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Security Jobs at United Nations, Switzerland

Security Jobs at United Nations, Switzerland

Country: Switzerland
City: Geneva
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Security jobs at the United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Position: Security Sergeant.

This post is located in the Security and Safety Service of the United Nations Office at Geneva.

Key duties

In particular, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties

  • Coordinates supervise and manage a team of officers in the exercise of their duties.
  • Similarly, plans and executes team missions.
  •  Manages, supervises and is responsible for the security of entrance points, monitoring of persons, guidance, and information for delegates and visitors and emergency responses to any situation.
  •  Manages officers responsible for traffic safety and vehicle screening as well as operations while waiting for the emergency services to arrive.
  •  Advises staff members and all other persons at UNOG and, if necessary, intervenes proactively to prevent loss, damage or theft.
  •  Receives complaints, makes initial assessments, takes statements and conducts preliminary investigations in cases of assault, theft, loss or damage and draws up the related reports.
  • Also, monitors officers’ attendance, draws up leave schedules and contributes to performance evaluations.

Possible duties

Furthermore, the position holder might need to do the following duties occasionally

  • Supervise the monitoring of the movement of people and goods from the Control Operations Centre. Similarly, advises and informs delegates, visitors and staff members using the available documents and files.
  •  Might need to answer the telephone calls.
  • Responsibility for organizing all or part of basic training, refresher training and training of new staff.
  • Responsibility for issuing identification badges. Also, for the equipment located in the various posts under his or her supervision and for some or all of the Service’s equipment.
  • May be required to lead or work as part of a team responsible for monitoring certain events.

Minimum requirements

  • High School Diploma or higher. In addition to that, a minimum of five (5) years of experience in the police, military or security services of the United Nations or other similar international organization.
  • In total five years at least three years of experience in the United Nations Security and Safety Service preferred.
  • Fluency in English or in French. However, an knowledge of additional UN official language is essential.


Type of Opportunity General Job
Deadline08 August,2019
Company NameUnited Nations



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