Aug 29, 2016

Female Security Officer

Employer: British Embassy

Start Date : 20 September 2016

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.

Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)

The British Embassy has a vacancy for a Female Security Officer to join the Security Team. We strongly
encourage applications from candidates who have a high professional approach to the work and are willing to constantly learn.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Providing security of staff, visitors and premises at various locations as directed.
Liaising closely with security staff in other Missions within the complex.
Carrying out a physical check of female visitors.
Carrying out searches of all mail and any delivered items entering the complex.
Working within the Security Team Control Room, which includes operating and monitoring CCTV cameras.

Key Competences required for the job:
Managing a Quality Service - Strong sense of professionalism. Effective planning and management of work in order to deliver a high quality service.
Making Effective Decisions - Effectiveness in being objective; using sound judgement, evidence and knowledge to provide accurate, expert and professional advice.
Seeing the Big Picture - Seeing the big picture is about having an in-depth understanding and knowledge of how your role fits with and supports organisational objectives and the wider public needs.
Leading and Communicating - Effectiveness in this area is about leading from the front and communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. It’s about supporting principles of fairness of opportunity for all and a dedication to a diverse range of citizens.
Essential qualifications and experience

Minimum Qualifications:
Previous experience in similar role.
Communication Skills: Fluent in English and Arabic.
Can work as an individual and within a team.
Competent in Microsoft Word and Excel.

Candidates will undergo and should pass the following:
Core Skills Test in English payable at the candidates’ expense
Multi-stage fitness test “bleep test” (subject to regular fitness testing throughout the year).
Required competencies
Seeing the Big Picture, Making Effective Decisions, Leading and Communicating, Managing a Quality Service
Application deadline : 1 September 2016

Other benefits and conditions of employment

Working Hours and Remuneration:

Conditioned working hours are 48 hours gross per week. The Embassy is committed to ensuring that you are able to maintain a suitable work-life balance.

The British Embassy in Beirut offers an attractive working environment and remuneration package of 1339 $ for this role.

The successful candidate will be subject to a 90 day probationary period. The appointment is also subject to satisfactory local and UK security clearances.
Additional information

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