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US Embassy Ankara - LGF Trainer - Salary: USD $20,424

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Position Title:LGF Trainer
Open Period: 06/09/2021 - 06/23/2021 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:GMT+3
Series/Grade: LE - 0710 7
Salary: USD $20,424
Work Schedule: Full-time -
Promotion Potential: LE-7
Duty Location(s): in Ankara, TU
Telework Eligible: No

Hiring Path:
• Open to the public

Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM - FP is 7.  Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.

• Current Employees of Mission-All/or USEFMs EFMs or MOHs

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 (44 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: Yes
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No

Basic Function of the Position: Incumbent plans, develops, organizes and conducts all required training for the 201 members of the LGF. They must train members of the LGF on reporting procedures, proper use of equipment, defensive tactics, driving, and other various security operations. Directly reports to the LGF Commander. Works with the Assistant LGF Commander (A/LGFC) and LGF Admin Clerk on administrative tasks, such as creating duty schedules, managing annual and sick leave coverage, maintaining inventory records, and monitoring Guard Electronic Monitoring System (GEMS), etc. Also, assists the LGF Commander and A/LGFC with supervising all LGF personnel. In the absence of the A/LGFC, incumbent will assume the responsibilities of the A/LGF and assist the LGF Commander in the daily supervision of 24/7 LGF operations.

Qualifications and Evaluations
EXPERIENCE:  Minimum three (3) years of work experience which includes at least one (1) year in a leadership role and at least (1) year of training experience in either the Turkish Military, Turkish National Police, private security, and/or security at an American Diplomatic Mission is required. 
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must be a competent instructor and be able to convey information that the local guards can easily grasp. 
Education Requirements:

  • Incumbent must have two years university/college studies

Level IV (fluent) speaking/reading/writing in English is required. Level IV (fluent) speaking/reading/writing in Turkish is also required. This may be tested. 
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to communicate quickly and clearly to guard trainees; ability to write short, concise reports; ability to communicate verbally in person to individuals or a group of individuals such as in a classroom setting; ability to work as a team member. Ability to use firearms safely and effectively; ability to communicate quickly and clearly in emergency situations; standard keyboard and data entry skills, Microsoft Office skills are required; must have a valid driver's license for standard vehicles. Must be available to work on evenings, weekends, early mornings, U.S. and Turkish holidays, as needed
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.
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. Mission in Ankara, 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.

How to Apply:
All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a local security certification clearance. 
To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.
Required Documents:
Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)

  • Residency and/or Work Permit

  • Copy of ID (REQUIRED)

  • Copy of Diploma (REQUIRED)

  • Driver’s License (REQUIRED)

  • Military Document (for male applicants only) (REQUIRED) 

  • Certificate or License

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

  • SF-50 (if applicable)


Next Steps:
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. Mission in Ankara, Turkey. 

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