U.S. Embassy, Amman is looking to hire

U.S. Embassy, Amman is looking to hire

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U.S. Embassy, Amman is looking to hire

U.S. Embassy, Amman
Vacancy Announcement
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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 16-140
OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates / All Sources
POSITION: Computer Management Assistant (Network / LAN Administrator)
OPENING DATE: November 23, 2016
CLOSING DATE: December 05, 2016
WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week
SALARY: Ordinarily Resident (OR) in Jordan: FSN-9, JD 13,874 per year
Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR) in Jordan: FP-5
Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.
BENEFITS (OR*): Excellent working conditions; pay for performance increases; premier
medical insurance coverage for employee and family; 20 holidays per
year (American and Jordanian); 13th and 14th month bonus; provident
fund retirement plan; ample opportunity for on-line/ classroom training
and personal development.
START DATE: The selected candidate is required to undergo and successfully pass a
medical and security clearance. This process takes, on average, six
months. Candidates will be expected to start work within four weeks of
final receipt of clearances.
ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Definitions*) MUST HAVE
THE REQUIRED JORDANIAN WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE
ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION, SUBJECT TO AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH
LOCAL LABOR LAWS
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The U.S. Embassy Amman is seeking an individual for the position of Network / LAN
Administrator in the Information Systems Center (ISC).
BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION:
The incumbent serves as a Network / LAN Administrator under the supervision of the Computer
Management Specialist with the overall guidance provided by the Information Systems Officer
(ISO). The position is responsible for the daily administration and future development,
migration, installation and implementation activities of the U.S. Embassy Amman unclassified
LAN, Consular (CA) Network systems; performs day-to-day problem
diagnosis/isolation/resolution and documents infrastructure and network components within the
Data Center. The position is also responsible for providing customer technical support as part of
ISC staff.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and
comprehensive information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a
determination that the applicant is not qualified.
1. Education: B.A. in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or Information Technology
degree is required.
Supporting documents (University certificate) must be included in the application for
eligibility purposes.
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2. Experience: At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience as a Network/ LAN
Administrator on a medium-to-large computer network (7 + servers) is required.
3. Language: Level 3 in English (Good), Level 4 in Arabic (Fluent) is required. English
proficiency will be tested.
4. Knowledge: Must have thorough knowledge of computer equipment and software
capabilities/limitations; expert knowledge of WANs and LANs and associated data
communications protocols. Functional knowledge of network topologies, network security, email
server setup and maintenance, ASP, COM+, Visual Basic, HTML, VB Script, XML/XSL,
RDBMS, SQL Server, IIS, and Windows server 2008/12 is required. Network troubleshooting
& connectivity support including understanding of routing and switching technologies such as
TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, SSL, HTTP and Load Balancing is required.
5. Abilities & Skills: Must have excellent interpersonal customer service skills and ability to
provide clear instructions to customers. Ability to make rational decisions based upon
thorough analysis of complex situations is required. Ability to conceptualize, plan, prioritize
and implement programs is required. Ability to translate complex situations into simple
terms and communicate to non-technical individuals is required.
HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS:
When qualified, 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
HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:
AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
AEFM / USEFM
FS on LWOP**
* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit
a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or
Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans
Affairs. If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit
proof of conditional eligibility. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not
received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’
preference will not be considered in the application process. Mission HR’s decision on
eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.
ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA:
1. Management may consider any of the following when determining successful candidacy:
nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.
2. Current OR* employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR*
employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on
their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.
3. Current NOR* employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal
Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their
employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.
4. Candidates who are EFMs, USEFMs, AEFMs, or MOHs must have at least one year
remaining on their sponsor’s tour of duty to be considered eligible to apply for this position.
5. The candidate must be able to obtain and hold a local security clearance
HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants must submit the following documents to AmmanEmployment@State.gov to be
considered. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
Please note “VA 16-140, Computer Management Assistant (Network / LAN
Administrator)” in the subject line of the e-mail.
All application packages must include:
1. Universal Application for Employment (UAE) for U.S. Federal Employment DS-174 which
is available on our website: https://jo.usembassy.gov/jobs/.
2. Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above.
Education certificates must be included or the application will not be considered.
3. Driver’s license copy if applying for a position that requires driving a vehicle.
4. EFM*, USEFM*, and AEFM* applicants must clearly indicate their status in the text or
subject line of their application.
5. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include
their name, relationship, agency, position and location). Any omission in this area, either
intentional or unintentional, is cause for dismissal.
NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications received, we will only contact applicants who
are being considered. Thank you for your understanding.
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. 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.
*DEFINITIONS:
Eligible Family Member (EFM): An EFM for employment purposes is an individual who meets all of
the following criteria:
 U.S. Citizen or not a U.S. Citizen; and
 Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610); or
 Child, who is unmarried and under 21 years of age or, regardless of age, is incapable of self-support;
or
 Parent (including stepparents and legally adoptive parents) of employee, spouse, or same-sex
domestic partner, when such parent is at least 51 percent dependent on the employee for support; or
 Sister or brother (including stepsisters and stepbrothers, or adoptive sisters or brothers) of the
employee, spouse, or same-sex domestic partner when such sibling is at least 51 percent dependent on
the employee for support, unmarried, and under 21 years of age, or regardless of age, incapable of
self-support; and
 Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire
Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or
stationed abroad; and
 Is under chief of mission authority.
EFMs are generally considered Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR) and are compensated under the FS or GS salary
schedule, not under the LCP. Two Exceptions: (a) EFMs without a U.S. Social Security Number are considered OR
and paid on the LCP; and (b) non-US citizen EFMs who are in the country of their birth/citizenship are considered
OR and paid on the LCP.
U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM): A USEFM for employment purposes is an individual
who meets all of the following criteria:
 U.S. Citizen; and
 Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610) of the sponsoring employee; or
 Child of the sponsoring employee who is unmarried and at least 18 years old; and
 Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire
Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or
stationed abroad; and resides at the sponsoring employee’s post of assignment abroad; and is under
chief of mission authority; or
 resides at an Involuntary Separate Maintenance Allowance (ISMA) location authorized under 3 FAM
3232.2; or
 Currently receives a U.S. Government retirement annuity or pension from a career in the U.S. Foreign
Service or Civil Service.
USEFMs are generally considered Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR) and are compensated under the FS or GS salary
schedule, not under the LCP. Two Exceptions: (a) USEFMs residing at an ISMA location are considered OR and
are paid on the LCP; in this case, the USEFM would need to obtain his/her own residency and work permit as
required by the host country; and (b) dual-national USEFMs who are in the country of their birth/citizenship may be
considered OR and paid on the LCP depending on host country labor law.
Appointment Eligible Family Member (AEFM): An AEFM for employment purposes is an individual
who meets all of the following criteria:
 U.S. Citizen; and
 Spouse or same-sex domestic partner (as defined in 3 FAM 1610) of the sponsoring employee; or
 Child of the sponsoring employee who is unmarried and at least 18 years old; and
 Listed on the travel orders or approved Form OF-126 of a sponsoring employee, i.e., a direct-hire
Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or
stationed abroad; and
 Is under chief of mission authority; and
 Is residing at the sponsoring employee’s post of assignment abroad; and
 Does NOT currently receive a U.S. Government retirement annuity or pension from a career in the
U.S. Foreign Service or Civil Service.
AEFMs are considered Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR) and are compensated under the FS or GS salary schedule,
not under the LCP.
Member of Household (MOH) – An individual who accompanies or joins a sponsoring employee, i.e.,
sponsor is a direct hire employee under Chief of Mission authority, either Foreign Service, Civil Service,
or uniformed service member who is permanently assigned to or stationed abroad at a U.S. mission. A
MOH is an individual who meets the following criteria:
(1) Not an EFM and therefore not on the travel orders or approved through form OF-126 Foreign Service
Residence and Dependency Report of the sponsoring employee; and
(2) Officially declared by the sponsoring U.S. Government employee to the Chief of Mission (COM) as
part of his or her household and approved by the COM; and
(3) Is a parent, grandparent, grandchild, unmarried partner, adult child, foreign born child in the process
of being adopted, father, mother, brother, sister, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughterin-law,
brother-in-law, sister-in-law, stepfather, stepmother, stepson, stepdaughter, stepbrother,
stepsister, half-brother, or half-sister who falls outside the Department’s current definition of Eligible
Family Member 14 FAM 511.3. A MOH may or may not be a U.S. Citizen.
MOHs do not receive a hiring preference. However, if a position is advertised as “Open to: Current Employees of
the Mission”, MOHs who are not currently employed in the mission are eligible to apply. MOHs are hired on
Personal Services Agreements (PSAs).
Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) – An individual who meets the following criteria:
 An EFM, USEFM or AEFM of a direct-hire Foreign Service, Civil Service, or uniformed service
member permanently assigned or stationed abroad; or
 Has diplomatic privileges and immunities; and
 Is eligible for compensation under the FS or GS salary schedule; and
 Has a U.S. Social Security Number (SSN); and
 Is not a citizen of the host country; and
 Does not ordinarily reside in the host country; and
 Is not subject to host country employment and tax laws.
NORs are compensated under the FS or GS salary schedule, not under the LCP.
Ordinarily Resident (OR) – An individual who meets the following criteria:
 A citizen of the host country; or
 A non-citizen of the host country (including a U.S. citizen or a third-country national) who is locally
resident and has legal and/or permanent resident status within the host country and/or who is a holder
of a non-diplomatic visa/work and/or residency permit; and/or
 Is subject to host country employment and tax laws.
ORs (including U.S. citizen ORs) are compensated in accordance with the Local Compensation Plan (LCP). U.S.
citizen ORs are entitled to a U.S. minimum wage supplement if their salary does not meet or exceed the current U.S.
minimum wage.)


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