U.S. Embassy in Zambia
U.S. Embassy in Zambia
Posted Job
over 2 years ago

Local Guard Force Coordinator

The U.S. Mission in Zambia is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Local Guard

Force Coordinator.


• Under the supervision of the Assistant Regional Security Officer (ARSO), incumbent exercises

• operational supervision of the contracted Local Guard Force (LGF) comprising approximately 350 local guards and oversight of 50 Zambian Police Service (ZPS) officers assigned to U.S. government (USG)

• facilities.

• Oversee the operation of 8 access control points, including vehicular access and explosive

• control points.

• Responsible for monitoring and recording the activity in the streets around such access

• points in order to insure the safety of employees at 5 USG facilities and approximately 100 residences.

• Collaborate with other RSO personnel and assets, including Surveillance Detection, Mobile Patrol, and ZPS officers to identify and mitigate threats.

• Function as the Government Technical Monitor and

• watchdog for the Contracting Officer's Representative to ensure compliance with contract parameters and ensure against waste, fraud, and abuse.

• Oversee and coordinate ZPS assets for the Ambassador's

• Protective Detail (APD).

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.


• Two years of Post-Secondary studies at University or College is required.


• Two (2) years working experience with the police, military,

• protection operation or in a security setting is required. Additional one (1) year supervisory

• experience is also required.


• Level IV (fluent) speaking/reading/writing of English is required. Level III (Good

• Working Knowledge) speaking/reading/writing of one local language is required.

• (English language proficiency will be tested).


• Excellent oral and written communication ability are required.

• Advanced knowledge and experience in the use of word processing and spread sheets, formal and

• street interview techniques, conflict resolution and self-defense is required.

• Ability to analyze a problem and to communicate orally and in writing at an executive level. Keyboard skills required to compile reports, letters, and statements. Numerical skills required for budget formulation.

• Ability to use Microsoft Office Suites.


• Knowledge of access control, manpower control, applicable labor laws,

• force structure management and budget review is required.

• Additionally, knowledge of improvised explosive devices is required.

How to apply

Send your applications to:

the Human Resources Office,


Application deadline
24 Apr
Hand deliver applications to
or you can call on +260 211 357000
Apply online
Email applications to
U.S. Embassy in Zambia image
U.S. Embassy in Zambia
This embassy closely interacts with the Zambian government, local businesses and non-governmental organisations, the media and educational institutions, and private citizens to create positive responses to U.S. policy and the U.S. in general. The American Embassy also offers a full range of services to its citizens including emergency, security messages and local resources, passports, federal benefits, and family matters. Zambians can also access a wide range of services.

Run a business in Zambia?

Online Business Essentials – Everything you need to market your business online
Ecommerce – Everything you need to start an online store and sell online
Branded Website – Everything you need to launch a business website

About us

Find suppliers for whatever you need in Zambia
Each supplier page has all the information you need to choose the best option for you — contact details, directions, opening times, photos, prices, products, services, special offers and more.
Our mission
Provide useful information about businesses in Zambia
Empower Zambian businesses to market themselves online
Share our beloved country and continent with the world
© 2020 Infobwana Ltd. All rights reserved