Police Advisor (I, II, III, IV) – Drug Prevention Assistant

Location: Guatemala City, Guatemala, Guatemala
Date Posted: 01-25-2018
 
Police Advisor (I, II, III, IV) – Drug Prevention Assistant
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Anticipated Award: March 2018
Bilingual: Spanish and English
MRPT Security Clearance
 
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 of identifying candidates for the position of a Police Advisor - Drug Prevention Assistant to work with International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) in Guatemala City, Guatemala on the CARSI Initiative. This opening is in response to the Government taking efforts to consolidate positions in Latin and Central America to one source.
 
The Coordinator will provide technical and logistical assistance for the planning, coordination, organization and monitoring of Demand Reduction Program activities and efforts, including awareness, information, education and ludic-interactive activities with representatives from government and non-government organizations and with schools and community leaders in the communities where demand reduction projects are being implemented.

The CARSI Initiative, one of the largest and most sophisticated multi-lateral security efforts in the world, provides funding for the USG 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 roles (Airport Security, Immigration, Technical Training, Asset Seizure, Forensic Audit Expert, Community Policing and Model Police Precinct Program, Drug Prevention, INACIF/AFIS/BIS, Municipal Police Program, Assets Seizure Invest Legal, and Project Implementation. Requirements and Skill Level Qualifications for the Police Advisor - Drug Prevention Assistant are as follows:
 
Requirements:
  • University degree in Psychology.
  • Guatemala citizen.
  • Two (2) years of Proven experience in facilitating drug prevention workshops and seminars.
  • Five (5) years of knowledge in Drug Prevention theory, methodologies, strategies and programs.
  • Three (3) years of proven experience in coordination of inter-institutional projects related to drug demand reduction.
  • Two (2) years of experience in instructional activities such as teaching students and adults.
  • Four (4) years of experience in coordinating community antidrug coalitions in Guatemala (CADCA).
  • Technical knowledge and experience in government inter-institutional relations.
  • Proficiency in the use of Office Programs i.e. Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point, etc.
  • Spanish level IV is required.
  • English level II is required.
  • Guatemalan driver’s license is required.
 
 
Skill Level Qualifications (*Candidates must fit into one of these levels of experience):
 
IV (LEVEL 4)
  • Bachelor’s degree in international relations, law enforcement, public policy or related field; ten (10) years professional law enforcement experience can be substituted.
  • Language Proficiencies: FSI Level 3/3 English AND FSI Level 3/3 Spanish.
  • 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.
III (LEVEL 3)
  • Bachelor’s degree in international relations, law enforcement, public policy or related field; ten (10) years professional law enforcement experience can be substituted.
  • Language Proficiencies: FSI Level 3/3 English AND FSI Level 3/3 Spanish.
  • Ten (10) years’ experience with U.S. law enforcement or military.
  • Two (2) years of experience working overseas in an Embassy environment.
  • Two (2) years specialized experience depending on the position (e.g. intelligence, firearms, gangs, kidnapping, drugs, internal affairs), experience briefing in Spanish and English.
II (LEVEL 2)
  • Bachelor’s degree in international relations, law enforcement, public policy or related field; ten (10) years professional law enforcement experience can be substituted.
  • Language Proficiencies: FSI Level 3/3 English AND FSI Level 3/3 Spanish.
  • Five (5) years’ experience with U.S. law enforcement or military.
  • Experience briefing in Spanish and English.
I (LEVEL 1)
  • High School degree required.
  • FSI level 3/3 Spanish, FSI level 4/4 English.
  • Five (5) years of experience with U.S. law enforcement or military, experience briefing in Spanish and English.
 

Responsibilities—what your days will look like:
  • Provide technical assistance to INL Prevention Advisors for the coordination and conduction of workshops in the cities where Demand Reduction efforts and projects are developed.
  • Coordinate and conduct workshops in cities where Demand Reduction efforts are being carried out.
  • Plan and coordinate meetings with the representatives and authorities from the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health, SECCATID, Mayors, Community leaders, NGO´s in order to conduct an awareness and information efforts with community and government leaders. 
  • Plan, coordinate and organize awareness and information seminars carried out by Demand Reduction Advisors.
  • Design, prepare and validate prevention (information, awareness and education) materials to be used in workshops and seminars.
  • Design, develop and validate electronic surveys, focus groups to assess the impact of demand reduction projects and activities such as, but not limited to, the rallies Gira Vive sin Drogas and the Prevention Agents Project carried out in private high schools.
  • Coordinate training efforts provided to government institutions such as the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health, SECCATID among other, and with target groups (students, parents, teachers, community and government leaders). 
  • Supervise Drug Prevention Advisors to assess impact of the drug prevention workshops and present statistical information that identifies the level of impact.
  • Provide technical assistance to INL Guatemala Demand Reduction Advisors in other prevention and treatment projects being carried out by the Demand Reduction Program.
  • Prepare reports and reporting instruments in order to standardize information.
  • Prepare and process forms, reports, request forms or other documents that may be considered pertinent to support the implementation of demand reduction projects and for the institutional building of GOG partners.
  • Plan, coordinate and accompany and/or represent Demand Reduction Program Advisors to meetings held with government and nongovernment representatives.
  • Coordinator will provide a weekly brief of the work being performed with the counterparts;
  • Coordinator will provide a monthly work report indicating not only duties performed but also addressing suggestions to improve prosecutorial capabilities and/or areas for improvement within the justice system entities; and
  • Coordinator will provide a monthly report indicating the status of legislative reforms being reviewed and/or drafted.
  • Hours for this full-time position will be the core hours of the Guatemalan host government institutions, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., 40 hours per week.
  • The position is located in Guatemala City. 
  • Travel within Guatemala will be required.
 
*Candidates are encouraged to submit a .doc or .docx resume that explicitly addresses each of the requirements listed above. 
 
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