Police Advisor Specialist Advisor IV (CARSI Panama)
Panama City, Panama
MRPT Clearance (US Citizens) or RSO Clearance (LNs) (Clearance FAQs HERE )
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We are presently identifying candidates for the following position : Police 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 :
U.S. Citizen or Local National (Panama)
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 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,
At least ten (10) years experience working as a certified police officer at any level of government.
FSI level 3 / 3 Spanish, FSI level 3 / 3 English,
Fifteen (15) years of law enforcement experience, two years of which must have been in Police management position, second line supervisor or higher.
Four (4) years of experience in senior management roles that include strategic planning, resource management, budgeting, oversight and evaluation, and active management of police 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 maintain appropriate confidentiality of sensitive government business.
Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with Panamanian officials to advance projects.
Experienced in the planning, budgeting, and operating of police programs at the senior level.
Experienced working and / or coordinating with relevant U.S. government agencies (e.g., Departments of Justice, Homeland Security and Defense, USAID, etc.
international institutions (e.g., United Nations, UNODC, Inter-American Development Bank, etc.), and foreign government entities.
Experienced working Community Policing and / or Gender Based Violence programs.
Knowledge of Panamanian law enforcement and justice sector issues.
Knowledge of Department of State and INL Bureau functions, roles, and responsibilities
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing in English and Spanish, with superiors, colleagues, academia, business professionals, and the public.
Serves as the INL Panama Police Program Advisor, who is the subject matter expert for all Police Program activities to include Community Policing, Crime Prevention / Reduction strategies, Gender Based Violence, and others.
Assists INL to implement a myriad of projects and programs with the Panama National Police
Advises INL Law Enforcement Program manager and leadership on developing, planning, and implementing all police program activities to include policy, training, and inter-ministerial coordination.
Serves as the INL Panama Police Program plans and operations officer, responsible for long range planning of police program activities and ensuring that the Police Program is closely coordinated with the Justice, Maritime Security, and Policing Technology (SITIGPOL) 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 Police Program throughout the country.
Recommends processes, procedures, programming, training, equipment, infrastructure and organizational improvements relating to Panamanian law enforcement.
Develops and maintains professional relationships with Panamanian officials to advance projects.
Maintains appropriate confidentiality of sensitive government business.
Plans, coordinates, and carries out assigned projects.
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.
National 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.
Candidates are encouraged to submit a .doc or .docx resume that explicitly addresses each of the requirements listed above.
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