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    About the Position: Must be able to satisfy the requirements of the 26JUL12 DODI 1400.25 V1230, DoD Civilian Personnel Management System: Employment in Foreign Areas and Employee Return Rights. Visit http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/140025v1230.pdf.
    This position is located in Vicenza, Italy situated midway between Venice and Verona, less than 3 hours drive from Florence, Milan, and borders of Austria and Germany. For additional information please visit http://www.usaraf.army.mil/.

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    Responsibilities

    • As a Protocol Specialist for US Army Africa, you will:
    • Plan, direct, coordinate, execute the conduct of visits to USARAF by flag officers and distinguished civilians of equivalent rank or higher, both US and foreign.
    • ? Plan, develop/coordinate the execution of detailed itineraries based upon time/place of arrival, size/significance of the group, background, interests, and length of stay.
    • Integrate the efforts of staff offices to achieve an appropriate visit in a schedule designed to fit the needs of the visitor and the command.
    • Determine attendees at briefings and tours, establish sequence of events, arrange security clearance, arrival and departure coordination, facilities, equipment, support personnel, translation, official gift exchange, and catering needs.
    • Research and prepare visitor information including purpose of visits and discussion topics.
    • Determine proper protocol in connection with ceremonies, receptions, official luncheons and dinners.
    • Research and prepare advice and assistance to the Commanding General, Chief of Staff, subordinate commands, their families and staffs on matters pertaining to protocol and customs of the military as well as customs and courtesies of the host nation.
    • Research and prepare advice and assistance to the Commanding General, Chief of Staff, subordinate commands, their families and staffs on matters pertaining to protocol and customs of the military as well as customs and courtesies of the host nation.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 15% Business travel.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/507131400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.