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Surveillance Detection (SD) Supervisor (Gaziantep) - Salary: USD $14,472

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Vacancy Time Zone:GMT+3
Series/Grade:LE - 0710 5
Salary:USD $14,472
Work Schedule:
Full-time -
Promotion Potential:
Hiring Path:
• Open to the public

Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM - FP is 09.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.

•    All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
Appointment Type Details:
•    Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
Marketing Statement:
We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.

The work schedule for this position is:

  • Full Time (42 number of hours per week)

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (4-6 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Supervisory Position:
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:

Basic Function of Position: Job holder conducts Surveillance Detection (SD) operations as a member of a tactical team of SD personnel. This includes daily operational supervision for a 3 member SD Unit (SDU). Job holder is accountable for operation SD equipment assigned to the SDU. Job holder directly reports to the SD Coordinator. The incumbent is responsible for conducting SD within an assigned area and conducts pre-shift briefings, distributes assigned equipment, places and coordinates the actions of the SD personnel at static and rotational assignments.

Qualifications and Evaluations

EXPERIENCE:  Minimum of one (1) year of military, police, or private experience in the field of security is required. In addition to six (6) months of supervisory experience is required. 
JOB KNOWLEDGE:  Knowledge of surveillance techniques. Familiarity with local pedestrian and vehicular traffic patterns and habits, experience in the preparation of reports and schedules, awareness of cultural norms and customs is required. 
Education Requirements:

  • Completion of high school is required. 

LANGUAGE:  English level II (Limited Knowledge) in Reading/Writing/Speaking is required. Turkish level III (Good Working Knowledge) in Reading/Writing/Speaking is required. 
This may be tested. 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must possess a driver's license. Ability to mange work of others in a team environment is required. Prepare oral and written reports, and operate communications SD equipment and cameras. Basic computer skills are required, to include keyboarding with accuracy and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite Word and Excel. 
Please keep in mind that the mandatory retirement age for security guards is 57.

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.
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
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Benefits and Other Info
Agency Benefits:
Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Embassy Branch Office in Gaziantep, Turkey may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.
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.

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

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification.
To apply for this position, click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.

Required Documents:
In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested diploma and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)

  • Residency and/or Work Permit

  • Passport copy

  • High school diploma (required)

  • Turkish Military Discharge Document (for male applicants): completion of compulsory military service is required.

  • Driver’s License (required)

  • Copy of ID (required)

  • Certificate or License

  • DD-214 - Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)

  • SF-50 (if applicable)

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 of 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. Embassy Branch Office in Gaziantep, Turkey.

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