Hiring Foreign Service Diplomatic Security Special Agents

March 18, 2012

NOTE:  This is an overseas job that requires you to live overseas for most of your career.  It’s just like being an FSO Generalist but instead you are a badged federal law enforcement officer tasked with protecting U.S. personnel and property overseas.  A very exciting and challenging job!

The State Department is now accepting applications for the Foreign Service Diplomatic Security Special Agent positions.

Click here (http://careers.state.gov/specialist/vacancy-announcements/dssa) for more information, and to start the online application process.

Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is March 30, 2012.

Potential applicants are strongly urged to read the entire vacancy announcement to ensure they meet all of the requirements for this position, and fully understand the special circumstances involving a career in the Foreign Service before applying. All applicants must be U.S. citizens and at least 20 years old to apply and at least 21 years of age to be appointed. Special Agent candidates must be appointed prior to their 37th birthday.

Visit the forums if you have any questions, or to search for answers regarding the Foreign Service Specialist selection process. The forums can be found under Engage on the careers.state.gov website.

U.S. citizenship is required.


Hiring Foreign Service Human Resources Officers

March 18, 2012

NOTE:  This is an overseas job that requires you to live overseas for most of your career.  It’s just like being an FSO Generalist but instead you are tasked with running all HR activities for the embassy overseas!  An exciting opportunity for anyone with an HR background who wants to live overseas but draw an American salary!

The State Department is now accepting applications for Foreign Service Human Resources Officer positions.

Click here (http://careers.state.gov/specialist/vacancy-announcements/hro) for more information, and to start the Gateway to State online application process via USAJobs.

Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is March 27, 2012.

Potential applicants are strongly urged to read the entire vacancy announcement to ensure they meet all of the requirements for this position, and fully understand the special circumstances involving a career in the Foreign Service before applying. All applicants must be U.S. citizens and at least 20 years old to apply and at least 21 years of age to be appointed.

Visit the online forums if you have any questions, or to search for answers regarding the Foreign Service Specialist selection process. The forums can be found under Engage on the careers.state.gov website.