NAFASI ZA KAZI UMOJA WA MATAIFA-IRMCT Arusha, Security Sergeant, Security and Safety Section

Posting Title: Security Sergeant, Security and Safety Section, FS4
Department/Office: International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals
Duty Station: ARUSHA
Posting Period: 30 July 2019 – 28 August 2019
Job Opening Number: 19-Security-RMT-105521-R-Arusha (R)
Staffing Exercise N/A

Org. Setting and Reporting

Organizational setting and Reporting:

This position is located in the Security & Safety Service, Registry, of the IRMCT Arusha branch. Under the overall supervision of the Chief, Security and Safety Service, IRMCT Arusha, the Security Sergeant, FS-4, reports to the Deputy Chief of Security IRMCT Arusha on all security operations and administration as assigned.


Under the guidance of the Deputy Chief, the Security Sergeant has the following principal tasks:

The incumbent will provide supervision of work in progress such as; detainee escort and monitoring, court controls, premise access controls, screening, surveillance, incident and emergency response, report writing, communication centre operations, weapons issue and alarm monitoring. Provide constant review and assessment of the security operation to appropriately mitigate risk by taking immediate action if necessary in case of emergency or by providing well thought out and presented suggestions, recommendations to improve current policies and regulations. Inspect and audit staff at work to provide feedback for development and clarity of requirements so the work process is compliant, understood, and accountable. Provides supplementary on-the-job training and instruction to staff under supervision. Co-ordinate daily arrivals/departures of accused, staff, VIPs, witnesses, contractors and visitors to ensure the policies of screening, access, information point and prisoner escort are compliant to policy, procedure and directives. Operator of the Security and Safety Service 24/7 control centre of operations. To provide an hourly scheduling of staff assignments to ensure there is a fit between operational objectives and resource applications to produce economies, efficiencies and effectiveness within rules and procedures. To manage the e-performance reporting system of officers assigned as first reporting Officer and to appropriately disseminate reliable information to other first reporting officers who may have staff assigned on a temporarily basis. Review, audit and update all documentation of instructions, guidance, directives, orders, records and logs to ensure they are relevant, accessible, accountable and correct. Collect pertinent information to produce a well written and relevant initial incident report required for the Security Investigations Unit. Provide information briefings and inspections prior to the commencement of operations. Ensure accountability, due care, proper use and reporting of malfunctions of all equipment assigned to the operational area of responsibility. Investigating and reporting any cases of loss or breakage. The post is responsible to remain familiarised and qualified in services normally performed by a Sergeant but considered a separate unit (e.g. Investigations, Field Operations, and Training Unit) to act as replacement on an ‘as required’ basis.


• Professionalism – Full understanding of the functions and organization of the IRMCT and the Service. Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality of ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.

• Teamwork – Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organisational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

• Planning and Organising – Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments, adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.


High school diploma or equivalent or technical or vocational certificate is a requirement.



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