State Department vacancy announcement for Foreign Service Information Management Specialists


(Sarah Hague) #1

The State Department has posted a vacancy announcement for Foreign Service Information Management Specialists that opened June 20, 2011 and closes July 29, 2011.





The information about the position duties and qualifications can be found at jobview.usajobs.gov/getjob.aspx?.


Job Title: Foreign Service Information Management Specialist


Department: Department Of State


Agency: Department Of State


Sub Agency: (REE)Foreign Service Specialists,Student Program


Job Announcement Number: IMS-2011-0002





SALARY RANGE:


$42,948.00 - $63,071.00 /year


OPEN PERIOD:


Monday, June 20, 2011 to Friday, July 29, 2011


SERIES & GRADE:


FP-2210-05/05


POSITION INFORMATION:





Full-Time Permanent


PROMOTION POTENTIAL:


OC


DUTY LOCATIONS:


many vacancies - Throughout the World


WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED:


All potential applicants are strongly urged to read this entire Vacancy Information to ensure that they meet all of the requirements for this position before applying.





Applicants must be American citizens and at least 20 years old to apply and at least 21 years of age to be appointed. By law, career candidates must be appointed to the Foreign Service prior to the month in which they reach age 60.





JOB SUMMARY:





The U.S. Department of State is the lead foreign affairs agency formulating and implementing the President’s foreign policy and representing United States’ interests throughout the world. The Department carries out this mission at over 250 Embassies and Consulates around the world, offices in the metropolitan Washington, DC area and other locations in the United States.





Grade and Starting Salary Range:








FP-05: $42,948- $63,071 (These figures do not include the 16.52% Overseas Comparability adjustment.) Additional Benefits: Tax-Free Housing overseas; Tax-Free Educational Allowance for eligible dependents, etc. (See “Benefits Package” brochure for more information. You may also find information about benefits for Foreign Service Specialists online at http://careers.state.gov/specialist/benefits.)





Number of Vacancies:





The Department of State maintains a rank-order list of eligible hires for Information Management Specialists. The specific number to be hired will depend on the needs of the Foreign Service.





Area of Consideration:





All Sources. Applicants must be U. S. citizens between the ages of 20 and 59, able to qualify for a Top Secret security clearance, and be available for worldwide service.





Location:





Orientation and 17 weeks of initial training plus possible language training will be held at the Department of State in Washington, D.C., normally followed by two directed two-year assignments overseas. During the rest of their careers, Information Management Specialists serve both overseas and domestically, moving to a new job every two to four years.





For more information, contact HR/REE, 202-203-5160 or


IMSVACANCYINFO@STATE.GOV