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Job Title:
Female Security Agent

543 140 DZD / year + annual premium transportation, lunch allowance, 13th month bonus + other benefits

Vacancy type:

Term Details:
This position is an LES (Locally Engaged Staff) position applicable only to women and is subject to the Terms and Conditions of Employment for LES in Algeria

General Support


Algiers, Algeria

Closing date for applications:
21-04-2019 At midnight UTC+1 / GMT+1

Summary of position:
Under the responsibility of the Head of the Canadian Security and supervision of the Supervisor Brigade, the main role of the security Agent is to ensure that the security integrity of the complex of the Embassy is not violated. To achieve this, the security Agent controls access to the site, patrols or performs security checks.
To fulfill this mandate, this position offers a working schedule of 07:00 to 15:00 from Sunday to Thursday.

Essential qualifications:
Candidates will initially be screened against the Essential Qualifications relating to education, experience and language. Candidates must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter and CV how they meet each of these essential qualifications.
• A minimum level of Grade 9 Middle or an equivalent combination of relevant studies, training and experience.
• Good knowledge of French reading, speaking and writing;
• Knowledge of Arabic (reading and speaking).
• Have at least three (03) years of continuous work experience in one of the following areas:
- Internal security post (Customs, Gendarmerie, Police, Penitentiary);
- Civil Protection (intervention level);
- A diplomatic mission (to the security services or a related field).

Rated Requirements
The Rated Requirements relating to knowledge, abilities and competencies will also be assessed. Methods of assessment may include, but are not limited to, a written examination, an oral interview, role-play, practical tests, presentations and/or psychometric assessment.


• Able to use MS Office, Internet browsing, using Outlook, etc.) messaging;
• Knowledge of general procedures and practices relating to the safety of persons and equipment (use of force, searches, using the X-ray machine, etc. . .).

• Judgement;
• Honesty and Integrity;
• Observation and attention to details;
• Client focus;
• Effective Communication.

Asset Qualifications:
Preference may be given to candidates who meet the Asset Qualifications. Where applicable, candidates must clearly demonstrate how they meet any asset qualifications in their cover letter and CV.
• Knowledge of English (reading, speaking and writing);

Organizational Needs:

Operational Requirements:
• Contractual hours between 48 and 60 hours per week depending on the rotation cycle of 27 days established by the Security Section of the Embassy;
• Be available to work overtime.

Condition(s) of Employment:
• The successful candidate must be eligible to work and live in Algeria.
• Candidates must have a valid work authorization covering the entire employment period. If the employment is indeterminate, the work authorization should be permanent or itself lead to a permanent work authorization.
• Before an offer of employment can be made, candidates must provide a local address as proof of residence in the specific city, region or country so that if selected, it will appear on the offer letter.
• Obtain and maintain a reliability rating (security clearance) from the Government of Canada covering the entire employment period.
• The successful candidate must meet all requirements of the medical examination in order to work in this position (compulsory).
• The success candidate must be in possession of a valid driving license.

Area of selection:
This selection process is open to external candidates residing in Algiers and internal candidates occupying an indeterminate or fixed term contract. Including employees hired on an emergency basis at the embassy of Canada in Algiers, who meet all the essential criteria mentioned. Please note that the Embassy of Canada to Algiers in Algeria does not sponsor work authorizations directly or indirectly. The Government of Canada is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from diverse sections of the community. Candidates will be considered on merit regardless of ethnic origin, religious belief, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability or any other irrelevant factor.

Important Notes:
How to apply
• Please follow the link and complete the online application form.
• Candidates are also required to upload a cover letter and CV in English or French. Applications which do not include all of the requested documents or information will be rejected.
• Candidates who are unable to submit their application due to technical difficulties must report these to: prior to the closing date. Failure to so will result in the application being rejected.

• Only applications submitted in one of the official languages of Canada will be accepted (English or French). Candidates are entitled to participate in the recruitment process in the official language of their choice and to indicate their preferred official language in their application.
• Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidates to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required.
• Candidates who apply to this vacancy should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users and regularly check their email, including spam folder.
• Reference checks will be sought for candidates that reach interview stage and may form part of the selection process.
• The Embassy of Canada in Algeria does not reimburse any travel costs to and from interviews/exams nor does it reimburse any relocation costs.
• Candidates requiring any special assistance in attending exams or interviews are requested to inform us.
• The results of this recruitment process may also be used to establish an eligibility list of qualified candidates for similar openings at the Embassy of Canada in Algeria which might arise in the 12 months following the completion of this recruitment process.
• If you have any questions at any stage of the recruitment process, please send an email to:

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