Security Guard , Norway

Employer: Foreign & Commonwealth Office (British Embassy)
Location: Oslo Norway
Vacancy -- Security Guard(Ref. NOR729

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.
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Job Description 
The British Embassy in Oslo is part of a world-wide network, representing British political, economic and consular interests overseas. We are looking for an enthusiastic team-player to join us as Security Guard.

Main Purpose Of Job:  

Duties include ensuring the physical security of the Embassy, including that of its staff, visitors and assets; securing the Embassy compound and its buildings, and carrying out regular security sweeps.

Roles & Responsibilites:  
Static duties from the guard house: Duties include acting as first point of contact for visitors and telephone enquiries; control of entry and exit for visitors; monitoring CCTV and security systems.

Mobile Duties: Duties include patrolling the Embassy compound and its perimeter; carrying out security checks on visitors and vehicles entering the Embassy compound.
Essential qualifications and experience
•Minimum two years of police, military or security background;
•Able to successfully undergo a rigorous background check;
•Able to communicate (oral and written) in Norwegian and English and communicate with members of the public in person and by telephone courteously;
•Smart, presentable appearance;
•Full, valid driving licence.

Required competencies
Changing and Improving, Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Building Capability for All, Delivering Value for Money, Managing a Quality Service

Application deadline : 8 May 2016
Grade : S2
Start Date : 29 June 2016

Additional information
This is a full-time contract for 5 working days (currently 35 hours net) per week. Shift-work is involved.

Employees recruited locally by the British Embassy Oslo are subject to terms and conditions of service in accordance with Norwegian employment law.

This vacancy is for immediate replacement and to be filled as soon as possible.

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