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TacJobs – Diplomatic Security Service Agent

This one is hot! It just dropped and as you know, openings for Diplomatic Security Service Agents don’t come up very often. The suspense is short, until 7 December.

Here is a sample of the announcement:

Announcement No: SA-2021-0001

Position Title: Diplomatic Security: Foreign Service Special Agent

Open Period: December 1, 2020 – December 7, 2020

Series/Grade: FP-06

Salary: $55,416 – $80,763

Promotion Potential: MC

Position Information: Work Schedule is Full-time – Permanent after being tenured in the Foreign Service by a Foreign Service Tenure Board.

Supervisory Status: Yes

Security Clearance: Top Secret

Agency Contact Information: DSRecruitment@state.gov

Duty Locations: Department of State Posts – Overseas and Domestic, United States; MANY vacancies

Who May Apply

Must be a U.S. citizen. Potential applicants should read the entire announcement to ensure that they meet all of the requirements and understand a Foreign Service career. Applicants may not reapply for one year after the previous application for the same position. If a State Department Suitability Review Panel denied suitability in the last two years, you may not apply.



This is a 2501 Foreign Service position equivalent to the 1811 CS Series.

The Department of State is developing a rank-order list of eligible hires for a number of Special Agent (SA) vacancies. The specific number to be hired will be based on the needs of the Department and is subject to change.

For additional information, please visit the Bureau of Diplomatic Security’s website at www.diplomaticsecurity.state.gov or the Department of State’s Career’s site at careers.state.gov.

For full details and to apply, go here.

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