Peace Corps

VACANCY ANNOUCEMENT TEMPORARY POSITION: PST Security Guard CLOSING DATE: April 20, 2011 Position Contract Date: May to August, 2011 LOCATION: Kakata, Liberia The United States Peace Corps is seeking an individual for the position of Security Guard. Under the general direction of the Training Manager (TM) and in collaboration with the Safety & Security Coordinator (SSC),the Security Guard is responsible for providing overall security for Peace Corps Training Site, property, and personnel by performing a variety of functions both during and outside normal Peace Corps office hours. It includes screening all visitors and controlling access to the premises, conducting routine foot patrols, responding to emergencies, and reporting all incidents. The Security Guard receives daily guidance from the Training Manager, and cooperates with all Peace Corps staff and other guards. Duties and Responsibilities • Responsible for keeping the Peace Corps (PC) Training Site, equipment, and vehicles secure. • Conducts the PC Training Site office visitor screening in accordance to the PC Training Site safety and security guidelines and policies. • Ensures that ALL people visiting the Training Site during official hours of operation register in the visitation book and get visitors' badges. Asks visitors for an identification document in exchange for a PC visitor's badge. Tells the visitor that she/he must wear a badge at all times she/he is on PC Training Site. • Constantly monitors the training site grounds and surrounding area. • Conducts foot patrol of site, check of the office and premises at least once per hour but not on a predictable schedule. Checks all doors and windows to be sure that they are locked and secure. Enters the results of all checks in the appropriate log. • Ensures that all lights, locks, and flashlight are in good working condition. • Ensures that all gates, entrance/exit doors, windows are locked as determined by TM • Reports all thefts and security incidents immediately to the TM • Maintains security logbook and passes logbook from shift to shift. • Other related duties. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED 1. Education: Minimum of a senior secondary education 2. Language: Reading, writing and speaking fluency in English in addition to Liberian English and/or local language in Kakata 3. Experience: At least 2 years of security guard experience.
Application Deadline: To apply:

Required Documentation for Application 1. 2. 3. 4. Cover Letter addressing candidate’s qualifications for the position. A resume or curriculum vitae. Copy of drivers license, diplomas, certificates, etc The names and contact information for 3 references who can attest to work experience and interpersonal skills.

Please note:

Only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted All experience, skills, qualifications, and references will be verified Contract is contingent on a security background and medical check

Submit applications at the following locations, no later than 4 PM by the above closing date: Peace Corps Office in Monrovia, Liberia, or via email to: Office of the Superintendant Kakata, Margibi County

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