Are you looking for a Challenge? Looking for an innovative organization and the opportunity to learn and grow professionally? At Terrestris, LLC, we are helping the government create better mission outcomes through better human performance. We are currently seeking a Public Selection Board Member. The ideal candidate will be a member on the Foreign Service Selection Boards and be tasked with reviewing performance records of Foreign Service personnel; recommend employees for promotion; and recommend other personnel actions when warranted alongside the department's board members. Public members bring diverse experience and perspectives to Board deliberations that enhance the integrity of the performance review process for employees who represent the United States.

In this role you will be expected to:

  • Have gained extensive experience in a profession, in business, in labor, or in a non-governmental organization or institution serviced by, or having an interest in the Foreign Service;
  • Have overseas experience, which can be through work, education, or personal travel;
  • Be available to serve on a full-time basis during the entire time that the boards are in session;
  • Not be employed in the Federal service at the time of appointment or during his or her service on a Selection Board;
  • Not be a registered agent of a foreign principal, a lobbyist for a foreign entity, or receive income from a government of a foreign country;
  • Not be a retiree from State, USAID, Foreign Commercial Service, Foreign Agriculture Service, or USGMA;
  • Not be a friend, relative or other personal contact of any person employed in the GTM Office of Performance Evaluation (GTM/PE), the Office of the Director General and the Director of Global Talent (DGTM), or any office or individual involved in the selection/formalization of the service of the public member;
  • Not be a direct recipient of grants or other funding from the Department of State such that it could be deemed a conflict of interest.
  • Depending on their caseload, the Boards can meet from four to nine weeks for a minimum of 40 hours per week during the Boards’ session period.
  • Attend first two weeks on-site in Washington, DC remaining work would be performed via telework.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree
  • Career background including but not limited to: Information Technology, Law Enforcement, Educators (at all levels), Medical Practitioners, Business, Human Resources, Building Operations, Transportation and Freight, Security Engineer, Media, or Finance Professionals
  • Hands-on experience with Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Word, Excel, & Teams)
  • Have extensive experience in a profession, in business, in labor, or in a non-governmental organization or institution serviced by or having an interest in the Foreign Service and/or foreign policy.
  • Public Members will require a successful Public Trust Security background check. Upon selection, Public Members will be required to complete required onboarding documents for the Bureau of Diplomatic Security to perform a background investigation and be a US Citizen.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, marital status, ancestry, protected veteran status, or any other protected group or class.