Foreign Affairs Officer Job in WASHINGTON, DC

Vacancy No. PRM-2017-0014 Department Department of State - Agency Wide
Salary $94,796.00 to $123,234.00 Grade 13 to 13
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/11/2017 Close Date 1/23/2017
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Foreign Affairs Officer

Department of State - Agency Wide

  • 1 vacancy - Washington DC, DC
Work Schedule is Full-Time - Permanent

Opened Wednesday 1/11/2017

Closes Monday 1/23/2017

  • Salary Range
    $94,796.00 to $123,234.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
  • Promotion Potential
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    Limited to Eligible Department of State Employees (per 3 FAM 2315)

    "You are encouraged to read the entire announcement before you submit your application package. Your application may not get full consideration if you do not follow the instructions as outlined."

    "More than one selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade and unit occur."
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Job Overview

Job Overview


About the Agency

This position is located in the Office of Multilateral Coordination and External Relations (MCE) in the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM). PRM manages the humanitarian diplomacy and U.S. government programming to benefit millions of refugees, internally displaced persons, conflict victims, and vulnerable migrants around the globe. The Foreign Affairs Officer (FAO) will share responsibility for formulating and monitoring the activities of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), including budget formulation and humanitarian policy development.

This position is eligible for telework; additional criteria will be required (e.g., supervisory approval).


The Foreign Affairs Officer will:

  • Compile, analyze and present information and data to senior officers for use in policy formulation.
  • Serve as primary point of contact for the Bureau in program management and implementation process for area of responsibility.
  • Assess program activities to determine funding requirements and to determine whether funding is warranted and available.
  • Participate in interagency working groups and intergovernmental meetings and make recommendations to these bodies.
  • Serve as primary liaison between the USG and UNHCR, coordinating interagency policy, guidance, funding, and meetings for area of responsibility.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Periodic travel of varying duration to U.S. embassies and posts worldwide is required. This includes travel outside of capital cities to areas hosting refugees and conflict victims.

Relocation Authorized

  • No
Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
Required Documents

Department Of State

Department of State - Agency Wide


Tess Gettier
Phone: 703-302-6715


U.S. Department of State
2025 E Street, N.W.
8th Floor
Fax: 000-000-0000

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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