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.
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.
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.
- 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.