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.

Current positions
Jan 5, 2021

Vehicle Maintenance Facility Foreman

Sinai, Egypt

The Multinational Force and Observers seeks an experienced Vehicle Maintenance Foreman to supervise and manage a multinational team of technicians in the repair and maintenance of vehicles. The Vehicle Maintenance Facility Foreman is also responsible for maintaining accurate records of vehicle maintenance, carrying out quality control checks, and mentoring assigned technicians.

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

Experience Required

  • Qualified vehicle technician with recognized certification equivalent to City and Guilds level 3 or higher and at least 5 years’ experience in a supervisory role.
  • Computer literacy to include use of MS Office Suite.
  • Fluent written and spoken English mandatory as well as ability to bend, stretch and squat to perform repairs and inspections.


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
14 152,271 154,856 157,454 160,062 162,679 165,308 167,944 170,588 173,240 175,898
13 135,622


138,674 140,200 141,726 143,253 144,778 146,304 147,830 149,356
12 112,446 115,022 117,596 120,171 122,746 125,322 127,897 130,472 133,046 135,622
11 97,854 100,048 102,241 104,436 106,628 108,822 111,015 113,210 115,404 117,596
10 80,687 83,547 86,409 89,270 92,131 94,993 97,854 100,715 103,576 106,438
9 69,528 72,103 74,678 77,253 79,827 82,404 84,979 87,553 90,129 92,703
8 60,945 63,042 65,141 67,239 69,338 71,435 73,533 75,632 77,730 79,827
7 53,219 55,031 56,842 58,655 60,467 62,279 64,092 65,903 67,715 69,528
6 45,493 47,210 48,927 50,644 52,360 54,077 55,794 57,511 59,227 60,945
5 39,484 41,010 42,537 44,063 45,589 47,115 48,640 50,167 51,693 53,219


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.