Job: Foreign Service Information Management Specialist (U.S. Department of State)

Deadline for Applications: March 13, 2018

The United States Department of State is currently accepting applications for Foreign Service Information Management Specialist (IMS) positions.

Foreign Service Information Management Specialists are responsible for the installation, repair, and maintenance of a wide range of digital and telephone equipment. Take the IMS quiz to find out if you qualify for this specialization.

All potential applicants are strongly urged to read the entire vacancy announcement to ensure that they meet all of the requirements for this position before applying. To apply visit

Please note that the deadline to submit completed applications is March 13, 2018.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens, at least 20 years old to apply and at least 21 years of age to be appointed. By law, all career candidates must be appointed to the Foreign Service prior to the month in which they reach age 60, except for preference eligible veterans. Applicants must also be available for worldwide service, and be able to obtain all required security, medical and suitability clearances.

If you have any questions about this position or the Foreign Service, please email or search for topics of interest in forums or FAQs.