Security Escort (Full-time and Part-time) Vacancy Announcement Number: 16 - 045 OPEN TO: U.S. Citizens Only/ All sources WORK HOURS: Full-time (40 hours a week) or Part time (min 16 and max 39 hours a week) SALARY: Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): FP-09, $32,931 p.a.* *Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington. Ordinary resident (OR): FSN-5, TZS. 15,441,115 p.a. (NOTE: U.S. Minimum Wage Supplement will apply to eligible U.S. Citizen Locally Employed Staff) The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position. The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement. 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 US Mission in Dar es Salaam is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Security Escort. BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION This position serves as the Embassy Contractor Escort in all classified and CAA areas, here contractors and Local Engaged Staff need to go to perform duties. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED All 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. Education: Completion of High School diploma is required. Experience: One year working experience in an Embassy is required. Language: Level III (Good working knowledge) in English language (speaking, writing and reading) is required. (This will be tested.) Skills and Abilities: Patience, tact in dealing with escorted workers. Ability to apply in detail security precaution measures as indicated by RSO and/or IMO. Availability of time in order to meet escorting needs even with short announcement period. Job Knowledge: Knowledge of internal operating procedures.
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: a.AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran* b.AEFM / USEFM c.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 will consider 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 Employment (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 Top Secret Security Clearance. HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified. Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), which is available on our website or by contacting Human Resources. (See “For Further Information” above); Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. resume, transcripts, degrees, etc.) WHERE TO APPLY: Effective immediately only online applications will be accepted via DarRecruitment@state.gov When sending an online application, please indicate the position title in the subject line. Otherwise your application will not be considered. 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(below compulsory retirement 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.