Close Protection Officer / Bodyguard

Close Protection Officer / Bodyguard Employer: US Department Of State (US Embassy Kabul)
Location: Kabul, Kabul, Afghanistan
Job Description
Open till filled
WORK HOURS: Full-time, 40 hours/week
** NOTE:
Full performance level of this position is FSN-5. Incumbent will be hired in the FSN-04
‘Developmental level’ and can be promoted to full performance level, FSN-05 after successfully
completingone year at FSN-4.
The U.S.  Embassy in Kabulis seeking individuals  for the position of Bodyguard with the Regional Security Office (RSO) based in Kabul

Basic Function Position:
Under the authority of the Regional Security Office, the incumbent provides Protective Security (PRS) for official U.S. Embassy Kabul Chief of Mission (COM) personnel, and other visiting USG personnel as
directed under COM authority.

Qualifications Required.
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and
comprehensive information supporting each item.
Education: Completion of secondary (high) school is required.
Experience: A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a guard, police member or military personnel.
is required.
Language: Level 2(fair working knowledge) speaking/reading in English and level 4 fluent)
speaking/reading in Dari and Pashto languages is required.
Knowledge :Applicant should understand the concepts of: use of force, deadly versus lethal force, standard operating procedures, chain of command, as well as working within a team.
Abilities and Skills:
Requires a valid driver’s license
Physical fitness  and how to properly execute firearm techniques with respect to pistols as well as automatic rifles, continually lift equipment weight approximately 50 lbs., repetitively through an 8 hour shift, running, reacting at a moment’s notice, standing for long periods of time with little or no breaks, and drive armored vehicles while serving in a driver/bodyguard capacity. Body Guard will carry special protective equipment assigned weapons.

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 (DS-174)
. Candidates may also send acurrent résumé or curriculum vitae in addition to the Form DS-174, but in all cases,the DS-174 must be submitted in order for the candidate to receive consideration for this vacancy .TheDS-174 form is available on the U.S. Embassy website
2. Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification
requirements of the position as listed above.
3. Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of the
ir Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional U.S. Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

Applications should besubmitted through email to this address:
Subject line must be:
(Bodyguard VA 13-033) or your application will not be considered.
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.
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 U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to
apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
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.
6. The candidate must be able to obtain U.S. Mission Regional Security Office (RSO) and Health Unit