Surveillance Detection Monitor

English, Dutch

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


Surveillance Detection Monitor


Post: Consulate General Amsterdam
Opening Period: 09/18/2019 - 10/01/2019
Who may apply: All Interested Candidates / All Sources
Work Schedule: Full-time - 40 hours per week
Salary: €29,227 annual base salary.  An additional 20.2% will be added to the listed Locally Employed (LE) Staff salary for allowances and premiums.  You will receive a vacation bonus at 8.2 percent of base pay, a bonus for duty-free days at 3.67 percent of base pay and a year-end bonus at 8.33 percent of base pay.  For this FSN-4 position this equates to a total remuneration of €35,131 per annum based on a 40-hour work week.
Duration Appointment: Temporary position not to exceed 24 months, initial contract 12 months.



Basic Function of Position: Job holder provides security for U.S. personnel and facilities by conducting SD operations as a member of a tactical team of SD personnel.  SD Monitors observe, recognize, and report potential surveillance and other suspicious incidents directed against U.S. Government facilities and/or personnel and initiate emergency responses to possible hostile actions, as necessary, to safeguard life and property.



Experience: A minimum of one (1) year of military, police, or private experience in the field of security is required.

Job Knowledge: Knowledge of surveillance techniques, familiarity with local pedestrian and vehicular traffic patterns and habits, awareness of cultural norms and customs is required.  The position requires good working knowledge of the host city's geography and general culture.

Education: Completion of high school is required.



Language Requirements: Speaking/Reading/Writing Level 2 (limited knowledge) English and level 3 Dutch (good working knowledge) is required. (This may be tested.)

Skills and Abilities: Must be skilled in the use of communications equipment, cameras, and basic information technology systems.  Must provide detailed oral reports.   Must work independently and adapt to a wide range of threat and environmental conditions.  Must have good observation skills.

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 Ministry of Safety and Justice of the Netherlands.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.



All applicants must apply for a position through Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA), accessible via the U.S. Embassy the Netherlands 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

Work Hours:

40 hours per week