The U.S. Department of State is the lead institution for the conduct of American diplomacy and the Secretary of State is the President’s principal foreign policy advisor. The Department of State’s mission is to advance U.S. national security interests, fight terrorism, protect U.S. interests abroad, and implement foreign policy initiatives that build a freer, prosperous and secure world.
INL keeps Americans safe at home by countering international crime, illegal drugs, and instability abroad. INL helps countries deliver justice and fairness by strengthening their police, courts, and corrections systems. These efforts reduce the amount of crime and illegal drugs reaching U.S. shores.
The Office of Global Policy and Programs (INL/GPP) engages in multilateral and bilateral diplomatic and programmatic efforts. This office is responsible for promoting USG foreign policy and national security interests in a range of priority crime issues, including anticorruption, anti-money laundering, cybercrime and intellectual property rights, environmental crime/wildlife trafficking, and organized crime. INL/GPP’s Wildlife Trafficking Team plays a leadership role in INL, the Department, and the inter-agency community in combating Wildlife Trafficking/Environmental Crime internationally, including with regard to INL’s role in implementing the National Strategy to Combat Wildlife Trafficking. The team’s principal roles are 1) domestic policy development through interagency and intra-Department coordination; 2) development of and participation in multilateral processes and other diplomatic and public diplomacy initiatives; and 3) development and management of funded projects and activities to advance our policy goals. The team can also collaborate with or assist INL regional offices on development and implementation of bilateral programs with an environmental crime component. The team works closely with other elements of the Department, DOJ, DOI, DHS, and other partners, in several key international efforts, with a focus on adoption of international standards and capacity building.
The he Combating Wildlife Trafficking / Transnational Crime Program Advisor, referred to Advisor, for the remainder of this contract, serves as an environmental crime/wildlife trafficking program advisor in the Global Policy and Programs Office of INL and provides assistance in aspects of the Environmental Crime/Wildlife Trafficking program. The incumbent’s work will principally focus on environmental crime/wildlife trafficking law enforcement training and technical assistance programs with international organizations, NGOs, and other law enforcement agencies, but will engage in other aspects of the team’s work upon request. The Advisor will also support the team’s work in areas such as transnational organized crime more broadly and atrocities prevention.
LEVEL OF EFFORT
The hours for this full time position are the core hours of INL/GPP: Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week, 8 hours per day.
If applicable, telework is authorized only with prior INL/AP Office Director, INL Contracting Officer (CO), and Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) approval, in accordance with Department of State and INL policies.
The physical work location is the INL/GPP office at State Annex (SA-01), Columbia Plaza, 2401 E St., NW Washington, DC.
Travel is authorized for this position in accordance with the award
There is mandatory training required for DOS-specific equipment, systems, and processes (reference 13 FAM 300 Agency Mandated Training), which shall be completed promptly and in accordance with Department policy.
Travel related training (i.e. FACT (CT650), HTSOS-C etc.), may be required, if applicable.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
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