Technical Security Coordinator
Human Resource Office
U.S. Embassy Santo Domingo
THIS IS A DEVELOPMENTAL LEVEL POSITION ESTABLISHED TO PROVIDE ONTHE-JOB TRAINING TO EQUIP THE INCUMBENT TO PERFORM THE FULL
RANGE OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION. THE PERIOD
OF TRAINING WILL BE APPROXIMATELY ONE YEAR, AFTER WHICH TIME
THE INCUMBENT WILL BE PROMOTED IF THE FULL PERFORMANCE LEVEL IS
ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 12/74
OPEN TO: U.S. Citizens legal residents of the Dominican Republic, US Eligible
Family Members, US Members of Household
POSITION: Technical Security Coordinator, FSN-7/FP-7
OPENING DATE: April 19, 2013
CLOSING DATE: May 6, 2013
WORK HOURS: Full-time 40 hours/week.
SALARY: Ordinarily Resident (OR): RD$455,966 p.a. (starting salary)
** (USEFM) Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): US$39,994 p.a. (starting salary)
** (MOH) Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR): US$34,324 p.a. (starting salary)
**(This pay is only for Eligible Family Members (USEFM) and Member of
Household (MOH) who are eligible for employment under the American USG
The U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo is seeking an individual for the position of Technical
Security Coordinator in the Regional Security Office.
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
The incumbent must maintain and repair technical and physical security equipment.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available in
the Human Resources Office. Contact: Sofia Dominguez, phone: 809-731-4288.
All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and
comprehensive information supporting each item.
1. Completion of four (4) years education in a mechanical or electronic field is required.
Education can be substituted for experience, counting one year of experience per year of
2. Three years of progressively responsible experience in the technical security business, or
engineering field are required.
3. English level IV (fluent) writing/speaking/reading; Spanish level II (Limited Knowledge)
writing/speaking/reading are required.
The Office of Human Resources will contact for testing purposes ONLY those applicants
that meet all other requirements).
4. Working knowledge of electricity or electronics is required.
5. Proficiency in Microsoft Office computer systems; work in confined areas such as
crawlspaces, attics, utility pits, tunnels, manholes, and other confined spaces; work from heights
including rooftops, ledges, bucket trucks, scaffolding, and extension ladders; perform manual
installation operations including hammer drilling, core drilling, pulling wire, installing conduit and
terminating cable; move heavy objects, such as crates, building materials, motor-generators that
may be oversized and weigh in excess of 70 lbs.
6. Valid Dominican driver’s license category 2 is required (Please include copy)
ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA THAT MAY AFFECT THE FINAL HIRING DECISION
INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: NEPOTISM, BUDGET, CONTINUITY IN THE
POSITION, STAFFING GAPS, AND/OR THE NEED FOR THE APPLICANT TO HAVE A
When fully qualified, U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are
given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required
qualifications above in the application.
ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA
1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in
determining successful candidacy.
2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.
3. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs
Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not
eligible to apply.
4. Currently employed U.S. Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are
ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment.
5. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to
apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless
currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
6. The candidate must be able to obtain and hold a Top Secret security clearance.3
Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the
1. Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family
2. A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on
the UAE (see Appendix B); or
3. A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1 -24 of the UAE along with a listing of the
applicant’s work experience attached as a separate sheet; plus
4. Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form
DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional U.S. Veterans
preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional
preference in hiring with their application.
5. Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the
qualification requirements of the position as listed above.
SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:
Office of Human Resources
Attention: Sofia Dominguez
POINT OF CONTACT
CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION: May 6, 2013
The U.S. Mission in Santo Domingo 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. The Department of State also
strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing
diversity enhancement programs.
The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied
equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such
complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for
prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.