Diplomatic Security: Foreign Service Security Technical Specialist (0856) Job in Department of State Posts - Overseas and Domestic,

Vacancy No. STS-2023-0003 Department Department of State - Agency Wide
Salary $55,100.00 to $88,916.00 Grade 06 to 06
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 8/23/2023 Close Date 12/6/2023
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Public
Department of State Posts - Overseas and Domestic,

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


The U.S. Department of State is developing a rank-ordered list of eligible hires for a limited number of Foreign Service Security Technical Specialist (STS) vacancies based on the needs of the Department. Learn more about a career in the Foreign Service and about the Bureau of Diplomatic Security.

Joining the Foreign Service is more than just salary. Refer to the Benefits section for more information on total compensation.

This is a 2560 position equivalent to the 0856 Civil Service series.

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Clarification from the agency

Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants should read the entire announcement to ensure they meet all requirements and understand a Foreign Service career. Applicants may not reapply for one year after their previous application for the same position. If a State Department Suitability Review Panel denied suitability in the last two years, you may not apply (except Diplomatic Security Special Agent (SA) candidates whose denial was based solely on the unique requirements for SAs).

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Applicants will be evaluated on their total background including experience, education, awards, training, and self-development as it relates to the position. Selection for this position will be made only from among applicants possessing the best qualifications. Part-time work experience will be prorated.

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