Positions Announcements United States Peace Corps


Positions Announcements

The United States Peace Corps program in Indonesia seeks qualified and motivated candidates for the following positions. Peace Corps Indonesia is a US government program partnering with the government of Indonesia to help meet training needs in Indonesia and encourage the bond and cultural understanding between the two countries. Peace Corps brings volunteers from the United States to work in Indonesian schools to assist in the development of English language instruction. Our mission here will be opening in or around January, 2010.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST

Position description: The Information Technology (IT) Specialist is an essential position which keeps all the network and communication systems at post functioning so that data can be accessed and exchanged securely at all times. The IT Specialist is the primary contact for first-tier technical support at an overseas post: administering the local IT systems, maintaining ITS mandated configurations, ensuring that all IT systems adhere to Peace Corps and US Government policy, and training Peace Corps staff in use of technology. This position requires high levels of problem solving skills and the ability to work independently, but within the bounds of policies and guidance set by Peace Corps Headquarters.

Qualifications Required:

Language Requirement: Fluency in Bahasa Indonesian and English.

Academic: Completion of education or training resulting in a baccalaureate degree in information technology or computer science, or the completion of five-years of work experience providing equivalent qualification.

Work Experience: At least two years experience in network administration, troubleshooting Windows computer systems and training computer users.

GENERAL SERVICES MANAGER

Position Description: The General Services Manager is responsible for post logistics, maintenance, purchasing, and inventory records. GSM coordinates Peace Corps’ motor pool and oversees official vehicle maintenance. The GSM is responsible for locating and obtaining various services and materials needed or the operation of the post. The incumbent is responsible for the delivery of mail and shipments, and works with the US Embassy and Consulate and customs officials to ensure timely customs clearance of Peace Corps property. The GSM also monitors utility providers ensuring the most reliable service possible. Other logistical, reporting, and monitoring tasks will be assigned to the GSM as required to aid the operation of the Peace Corps program. This is a multi-function position requiring a great degree of energy, flexibility and creativity. Due to the myriad of duties required, the GSM will need an internal sense of prioritization and organization.

Qualifications Required:

Language Requirement: Fluency in Bahasa Indonesian and English.

Academic: Completion of secondary education required. University degree preferred.

Work Experience: At least three years experience in related field.

SAFETY AND SECURITY COORDINATOR

Position Description: The Safety and Security Coordinator provides safety and security support to post. The role of the SSC is to support Volunteer site inspection and selection, site visits, and revision of the Emergency Action Plan. The SSC has primary responsibility to monitor and maintain appropriate documentation regarding post compliance with security policies and be the contact point with the Peace Corps Safety and Security Officers (PCSSO), Safety and Security Desk Officers, Consulate security officials, and local law enforcement agencies in carrying out duties to ensure the safety of Volunteers and the Peace Corps Indonesia mission. The nature of Peace Corps requires safety to be integrated in cultural understanding and Volunteer integration into communities. The SSC must possess cultural acuity and sensitivity, and the ability to explain aspects of Indonesian culture to foreigners and provide advice for appropriate behavior.

Qualifications Required:

Language Requirement: Fluency in Bahasa Indonesian and English.

Academic: Completion of university degree required.

Work Experience: At least three years work experience in cultural training or security related field.

Qualified and interested candidates should send a description of their qualifications and CV by e-mail to pcjobs@mk.peacecorp s.gov no later than January 9, 2010. In subject area, state position for which you are applying.

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