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Bodyguard Supervisor At The U.S. Embassy In Abuja

Date Posted: 24/Feb/2014
Deadline: 06/Mar/2014

OPEN TO:

All Interested Candidates

POSITION TITLE: Bodyguard Supervisor – FSN-7/FP – 7

OPENING DATE:

February 21, 2014

CLOSING DATE:

March 6, 2014

WORK HOURS:

Full-time; 40 hours/week

SALARY:

OR – Ordinarily Resident

–N2, 957,362 p.a.

(Starting basic salary)

Position Grade: FSN-07

In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance

with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.

NOR - Not Ordinarily Resident – AEFM

- US$39,994.00,

EFM/MOH –

US$34,324, (Starting Salary) p.a.

Position Grade: FP-07

NOTE: ALL NOT ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE

REQUIRED WORK AND RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR

CONSIDERATION. A U.S. CITIZEN EFM DOES NOT HAVE TO BE RESIDING IN

COUNTRY TO BE CONSIDERED, BUT THE SPONSORING OFFICER UNDER COM

AUTHORITY DOES HAVE TO BE OFFICIALLY ASSIGNED TO POST

 

The

U.S. Embassy in Abuja is seeking to employ suitable and qualified candidate for the

Bodyguard Supervisor position in the Regional Security Office in Abuja.

 

 

BASIC FUNCTION OF THE POSITION:

The Bodyguard Supervisor is responsible for coordinating the day to day operations of the entire

Bodyguard team. The Bodyguard Supervisor will create and deconflict all scheduling for travel

Teams and protection details, established and maintain training records, serve as the primary

liaison between the Nigeria Police Force and the U.S. Embassy for all issues with respect to the

Bodyguard program, maintain accountability of all equipment issued to the Bodyguard team, and coordinate preventative and corrective maintenance of all equipment. The Bodyguard

Supervisor will also be required to meet all requirements for that of a Bodyguard Specialist.

To obtain a copy of this announcement please visit our Mission website at:

 

http://nigeria.usembassy.gov/hr_office.html

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

 

NOTE: All applicants

MUST address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each criterion or the application will not be considered.

1.Completion of Secondary School Education is required.

2.A minimum of two (2) years or equivalent of protective services experience as a

Bodyguard Specialist for the U.S. Embassy, with minimum of 6 months Supervisory

experience is required

3.Level IV (fluency) Speaking/Writing in English is required.

Level III (Good working knowledge) of one other local language is required.

4.Must be familiar with the Nigeria driving laws as well as regulations pertaining to motor

vehicle operations, local customs and cultural norms.

5.Must be able to create and modify Microsoft Office word and Excel documents.

6.Must possess defensive driving skills; operate fully armored and non-armored vehicles

with Nigeria driver’s license.

SELECTION PROCESS

When fully qualified, U.S. 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 residency 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 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 applicants for this position

MUST submit

the following, or the application will not be

considered:

1.Application for U.S. Federal Employment (DS-174); or a current resume or curriculum

vitae that provides the same information as a DS-174; plus.

2.Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214

with their application.

3.Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, copies of degrees earned) that

addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

4.A type-written and signed application letter specifically applying for this position, and

addressing the minimum requirements as advertised

. Please reference the job title and announcement number on the application letter.

 

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:

Embassy of the United States of America

Human Resources Office

Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive

Central District Area

Abuja.

Or submit to

[email protected]

POINT OF CONTACT:

Tel: 09-461-4000 Ext 4280

Fax: 09-461-4036

DEFINITIONS

1. US Citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM)

For purposes of receiving a preference in

hiring for a qualified position, an

EFM who meets the following criteria:

•US Citizen; and,

•EFM (see above) at least 18 years old; and,

•Listed on the travel orders of a direct-hire Foreign, Civil, or uniformed service member

assigned to or stationed abroad with a USG agency that is under COM authority, or at an

office of the American Institute in Taiwan; and either:

1.Resides at the sponsoring employee's or uniformed service member's post of

assignment abroad or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan; or

2.Resides at an Involuntary Separate Maintenance Allowance (ISMA) location

authorized under 3 FAM 3232.2.

2. EFM: An individual related to a US Government employee in one of the following ways:

•Spouse;

•Child, who is unmarried and under 21 years of age or, regardless of age, is incapable of

self-support. The term shall include, in addition to natural offspring, stepchildren and

adopted children and those under legal guardianship of the employee or the spouse when

such children are expected to be under such legal guardianship until they reach 21 years

of age and when dependent upon and normally residing with the guardian.

3. Member of Household (MOH)

An individual who accompanies a direct-hire Foreign, Civil,

or uniformed service member permanently assigned or stationed at a U.S. Foreign Service post

or establishment abroad,

or at an office of the American Institute in Taiwan. An MOH is:

Not an EFM; and,

Not on the travel orders of the sponsoring employee; and,

Has been officially declared by the sponsoring USG employee to the COM as part of

his/her household

.

A MOH is under COM authority and may include a parent, unmarried partner, other relative or

adult child who falls outside the Department’s current legal and statutory definition of family

member. A MOH does not have to be a US Citizen.

4. Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR)

An individual who:

Is

not

a citizen of the host country; and,

Does not ordinarily reside (

OR

, see below) in the host country; and,

Is not subject to host country employment and tax laws; and,

Has a US Social Security Number (SSN).

NOR employees are compensated under a GS or FS salary schedule, not under the LCP.

5. Ordinarily Resident (OR)

– A Foreign National or US citizen who:

Is locally resident; and,

Has legal, permanent resident status within the host country; and,

Is subject to host country employment and tax laws.

EFMs without US Social Security Numbers are also OR.

All OR employees, including US

citizens, are compensated in accordance with the LCP.

CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION:

MARCH 6,

2014

The U.S. Mission in Nigeria 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. 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.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 







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