Offre d’emploi Ambassade des Etats Unis : Agent de Sécurité

  • Région: Centre
  • Ville: Yaounde
  • Type de contrat: CDI


Offre d’emploi Ambassade des Etats Unis : Agent de Sécurité

Sous la supervision directe d’un Superviseur de la garde et le contrôle global du Commandant de la garde Force, le titulaire fournit des services de securité qui consistent à sauvegarder et protéger la propriété et le personnel du gouvernement Américain.


December 19, 2016

OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates / All Sources

The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.
The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.

OPENING DATE: December 19, 2016
CLOSING DATE: January 3, 2017
WORK HOURS: Full time, 55 hours/week
SALARY: Ordinarily Resident (OR): FSN-02
Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): FP-CC*
*Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.


The U.S. Mission in Yaounde, Cameroon is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for fourty (40) Guard positions. These positions are located in Yaounde, Cameroon.


Under the direct supervision of a Guard Supervisor and overall supervision of the Guard Force Commander, the incumbent performs guard services to safeguard and protect U.S. Government property and personnel.


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.

EDUCATION: Completion of Elementary School (FSLC, CEP, or equivalent diploma) is required.
EXPERIENCE: At least one year of military, police or private experience in security related duties in an international organization or a large local institution is required.
LANGUAGE: Level II (Limited Knowledge) Speaking/Reading of English and French are required. (This will be tested.)
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Incumbent must be able to receive and follow instructions; must be reliable in attendance and performance; must have the ability to deal politely and tactfully with the public and employees; must be courteous, tactful but firm at all time and be able to respond to a wide range of situations; must be alert and observant. He/she must have the ability to communicate easily with all level of staff and visitors. Skills and abilities may be tested.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Upon completion of RSO training, incumbent must have working knowledge of general and specific Guard and Post Orders and thorough understanding of the requirements of a Guard as well as standards expected of any security guard.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Please contact the Human Resources Office at Ext: 4006 if you need a copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities.

HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: When qualified, 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.

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

* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process. Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.


Management may consider any of the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.
Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.
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.
The candidate must be able to obtain and hold a Locally Employed Staff security clearance.

HOW TO APPLY: Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), which is available on our website or by contacting Human Resources. (See “For Further Information” above);
Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.)

Human Resources Office
P.O. Box 817, Tel.: 222-201-500, Ext 4006, U.S. Embassy Yaounde, Cameroon

E-mail Address:
Indicate the position title on the subject line.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: 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 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.

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