Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Duration: One (1) Base Year and four (4), one-year option periods
The $2.3 billion Merida Initiative, one of the largest and most sophisticated bilateral security efforts in the world, has enabled the USG to assist the Government of Mexico (GOM) with police professionalization, justice sector reform, crime and violence prevention, and anti-corruption efforts.
In support of the Merida Initiative, INL is tasked to:
Assist Mexico in developing more effective and transparent security and rule of law institutions, which work together effectively and cooperate with international partners to reduce threats from transnational and domestic crime, including terrorism, and improve border security and protect human rights.
Support Mexican state and society efforts to establish efficient, transparent, and accountable prosecutorial, correctional, and alternative justice systems institutions that respect human rights.
Assist Mexico in improving federal, state, and local governments’ operational ability to prevent and mitigate crime and terrorism, impact transnational criminal organization (TCO) cash flow, contribute to criminal cases against TCO leaders and members, disrupt TCO trust and corruptive relationships, and safely apprehend TCO and other high target offenders.
Improve border security, including building support to the new government’s efforts to secure Mexico's southern border.
To be determined upon contract award & funding from the customer.
Secret or MRPT security clearance based on position
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 4/4 English
Fifteen (15) years’ experience with U.S. law enforcement or military, three (3) years of experience working overseas in an Embassy environment, three (3) years specialized experience depending on the position (e.g. intelligence, firearms, gangs, kidnapping, drugs, internal affairs)
Experience briefing in Spanish and English.
Education may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for each year served in a professionally related field of employment.
Please provide applicable certifications.
All candidates must be in good general health without physical disabilities that would interfere with acceptable performance of their duties. All candidates shall be free from communicable diseases.
Candidates meet the following pre-screening criteria.
Clear background, disciplinary, criminal and credit checks.
Requisite medical screening.
Drug use screening.