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Announcement Number:
Maputo-2022-022
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Maputo
Position Title:
Bodyguard (0701)
Open Period:
08/23/2022 - 09/05/2022Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
GMT+2
Series/Grade:
LE - 0701 5
Salary:
USD $17,909
Promotion Potential:
LE-5
Duty Location(s):
1
in
Maputo, MZ
Telework Eligible:
No
For More Info:
 HR Section
 +258-84-095-8439
 manuelsa@state.gov

Overview

Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:

•    All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Permanent
Appointment Type Details:
•    Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
Marketing Statement:

We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

Summary:

The work schedule for this position is:



  • Full Time (40 hours per week)


Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:
No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
No
Travel Required:
Occasional Travel

Incumbent must able to travel outside capital city on an as needed basis.


Duties

Incumbent serves as a Bodyguard (BG) in the execution of protective security operations for the U.S. Ambassador/Chief of Mission (COM), and other designated or visiting U.S. government officials as directed. Under the supervision of the BG Supervisor and managed by the Regional Security Officer (RSO) to US Embassy Maputo in order to protect him/her from harm and embarrassment. 


Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  A minimum of three (3) years of private sector, government, police, or military experience  in one or more of the following categories: bodyguard, armed escort, law enforcement officer, combat arms or infantry soldier is required


JOB KNOWLEDGE:  A thorough knowledge of defense measures to be used in the event of a personal or terrorist attack, such as that learned in the military or law enforcement training.  Knowledge in medical, fire, hostile attack, defensive and emergency driving procedures.  Must be familiar with Mozambican’s Police Services, military, security and other government offices to ensure effective liaison and to facilitate effective protective operations including advance and motorcade operations.

Education Requirements:

Completion of high/secondary school is required. 

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  English level II (Limited knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required. (This may be tested)


Portuguese level II (Limited knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required (This may be tested).


 


SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 


A valid host government driver's license to operate up to Sport Utility vehicle is required.


Must be able to demonstrate judgment and basic safe driving skills in both oral and practical examination.Should be able to operate an armored vehicle (if available) and pass the defensive driving training (This may be tested).


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, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Qualifications:

All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.


Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:
Agency Benefits:

Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Mozambique may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.


For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.


The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

Other Information:

For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following link.


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”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, 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.


How to Apply

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance. 


To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

Required Documents:

To qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested degree and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. Failure to provide requested information, or the information is insufficient to verify eligibility, may result in disqualification for this position.


All Applicants:
• Residency and/or Work Permit
• High School diploma
• Language Scores (if available)
• Driver’s License
• Certificate or License


Eligible Family Member Applicants:
• Copy of Sponsor's Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
• Passport copy
• DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
• SF-50 (if applicable)

Next Steps:

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 Mozambique.


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