U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Looking for qualified applicants for the following Job opening.
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 12-2017
OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates
POSITION: Surveillance Detection Shift Supervisor
OPENING DATE: May 23, 2017
CLOSING DATE: June 5, 2017
WORK HOURS: Full-time (48 hours/week)
SALARY: Ordinarily Resident (OR): Position Grade: FSN-5, Starting Salary – 9,166 USD per year.
Not Ordinarily Resident: FP-09*
*Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.
NOTE: For ordinarily resident employees, salary will be paid in local currency using the established exchange rate.
ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix A for definition) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
The U.S. Mission in Addis Ababa is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Surveillance Detection Shift Supervisor in the Regional Security Office of the U.S Embassy, Addis Ababa.
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Embassy Addis Ababa is a high security threat post. Surveillance Detection Teams (SDT) provides 18-hour coverage at four USG compounds and the American School. The incumbent directly supervises and rates 5 SDT members; Reviews reports from SD Specialists for completeness and accuracy; Conducts advance security surveillance operations as delegated by RSO/ARSO; Provides advanced training and development of his/her SDT; In coordination with the SD Program Technician, schedules shift work for SDT members; and, makes recommendations relating to the SDT functions to the RSO and SD Coordinator.
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. Supporting documentations (e.g., letters of employment, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above should also be submitted.
- Required Education: Completion of Secondary school is required
- Required Experience: At least one year’s experience as a Surveillance Detection program employee or two years of related experience (military, police or security experience in a position which involved observation/surveillance skills and techniques) is required.
- Language Requirement: Level III (Good working knowledge) in written and spoken English and Amharic is required (English Language proficiency will be tested)
- Skills and Abilities: A valid CLASS II driver’s license is required. Must be skilled in the use of observation and observation reporting equipment. Basic computer skills are required. Must be able to guide the team and to mobilize them as one cohesive unit.
- Job Knowledge: Must be proficient with procedures for conducting and reporting observations and capable of discerning normal traffic patterns, pedestrian behavior, and activities from abnormal, unusual or suspicious patterns, behaviors or activities and demonstrate potential to become an effective supervisor and manager.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities may be obtained by E-Mail: HROaddisababa@state.gov or by Phone: 251-11-130-60-00 Ext: 6383.
When qualified, applicants who are U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and/or preference-eligible U.S. Veterans are given a preference in hiring. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants make themselves known as having a hiring preference and specifically address the required qualifications above in their application.
HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:
(1) AEFM/USEFM who is ALSO a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran
(2) AEFM/USEFM who is not a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran
(3) FS 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.
- The candidate must be able to obtain and hold a security clearance.