Job in Marseille - Computer Management Assistant

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PC-3510 Computer Management Assistant (LAN), FSN-8, FP-6*


January 20, 2016


January 27, 2016


Full-time: 40 hours/week for Not Ordinarily Residents

Full-time: 35 hours/week for Ordinarily Residents


Not Ordinarily Resident: FP-6 (Final salary will be confirmed by Washington based on applicants’ qualifications and prior work experience**).

Ordinarily Resident: € 39.853,00 gross p.a. (starting salary)

* Actual grade and salary will be based on the qualifications of the applicant

** Overseas Comparability Pay will apply if an FMA appointment

The Consulate General in Marseille, France is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Computer Management Assistant (LAN).


The incumbent installs, maintains, administers, and troubleshoots the Sensitive But Unclassified (SBU) local area network (LAN) also known as OpenNet and the Dedicated Internet Network (DIN) in Marseille. The incumbent performs analysis, design, implementation, operation, procurement and support for 30 workstations, 8 servers, numerous printers, network scanners and other network components such as routers or switches. The incumbent provides staff support and training in response to customer requirements.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: The complete position description listing all of the duties and responsibilities may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office (



1) Applicants are required to submit their DS-174 form(s) in English and French if a position is advertised with an English and French Language Level of 3/3 or higher (standard resumes are no longer accepted).

2) Applicants are required to submit the proof of the required education level.

3) Applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. Items 1-5 are all required.

1. Education:

Completion of Secondary school (Baccalauréat) is required.

Leading industry certifications (Microsoft, CompTIA, A+, Security +) is required.

2. Prior Work Experience:

A minimum of three years’ experience in the technical computer field as a LAN administrator, a systems analyst or system manager of a medium to large computer system is required.

3. Language proficiency (These may be tested):

English (W-R-S), Level-3 – Good Working Knowledge is required.

French (W-R-S), Level-4 – Fluency is required.

4. Knowledge (These may be tested):

A thorough knowledge of Microsoft server software and Windows-based client configuration is required.

A thorough knowledge of local area network concepts is required.

A thorough knowledge of network communication techniques such as dedicated leased lines, ISDN and DSL lines, routers, smart switches and communication protocols is required.

5. Skills and abilities (These may be tested):

Must have a driving license (Permis “B”).

Must be able to lift weight up to 80 lbs.

Excellent technical skills to troubleshoot diagnose and resolve hardware and software problems are required.

Ability to maximize the organization's computer resources.

Excellent interpersonal skills are required.

Ability to work independently is required.

Ability to articulate system requirements to managers is required.

Ability to work under pressure is required.


When qualified, applicants who are U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and/or preference-eligible U.S. Veterans are given a preference in hiring. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants make themselves known as having a hiring preference and specifically address the required qualifications above in their application.


(1) USEFM who is ALSO a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran

(2) USEFM OR a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran

(3) FS on LWOP


1. Management may consider the following when determining successful candidacy: nepotism, conflicts of interest, budget, and residency status.

2. Current Ordinarily Resident employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply.

3. Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.5. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment, unless currently hired into a position with a “When Actually Employed” (WAE) work schedule.


Interested applicants for this position must submit the following or the application package will not be considered.

  1. Applicants who claim EFM or MOH status must include in the cover letter accompanying their application that they are claiming EFM/MOH status, their present nationality, and name and employing section/agency of their sponsoring family member.

  2. 2. Applicants are required to submit their signed DS-174 form(s) in English and French if a position is advertised with an English and French Language Level of 3/3 or higher (standard resumes are no longer accepted).

  1. 3. Applicants are required to submit their cover letter in English and French if a position is advertised with an English and French Language Level of 3/3 or higher.

  2. 4. Proof of the required education level.

  3. Any other documentation (e.g., essays, certificates, awards, driver license) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

  4. IMPORTANT: Applicants claiming a U.S. Veteran’s preference must submit written documentation confirming eligibility (e.g., Member Copy 4 of Form DD-214, Letter from the Veteran’s Administration, or certification documenting eligibility under the VOW Act with an expected discharge no later than 120 days after the certification is submitted) by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veteran’s preference will not be considered in the application process. Specific criteria for receiving a U.S. Veteran’s preference may be found in HR/OE’s Family Member Employment Policy (FMEP).


Human Resources Office Jerome and Lucie

Mailing Address:

Please send your application only by email.