Bodyguard Unit Assistant Supervisor

Location: Afghanistan
Closing : Open until Filled

Bodyguard Unit Assistant Supervisor (FSN-07) 
Announcement Number: 14-080 
OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates (Women are encouraged to apply) 

NOTE: ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION. The U.S. Embassy in Kabul is seeking an individual for the position of Bodyguard Unit Assistant Supervisor with Regional Security Office (RSO). 

Basic Function Of Position:  
The Bodyguard Unit Assistant Supervisor oversees day to day operations to include daily managing, scheduling, and training of twelve to twenty-five (12-25) people Bodyguard Unit assigned to U.S. Embassy Kabul. The Bodyguard Unit Assistant Supervisor is accountable for in excess of $215, 000.00 USD worth of United States Government (USG) expendable and non-expandable resources, property, and an annual budget, dedicated to provide 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:  
All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. 

Completion of secondary (high) school is required. 

Experience: Two years of experience as a guard, police member or military personnel is required. 

Language: Level IV (Fluent) speaking/Reading in Dari and or Pashto and Level III (good working knowledge) in English is required. 

Knowledge: Applicant should understand the concepts of: use of force, deadly versus less-than- lethal force, standard operating procedures, chain of command, as well as working within a team. 

Abilities and Skills: Physical fitness ,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. 

Local driver’s license required. 

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application: Pg 2 of 4 

1. Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff (DS-174). 
Candidates may also send a current resumé 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. The DS-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 their 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 must be submitted through e-mail to this address: 

Subject line must be: (Bodyguard Unit Assistant Supervisor VA 14-080) or your application may not be considered. 

When fully 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. 

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. In-house interested candidates of this position should submit their applications through their American or FSN supervisor. 
4. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary rating of needs improvements or unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply. 
5. 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 employment. 
6. Currently employed NORs hired under a personal Service Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their work schedule. 

The U.S. Mission in (insert post) 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 Pg 3 of 4 themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.