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.
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.
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:
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.