Radio Operator, FS-4 (Cancelled)

APPLICATIONS DEADLINE:   22 Sep 2013
DATE OF ISSUANCE:   19 Jul 2006
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT:   Field Missions Administered by DPKO
DUTY STATION:   Multiple D/S
VACANCY #   06-SEC-PMSS-411158-R-MULTIPLE D/S

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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
Maintain 24 hours radio and telephone communication, with all Security Officers, Duty investigators and Supervisor of Security Operations Cell (SOC); Ensure that all communication equipment (i.e. VHF and HF radios, fax mobile and land-line phones) are in perfect working conditions before the start of duty; Receive, process, record and pass all mission related information to the appropriate quarters through the normal communication channels. Inform the Supervisor of SOC and Duty Investigator immediately of any incident/accident received via the communication network; Inform the Security Investigator of all accidents/incidents that require attention; Maintain timely communication with the military operation rooms at mission Headquarters and Sector Headquarters with a view to receive updated information on security matters and inform the supervisor accordingly; Register and forward all e-mail messages and messages deposited during working and off-duty hours; Accurately identify exact location/grid references of all incident/accidents and pass information to the Duty Investigator; Maintain both electronic and manual register; Provide necessary assistance to staff members of other organizations needing assistance through radio or telephone channels; Brief the incoming duty radio operator on all events, especially pending cases which action is to be taken; Perform radio check as directed by the Chief Security Officer (CSO) / Supervisor; Provide security updates in the form of daily and weekly reports to the CSO / Supervisor; Keep the Supervisor, SOC informed of any rumor or incident that could affect the security of Mission personnel or property; Maintain up to date records of all security section supplies; Perform any task as may be assigned by the Supervisor SOC and CSO.

Competencies
Professionalism – Excellent skills in information analysis procedures with a view to forecasting potential threats and dangers; Planning and Organizing – Excellent planning and organizational skills; Communication – Excellent oral and written skills in the designated mission language. Ability to provide briefings, forecasts and advice clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. A high sense of discretion and integrity; Judgment and Decision Making – High degree of responsibility, initiative, alertness, physical fitness emotional stability, the ability to prioritize a heavy work load and to delegate accordingly. Demonstrates sound judgment in security information management skills; Client orientation – Professional attitude and ability to work efficiently in a stressful environment; Technological Awareness – Excellent knowledge in the operation and procedures of radio communications. Excellent knowledge of United Nations Security policies, procedures and practices. High standard of computer literacy; Teamwork – Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity, including gender balance; Communication – Excellent oral and written skills in the designated mission language. Ability to provide briefings, forecasts and advice clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. A high sense of discretion and integrity.



QUALIFICATIONS

Education
Completion of Secondary Education and relevant training in communication equipments.

Work Experience
A minimum of six (6) years of relevant experience within the military; national or international police, security or fire brigade organization.

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


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