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Security Officer, FS-4 (Cancelled)
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:   22 Sep 2013
DATE OF ISSUANCE:   03 Jul 2006
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT:   Field Missions Administered by DPKO
DUTY STATION:   Multiple D/S
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER:   06-SEC-PMSS-410908-R-MULTIPLE D/S


 
Remuneration
Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefits package is offered.
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United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
Responsibilities
Under the direction of and in the conformity with the instructions received from the Chief Security Officer, the incumbent is generally responsible for conducting investigations and inquiries of the incidents and illegal activities involving civilian staff and military staff of the mission and other United Nations agencies. Detailed responsibilities are as follows: Undertake investigations and inquiries into security matters, illegal activities, accidents/incidents, complaints and allegations of misconduct, indiscipline, etc., in which members of the civilian staff of the mission and other United Nations agencies or members of their families maybe involved or implicated and prepare reports and records to the Chief Security Officer and the Chief Administrative Officer as necessary. Undertake spot checks of United Nations official vehicles and POVs of United Nations civilian staff and military observers at borders crossing points in order to detect and prevent smuggling and other illegal activities; undertake similar checks in regards of the United Nations aircraft. Carry out checks into the security of the combination and/or keys of safes and security cabinets and receptacles, and changes in combinations as required. In the performance of the above duties, maintain liaison as required with the local police and other national authorities and agencies in the mission area. Perform other assignments as may be required.

Competencies
Professionalism: Knowledge of security process and investigation ,ability to apply good judgment in investigation undertaken. Planning and organizing: Ability to achieve goals and objectives and prioritize culture. Communication: Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. Technological awareness: Knowledge in the use and maintenance of standard security and communications equipment, basic computer skills. Team work: Courteous and tactful with the ability to work efficiently with people of different national and cultural background, in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity. Education.



QUALIFICATIONS

Education
Completion of secondary education and relevant training in military and/or police procedures and practices.

Work Experience
Six years of experience in security, specifically in investigation.

Languages
Fluency in spoken and written English or French. Knowledge of a second official UN language is an advantage and sometimes a requirement. Fluency in the local language may be essential.

Other Skills


The United Nations shall place 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. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8).   English and French are the two working languages of the United Nations Secretariat.  The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, TRAINING OR ANY OTHER FEES). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS.

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

How to apply

All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement. Because applications submitted by United Nations (UN) staff members are considered first, provided the eligibility requirements set out in ST/AI/2006/3 are met and the application is submitted in a timely fashion, staff members should apply within 15-day or 30-day mark.

Online applications will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. In such cases, please go to “My UN” page and check the status of your application by clicking on “View Application History”, and resubmit the application, if necessary.
  1. To start the application process, applicants are required to register by opening a "My UN" account. Go to Login, and Register as a User. Fill in the form and choose a User Name and Password.

  2. After opening the account, applicants may apply for vacancies using the Personal History Profile (PHP) provided. Once the PHP has been completed for a particular vacancy, it can be saved and used for future applications. The PHP may be up-dated, when necessary, for future applications.

  3. In completing the PHP, please note that all fields marked with an asterisk must be completed.

  4. UN staff members must submit scanned copies of their two latest Performance Appraisal System (PAS) reports at the time of application to the appropriate Human Resources Office (HRO)/Personnel Office (PO) to the email address below, clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number. In case you have no access to the digitizing equipment, please submit hard copies of the two latest PAS reports to the relevant HRO/PO via fax.

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Please see the Frequently Asked Questions, if you encounter problems when applying.