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Professional and Scientific Positions

Professional and scientific positions for the Secret Service involve work that requires knowledge in a field of science or learning. This is acquired through education or training equivalent to a bachelor's or higher degree with major study in a specialized field. An individual in a professional or scientific occupation is required to exercise discretion and judgment in applying a scholarly body of knowledge to various subject matters. The use of these skills results in interpretations and the development of improved data, materials, techniques and procedures to obtain desired results.

Below is a sampling of professional and scientific positions:

  • Accountant
  • Architect
  • Attorney
  • Chemist
  • Civil Engineer
  • Contract Specialist
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Materials Engineer
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Procurement Analyst
  • Research Psychologist
Requirements and Qualifications

To be considered you must be a U.S. Citizen.

Qualifications vary by position.

Top Secret Clearance

Applicants must be able to obtain a Top Secret clearance. Applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screening and extensive background investigation. Some positions require the completion of a pre-employment polygraph examination.

To learn more about the background investigation click here.

Federal employees are eligible to participate in the following benefits programs. More information about the benefits may be found by clicking on each program:
For More Information

If you have questions, please contact the Secret Service Recruitment Program at 202-406-5830, or TTY 202-406-5390.

How to Apply
To view and apply for our vacancies please follow this

You may also call 888-813-8777 for a listing of our current vacancies.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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