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    This position is located in the Office of Scheduling and Advance within the Office of Management. The incumbent is responsible for supporting the Office of the Secretary in all matters of protocol and in the execution of events.

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    As a Protocol Specialist, you will:

    • Serve for the Secretary and the Deputy Secretary; work with Embassy employees in setting up meetings and conferences in the United States and abroad; preparing for and assisting with high-level official international visits, preparing official government-to-government signing ceremonies, and executing official gift presentations to foreign dignitaries and officials.
    • Maintain foreign visitor database for the Office of the Secretary which requires close coordination with Embassy officials and the Secretary's scheduler and/or the Director. Prepare all foreign national clearance memoranda for the Secretary and the Deputy Secretary's meetings in Washington, coordinating with Departmental Security Headquarters.
    • Provide advance support for the Secretary and Deputy Secretary's international trips and those events in the United States which have international components.
    • Works special projects and special events hosted by the Office of the Secretary; provides additional support for and counsel to the Office of the Secretary in the matter of official gifts.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - More than 25%

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles Only.

    Individuals with special priority selection eligibility under the CTAP/ICTAP and are well qualified for the position receive consideration for special priority selection. You must meet the qualified standards and selective factors of the position. Please submit the required CTAP/ICTAP documents as discussed under How to Apply.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/484337500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.