Expanded Professional Associates Program Jobs


***Position open to Appointment Eligible Family Members ONLY***

POSITION:                           Political  EPAP


OPENING PERIOD:           November 9 to November 15, 2018 (mid night)

SERIES/GRADE:                FP – 06*, FP – 05* OR FP – 04* 

*Final grade/step for EFMs will be determined by Washington.


The Expanded Professional Associates Program (EPAP) provides eligible spouses with employment opportunities in key positions at missions abroad. EPAP is distinguished from other family member employment opportunities in that it offers duties and responsibilities similar to Foreign Service entry-level positions. See here the EPAP Position Descriptions (PD) created from the Department of State’s Bureau of Human Resources Office of Resource Management and Analysis (HR/RMA). The Basic Function of this position entails:

  1. Political Assistant carries out pol -related analysis, reporting, contact work; and trip planning, memo drafting and logistical support for the Political Section
  2. Advises and assists in arranging relevant appointments, meetings, and travel for the Political Section, Ambassador and other Mission and USG personnel.
  3. Provides research, analysis, advice and reporting on Australian politics and issues relevant to U.S. interests in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.
  4. Develops and maintains an extensive range of contacts related to reporting and analytic portfolio, as assigned.

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