VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 16-039
OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates / All Sources
POSITION: FSN Security Coordinator
OPENING DATE: December 29, 2016
CLOSING DATE: January 11, 2017
WORK HOURS: Full-time, 40 hours per week
SALARY: Ordinarily Resident (OR): FSN-10 – 13,508,128 F CFA per year
Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR) FP-5* – US$ 51,560 p.a. (Final grade/step will be determined by work history and availability of funds.)
ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS (See Appendix A for definition) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
The U.S Embassy in Bamako is seeking an individual for the position of Security Coordinator in the Embassy’s Regional Security Office (RSO).
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Under the supervision of the Regional Security Office, incumbent is responsible for observing, monitoring, and ensuring compliance of post’s 300-person contract local guard program; managing post’s residential security program for 85 facilities; the primary supervisor for the Ambassador and Deputy Chief of Mission’s 6-person close protection team and the 13-person surveillance detection team. The primary point of contact on all local guard, bodyguard, surveillance detection, and residential security matters between RSO Management, Front Office OMS, Marines, guard force contractor, and coordination with senior local security officials in the Police, Gendarmerie and National Guard
Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
Completion of two year university degree is required.
Minimum of five years’ experience working in the law enforcement or security field which includes 2 years supervisory experience are required.
Level III English, Level IV French and Level III Bambara. English Language proficiency will be tested.
Detailed knowledge of Malian laws, regulations, procedures and key host country personnel that influence or have an impact on various post security programs. Good interpersonal and customer service skills are required.
Computer skills to include Microsoft Suite software and photo editor, including Microsoft Office, Outlook and Excel required. Ability to prepare well written and concise inspection reports and work orders is required. Good customer services skills in order to competently assist Mission personnel as required.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities may be obtained by emailing HROBamako@state.gov to request a copy and/or by contacting the Human Resources Office: 2070- 2314/2315/2316.
HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:
When qualified, applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.
HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:
USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran
FS on LWOP**
IMPORTANT:Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process. Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP
ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA
Management may consider the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.
Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
Current OR employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.
Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
HOW TO APPLY
Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered:
1. Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), which is available on https://mali.usembassy.gov/job_announcements.html. (See “For Further Information” above); and
2. Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.)
WHERE TO APPLY:
Human Resources Office e-mail address:HROBamako@state.gov
Please indicate the Position you are applying for in the Subject Line: FSN Security Coordinator
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 16-039