Model Police Precinct Advisor – Police Advisor IV (CARSI – Guatemala)

Model Police Precinct Advisor – Police Advisor IV (CARSI – Guatemala)

Job title: Model Police Precinct Advisor – Police Advisor IV (CARSI – Guatemala)

Company: ATSG Corporation

Job description: Model Police Precinct Advisor – Police Advisor IV (CARSI – Guatemala)
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Pre-Employment investigation may include criminal/background check; fingerprint checks; employment verification; verification of education (relevant to employment); credit checks; and may include other requested checks by DoS: INL.

ATSG Corporation prides itself on our proven dedication to providing expert assistance to our government partners—without any surprises. We work hard to honor our commitment to our clients while ensuring our employees feel secure and empowered in their work. We take excellent care of our team, so they may have the freedom and confidence to focus on their missions and provide nothing but the best output on the work site and at home.

The company provides a variety of services within the Intelligence Community. Our products may be diverse, but the results are one and the same—on schedule, on budget, and completed with superior quality. We are experienced in areas such as Mobility, Enterprise Architecture, Data Processing, Law Enforcement Mission Support, and Acquisition Support. As an organization, we are consistently expanding our footprint in the contracting community.

We are presently identifying candidates for the following position: Model Police Precinct Advisor – Police Advisor IV (CARSI – Guatemala). This candidate will work with Dept. of State, International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (DOS-INL) in Guatemala City, Guatemala on the Central America Regional Security Initiative (CARSI) contract.

The CARSI contract, one of the largest and most sophisticated multi-lateral security efforts in the world, provides funding for the US Government to assist the governments of the CARSI countries with police professionalization, justice sector reform, counter narcotics efforts, border security management, crime and violence prevention, and anti-corruption efforts. This initiative will focus on a series of Policing, Specialty, IT and Administrative roles. Requirements and responsibilities for this role are as follows:

Minimum Qualifications—

  • Local National or Third Country National
  • The candidate must be able to pass an ATSG background investigation to begin and be eligible for continued employment.
  • Spanish FSI Level 3/3
  • English FSI Level 1/1
  • Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations, Law, Law Enforcement, Public Policy, Sociology, Police Science criminal justice or any other related field and fifteen (15) years of experience working in Law enforcement, these can be substitute for
  • Fifteen (15) years demonstrated law enforcement, Police, Security or similar experience with at least five (5) of those as a Sub-Comisionado, Comisionado, Sub-Director, Director or similar rank.
  • Three (3) years of demonstrated experience working in the area of community policing and intelligence-led policing in Central America.
  • Demonstrated experience in partnership building among stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated communication and liaison skills appropriate for work with a wide variety of governmental, public, and private sector representatives, as well as with local community members and groups.
  • Physically able to work and travel in the region full time, including to remote/rural areas.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Required. *President Biden’s

mandates all U.S. Federal employees and contractors providing services to the U.S. Federal Government who are working on or in connection with and U.S. Department contracts (subject to limited exceptions for disabilities or religious objections) to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. This order is not intended to, and does not, create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity by any party against the United States, its departments, agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any other person.
Preferred Qualifications—

  • Three (3) years’ experience commanding a police precinct, delegation, comisaria, division or similar size police entity in a national police force.
  • Knowledge and work experience with high-level strategic concepts and detailed real-world examples to effectively illustrate the objectives and progress of a project.
  • Extensive work experience in oral and written communication for reporting, documentation, publication, and audio-visual material preparation in relation to program management.
  • Demonstrated social and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated successful liaison skills.


  • This position requires a work plan.
  • This position is located in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Travel within Guatemala and some international locations is required.
  • Works closest with the INL Citizen Security Program Office.
  • Serves as an on-site expert for a full range of enforcement issues related to creating, establishing, managing, supporting, and mentoring to improve current Guatemalan National Police (PNC) operations with police commanders at the Police Precincts (Comisarias, Estaciones and Subestaciones) nationwide.
  • Coordinates program development, implementation, and reporting with other Guatemalan entities and INL advisors/contractors throughout the country.
  • Prepares written needs assessments for training, equipment, and facilities improvements for each assigned Comisarias, Estaciones, and Subestaciones.
  • Guides the PNC to implement best practices for reducing crime and violence nationwide.
  • Performs hands-on mentoring at Comisarias, Estaciones, and Subestaciones to ensure coordination through all levels of the PNC hierarchy.
  • Provides mentoring to improve police-community relations, support the establishment of ongoing partnerships between PNC- municipality-community-private sector, and provides ongoing guidance on improving PNC effectiveness in the maintenance of these ongoing partnerships.
  • Leads PNC personnel at the Comisaria level to conduct town halls and community outreach activities involving community leaders, local authorities, school communities, and private sector entities, among others.
  • Synchronizes the National Police strategy with the INL MPP comprehensive program, serving as a liaison between host government counterparts and INL staff.
  • Provides technical expertise, guidance, and resources to PNC counterparts on how to merge the operational tactics with community outreach and prevention activities.
  • Through monitoring, on-site analysis, and mentoring, ensures that the knowledge and skills acquired by police officers during INL-supported trainings is applied and implemented.
  • Continuously conducts needs assessments for training and equipment at the Comisaria level.
  • Provides strategies to delegation commanders on how to focus limited resources to improve citizen security.
  • Weekly reports of field activities are required, verbally or written.
  • Works within the INL Citizen Security Team to perform complex analysis in coordinating police initiatives to achieve INL objectives.
  • Works closely with INL, U.S. law enforcement personnel, Embassy personnel, host government officials (at the Comisaria levels) and others.
  • Takes all necessary precautions to remain well away from the site of any operation where there is a heightened risk of safety.
  • Has the ability to work under time pressure, in a high tempo environment, knowledge of U.S. Government operational and programmatic issues.
  • Exercises sound judgment in identifying priority issues from information received.
  • Able to synthesize information and draft written reports clearly, succinctly, and quickly.
  • Actively develops relations with interlocutors.
  • Demonstrates flexibility, adaptability, and willingness to support INL activities as required.
  • Identifies the need for follow-up actions on information received and assists INL to act expeditiously.
  • Demonstrates professional competence and mastery in written and spoken communication.
  • Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines, and achieving results.
  • Fosters collaborative partnerships among the different PNC agencies to develop solutions and share information.
  • Mentors PNC delegation commanders to develop best practices to implement, oversee, and coordinate activities to achieve crime reduction.
  • Ensures INL projects are executed in accordance with the objectives and terms established in the Letters of Agreement, the INL Country Plan, and similar guiding documents.
  • Contributes to INL reports and prepares quarterly and annual progress reports on the projects assigned and corresponding budget execution.
  • Attends meetings with INL, U.S., and host government officials as requested, including regional working group meetings.
  • Provides the following reports as deliverables:
  • Monthly: Provides a summary of relevant program activity, progress toward desired impacts, recommendations for advancing programs and U.S. objectives, project highlights, and other relevant significant information including metrics, milestones achieved, and other relevant statistical data. Report on scheduled upcoming meetings, trainings, and other activities, outlining dates and participants (due the second Tuesday of each month).
  • Quarterly: Quarterly Reports, including compiled monthly reports, quantitative data, an analysis of program trends, and an update on progress toward INL’s desired outcomes and impact goals, noting challenges, successes, future plans, and recommendations to INL. Due within 30 days of the close of the reporting quarter.
  • Annually: Provide INL an End-Year Summary of the last year and an estimate of progress toward reaching the three-year goal of turning over responsibility to the host government, and an annual report detailing the results of each projected output, outcome, performance measurement, and impact.

*Candidates are encouraged to submit a .doc or .docx resume that explicitly addresses each of the requirements listed above.

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Equal access to programs, services and employment is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the Recruiting Team.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

To comply with Federal law, ATSG Corporation participates in E-Verify. Successful candidates must pass the E-Verify process after hire.

We respectfully request not to be contacted by recruiters and/or staffing agencies.

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Location: Ciudad de Guatemala

Job date: Sat, 30 Oct 2021 03:50:52 GMT

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