BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION:
This position is a Locally Employed (LE) Staff Deputy FSN Local Guard Coordinator (LGC) and serves under RSO Embassy Operations in the Faculties’ Protection Division.Division. Additionally, the position serves as an advisor to the Regional Security Officer (RSO), Deputy Regional Security Officer (DRSO) and Assistant RSOs (ARSO) in Embassy Operations, including the Facilities Protection Division and Physical Security Division regarding all BSS operations in connection with Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) including the Ministry of interior (MOI) personnel supporting Chief of Mission (CoM) facilities protection operations. The incumbent conducts all manner of simple, complex, and sensitive planning, coordination and operations for BSS within the context of Embassy Operations.
Incumbents able to independently review and assess threats, risk management procedures, ANSF capabilities and complex operational planning and produce concise written and oral briefings to senior officials, including the RSO and CoM, regarding on-compound protection of the facilities and crises response.
Incumbent is required to maintain, operate, and manage U.S. Department of State provided fully armored and non-armored vehicles; special electronic and communications equipment and other resources worth over $250,000.
Incumbent is the deputy supervisor and leader of a nine (9) member team of LE Staff comprised of Local Guard Coordinator personnel. Manages the LGCs and BSS who work in the KESF SOC and the International Zone Command Center, who also conduct regular checks for the Tall Building Initiative. Also assists RSO in managing the BSS contract personnel who operate the off-compound itemizer program. Incumbent also serves as the primary liaison with the MOI commander assigned to U.S. Embassy Kabul and other Afghan security partners along the border with the U.S. Embassy due to their interaction with and implications to BSS contract personnel.
Provide program guidance, technical guidance, and policy direction to the ARSO CORs to assist them in the management of the BSS contract in adherence to standards and policies.
Reports directly to the Assistant Regional Security Officer assigned to the Security Liaison Division.
Applicants must address required qualifications criteria listed below with specific information and documentation supporting each item. For example, official transcripts evidencing educational requirements must be attached to the original application submission. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified. We are not required to contact applicants who have submitted incomplete application packages.