Senior Executive Service

USAID hires managers, supervisors, and public policy leaders with expertise beyond the GS-15 Civil Service level for the Senior Executive Service (SES).  

Leaders in the SES come from a variety of professional backgrounds, but share common traits, including:

  • Drive for leading change
  • Ability to inspire and lead people
  • Results-driven
  • Business acumen
  • Experience building coalitions
  • Skilled communicator

Senior Executive Service Positions

The Office of Personnel Management allocates the number of SES positions government-wide; vacancies at USAID are limited.  Learn more about the Senior Executive Service Positions we currently have available: