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Radio Operator, FS-4 (Cancelled)
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:   22 Sep 2013
DATE OF ISSUANCE:   19 Jul 2006
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT:   Field Missions Administered by DPKO
DUTY STATION:   Multiple D/S
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER:   06-SEC-PMSS-411158-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
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


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.
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  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.