Vacancy Details


Announcement Number:
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Manila
Position Title:
Security Coordinator
Open Period:
02/12/2019 - 02/27/2019 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
LE - 0710 8
PHP ₱589,850 - PHP ₱589,850
Work Schedule:
Full-time - Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.
Promotion Potential:
Duty Location(s):
Manila, RP
Telework Eligible:
For More Info:
HR Recruitment


Hiring Path:
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
The U.S. Mission in Manila is seeking for eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Security Coordinator, LES-8 in Regional Security Office/Local Guard Unit.

Who May Apply: All Interested Candidates / All Sources

For USEFM - FS is 00. Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
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 (40 number of hours per week)

Duration of Appointment: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period.

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:
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
Travel Required:
Not Required


Maintains familiarity with the Security Guard force Contract and its Amendments/Modifications. Monitor and evaluates the demeanor and performance of Contract Security Guards to ensure contractual obligations are met and reports any observed discrepancies and/or violations to the Regional Security Office/ Contracting Officer’s Representative (RSO/COR). Serves as Continuity Officer regarding the Local Guard Contract for the RSO to ensure compliance with Mission security regulations and procedures and access to Mission facilities.  Assists the RSO/COR in building and maintaining strong bilateral communication between RSO and the Senior Management of the security guard force Contractor. Assists the RSO/COR in monitoring weapons qualification of security guard personnel and perform the inventory inspections of all U.S. Embassy-provided equipment to contract guard force, including weapons and ammunition, and provides monthly reports to RSO/COR.

Qualifications and Evaluations


EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years work experience with progressive responsibility in security services including supervisory responsibilities is required.

Education Requirements:

Completion of a secondary education is required. (Please submit copy of Diploma and/or school records).



LANGUAGE:  Level 3 (Good Working Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing of English and Tagalog proficiency is required. This will be tested.

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.

Benefits and Other Info


Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Manila 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.

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

How to Apply

How to Apply:

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance. (This will be required when an applicant is selected for the vacancy.)

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.

All applications must be submitted through ERA to be considered.

For more information on how to apply visit the Mission Manila internet job site:


Required Documents:

Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:

• Copy of Orders/Assignment Cable (or equivalent) – For Eligible Family Members (EFMs)

• Residency and/or Work Permit - For U.S. citizen, with dual citizenship, or third-country national

• Language Scores (if available)

• SF-50 (if applicable)

• Transcript of Records

• Diploma

Next Steps:

Please wait for at least 3 weeks after the closing date of the vacancy to know if you have been shortlisted for next level. Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email. Follow-up is not needed.

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 the Philippines.