Vacancy Details


Announcement Number:
Hiring Agency:
Embassy Windhoek
Position Title:
Security Escorts - WAE - EFM/MOH
Open Period:
10/12/2021 - 10/29/2021 Format MM/DD/YYYY
Vacancy Time Zone:
FP - 0105 9
USD $14.06 - USD $20.65
Work Schedule:
Intermittent - When Actually Employed (WAE) 0-16 hours per week
Promotion Potential:
Duty Location(s):
2 Vacancy in

Windhoek, WA
Telework Eligible:
For More Info:
HR Section
061-295-8500 x8513


Hiring Path:
• Family of overseas employees
• Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs), AEFMs, MOHs
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust - Background Investigation
Appointment Type
About the Agency

The U.S. Mission in Windhoek, Namibia, is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for a cleared, WAE Security Escort.

Supervisory Position:
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
Travel Required:
Not Required


Responsible for escorting of all non-cleared personnel; cleaning staff, maintenance crews, and contractors performing work in secure areas of the mission or other locations as directed by the supervisor to ensure that secure areas remain uncompromised. Secures worksite upon completion of work by ensuring that all uncleared personnel have exited the area.

As required, responsible for the control and safe operation of any job-related equipment and supplies such as destruction equipment (shredders, disintegrator, etc.), x-ray machines, keys, radios, service elevators, etc. Prepares Incident Reports of any and all work-related problems or security incidents to the appropriate sections.

May be called upon in support of VIP visits performing various duties to include, but not limited to, escorting VIPs, security oversight, classified material destruction, baggage control, and/or other duties as required.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Qualifications and Evaluations


Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust.

Education Requirements:
High school diploma or its equivalent is required.
Level II English ability required. This will be tested. 

One year of work experience in an office, management or security environment.

Candidates must have at least one year remaining on their sponsor’s tour of duty to be considered eligible to apply for this position.

Benefits and Other Info

Agency Benefits:

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*

(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.

Other Information:
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.

How to Apply

How to Apply:
The full vacancy announcement and application form are available on the U.S. Embassy website at:   All applications must be submitted through ERA to be considered.  Log onto the ERA system to register as an Applicant, and follow the instructions to submit your application and upload your required documents.
Required Documents:
Proof of qualifications and education.
Next Steps:

All EFM candidates will be contacted via email.