View Vacancy - Security Guard, Grade - S2, New Delhi (4 Vacancies)

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 identity, 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.
Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (Operations and Corporate Services)
Security

Please Note: Kindly, attach scan copy of original Army Discharge Books and Original School Certificates of 10th standard while filing the application form

Note: All applicants are required to mandatorily fill the complete online application form including the employment and educational details, experience segment and the behaviour-based questions. We will be thoroughly reviewing the application forms only for all the required details. Forms that are incomplete in any respect will not be considered while shortlisting for the next stage.

Main purpose of job:

Working as part of a team on a shift roaster. Security checks, including physical searches of all pedestrian and vehicle traffic and maintenance of security logs. Conducting patrolling duty both external & internal of premises and residence. Dealing with the public directly. Operating VHF and HF radio network and CCTVs.

Emergency reaction and prompt response to incidents and suspected movements/events to be able to deter threats and challenges. Conducting checks and procedures for screening post and parcels using on site equipment. Operating scanners and metal detectors to properly screen visitors and bags entering the compound. 

Roles and responsibilities / what will the jobholder be expected to achieve?

  • Working within a team under a chain of command. Conducts security procedures and protocols as per BHC security regulations. Conducts other tasks as directed by sergeants, Guard Force Commander and Post Security Manager and proactively seeks advice where required.
  • Display clear respect to all staff. Be flexible to accommodate others and assist in the development of new or weaker team members. Makes suggestions on how to enhance working environment or procedures.
  • Must be able to understand, speak and write English language.
  • Will be able to communicate with, assist and deal with visitors, clients and unexpected visitors in English
  • Ability, to conduct oral briefings and written reports. Write and convey reports of incidents to line management. Computer literacy is an advantage.
  • Possess a personal desire to develop professional knowledge through personal professional development and obtaining relevant qualifications.
  • Contributing consistently to the team’s goal for maintaining the safety of BHC premises, staff, visitors, residents and properties by applying professional conduct at all times.
  • To be able to promptly & professionally respond to emergencies and ensure safe environment.

Language requirements:

Language:  English (essential), Hindi and Nepalese 

Level of language required: Must be able to speak, read and write in the English language to a very good level. Excellent in Hindi and Nepalese.

Learning and development opportunities (and any specific training courses to be completed):

Basic Diplomatic Guarding Training. English Language Training. First Aid Training. Introduction to IT.  

Working patterns:

If the job is suitable for flexible working patterns, please provide details:

Shift patterns only, Nights, Late and Early Shifts based on a shift roster. Possibility of requirement to work overtime or cover shifts which will be compensated by Time off in Lieu (TOIL)

Any other information (or specific local Post requirements):

Security Clearance level required: As per office policy

Other: Police Verification and full background checks.

Essential on arrival:

Previous experience of at least 10 years in the military with a checkable service history, exemplary service discharge and medically fit (SHAPE-1)

Desirable:

Training will be provided on technical issues and post specific security issues once appointed.

Making Effective Decisions, Delivering at Pace, Communicating and Influencing, Working Together, Developing Self and Others
20 October 2023
S2
Full-time, Permanent
48
South Asia & Afghanistan
India
New Delhi
British High Commission
11
INR
INR 26,975 per month plus 12% provident fund and 6% Superannuation Fund
1 December 2023

For British High Commission candidates, the Country Based Staff BHC Terms & Conditions will apply.

For other than BHC Candidates, salary will be all-inclusive of INR 26,975 month plus 12% Provident Fund and 6% Superannuation Fund.

Additionally, the BHC offers a great benefits package that includes annual domiciliary medical cover, plus a Group Hospitalisation Scheme with INR 500,000 floater cover for your immediate family.

No relocation or any other related costs or assistance will be provided.

Please note - BHC does not deduct tax at source and employees are required to ensure that any requirements of local income-tax law are complied with in full. Employees who are not liable to pay local income tax on their Mission salary, eg. some non-local national staff and some spouses or partners of UK diplomatic staff, will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.    

The BHC is recognised as a good employer, with a robust, fair and transparent performance management & appraisal system linked to increments and staff bonuses. We have a 5-day working week, plus annual leave, public holidays, maternity leave provision, special leave, paid sick leave provision; ample development opportunities, travel opportunities, a good organisational culture, and excellent work/life balance. 

Around half of our work forces are women.  We treat people with respect and equality and have a policy of zero tolerance for any form of discrimination, bullying, or harassment. 

This is a good opportunity to be part of a strong, diverse team, working in the biggest network that FCDO has anywhere across the globe. We are aiming to make it the best.

Note: All applicants are required to mandatorily fill the complete online application form including the employment and educational details, experience segment and the behaviour-based questions. We will be thoroughly reviewing the application forms only for all the required details. Forms that are incomplete in any respect will not be considered while shortlisting for the next stage.

To Apply: 

Please note applications without (a) and (b) will not be considered.

A.    Complete the Online Application Form

B.    Complete the Experience, Professional Skills and Behaviour based Segments in the Online Application Form

Internal candidates applying for this position need to inform their current line managers, else the applications will not be considered.

We will accept only online applications by 20 October 2023 (latest by 23:55 hours IST).

Please note that all the applicants will be required to strictly adhere to the security guidelines for British High Commission.

Employees who are not liable to pay local income tax on their Mission salary may have their salaries reduced by the equivalent local income tax amount. 

Please note - Provident Fund Transfer in and out from EPFO is not possible as BHC PF is managed by a private PF trust governed by Indian Income Tax Act, 1961. The staff still has the option to transfer out and in from a privately held PF trust which are not governed by EPFO.

Applicants who do not have the required qualification & experience should kindly abstain from applying, as their applications will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and no telephone enquires will be dealt with. Appointable candidates who were unsuccessful may be placed on a ‘reserve list’.  If during the reserve period of 6 months the same or a largely similar role becomes available, that role may be offered to the second or subsequent candidate.

The appointment will be subject to Police Verification and other checks including references, medical, educational and professional.

We welcome all applications irrespective of age, race, colour, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief or creed. We are also open to applications from people who want to work flexibly.

Please be aware that you will only be able to apply to vacancies for Country Based Staff roles with the British Government through this official tal.net site (operated by Oleeo). Jobs may be advertised on third party websites, however our adverts will always link back to the official tal.net site. If you complete and send an application through any other site, we will not receive it.

This opportunity is closed to applications.