U.S. Department of State Foreign Service Positions Available

The U.S. Department of State is accepting applications for Foreign Service General Services Officer positions. Click here for more information, and to start the online application process.  The deadline to submit completed applications is November 1, 2010.

Please note: the Gateway to State online application system will be unavailable during the weekend of October 23-24, 2010. Applications-in-progress will be accessible and available for submission after that weekend.

Applicants must be U. S. citizens between the ages of 21 and 59, able to qualify for a top secret security clearance, and available to serve world-wide. Please read the vacancy for all qualifications and requirements.

Foreign Service General Services Officers (GSOs) serve at many of the approximately 265 Foreign Service posts throughout the world, at Department of State locations in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, in New York at the United States Mission to the United Nations, and at the Florida Regional Center in Ft. Lauderdale. Primary responsibilities include the management of physical resources and logistical functions at United States embassies and consulates, and service to other U.S. Government agencies. GSOs are responsible for the overall management of General Services Operations (or some portion of these operations), the supervision of the subordinate staff, and the actual performance of some or all of the following functions. The GSO normally works under the direction of the Management Officer/Counselor and is a service provider to the International Cooperative Administrative Support Services (ICASS) Council at post.