FBI Omaha
Public Affairs Specialist Amy Adams
(402) 530-1472
June 24, 2019

FBI Omaha to Host Diversity Agent Recruitment Event on July 23, 2019

OMAHA, NE—As part of the FBI’s commitment to attract highly skilled and diverse talent, the FBI Omaha Field Office will host a Diversity Agent Recruitment (DAR) event on July 23, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Special agents and professional staff from the FBI will be available to discuss career opportunities and promote diversity employment within the FBI as part of an ongoing initiative aimed at reaching applicants with a variety of backgrounds to more fully diversify the FBI.

The FBI is looking for qualified candidates for the position of special agent. The DAR event will discuss the rewards of pursuing an exciting career as an FBI special agent and the role a diverse workforce plays in the continued success of the FBI. Individuals interested in professional staff positions are also encouraged to register.

“The FBI can more effectively carry out its mission to protect the American people and uphold the Constitution when our workforce reflects the communities we serve,” says Acting Special Agent in Charge John Barrios. “If you are seeking a new challenge and a rewarding way to serve your community, we encourage you to register to attend on July 23rd.”

The DAR event seeks highly qualified diverse and female applicants who are U.S. citizens, between 23 to 36 years of age that possess a bachelor’s degree (at a minimum) from an accredited institution. Professional work experience is also required.

The DAR event information session is free and by invitation only. Interested candidates should visit our employment website at www.fbijobs.gov, click on “Apply to Jobs”, search “DAR” and choose “DAR Omaha Talent Network”, read the job summary and click “Start” to begin. After completing the questionnaire, qualified special agent and professional staff candidates will receive an invitation to the event with specific details on location, etc.

The FBI investigates over 300 violations of federal law. Applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Some of the preferred skill areas include:

  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)
  • Foreign Languages (Spanish, Arabic, Farsi, Urdu, Chinese, Korean, etc.)
  • Law
  • Certified Public Accountants
  • Attorneys
  • Detectives
  • Military (specifically Special Forces, Explosives, WMD and Intelligence Experts)
  • Scientists
  • Pilots (helicopter, fixed wing)

Additional information regarding the qualifications as a special agent, as well as other FBI career opportunities, can be found at www.fbijobs.gov.