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Foreign Service Information Management Technical Specialist – Radio

Job Location:

Many vacancies worldwide, Washington, D.C. - Washington, DC, United States

Job Description:

Open Period: 11/14/2018 - 12/11/2018


The U.S. Department of State is developing a rank-order list of eligible hires for a limited number of Information Management Technical Specialist - Radio (IMTS-R) vacancies based on the needs of the Department.

To learn more about the Department of State and a career as a Foreign Service Specialist, please visit us at https://careers.state.gov.

This is a 2882 Foreign Service skill code equivalent to the 0391 series in the Civil Service.

The following are examples of the types of duties and responsibilities assigned to Information Management Technical Specialists - Radio (IMTS-R). The duties vary according to location, the size of the post, and the requirements of the specific diplomatic mission. IMTS-R regularly travel to different locations and they must have the abilities to perform all the essential duties listed below. This list is neither exhaustive nor in priority order:

Design, install, and maintain various related radio and telecommunications systems.
Provide regional technical assistance to overseas missions via telephone, e-mail, and on-site visits.
Provide oversight for assorted hardware procurement, logistics, and maintenance programs.
Perform technical site surveys to determine structural and technical requirements.
Conduct fault isolation and technical control of radio network components.
Provide radio support for U.S. Government VIPs (e.g. President of the United States, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of State, Representatives of the United Nations, etc.) visits and other special events both domestically and abroad.
Other technical related duties as determined by the senior direct-report officer.
Complete trip reports and draft and send formal communiqué to constituent posts.

Job Requirements

Be a U.S. citizen and available for worldwide service.
Be able to obtain a Top Secret - SCI Security Clearance.
Be able to obtain an appropriate Foreign Service Medical Clearance.
Be able to obtain a favorable Suitability Review Panel determination.*
Be at least 20 years old and at least 21 years old to be appointed.
Be appointed prior to age 60 (preference eligible veterans excepted).**

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How To Apply:

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Contact Information:

Contact: Department of State HR/REE/REC
U.S. Department of State
Email: careers@state.gov
Website: http://careers.state.gov/engage/events


December 5, 2018

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