Department of State – Hiring Diplomatic Security Special Agents

Department of State is Hiring Diplomatic Security Special Agents

The Department of State is hiring – Diplomatic Security Special Agents (known overseas as Regional Security Officers – Foreign Service Specialists)

The Department of State is accepting applications for Foreign Service Diplomatic Security Special Agent positions.

Click here ( for more information, and to start the application process.  Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is October 8, 2009.

Special Agents (SA) are sworn federal law enforcement officers who are responsible for the security of Foreign Service personnel, property and sensitive information throughout the world. Major activities include protective services, management of security programs for Foreign Service posts, criminal investigations, and background investigations, in addition to administrative, training, and liaison functions.  Special Agent applicants must be U.S. citizens and must have a bachelor’s degree at the time of appointment.  Candidates must be within nine months of receiving their Bachelor’s degree in order to apply, specifically, they must receive their degree prior to July 22, 2010 (exceptions cannot be granted). Special Agent candidates must be appointed prior to their 37th birthday.