Oct 6, 2015

Security Guards , Tunisia

Employer: British Embassy
Location : Tunis 
Application End Date : 30 October 2015 
Employment start date: December 2015 

The British Embassy in Tunis is looking to recruit a full-time security guards to join their security team. Working at the British Embassy offers a unique and rewarding opportunity. Believe in high levels of customer service and security awareness? Are you adaptable, flexible, resilient and able to work under pressure, day and night? The successful candidates will play an important role within the security team, locally engaged guards forces are the first line of defence; our security guards play a key role in protecting staff and buildings. They are there to provide safety and security. 

Main Responsibilities:  
Responsible of controlling, monitoring and authorizing entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and other persons. To guard against theft and maintain security of premises. 
Patrolling the Embassy and staff Residences. 
Checking for suspicious packages etc. and random external checks. 
Check communications, radios, mobile phones and landlines. 
Monitoring CCTV: Real time and reviewing events. 
Access control of pedestrian, Vehicle and emergency gates. 
Searching visitors and vehicles. 
Registering and scanning mail and parcels delivered to the embassy. 
Escorting visitors, contractors and deliveries. 
Checking guest lists and dealing with car parking during events organized at the Residence or Embassy. 
Answering telephone calls to take messages, answer questions, and provide information. 
Monitor and investigate fire and security alarms. 
Reporting of daily activities and irregularities such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences. 

Maintaining the daily record sheets: Duty Register, Vehicle Log, Arrival & Departure Log, Random Search Register, Key Register and Incident Register. Dealing with customers by giving them information or guidance. 
Responsible for the safety of visitors in case of emergencies. 
Locally engaged guards are responsible for supervising and providing guidance for temporary recruited contractor security guards both at the Embassy and the Residence. 
Registering the entrance and leaving of staff and visitors. 
Issuing passes to visitors. 
Responsible for doing a weekly alarm test (fire, bomb and incident) with coordination of the receptionist and register it in the log provided. 
Responsible for answering the fire alarms; reading addresses, deactivating and reset the fire panel. 

Working Hours And Renumeration:
Averaged working hours are 42 hours gross per week. Standard working hours are from 0700 to 1900 and 1900 to 0700, including weekends and holidays. 

How To Apply
The British Embassy in Tunisia offers an attractive working environment. Salary will be negotiable according to skills and experience. Applications for this vacancy should be sent to: xxxxxxxxx@xxxx.gov.uk  , no later than 30 October 2015 to avoid confusion with other on-going job opportunities Applications, please mention in the subject line: Application for security guard. 

Applications sent to other email addresses will be discarded. The successful candidate will undergo security vetting procedures.