$30,328 - $43,423 / YEAR Expired 3 weeks ago
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Org. Setting and Reporting
This position is located in the Security and Safety Service of ECLAC in Santiago, Chile. Under the overall command of the Chief of Service, the Security Lieutenant is required to perform armed security functions and report directly to the Security Inspector in charge of the Security Coordination Unit or supervising officer. The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean is one of the five regional Commissions of the United Nations. It was founded in 1948 to contribute to the region’s economic and social development. Its mission includes the design, monitoring, and evaluation of public policies and the provision of advisory services, expertise, and training to Governments, as well as support for regional and international cooperation and coordination activities. Please visit our website at for further information.
Under the overall command of the Chief of Service, the Lieutenant will perform armed security functions and will report directly to the Security Inspector. The Lieutenant will supervise the Sergeants and/or Security Officers ensuring the efficient running of overall security operations. The Lieutenant will assist the Inspector to conceptualize and develop new ECLAC security standard operating procedures and contingency plans and will replace the Inspector when off duty. Within delegated authority, the Security Lieutenant will be responsible for the following duties: • Organizes and manages the activities and operations of the Unit as required. • Inspects line-ups of officers to ensure that they are properly attired equipped and knowledgeable of the daily security requirements. • Assigns officers to areas and maintains contact with supervisory personnel and officers. • Directly supervises Unit personnel. • Ensures that all posts are properly and effectively manned (including ensuring that first-line supervisors make frequent patrols to all static and mobile posts to observe work performance and to further brief officers on duty). • Assures the proper maintenance of all relevant equipment and records. • Prepares and reviews incident reports of the Unit; guarantees that all incidents and complaints reported are effectively addressed. • Review all meeting and special event schedules to determine staffing requirements. • Recommends inter-unit redeployments to resolve temporary personnel shortages. • Assume command of emergency or heightened security situations until properly relieved. • Reviews security arrangements and staffing resources continuously and makes recommendations to the Security Inspector for improvements in the procedures or more effective deployment of staff. • Carries out patrols to monitor officers’ performance under the command and inspect subordinates’ uniforms, equipment, and general appearance of subordinates. • Supervises traffic control within the grounds of the ECLAC premises and enforces traffic regulations. • Prepares cost estimates related to his/her unit’s operations and overtime forms and supporting documentation. • Organizes and supervises building evacuation exercises. • Drafts risk analysis when required. • Replace Security Inspector as required. • Performs all other related duties as required.
• Professionalism: Knowledge of United Nations Security policies, procedures, and practices. Demonstrated sound judgment in applying United Nations Security policies, procedures, and practices and in applying technical expertise to resolve a range of protection issues/problems. Ability to lead and motivate officers under command as well as manage and evaluate the performance of officers under command. Demonstrated decision-making capacity. Shows pride in work and achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work. • Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings. • Planning& Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently. • Managing Performance: Delegates the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority; makes sure that roles, responsibilities and reporting lines are clear to each staff member; accurately judges the amount of time and resources needed to accomplish a task and matches task to skills; monitors progress against milestones and deadlines; regularly discusses performance and provides feedback and coaching to staff; encourages risk-taking and supports creativity and initiative; actively supports the development and career aspirations of staff; appraises performance fairly.
High school diploma or equivalent is required. NOTE: For positions in the General Service category, candidates are required to clearly indicate in their Applicant Profile (AP) relevant information confirming completion of High School.
Job – Specific Qualification
Valid driving license is required. Must be in condition to obtain a legal weapon permit in the country of service and pass the UN weapon qualification within the first 12 months of service is required. Additional security or military training is required.
Work Experience
At least seven years of experience in the police, military or private security services or the UN Security and Safety Service or other similar international organization is required. The minimum years of relevant experience is reduced to five (5) for candidates who possess a first-level university degree or higher. Four (4) years in the United Nations Security Management System (UNSMS) is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat and Spanish is a working language of ECLAC. For the post advertised, advanced knowledge of Spanish and English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.
Evaluation of qualified candidates will include a series of assessments, included but not limited to: – The United Nations Security Officer Test (SOT) and the technical test prepared by the Security and Safety Section. – A physical fitness assessment. – A written assessment in the field of security and safety. – A competency-based interview. * Candidates must pass each stage in order to progress to the next to be considered for possible recruitment. As part of recruitment process, candidates will also be required to pass a psychological evaluation. Must be in condition to obtain a legal weapon permit in the country of service and pass the UN weapon qualification within the first 12 months of service.
Special Notice
This position is subject to local recruitment pursuant to staff rule 4.4 of the United Nations Staff Rules. Applicants for positions in the General Service and related categories must be authorized to work for the United Nations in the duty station where the position is located. Eligible applicants selected from outside the duty station are responsible for any expenses in connection with their relocation to the duty station. Staff members subject to local recruitment are not eligible for allowances or benefits exclusively applicable to international recruitment. The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for these positions. At the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the recruitment and employment of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity, with due regard to geographic diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications and organizational needs. The United Nations is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The United Nations recruits and employs staff regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religious, cultural and ethnic backgrounds or disabilities. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application. Internal and external candidates with the required qualifications must pass the written entrance test for United Nations security and safety staff. An invitation to sit the test will be sent by e-mail to candidates with the required qualifications. Physical condition: Must be in excellent physical and mental shape. The selected candidate is subject to satisfactory medical clearance that includes a psychological test. Weapons handling: the selected candidates must pass a written and practical test in handling the firearms used by United nations security officers within six months of being hired. If the candidates fail this test, his/her contract will not be renewed. The incumbent is required to work irregular shift hours on 24/7 basis. May be required to work extended duty shifts on short notice based on the exigencies of the service.
United Nations Considerations
According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment. Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment. Reasonable accommodation may be provided to applicants with disabilities upon request, to support their participation in the recruitment process. By accepting a letter of appointment, staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General, who may assign them to any of the activities or offices of the United Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 (c). Further, staff members in the Professional and higher category up to and including the D-2 level and the Field Service category are normally required to move periodically to discharge functions in different duty stations under conditions established in ST/AI/2023/3 on Mobility, as may be amended or revised. This condition of service applies to all position specific job openings and does not apply to temporary positions. Applicants are urged to carefully follow all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira, and to refer to the Applicant Guide by clicking on “Manuals” in the “Help” tile of the inspira account-holder homepage. The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application. Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.
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Santiago, Chile
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