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INL Specialized Police Tactical Advisor - Police Advisor IV (CARSI - El Salvador)

San Salvador, El Salvador
INL Specialized Police Tactical Advisor - Police Advisor IV (CARSI - El Salvador)
Field Base, Place of duty San Salvador with frequent travel.

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We are presently identifying candidates for the following position: INL Specialized Police Tactical Advisor - Police Advisor IV (CARSI - El Salvador). This candidate will work with Dept. of State, International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (DOS-INL) in San Salvador, El Salvador 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:

Minimum Qualifications
  • US Citizen or Third Country national
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited institution or 15 years of relevant experience of public security operations or similar program development and implementation in an international environment.
  • A minimum of fifteen (15) years’ experience in leading, advising, and/or training tactical law enforcement or military units, and a minimum of two (2) years’ demonstrated experience in managing programs or projects, including budget preparation, goods and services procurement, and project implementation and oversight, preferably involving maritime activities.
  • The candidate must be able to pass an ATSG background investigation only, since this position will be embedded at a host government office, MRPT or RSO certification to access the Embassy is not required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with limited supervision.
  • Languages: Spanish; Fluent, English; FSI Level 1/1.
    • All daily interactions with the PNC and ANSP will be in Spanish. Must be able to communicate with Spanish-speakers of all education levels.
  • 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.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Review and implement the US Department of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL)’s five-year strategic development plan specialized tactical units of the El Salvador National Civil Police (PNC); as well as update the plan annually to reflect current requirements. INL – El Salvador (INL-ES) currently supports the Specialized Police Tactical Unit (Unidad Táctica Especializada Policial (UTEP), also known as Jaguares, and provides limited training to the Tactical Section of Reaction for Maritime Operations (Sección Táctica de Operaciones de Reacción Marítima - STORM), also known as the Policia Costera (Coastal Police).
  • As the primary INL- El Salvador (INL-ES) tactical advisor to the UTEP, establish and maintain frequent contact with UTEP leadership and other personnel, advising them on:
    • Training requirements, planning, and coordinating courses through the US-Colombian Action Plan (USCAP) process.
    • Operational procedures in accordance with Salvadoran law and internationally accepted procedures with respect to Human Rights and Rule of Law.
    • Logistics and equipment requirements, recommending INL-ES equipment purchases
  • Coordinate closely with the INL-ES Maritime Advisor who assists the STORM, as well as the Salvador Naval Force (FNES), in maintenance and repair of STORM and FNES vessels and equipment. 
  • In coordination with PNC Centro Nacional de Formación Policial and the Salvadoran National Public Security Academy (ANSP), develop, maintain, coordinate, and implement integrated tactical training programs for the PNC UTEP and STORM units, and related PNC programs.
  • Recommend and arrange for selected Salvadoran officials to participate in civilian and military operational mobile training team visits, advisory services, subject matter expert exchanges, and reciprocal visits and training.
  • Work with the INL-ES personnel to prepare progress reports regarding the UTEP Program.
  • Following the strategic development plan, assist INL-San Salvador in project budget preparation and program planning. Define and make recommendations on training requirements and commodity procurements and preparation of related project documentation.
  • Prepare background materials and reports to be used by INL-ES and other USG staff in preparing speeches and briefings to articulate INL engagement on public security efforts in El Salvador.
  • Advisor may be required to attend general and law enforcement meetings, national and international conferences and seminars, and meetings with Government of El Salvador (GOES) and international officials, reporting on discussions, activities, and/or decisions.
  • Support the INL-ES and other USG officials with background materials, reports, briefs and talking points for visiting officials and Embassy staff on the role of INL and the status of U.S.- El Salvador public security projects and related initiatives.
  • Work with the other INL advisors to execute projects in accordance with the objectives and terms established in the Letter of Agreement, Memorandum of Understanding, or similar documents.
  • Advise and assist in end-use monitoring (EUM) of U.S. government-supplied commodities and services, preparing input for the annual EUM report to the U.S. Congress.
  • The Specialized Police Tactical Advisor will report to the INL-ES Deputy Director through the designated INL-ES PNC Advisor.

 
*Candidates are encouraged to submit a .doc or .docx resume that explicitly addresses each of the requirements listed above.

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