Border Security Advisor - Specialist Advisor IV
Advanced Tactical Support Group (ATSG)
Panama City, Panama
hace 6 días

Border Security Advisor Specialist Advisor IV (CARSI Panama)

Panama City, Panama

MRPT Clearance (US Citizen) or RSO Clearance (LNs) (Clearance FAQs )

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We are presently identifying candidates for the following position : Border Security Advisor Specialist Advisor IV (CARSI Panama) .

This candidate will work with Dept. of State, International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (DOS-INL) in Panama City, Panama on the Central America Regional Security Initiative (CARSI) contract.

The CARSI contract, one of the largest and most sophisticated multi-lateral security efforts in the world, provides funding for the US Government to assist the governments of the CARSI countries with police professionalization, justice sector reform, counter narcotics efforts, border security management, crime and violence prevention, and anti-corruption efforts.

This initiative will focus on a series of Policing, Specialty, IT and Administrative roles. Requirements and responsibilities for this role are as follows :

Minimum Qualifications

  • U.S. citizen or local national
  • The candidate must be able to pass an ATSG background investigation to begin employment and must obtain and maintain a Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT) clearance (if a U.
  • S. Citizen) or an RSO clearance (if a local national) to gain Embassy access and be eligible for continued employment

  • Bachelor’s degree in international relations, law enforcement, public policy or related field, ten (10) years of professional experience can be substituted,
  • FSI level 3 / 3 Spanish, FSI level 3 / 3 English,
  • Fifteen (15) years of law enforcement experience in border security / border control operations
  • Four (4) years of experience in roles that include strategic planning, resource management, budgeting, oversight and evaluation, and active management of law enforcement or border security operations.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing program resources in an overseas environment, including project / program design, implementation and evaluation.
  • Graduate from a certified law enforcement training academy.
  • Experience briefing in Spanish and English.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently on projects and issues within overall policy guidelines.
  • Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with Panamanian officials to advance projects.
  • Ability to maintain appropriate confidentiality of sensitive government business.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Experienced in the planning, budgeting, and operation of border security / border control programs at the U.S. federal level.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both English and Spanish, both written and verbally at the FSI 4 / 4 level.
  • Experience working overseas and / or coordinating with other relevant U.S. government agencies (e.g., Departments of Homeland Security, Justice and Defense, USAID, etc.
  • international institutions (e.g., United Nations, UNODC, Inter-American Development Bank, etc.), and foreign government entities.

  • Knowledge of Panamanian border, immigration, law enforcement and justice sector issues.
  • Knowledge of Department of State and INL Bureau functions, roles, and responsibilities.
  • Responsibilities

  • Serves as the INL Panama Border Security Advisor, who is the subject matter expert for all activities related to Border Security.
  • Develops strategy and make recommendation to INL and CBP to improve border security in Panama
  • Assists INL to implement numerous projects and programs with the Panama National Border Service (SENAFRONT) and any other Public Security forces involved in border security.
  • Advises the INL Law Enforcement Program Manager and INL Panama leadership on developing, planning, and implementing all border security program activities to include policy, training, equipment, infrastructure, and interministerial coordination.
  • Serves as the INL Panama Border Security Program planning and operations officer, responsible for long range planning of border security program activities and ensuring that the Border Security Program is closely coordinated with the Justice, Maritime Security, and Aviation programs.
  • Assists INL to develop program strategies and implementation plans within the rubric of current U.S. assistance and Panamanian national strategies, making recommendations to adjust those programs and strategies.
  • Coordinates with all U.S. government agencies and Government of Panama (GOP) ministries that interact with the INL Panama Border Security Program throughout the country.

  • Plans, coordinates, and carries out assigned projects.
  • Develops and maintains professional relationships with Panamanian officials to advance projects.
  • Maintains appropriate confidentiality of sensitive government business.
  • Hours for this full-time position will be the core hours of the US Embassy in Panama City, Panama, Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week.
  • The position will be stationed in Panama City, Panama.
  • Domestic and international travel may be required.
  • A work plan is required for this position.
  • Provides weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports of relevant program activity, progress toward desired impacts, recommendations for advancing program and U.
  • S. objectives, project highlights, and other relevant significant information including metrics, milestones achieved, and other relevant statistical data.

    Reports on scheduled upcoming meetings, trainings, and other activities.

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