Security Supervisor



Incumbent serves as the Protective Security Specialist Supervisor responsible the planning, management, and execution of protective security operations for the U.S. Ambassador/ Chief of Mission, Deputy Chief of Mission when acting in the capacity of the Charge, and other designated or visiting U.S. government officials as directed. Directs the operations of the Protective Security Detail including (Protective Security Specialists/Bodyguards) to include staffing, scheduling and performance management. Works under the direction of the Regional Security Officer and Post Security Officer when serving as Acting/Regional Security Officer.

Qualifications and Evaluations


EXPERIENCE: A minimum of five years’ experience in the commercial security guard business, civilian or government police or military is required.
Education Requirements:

  • Completion of high school


LANGUAGE: Level III (good working knowledge) English ability is required. Level III (good working knowledge) in Sesotho is also required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must have initiative and resourcefulness in accomplishing tasks. Must be able to deal effectively with people of other cultures to obtain cooperation and reach common goals. Possesses good leadership and interpersonal skills. Must have valid driver license. Must be able to demonstrate judgment and basis safe driving skills in both oral and practical examination. Must be able to operate an armored vehicle and pass the defensive driving training. Good working computer skills are required. Must be able to work variable shifts, 24 hour on-call schedule, and able to travel outside capital city on an as needed basis. Proficient in first aid and use of an AED. Must physically fit and be able to endure frequent travel, long working hours, and a stressful working environment while maintaining the above standards.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  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.Qualifications:

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

Benefits and Other Info

Benefits:Agency Benefits:

Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Maseru, Lesotho may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.

For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.

The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

Closing date: 07 May 2021

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