COE Field Advisor, Lepaterique – Police Advisor IV (CARSI - Honduras)
COE Field Advisor, Lepaterique– Police Advisor IV Tegucigalpa, Honduras MRPT Clearance (Clearance FAQs HERE)
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We are presently identifying candidates for the following position: COE Field Advisor, Lepaterique– Police Advisor IV. This candidate will work with Dept. of State, International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (DOS-INL) in Tegucigalpa, Honduras 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:
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 to gain Embassy access and be eligible for continued employment.
Bachelor’s degree in international relations, law enforcement, public policy, or related field (10) years professional law enforcement experience can be substituted).
FSI level 3/3 Spanish, FSI level 3/3 English.
Fifteen (15) years’ experience with U.S. law enforcement or military.
Three (3) years of experience working overseas.
Three (3) years specialized experience depending on the position (e.g., intelligence, firearms, gangs, kidnapping, drugs, internal affairs), experience briefing in Spanish and English.
Five (5) years of experience in management roles that includes: strategic planning, resource management, budgeting, oversight and evaluation and active management of security operations.
Five (5) years of experience working in international security development and training.
Demonstrated experience in managing program resources.
Demonstrated prior ability to work independently on projects and issues within overall policy guidelines.
Demonstrated communication and liaison skills appropriate to work with a wide variety of governmental, public, and private sector representatives, as well as with local community members and groups.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
COVID-19 Vaccination Required. *President Biden's Executive Order mandates all U.S. Federal employees and contractors providing services to the U.S. Federal Government who are working on or in connection with and U.S. Department contracts (subject to limited exceptions for disabilities or religious objections) to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. This order is not intended to, and does not, create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity by any party against the United States, its departments, agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any other person.
Experience working and/or coordinating with other relevant U.S. government agencies and host nation entities.
Experience working as a FBIO Advisor with non-U.S. security agencies.
The Field Based Interdiction Operations (FBIO) Advisor will serve in Honduras on the full range of law enforcement issues, program management, training evaluation, and mentoring to improve Honduran interdiction capacity, protect human rights, reduce impunity, and strengthen the Honduran National Police and the Public Ministry.
Provides security operations expertise, technical assistance, and training on behalf of INL in support of host-nation efforts to improve operations against transnational organized crime, asset forfeiture, money laundering, gang activities, drug trafficking and other major cases.
Assists INL to coordinate program development, implementation, and reporting with Honduran entities, INL Honduras advisors and contractors and, as appropriate, INL advisors throughout the region.
Assists INL with oversight for the Interdiction program nationwide.
Assists INL to coordinate with appropriate levels of the Honduran Public Ministry, Honduran National Police (HNP) and Government of Honduras (GOH) agencies.
Assists INL to ensure effective and ongoing coordination, communication, and support of mutually enhancing programs and initiatives in compliance with the comprehensive USG/CARSI strategy for the reduction of violence in Honduras.
Supports, assists, and advises INL in implementing ground interdiction programs to aid the Government of Honduras (GOH) to combat crime and insecurity.
Advises on police special operations ground interdiction program strategies and make recommendations to adjust those programs and strategies throughout.
Evaluates training and operational effectiveness of in-country Department of State programs, with a focus on ground interdiction operations.
Assists INL to ensuring programs retain requisite operational and logistics fluidity.
Provides advice, technical assistance, and training in support of host-nation efforts.
Advises and coordinates activities related to preventing and reducing crime in Honduras and improving Honduran National Police effectiveness in investigating major crimes (homicides, extortions, kidnappings, etc.).
Keeps INL informed of activities and operations that affect INL Police programing.
Assists INL to establish collaborative partnerships in the community between the Honduran government and the individuals and organizations they serve to develop solutions to problems and increase trust in police.
Works with the other INL advisors to identify the training needs of the Honduran National Police.
Proposes training options in Honduras, Central America, or the U.S.
Provides advice and assistance in determining requirements for technical services, training, and commodities for police operations supported by INL programs.
Attends meetings with U.S. and host-government officials as requested.
Suggests avenues for mid-course correction if a program is not achieving its goals.
Attends meetings with U.S. and host-government officials as requested, including regional working group meetings.
Hours for this full-time position will be the core hours of the US Embassy in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week.
The position will be stationed in Tegucigalpa and Lepaterique, Honduras.
National and international travel may be required.
Create a work plan per the instructions.
Provide 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. Report 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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