Announcement Number: Bamako -2018- 017-R
Position Title: Surveillance Detection Programs Coordinator
Opening Period: 12 – April 2018– 26- April 2018
Series/Grade: FSN-07 ; FS-07
Salary: 6,467,475 F CFA – US$ 42,169. Actual salary determined by Washington D.C.
For More Info: E-mail Address: Bamakojob@state.gov
Who May Apply?
All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required: Local Security Certification
Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
Summary: The U.S. Mission in Bamako is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of
Surveillance Detection Programs Coordinator.
The work schedule for this position is full Time (number of hours per week – e.g. 40 hours per week)
Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Supervisory Position: Yes
The incumbent is responsible for assisting the Regional Security Officer (RSO) in the day-to day overall operational management of the contract Surveillance Detection team and program. He supervises/ coordinates the daily operational planning and deployment of the 12 man Surveillance Detection Program. Serves as liaison with other agencies and offices at the post on Surveillance Detection matters, liaison with government security elements and assists the RSO in the Security Detection.
Qualifications and Evaluations
Education: Completion of Secondary School is required
Experience: At least two years of military, police, or private experience in the field of security is required, with at least one year of prior supervisory experience
Job knowledge: Position requires thorough knowledge of surveillance techniques, familiarity with normal traffic pattern, pedestrian behavior, Embassy facilities, and travel routes. Must have good knowledge of host country law enforcement capabilities.
United States Department of State
Language: Level 3 English, Level 4 French and Bambara language skills in writing, reading and speaking is required. English Level will be tested.
Skills and abilities: Ability to maintain extensive contacts with officials of various local security agencies. Must have good management skills and organizational ability. Must have excellent supervisory skills to supervise and manage the work of subordinate in a team environment effectively. Good knowledge of computer programs, e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, Internet, etc. required. Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex
HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: 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:
(1) AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
(2) AEFM / USEFM
(3) FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **
* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.
For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link: https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va
How to Apply:
All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification. Applicants must submit a Universal Application for Employment DS-174 which is available on HR/OE Intranet Site.
To apply for this position, applicants should electronically submit the documents listed below
All applications must be sent to Bamakojob@state.gov with the position title listed in the subject line of the email.
Required Documents: Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
• Degree with transcript
• Letter(s) of recommendation (if any)
• List of references
What to Expect Next: Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
For further information: the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources office.
Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in (insert post and/or country name).