Security Program Officer (Facility Protection Division) at CSP / Bureau of Diplomatic Security

By | April 16, 2019
Security Program Officer (Facility Protection Division) at CSP / Bureau of Diplomatic Security


This is a non-status, non-permanent position. You do not acquire a competitive or excepted service status from this position.

This position is assigned to the Office of Overseas Protective Operations (OPO), Bureau of Diplomatic security(DS). The incumbent serves as a Desk Officer providing policy guidance for management oversight of local guard, security, surveillance detection.

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

Major Duties:

Develops, implements, and interprets policies, standards, and procedures governing local guard, bodyguard, surveillance detection, and personal protective security operations and management in an assigned geographic area. Provides guidance, training, and support to RSOs and other security officers at overseas posts in managing security programs in accordance with applicable policies and standards. Reviews and responds to cables, correspondence inquiries from Regional Security Officers, Ambassadors, Deputy Chiefs of Mission, and others at posts on abroad. Plans and conducts Program Management Reviews and on-site surveys and evaluations of security programs to ensure requirements are being met and to ensure compliance with standards, policies, and guidelines.

Who May Apply:

Job Status:
Full-Time-Non Permanent

Duration Appointment:
Temporary Non-Status Position: 1 year renewable up to 4 years.

Conditions of Employment:
U.S. Citizenship is required.Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.Incumbent will be subject to random drug testing.




Applicants must meet all the required qualification requirements, including education, and any selective placement factors described below by the closing date of this announcement.  Education may only be substituted in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook.  Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order to be credited towards qualifications.

Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the education requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States.  It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.  Click on the link for a list of accredited organizations recognized as specializing in interpretation of foreign education credentials…………Read More>>


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