Surveillance Detection Coordinator U.S. Embassy The Hague


Offered by:

U.S. Embassy The Hague

English, Dutch


The U.S. Mission the Netherlands is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of

Surveillance Detection Coordinator

Post: U.S. Embassy The Hague
Opening Period: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 – Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Who may apply: All Interested Candidates / All Sources
Work Schedule: Full-time - 40 hours per week
Salary:  EUR 34,401 (Grade LE- 7) based on a 40-hour work week.  An additional 20.2%
will be added to the Locally Employed (LE) Staff salary listed for allowances and premiums.
Duration Appointment: Initial contract of one year, includes a one-month probationary period, with view to extension.

Basic Function of Position: The Surveillance Detection Coordinator (SDC) reports directly to the Regional Security Officer (RSO) and provides daily oversight of the SD Program.  The SDC provides the RSO with timely analysis of notable events and receives daily reports, which she/he is responsible for analyzing, translating, and inputting daily data into the Security Incident Management and Analysis System (SIMAS).  The SDC provides the direct supervision of the SD Guard Supervisor and indirect supervision of SD Guards.  The area of responsibility and supervision encompasses the Embassy/Consulate/Consulate General/Embassy Branch Office and/or other U.S. Government (USG) facilities, or specific USG event venues, per direction of the RSO.


Experience: Minimum of two years of military, police, or private experience in the field of security which include six months of investigative experience is required.  In addition to six months of supervisory experience is required.

Job Knowledge: General knowledge of surveillance techniques. Familiarities with normal traffic patterns, pedestrian behavior, facilities, and travel routes. Knowledge of local law enforcement capabilities is required.

Education: Completion of secondary school is required.

Language Requirements: Level 3 (good working knowledge) of English and Dutch for speaking, reading, and writing is required.  (This may be tested.)

Skills and Abilities: Must possess a valid driver's license and be able to pass a driver's medical exam. Ability to manage the work of others in a team environment is required.

Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass security certification and may be required to obtain a Certificate of Conduct for Natural Persons (VOG) from the Dutch Ministry of Safety and Justice.

Work Experience:

1-2 Years

Work Hours:

40 hours per week

About the company:

All applicants must apply for a position through Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA), accessible via the U.S. Embassy website.  Please note the ERA vacancy announcement prevails over this announcement when there are differences in the text.  Only applicants who are invited to take language tests, a skills assessment, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.  Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission the Netherlands.

U.S. Embassy The Hague
Human Resources Office
Phone: 070 310 2235