- Experience 2 years of progressively responsible experience, p
- Number of Vacancies 1
- Contract Duration Permanent
- Contract Type Long-Term
- Required Languages Pashto, Dari, English
- Reference KABUL-2021-049
- Gender Male/Female
- Nationality Afghan
- Extension Possibility Yes
- Probation Period 3 Months
- Close Date May 23, 2021
- Education Two years of college study in a computer field plus one Industry Standard Information Technology cer
About U.S Embassy:
U.S Embassy, Kabul, Afghanistan
This position will be based at Camp Alvarado. Supports and remediates systems and connectivity issues at Terminal 2. Operates State’s SBU Local Area Network (LAN), Internet-only LAN and all other information technology (IT) systems equipment serviced by ISC under the supervision of the Computer Management Specialist. This includes end-user support; installing and configuring computer equipment and software; troubleshooting computer problems; performing system backups and restores; monitoring system availability and performance; end-user training. Ensuring that the LAN responds to specific program needs of State/Program offices.
2 years of progressively responsible experience, primarily of systems administration or technical nature where emphasis is place on Help Desk Support.
Must possess a functional knowledge of the IT requirements and information processed by each and every department in the mission. Accurate knowledge of the ISC’s operations and software applications. Technical knowledge of standard IT procedures in large-sized LAN operations.
Two years of college study in a computer field plus one Industry Standard Information Technology certification: CompTIA A+, Network+, Microsoft MCP, MCSA, MCSA, CCNA or CCNP is required.
LANGUAGE: Level IV English (good working level) – Level IV Dari & Level III Pashto is required.
This may be tested.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to analyze IT problems and follow established procedures and routines. Good interpersonal skills to promote computer and automation services.
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications and complete a mandatory probationary period for LE Staff.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: 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. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.
All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a local security clearance.
To apply for this position applicants must electronically submit the documents listed below to be considered for employment. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible and qualified.
To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site (US Embassy Kabul Website).
Two years of college study in a computer field (Transcript) plus one Industry Standard Information Technology certification: CompTIA A+, Network+, Microsoft MCP, MCSA, MCSA, CCNA or CCNP is required. (Please attach it in the space for the Certification).
Proof of Citizenship (Tazkira) is required.
Applicants who are invited to take a language, skills, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Kabul.