FIELD SECURITY GUARD job at UNAMA

negotiable / YEAR Expired 2 weeks ago
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JOB DETAIL

Org. Setting and Reporting
This position is located within the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), with duty stations in Mazar. The Field Security Guard reports directly to the International Duty Officer through the Guard Force Supervisor on all issues related to security operations within the security area in Mazar.
Responsibilities
Within delegated authority, the Field Security Guard, GL-2, may be responsible for the following duties: • Controls entry and ensures security of the organizational premises and staff. • Undertakes routine patrols of assigned areas, maintaining continual surveillance against fire, water leakage and any other occurrence which might damage premises or staff and keeps up to date records of patrols. • Assists in the investigation and reporting on all incidents related to the organization of the premises that involve a breach of security procedures, injuries or theft and reports back to deputy shift supervisor. • In case of incidents or emergencies in the organization’s premises, instructs staff and visitors of security procedures including fire control procedures and evacuation where necessary; and ensures the physical security of premises and staff. • Issues building passes where appropriate. • Opens and closes buildings. Checks that all office machines, air conditioners, lights etc. are turned off after working hours. • Responds to enquiries and provides appropriate information or suggests alternative sources of information. • Maintains security personnel lists. • Assists in liaising as necessary with DfA security authorities, local administration, fire services and other emergency services. • May be required to drive for UN officials and staff including delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items; meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport, performing visa and customs formalities when required. • Screens all personnel, packages, and vehicles entering the UN compound to ensure authorized access. • Provides continuous coverage of cameras, telephone and radio communications systems, and associated recording units in the Control Centre. • May be required to drive for UN officials and staff including delivery and collection of mail, documents, and other items; meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport, performing visa and customs formalities when required. • Performs other related duties as required by the Guard Force Supervisor, International duty officer, DASA or ASA.
Competencies
Professionalism: Shows pride in work and in 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. Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively. Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately. Asks questions to clarify and exhibits interest in having two-way communication. Tailors’ language, tone, style and format to match the audience. Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
Education
High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Job – Specific Qualification
Not available.
Work Experience
As per the special measure approved for UNAMA, a minimum of 1 year of progressively relevant experience in safety and security is required. The minimum year of relevant experience is reduced to zero (0) for candidates who possess a first-level university degree or higher from police academy, military university or related security field. Prior experience of serving in the Military, Police or any other security organization is required. Ability to liaise and coordinate security issues related to the Guard Force (including external security of the compound/perimeter patrols) with the De facto Protection Service (DfPS) is desirable. Good knowledge of Mazar city, local roads and conditions of the Security Area is desirable. Knowledge of security rules, regulations, and procedures of UN including fire safety and first aid procedures, as well as standard security and safety procedures is desirable.
Languages
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Fluency in oral and written Dari and Pashto are desirable.
Assessment
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.
Special Notice
These positions are 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. 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.
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.
No Fee
THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.
Mazar, Afghanistan
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