Job Opportunities : Audio-Visual and Communications Technician

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LocalisationLocalisation :yaounde-region-centre-cameroun Date de publication sur minajobs EmploisDate de publication :29/11/2017   Catégorie : Temps complet Salaire : A negocier
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November 28, 2017
Open to:  All Interested Candidates / All Sources
The “Open To” category listed above refers to candidates who are eligible to apply for this position.
The “Open To” category should not be confused with a “hiring preference” which is explained later in this vacancy announcement.
Position:      Audio-Visual and Communications Technician
Opening Date:     November 29, 2017
Closing Date:       December 13, 2017
Work Hours:        Full time, 40 hours/week
Salary:                 Ordinarily Resident (OR):  FSN-07
Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR):  FP-07*
*Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.

All Ordinarily Resident (OR) applicants (see Appendix A for definition) must have the required work and/or residency permits to be eligible for consideration.


The U.S. Mission in Yaounde, Cameroon is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Audio-Visual and Communications Technician.  This position is located in Yaounde, Cameroon.

Basic Function of the Position

Under the direct supervision of the Information Specialist, the incumbent is responsible for all technical aspects for Pubic Diplomacy Programming including Digital Video Conferences, AFNET and acoustical set-ups, and for monitoring, recording, copying and logging all programs received via TVRO. He/She serves as the primary photographer and videographer to create content from Embassy programs that then can be used on the Embassy’s media and social media sites; and serves as the back-up social media manager.

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: Completion of Technical High School (GCE ‘A’ Level or BACC) in electronics or audio-visual equipment maintenance is required.
  2. Experience: A minimum of two years of experience in electronics/audio-visual equipment use and upkeep or experience in photography/videography is required, in an international organization or a large local institution.
  3. Language: Level III (Good Working Knowledge) speaking/reading/writing English and French are required. (This will be tested)
  4. Skills and Abilities: The incumbent must be able to maintain and compile media distribution lists; must be able to operate office machines including computers, printers, photocopiers, and electronic presses; and must have a solid background in electronics and audio-visual equipment and communications systems. (Skills and abilities may be tested.)
  5. Job Knowledge: The incumbent must have basic audio/visual and computer skills (such as but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Adobe) and strong video editing skills as well as proficient skills in using all social media platforms. (Job knowledge may be tested.)

 For Further Information:  Please contact the Human Resources Office at Ext: 4006 if you need a copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities.

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:

(1) AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
(2) AEFM / USEFM
(3) 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. The candidate must be able to obtain and hold a Locally Employed Staff security clearance.

How to Apply:  Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered.  Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

  1. Universal Application for Employment (UAE) (Form DS-174), which is available on our website or by contacting Human Resources. (See “For Further Information” above);
  2. Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, etc.)
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Where to Apply: Human Resources Office P.O. Box 817, Tel.: 222-201-500, Ext 4006, U.S. Embassy Yaounde, Cameroon E-mail Address: ydeapplicants@state.gov Indicate the position title on the subject line.

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