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Guard Force Commander – US Embassy (834 views)


Organization: U.S. Embassy in Kathmandu

Position: Guard Force Commander- Current Employees/USEFMs/EFMs/MOHs

Open Period:05/13/2020 – 05/17/2020Format MM/DD/YYYY

Vacancy Time Zone: GMT+5.75

Series/Grade: LE – 0710 8

Work Schedule: Full-time – Full Time (48 hours per week)

Promotion Potential: LE-8

Duty Location(s):1 Vacancy in Kathmandu, NP

Salary: NPR ₨1,768,626


The incumbent serves as the senior-most member of the Mission’s Local Guard Force. The incumbent ensures quality and consistency in the performance of guards and oversees various guard force programs. The incumbent issues special guard orders; prepares modifications of the Guard Orders for Regional Security Officer’s (RSO) approval. The incumbent also investigates irregularities within the Guard Force and enforces discipline in coordination with RSO.

Qualifications and Evaluations


EXPERIENCE: A minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible experience in the security field (commercial security guard business, police or military) is required. At least 2 years of supervisory experience is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE: A thorough knowledge of general security practices is required. A good knowledge of local security law is required. A good working knowledge of various Windows based computer applications is required

Education Requirements:

Successful Completion of Secondary School is required.

Evaluations: These may be tested (Language, Skills and Abilities).

LANGUAGE: Good Working Knowledge Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required. Good Working Knowledge Speaking/Reading/Writing Nepali is required. The English language abilities will be tested.

Please specify in your application your level of proficiency in ALL languages listed above.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Good interpersonal skills are required. The ability to draft clear reports in English is required. A valid Nepali driver’s license, Class “B” (Car, Jeep, Delivery Van) is required.


All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: 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.

Benefits and Other Info


Agency Benefits: Benefits will be explained to the selected candidate during job offer.

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

** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or

For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the
following link.

Last date to apply: 17 May 2020


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