Staff Officer Job in WASHINGTON, DC

Vacancy No. HRSC-S-2017-0048 Department Department of State - Agency Wide
Salary $79,720.00 to $103,639.00 Grade 12 to 12
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/11/2017 Close Date 1/25/2017
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Staff Officer

Department of State - Agency Wide

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

Opened Wednesday 1/11/2017

Closes Wednesday 1/25/2017

  • Salary Range
    $79,720.00 to $103,639.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
  • Promotion Potential
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    Open to all U.S. citizens

    "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

The Staff Officer position is located in the Advance and Staffing Division of the Office of the Secretary, Executive Secretariat (S/ES). The Executive Secretariat serves as the operational link between the Secretary, his/her closest advisers, and the rest of the Department.

Staff Officers are responsible for coordinating the preparation of policy papers and correspondence for the Secretary, Deputy Secretaries, Under Secretary for Political Affairs, other Department principals as required, and the White House.

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


  • Tasks out, tracks, and ensures final delivery of policy papers, correspondence, and other materials for the Secretary, both Deputy Secretaries, the Under Secretary for Political Affairs (including paper for official travel by the two Deputies and Under Secretary), the Counselor, and the White House, to include papers for the President's use in meetings and events with visiting foreign dignitaries, ensuring papers are accurate, well-written, fully coordinated, timely, and complete.
  • Facilitates communication of policy and procedural matters between bureaus, Department principals, and the White House, and provides consistent and reliable feedback.
  • In preparation for travel by the Deputy Secretaries and the Under Secretary for Political Affairs, coonrdinates with the relevant principal's staff to task briefing materials, to include liaison with bureaus to ensure all paper is timely and accurate, and preparation of briefing books for the principals and their staff.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No
Job Requirements
Additional Information
How to Apply
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Department Of State

Department of State - Agency Wide


Tawana Rhodan
Phone: 843-202-3739


U.S. Department of State
HR Service Center
1999 Dyess Ave.
Fax: 000-000-0000

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