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Surveilance Detection Guard

OPEN TO: ALL INTERESTED CANDIDATES
POSITION: A56-608, SURVEILLANCE DETECTION GUARD, FSN-4, FP-AA*

OPENING DATE: January 11, 2011

CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

WORK HOURS: Full time; 40 hours/week.

SALARY: *Not-Ordinarily Resident: Starting Salary and Position Grade FP-AA to be confirmed by Washington. Ordinarily Resident: $139,599.87 pesos per year (FSN-4 starting salary)

NOTE: ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUST OBTAIN THE REQUIRED WORK PERMIT AND/OR MUST HAVE THE APPROPRIATE RESIDENCY PERMIT TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

*ELIGIBLE FAMILY MEMBERS AND MEMBERS OF HOUSEHOLD MUST HAVE ONE YEAR REMAINING TO THEIR TOUR OF DUTY TO APPLY FOR THIS JOB.*


The U. S. Consulate in Monterrey is seeking one individual for the position of
SD Guard in the Regional Security Officer (RSO)

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION

The employee provides Security for United States Government (USG) facilities, employees and family members by detecting, recognizing and reporting on surveillance directly against USG facilities and/or personnel.  In case of imminent attack, calls for immediate assistance and takes appropriate action to prevent injury or death to personnel and destruction of property. The employee is responsible for complete and accurate surveillance detection reports and conducting surveillance detection operations as delegated by Surveillance Detection coordinator. (Incumbent will be required to work rotating shifts in support of surveillance detection coverage seven day per week, 24 hours per day).

QUALIFICATIONS

NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

  • Completion of High School is required.
  • One to two years of previous military, police, security, or surveillance related experience.
  • Level I (rudimentary) English and level IV (fluent) Spanish, both written and spoken are required.
  • Basic PC skills are required. Must be able to work independently and adapt to changing circumstances without requesting guidance.
  • A current and valid driver’s license is required.

SELECTION PROCESS

When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (AEFMs) and U.S. Veterans will be given preference.  Therefore, it is essential that the candidate address the required qualifications above in the application.

ALL APPLICANTS MUST PASS A RIGOROUS CLEARANCE PROCES

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a FMA appointment are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
  • All Locally Employed Staff (LES) who have less than one year working in a position are not eligible to apply.
  • In adherence to the recent guidance from the government of Mexico (GOM) to comply with the Mexican Nationality Law, all Mexican-American dual nationals need to be aware that they will be recognized as Mexican nationals by the GOM.  Dual nationals are hereby advised that this may affect their application for employment as well as their application for security clearance.  Until further guidance is received from the Legal Office of the State Department, EFMs will continue to be hired under the American Pay Plan; however, should the new policy be implemented, their appointment may change to the Local Compensation Plan

TO APPLY

Interested applicants for this position MUST submit the following or the application will NOT be considered:

  1. Universal Application for Employment (UAE) -http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/136408.pdf (English)
    -
    http://mexico.usembassy.gov/docs/UAE_form_esp.doc (Spanish)  plus
  2. Any other documentation (e.g., copies of High School diploma, school transcripts, certificates, awards, essays) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed in page 1.
  3. Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.
  4. CANDIDATES WITH SPANISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE: Please contact Human Resources Staff at 8047- 3263 or 8047 3301 to schedule your test.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO

Human Resources Office
American Consulate General in Monterrey
Av. Constitucion 411 Pte. Centro
64000 Monterrey, N.L. Mexico
E-mail:
permtr@state.gov

(PLEASE REFER TO POSITION NUMBER IN SUBJECT LINE OF E-MAIL I.E.  A56-608 SURVEILLANCE DETECTION GUARD)

DEFINITIONS

1. AEFM:  A type of EFM that is eligible for direct hire employment on either a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or Temporary Appointment (TEMP) provided s/he meets all of the following criteria:

  • US Citizen;
  • Spouse or child who is at least age 18;
  • Listed on the travel orders of a Foreign or Civil Service or uniformed service member permanently assigned to or stationed at a US Foreign Service post or establishment abroad with a USG agency that is under COM authority;
  • Is resident at the sponsoring employee’s or uniform service member’s post of assignment abroad, approved safehaven abroad, or alternate safehaven abroad; and
  • Does not receive a USG annuity of pension based on a career in the US Civil, Foreign, or uniform services.

2. EFM: Family Members at least age 18 listed on the travel orders of a Foreign or Civil Service or uniformed service member permanently assigned to or stationed to a US Foreign Service post or establishment abroad with a USG agency that is under COM authority who do not meet the definition of AEFM above.

3. Member of Household: A MOH is a person who: 1) Has accompanied, but is not/not on the travel orders of a U.S. citizen Foreign or Civil Service employee or uniform service member permanently assigned to or stationed at a U.S. Foreign service post or establishment abroad; 2) Has been declared by the sponsoring employee to the Chief of Mission as part of his/her household; and 3) Resides at post with the sponsoring employee.

4. Ordinarily Resident (OR): A citizen of the host country or a citizen of another country who has shifted the main residency focus to the host country and has the required work and/or residency permits for employment in country.

5. Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): Typically NORs are US Citizen EFMs and EFMs of FS, GS, and uniform service members who are eligible for employment under an American USG pay plan, on the travel orders and under Chief of Mission authority, or other personnel having diplomatic privileges and immunities.

The US Mission in Mexico 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.