Close Protection Officer - Jerusalem

Employer: United Nations
Location: Jerusalem

High school diploma or equivalent technical or
vocational certificate.
A valid driver's license is required.
UNDSS Close Protection Officer Certification
(CPOC) is highly desirable (and will be expected
for future advancement in this field).
Completion of an international, national or
commercial close protection training is desirable
Recent (within two years) successful completion
of an emergency trauma bag certification or
equivalent of an first aid certification is desirable
High standard of physical fitness is required.
Training in martial arts and/or specialized security
practices is an asset.
Work Experience
A minimum of six years of experience in the
military, police or security management is
A minimum five years of progressively responsible
experience in close protection with a national,
private or international security organization is
At least one year experience and exposure at the
international level and in a conflict or a post
conflict environment is required.
Experience and proficiency in the use of close
protection weapons, communications,
surveillance equipment, and vehicles is required;
Knowledge of operational environment of Middle
East is desirable;
Experience in close protection of one or more
principals, static and mobile protection, close
protection command post operations, close
protection response techniques, and conduct of
close protection training is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of
the United Nations Secretariat. For the position
advertised, fluency in oral and written English is
Assessment Method
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an
assessment exercise which may be followed by
competency-based interview.
Special Notice
This 'Recruit from Roster' job opening is only open
to roster applicants who are already placed on
pre-approved rosters, following a review by a
United Nations Central Review Body. Only roster
applicants who were placed on rosters with
similar functions at the same level are considered
to be eligible candidates. Eligible applicants
receive an email inviting them to apply. Roistered
applicants are encouraged to apply only if they
are interested and available to take up the
position at the duty station/s specified in the Job
Opening. Applying to this job opening carries an
expectation to accept the offer, if selected.

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