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U.S. Mission                                      Majuro, Marshall Islands

Announcement Number:             Majuro-2022-001

Position Title:                               Security Guard

Opening Period:                           October 7-21, 2021

Series/Grade:                                LE0710/3

Salary:                                           (USD) 10,733

FS is BB.  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C

For More Info:                                   Human Resources Office:  Ma. Victoria dela Cruz

Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 1379, Majuro, MH 96960

E-mail Address:  MajuroHR@state.gov

Who May Apply:

  • All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Security Clearance Required:     Local Security Certification or Public Trust

Duration Appointment:   Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

Marketing Statement:  We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees: https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/eight-qualities-of-overseas-employees  before you apply.

Summary: The U.S. Mission in Majuro, Marshall Islands is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Security Guard.

The work schedule for this position is:

  • Full Time (number of hours per week – e.g. 40 hours per week)

 

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (4 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:  No

Duties:  Being part of the Local Guard Force (LGF) under Regional Security Office (RSO), the Guard provides security for Embassy personnel and facilities by conducting access control and visitor screening.  By employing physical, technical, and procedural security systems, incumbent prevents unauthorized access, maintains order, and deters criminal and terrorist attacks against employees and all U.S. assets.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Education:   Secondary school is required

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  No prior working experience is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: Knowledge of the emergency response procedures and notification process, familiarity with security equipment and processes, awareness of cultural norms and customs required.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  Marshallese language Level 3 (Good Working knowledge) is required. English language Level 2 (Rudimentary knowledge) is required. English language proficiency will be tested.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Ability to understand the security control panel and to operate emergency alarms and the public address system.  Ability to use security equipment such as radio communication equipment, fire extinguisher, and personal protective equipment (e.g., batons, pepper spray, handcuffs, etc.).  Ability to use Automated External Defibrillator.  Daily duties may involve extended periods of walking and/or standing in a wide variety of weather conditions. Ability to work flexible shift schedules, to include nights, days, weekends, and/or holidays.

Qualifications:  All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  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.

Other information:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

(1)          AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

(2)          AEFM / USEFM

(3)          FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active-duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link:  https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va

How to Apply:  All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification or Public Trust clearance.  Applicants must submit a Universal Application for Employment (DS-174) which is available on HR/OE Intranet Site.  Applications are available at the U.S. Embassy Majuro in Long Island, Monday -Thursday, 8 a.m.– 5 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

To apply for this position, applicants should mail or email to submit the documents listed below.

Required Documents:  Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • DS-174
  • Residency and/or Work Permit
  • High School Diploma
  • Proof of Citizenship
  • Language Scores (if available)
  • Driver’s License
  • RMI ID Card
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • Letter(s) of recommendation
  • List of references

 

What to Expect Next:  Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

For further information:  the complete position description listing all the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources office.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Majuro, Marshall Islands.

DS174- Application Form

U.S. Mission                                      Majuro, Marshall Islands

Announcement Number:             Majuro-2022-002

Position Title:                                Mechanic (Building Trades)

Opening Period:                            October 7-21, 2021

Series/Grade:                                 LE1210/5

Salary:                                             (USD) 12,958

FS is 09.  Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.

For More Info:                                   Human Resources Office:  Ma. Victoria dela Cruz

Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 1379, Majuro, MH 96960

E-mail Address:  MajuroHR@state.gov

 

Who May Apply:

  • All Interested Applicants / All Sources

Security Clearance Required:     Local Security Certification or Public Trust

Duration Appointment:   Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period

Marketing Statement:  We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees: https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/eight-qualities-of-overseas-employees  before you apply.

Summary: The U.S. Mission in Majuro, Marshall Islands is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Mechanic (Building Trades).

The work schedule for this position is:

  • Full Time (number of hours per week – e.g. 40 hours per week)

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (4 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position:  No

Duties:  Under general supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, performs full journeyman level installation, repair and maintenance of refrigeration & air conditioning and electrical equipment/systems.  Also serves as Maintenance Mechanic for Motor Pool (GSO), performing basic on-site maintenance on vehicles.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Education:   Completion of secondary education is required.  Completion of vocational training from an accredited institute recognized as producing journeyman level technicians with a concentration in refrigeration, air-conditioning and/or electrical principles/applications is required.

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE:  Two years professional work experience in repair and maintenance of refrigeration & air-conditioning and/or electrical equipment /systems is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: A good working knowledge of established practices and procedures in air-conditioning, electrical trade areas and automotive mechanics is required.

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:  Level 3 (Good Working Knowledge) in reading/speaking/writing in English is required.  Language proficiency will be tested.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Ability to use all tools for the repair and maintenance of air conditioning and electrical equipment/systems is required.  Must be able to troubleshoot and determine the causes of automotive malfunction and be able to use diagnostic tools and software to troubleshoot vehicle problems.

Must have basic computer skills to use proprietary software and prepare simple reports.  Must hold a valid driver’s license and operate general purpose vehicles.

Qualifications:  All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  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.

Other information:

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below.  Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:

(1)          AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*

(2)          AEFM / USEFM

(3)          FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **

* IMPORTANT:  Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active-duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation must be submitted for the preference to be given.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link:  https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va

How to Apply:  All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification or Public Trust clearance.  Applicants must submit a Universal Application for Employment (DS-174) which is available on HR/OE Intranet Site.  Applications are available at the U.S. Embassy Majuro in Long Island, Monday -Thursday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

To apply for this position, applicants should mail or email to submit the documents listed below.

Required Documents:  Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • DS-174
  • Residency and/or Work Permit
  • Degree/Diploma
  • Transcript of records
  • Proof of Citizenship
  • Language Scores (if available
  • RMI ID Card
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • Letter(s) of recommendation
  • List of references

 

What to Expect Next:  Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

For further information:  the complete position description listing all the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources office.

Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Majuro, Marshall Islands.

DS174 – Application Form