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Security Sergeant Vacancy at United Nations Office in Vienna 

Vacancy at United Nations Office in Vienna

Country: Austria
City: Vienna
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Job Vacancy at United Nations Office in Vienna

Position: Security Sergeant

The United Nations Security and Safety Service (SSS-Vienna), Division for Management (DM), United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV) calls the candidate to apply for the position of Security Sergeant. The Security Sergeant will perform armed security functions under the overall command of the Chief of Service. In addition to that, the position reports directly to the respective Security Lieutenant or supervising officer in the assigned working area.

Key duties 

In particular, the Security Sergeant will be doing the following jobs

  • Organize and manage the activities and operations of SSS-Vienna.
  • Conduct daily briefings and assign officers to various functions or posts as well as carry out inspections to ensure that officers on duty are discharging their functions appropriately.
  • Directly supervise the staff under command. Also, brief officers under command of possible security threats and related operational plans.
  • Make recommendations to the supervising officer on operational matters.
  • Ensure the proper application of SSS Vienna policies, Standard Operational Procedures, post-specific and daily orders.
  • Assure the proper maintenance of all relevant equipment and records.
  • Assist in preparing security plans and also examine routine reports prepared by subordinates and certify their accuracy as well as prepare written form reports of all unusual incidents.
  • Assume command of emergency response operations or periods of heightened security situations until properly relieved.
  • Furthermore, perform all other related duties as required.


To be eligible for this vacancy of Security Sergeant at United Nations Office in Vienna, the candidate must have

  • High school diploma or equivalent with supplementary security management or related training. However, all the candidates must have necessarily passed the United Nations Security Officer Test (SOT).
  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in security management skills in different areas of security and safety operations in the UN Security and Safety Services.
  • In addition to that, experience with SSS-Vienna is highly desirable.
  • Fluency in English is necessary for this post. Furthermore, working knowledge of German or any other official UN language is an advantage.

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The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations does not concern itself within information on an applicant’s bank account.


Type of Opportunity General Job
Deadline03 January,2020
Company NameUnited Nations Office in Vienna 



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