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Security Guards - Hargeisa



For Somaliland Residents Only

World Vision is an International Relief and Development organization, whose goal is to achieve long-lasting benefits in the quality of life for vulnerable children and their families, displaced persons and communities. World Vision Somaliland Program wishes to invite applications from highly competent dynamic, self-driven and results oriented Somaliland Residents to fill the following vacancy to be based in Hargeisa Office.

Security Guard: 2 Positions (1 Male and 1 Female)

Ensure effective provision of security and safety services to personnel and World Vision Property

Major Responsibilities:

  • Patrol and inspect property to protect against fire, theft, vandalism, terrorism, and illegal activity.

  • Negotiate a safe passage through checkpoint problem areas

  • Do security patrols in assigned areas, checks doors, windows, lights, and equipment. Records any damage for repairs and for criminal incidents

  • Patrol premises and contact the senior security officer or Ops when necessary to apprehend and remove unauthorized persons.

  • Protect Company’s investment, enforce laws, policies and procedures on the property, and deter criminal activity and unauthorized entry.

  • Examines credentials of persons desiring entrance to facilities and restricted areas and keep a visitors log of all non-WV persons entering the premises.

  • Coordinates and cooperates with local civil law enforcement agencies – if any

  • Assists with traffic control on company premises as needed upon request.

  • Monitors fire extinguishers, other safety devices and signs for proper functioning. Reports irregularities or problems.

  • Use radio and mobile phone communications to call for assistance from the senior security officer or the FSSM as the situation dictates. Maintaining order in emergencies.

  • Do regular radio checks with senior security officer throughout their shifts

  • Write reports outlining incidents and their observations and activities during their assigned shift.

  • Reports lights left on in buildings, turn lights on and off as directed, and reports doors and locks that are not working properly.

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills

  • Must adhere to set security standards

  • Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work

  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Educational level required: primary school

  • Technical Training qualifications required: Police training and military

  • Experience: 1 year of experience in a similar job

  • Basic in English and fluent in Somali.