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U.S. Embassy Job Islamabad, Housing Escort Coordinator (Trainee)

U.S. Embassy Job Islamabad, Housing Escort Coordinator (Trainee)

The U.S. Embassy in Islamabad is seeking an eligible and qualified individual for the position of Housing Escort Coordinator (Trainee) in the Housing Section of General Services Office (GSO).

Position: Housing Escort Coordinator (Trainee) (FSN-6; FP-8*)

Basic Function of Position:
The incumbent is a team leader for up to fifteen residential escorts, and provides guidance and instructions to escorts during make-ready, cleaning, or any other contractor work on houses in the U.S. Embassy Islamabad housing pool.  The incumbent will ensure escorts maintain control of un-cleared contractors and visitors to the U.S. Embassy and Embassy owned or leased properties.  The incumbent will serve as the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) for guttercleaning and general cleaning contracts.

Qualifications Required:
1. Education: Completion of ten years of education is required.
2. Experience: Two years of clerical/administrative experience working in an office in a security or customer service-related field is required.
3. Language: Level III (good working knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing of English, Urdu and Punjabi is required.  Language skills will be tested.
4. Knowledge: Incumbent must have a good knowledge of escort functions, working on a team, and being able to monitor personnel.
5. Abilities & Skills: Incumbent must have the ability to maintain registers, logs, scheduling and accountability rosters. Must have an excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skill. Must be able to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  Must have valid Pakistani driver`s license (Motor car/Jeep or Motorcycle).
Note: All applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

Selection Process:
When qualified, applicants who are U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and/or preference-eligible U.S. Veterans are given a preference in hiring.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants make themselves known as having a hiring preference and specifically address the required qualifications above in their 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 employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.
4. Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
5. Current employees who have voluntarily been reassigned/promoted from one position to another are not eligible to apply for six months from the effective date of the reassignment/promotion.
6. Current employees who have received any job-related training are not eligible to apply in another section/agency for six months from the effective date of the training.
7. U.S. Mission Pakistan will not bear any travel expenses for testing, interviews, pre-employment clearances (if selected) or relocation for joining.

To Apply: Interested candidates for this position must submit their completed DS-174 (Application for Employment as LE Staff or Family Member) by Email at: PakJobs@state.gov. The Vacancy Announcement Number (e.g. 15-104) must be mentioned in the subject line of the email.

Applicants claiming a U.S. Veteran’s preference must submit written documentation confirming eligibility (e.g., Member Copy 4 of Form DD-214, Letter from the Veteran’s Administration, or certification documenting eligibility under the VOW Act with an expected discharge no later than 120 days after the certification is submitted) by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.  If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veteran’s preference will not be considered in the application process.  Specific criteria for receiving a U.S. Veteran’s preference may be found in HR/OE’s Family Member Employment Policy (FMEP).

Incomplete DS-174 (Application for Employment as LE Staff or Family Member) or submissions received after the closing date will not be considered.  Please do not attach any documents at this stage; you will be informed when your documents are required. Only those candidates meeting all the requirements will be contacted for a test/interview. To review all advertised positions, please visit Embassy Website: http://islamabad.usembassy.gov/employment_opportunities.html.
Closing Date For This Position: November 30, 2015.

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.  The Department of State also strives to achieve Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) 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.