Temporary Vacancy Guards

11.12.2020 - Article

Important information

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Islamabad seeks to recruit two suitably qualified

GUARDS (male / female / diverse)
to be employed at the Embassy´s Security Section between 1 March 2021 and 1 May 2021 respectively

The Job description includes:
- Focal point for visitors (English, Urdu)
- Search of persons, carried items and cars
- Handling of security equipment after Training
- Post and patrol duty at the Embassy in day and night shifts
- Monitoring compliance with fire protection regulations
- Implementation of evacuations and first aid measures

The applicants should possess the following minimum qualifications:
- Several years of work experience in security
- Medically fit to perform the required duties
- Excellent knowledge of English and Urdu, both verbally and in writing

Knowledge and expertise in the following areas would be considered an asset:
- Previous work experience in an organization (diplomatic mission, international organization or private company)
- Knowledge of German, Pashto, Dari or any other language

We expect:
- Ability to interact with local and foreign colleagues and visitors in a professional manner
- Intercultural flexibility, excellent communication and social skills
- Professional manners, groomed and self-assured appearance
- Honesty, reliability, punctuality, commitment and dedication to the Job
- A strong sense of responsibility and alertness

The Embassy is offering a full-time position with a working time of 41 hours in shifts. Regarding the contractual relationship, Pakistani law will be applicable. Salary is based on the Embassy’s current salary scheme. Benefits such as medical insurance are offered to employees and their families under certain conditions. Probation period is 6 months.

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany guarantees equal opportunities for women and men and therefore strongly encourages qualified women to apply for the position.

Within the legal framework applications with severe disabilities will receive preferential treatment, if they possess the same professional qualifications as their competitors.  

Please submit (hard-copy only):
•    Your curriculum vitae, stating email address and phone number
•    A motivational statement in form of a signed letter
•    Proof of qualification (degrees, certifications, etc.)
•    Driving license  
•    References of previous employers
•    Foreign nationals have to provide a permit for employment under local law

until 30 December 2020


Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
Administration (HR)
Ramna 5, Diplomatic Enclave

Late applications and applications by email will not be considered. Do not send original documents. The embassy will neither acknowledge receipt of applications nor return documents or reply to any queries about the state of an application.

Should your application be considered, you will be informed before or in January 2021 and be invited to the Embassy for a personal interview. You will then be required to present the original documents. Please note that the Embassy is unable to refund travel expenses arising from interviews. Should you not be invited for an interview, please accept that your application was not successful.

Please note that the selected applicant is obliged to undergo a medical examination and pass security clearance by the German authorities.

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