ADS Chapter 414

Foreign Service (FS) Appointments

Functional Series 400 – Human Resources

Partial Revision Date: 07/14/2017 Responsible Office: HCTM/FSC File Name: 414_071417


This chapter provides the policy directives and required procedures that govern Foreign Service (FS) appointments in USAID. This chapter does not apply to Civil Service (CS) to FS, Senior Foreign Service (SFS), Foreign Service National (FSN), and U.S. Citizens Hired Abroad (American family and non-family members) appointments.