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The Department of State is seeking police officers of any rank who are eager to accept a challenging and rigorous assignment to serve for one year with the United Nations (UN) as a International Police Officer in Kosovo.

Qualifications
US Citizen
Applicant must have a combined total of eight (8) years work experience with at least five (5) years being at the position of sworn civilian law enforcement.
Actively serving sworn law enforcement officer, or recently separated sworn law enforcement official (within 5 years but 3 years is prefered).
Ability to communicate in English.
Valid US driver's license and ability to operate a standard transmission vehicle.
Unblemished background.
Excellent health and be able to pass a law enforcement physical and a physical agility test.
Valid U.S. passport will be required.
Must be able to qualify with a 9mm semi-automatic handgun.
Compensation and Benefits

Summary:
Kosovo is a one-year contract. Compensation for the year is approximately $90,000. Medical benefits are provided for the employee. Benefits are not provided for the dependents. DynCorp International FZ-DIFZ provides all uniform and equipment needs. Transportation to the country, and a return flight upon successful completion of the one-year contract is provided. Local transportation in the country is also available. Eighteen days of paid vacation are accrued over the course of the assignment. DIFZ does not provide housing. Lodging is secured by the employee in the local area of assignment. Cost of living for the year is estimated to be $5,000 - $10,000 depending upon location in country. Mission assignments vary and are made in country by the U.N. based on mission needs and the officer?s qualifications.

General Payroll Information:
Salary is paid every four weeks from London, U.K.
No federal income or social security taxes are withheld.
If you remain out of the US for 330 of 365 consecutive days, you are eligible for U.S. federal tax exemption on your entire compensation package.
Travel days to the US are counted toward the number of days spent in the US.
Per diem is paid in country according to the U.N. pay schedule (typically once per month), and is subject to change.
Working hours - 12 hour days, 30 days on, 6 days off.
Vacation
Employees accrue U.N. vacation days at the rate of 1.5 days per month, or 18 days per year. This is subject to change based on UN policy.

Accommodations
Following an in-country orientation by the U.N., employees will locate suitable lodging for themselves in the area of assignment. Housing costs generally range from $400 to $500 per month.

Medical Benefits
Medical and emergency treatment needs are provided for in the contract. Benefits for dependents are not provided.

Uniform/Equipment
DIFZ provides all uniform and equipment needs.

Disability Coverage
Coverage begins on your first day of work. DIFZ pays the full cost of this coverage. If you are away from work due to illness or injury, you may receive up to 75% of your pay up to the plan's maximum benefit of 102 weeks.

Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
As an eligible employee, your accidental death and dismemberment insurance coverage begins on your first day of work. Maximum annual benefit is $160,000. DIFZ pays the full cost of this coverage.

Reimbursement
DIFZ will reimburse each employed applicant for expenses incurred in obtaining medical examinations (up to $100), the cost to expedite your passport (not the basic passport cost), and postage/Fed-Ex delivery charges. Receipts must be provided.

Policing in Emerging Democracies
At the present time, many American Police Officers are serving in Kosovo, E. Timor, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Liberia.

Benefits of Participation
This mission provides American police officers the opportunity to operate in a foreign culture and to be exposed to unique policing problems, as they daily confront cultural and ethnical issues. Although the agency will lose the officer for a short period of time, the skills acquired and refined overseas will compliment what the officer has already learned in America.

How to Apply
If you meet all the requirements for this position and are interested in this challenging assignment, please send us a resume using our ResumeMaker. Include special training, assignments and certifications in your resume.

Or, you may e-mail your resume here.
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To apply, fax your resume to:
Kosovo Recruiting
817.731.5455 or 817.570.2120

Or mail your resume to:
International Police Program Recruiting - 7th Floor
6500 West Freeway, Suite 600
Fort Worth, Texas 76116

Once your resume is received, we will contact you with further details.

For mission recruiting and status, call our recruiting line:
1-888-466-5417
 
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