel benefits.  For positions based in the Sinai, Egypt, the MFO prefers individuals with prior Middle East experience and who are self-starters with excellent communications skills. They should have the ability to live in a relatively austere environment.

The MFO Embraces Diversity, Equity, and Inclusiveness

At the MFO, we seek candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our commitment to peace and regional stability. We are strongly committed to ensuring workforce diversity; particularly in terms of gender and ethnicity. We believe that by promoting fairness in the workplace and fostering a culture of inclusiveness, we can attract the best talent.  We strive to create a work environment in which employees feel valued and have the opportunity to excel regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or sexual orientation.  We do not tolerate any kind of harassment, abuse, or discrimination.

The MFO regrets it cannot respond to all applicants.


MFO People Strategy 2021-25

Current positions
Mar 24, 2021

Electrical Supervisor

Sinai, Egypt

The Multinational Force and Observers seeks an experienced Electrical Supervisor to conduct routine maintenance, diagnose and repair electrical problems, and perform diagnostics on existing low voltage systems in compliance with organizational safety requirements. The Electrical Supervisor is also responsible for daily management of a local team of approx. 12 staff.

The position is in Sinai, Egypt, in an international work community consisting of military and civilian personnel of numerous nationalities.


Experience Required

  • The successful candidate will hold City and Guilds qualifications, with 10 years of experience in electrical systems and power distribution panels, including 3 years of supervisory experience.
  • Be able to interpret blueprints, prepare electrical schematic drawings and statements of work.
  • Be familiar with SAP to record work status and order materials.
  • Be fluent in written and spoken English.

A two-year renewable, unaccompanied-status contract, including housing, meals, and recreational facilities is offered. May be eligible for tax free status.

This is an MFO Grade 6 position.


International Civilian Employee Base Annual Salaries (in USD)


GRADE Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10
14 155,012 157,643 160,288 162,943 165,607 168,284 170,967 173,659 176,358 179,064
13 138,063


141,170 142,724 144,277 145,832 147,384 148,937 150,491 152,044
12 114,470 117,092 119,713 122,334 124,955 127,578 130,199 132,820 135,441 138,063
11 99,615 101,849 104,081 106,316 108,547 110,781 113,013 115,248 117,481 119,713
10 82,139 85,051 87,964 90,877 93,789 96,703 99,615 102,528 105,440 108,354
9 70,780 73,401 76,022 78,644 81,264 83,887 86,509 89,129 91,751 94,372
8 62,042 64,177 66,314 68,449 70,586 72,721 74,857 76,993 79,129 81,264
7 54,177 56,022 57,865 59,711 61,555 63,400 65,246 67,089 68,934 70,780
6 46,312 48,060 49,808 51,556 53,302 55,050 56,798 58,546 60,293 62,042
5 40,195 41,748 43,303 44,856 46,410 47,963 49,516 51,070 52,623 54,177


Additional Information

  • All MFO international civilian employees receive a retirement premium which is 7% of base salary.
  • Sinai, Egypt: MFO international civilian employees based in the Sinai receive a Sinai Service Premium which is 20% of base salary.
  • Other MFO locations: MFO international civilian employees based in Rome, Cairo or Tel Aviv receive a location specific post-allowance which takes into account U.S. Dept. of State post location allowances and average family sizes.
  • The Director General’s salary is set based on U.S. Government and international organization comparators. The Force Commander’s salary is set using an Assistant Secretary General level comparator for regional UN peacekeeping Force Commander positions.