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Job Title: Defensive Security Coordinator

U. S. Mission, Uganda
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Re-Advertized
Number: 108/2010 Date: 11/04/2010

OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates
POSITION: Defensive Security Coordinator; FP-6; FSN-8
OPENING DATE: November 04, 2010
CLOSING DATE: November 17, 2010
WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

"The American Embassy is seeking for an individual for the position of Defensive Security Coordinator (DSC) in the RSO Section."

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
At the direction of the A/RSO, the DSC will assist the RSO office with developing training programs, monitoring guard performance, recruiting, supervising members of the Security Planning and Support Staff (SPSS) and Post's security team, assisting with contractor monitoring and administration and providing needed continuity during RSO staffing gaps. The DSC is responsible for developing the initial budgetary estimates for local guards, residential security and surveillance detection programs, for RSO review and approval, and coordinating budgetary and procurement issues with the Financial Management, Human Resource and General Service officers.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on www.kampala.usembassy.gov

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education required: Completion of Secondary School (both 'O' and 'A') Level.
2. Work Experience required: Three years experience in police, military or security background , structure management and budget formulation, two of which must be in a supervisory role is required.
3. Language required: Level IV (Fluency) spoken and written English ability and Level II of two local languages is required.
4. Knowledge required: Must have an in-depth knowledge of surveillance detection theory and practice, Knowledge of Ugandan labor laws, laws governing commercial security services, subject matter of leadership structure, laws governing arrest and use of force; manpower control and budget review is required.
5. Skills and Abilities required: Specialized use of explosive detection equipment, surveillance techniques and conflict resolution is required.

SELECTION PROCESS

When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4. Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1. Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174); or

2. A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicants work experience attached as a separate sheet; or

3. A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information); plus

4. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

5. Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE.

Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

A. Position Title
B. Position Grade
C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known)
D. Dates Available for work
E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used
F. Date and Place of Birth
G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers
H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; If yes, provide number)
I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification No.
J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No)
K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide
L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, Driver's License Class/Type
M. Days available to work
N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location)
O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference
P. Education
Q. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition
R. Language Skills
S. Work Experience
T. Reference


SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
Plot 1577 Nsambya Road
P. O. Box 7007, Kampala
Telephone: 0414-259-791/5
By Fax:
0414-341-863
Or by e-mail:
KampalaHR@state.gov

Security Jobs at American (USA) Embassy In Uganda

Job Title: Security Investigator; FP-7; FSN-7

U. S. Mission, Uganda
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Number: 107/2010 Date: 11/02/2010

OPEN TO: All Qualified Candidates
POSITION: Security Investigator; FP-7; FSN-7
OPENING DATE: November 02, 2010
CLOSING DATE: November 15, 2010
WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week
Position is temporary not to exceed one year

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.ORDINARILY

"The American Embassy is seeking for two individuals for the position of Security Investigator in the Regional Security Section."

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
Position reports to the RSO and two ARSOs through the Chief Security Investigator (C/FSNI) and performs all Regional Security Office responsibilities delegated to Post's Foreign Service National Investigator's (FSNI) Program. Carries out liaison functions with working level GOU Officials, and using all available information provides security advice to C/FSNI or RSO. Conducts LES and Contractor background investigations, investigations related to terrorism, criminal activity, suitability and other issues in support of both DS and other USG law enforcement and security agencies.
Assists in the coordination of VIP protection operations for assigned visits including liaison activities with all GOU security elements during VVIP visits such as POTUS and CODELS.

A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on www.kampala.usembassy.gov

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Education required: Completion of secondary school (both 'O' and A' level) is required.
2. Work Experience: Three years progressively responsible experience in law enforcement, investigation or surveillance with military or police organisations with a leaning towards management principles is required.
3. Language Requirement: Level III spoken and written English ability and Level II knowledge of at least two local languages is required.
4. Knowledge: Must be familiar with GOU security service structure, ability to develop and maintain close relationships with working level officers within the GOU security services; must also be familiar with host government criminal and civil procedures, judicial systems, as well as, customs and culture; must be familiar with basic physical and procedural security concepts and must be familiar with local traffic laws and area traffic patterns are required.
5. Skills and Abilities: Must possess excellent judgment, decisiveness, honesty, trustworthiness, flexibility and persistence; must have strong interpersonal and communication skills and have the ability to work long hours under high stress conditions; must be resourceful, possess initiative and know how to solve, independently, many complex problems involving several different entities simultaneously and familiar with or have the capacity to learn investigative procedures/applications and proficient in use of personal computer, must have valid local driver's license and must qualify to carry and use a firearm and maintain proficiency are required

SELECTION PROCESS

When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4. Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1. Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174); or

2. A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicants work experience attached as a separate sheet; or

3. A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information); plus

4. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

5. Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE.

Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

A. Position Title
B. Position Grade
C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known)
D. Dates Available for work
E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used
F. Date and Place of Birth
G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers
H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; If yes, provide number)
I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification No.
J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No)
K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide
L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, Driver's License Class/Type
M. Days available to work
N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location)
O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference
P. Education
Q. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition
R. Language Skills
S. Work Experience
T. Reference


SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
Plot 1577 Nsambya Road
P. O. Box 7007, Kampala
Telephone: 0414-259-791/5

By Fax:
0414-341-863

Or by e-mail:
KampalaHR@state.gov

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