Job Vacancy from U.S. Mission in Ethiopia

  • Anywhere

The U.S. Mission in Addis Ababa/Ethiopia is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the following position.

  • Position Title:Surveillance Detection (SD) Supervisor – Employees of Mission -All/or USEFMs EFMs or MOHs .

Hiring Path:• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM – FP is 09. Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.• Employees of Mission -All/or USEFMs EFMs or MOHs
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 of the Job

The work schedule for this position is:

Full Time (48 hours per week)
Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (4 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:Yes
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:No
Travel Required:Not Required
Job holder conducts SD operations as a member of a tactical team of Surveillance Detection personnel. This includes daily operational supervision for a four members Surveillance Detection Unit (SDU). Job holder is accountable for operational Surveillance Detection (SD) equipment assigned to the SDU. Job holder directly reports to the SD Coordinator.

Qualifications And Evaluations
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one (1) year of military, police, or private experience in the field of security is required. In addition to six (6) months of supervisory experience is required.

Note: Please upload all work experience copies of yours under “Other Document 1 or 2”

Education Requirements:
Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

EDUCATION: Completion of high school is required.

Note: Please upload all copies of your Education under “High School Diploma or equivalent”


LANGUAGE: Level 2 (Limited Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required. (This may be tested)

Level 3 (Good working Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing Amharic is required.

  • Skill and other abilities

Ability to manage the work of others in a team environment is required. Prepare oral and written reports, and operate communications SD equipment and cameras. Basic computer skills are required, to include keyboarding with accuracy and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite Word and Excel. Incumbent must have a valid class 2 Ethiopian driver’s license and must have had a valid driver’s license for a minimum of five (5) years. (These 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.

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

  • Benefits And Other Information

Agency Benefits:
Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Addis Ababa/Ethiopia 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:
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

AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
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.

  • Salary
  • USD $9,419 – USD $9,419
  • How To Apply

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

For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

  • Required Documents:

In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.

Residency and/or Work Permit (if applicable)
Passport copy (if applicable)
High School Diploma (required)
Work Experience (required)
Driving License (required)
Certificate or License (if applicable)
DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
SF-50 (if applicable)
Any documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed (e.g. work experience documents, transcripts, certificates, etc.
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 or phone.

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.

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