Security Guard

Thu, Dec 10 2020 1:21 PM

Publish Date

Closing Date



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Years of Experience:

Minimum two years of relevant experience.

Employment Type:

Full Time

Contract Duration:

Till end of year with possibility of extension.


As per NTA Salary Scale



Vacancy Number:



Baccalaureate degree from professional institute or High School certificate preferred.

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Close date:

24, December, 2020


The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) within the Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) Sector Strategy, contributes to the reduction of poverty through the establishment of good local governance, access to rural infrastructure, economic regeneration and the provision of a nationwide disaster and emergency preparedness system. This strategy, however, directly contributes to the achievement of Afghanistan’s Millennium Development Goals.

According to Afghanistan National Development Strategy (ANDS), Comprehensive rural Development (CRD) is prioritized as a core approach toward socio-economic development; CRD is a complex process of change in rural sub-systems leading to desired progress in rural welfare and improve rural life.  It is an approach which not only includes economic change, but also requires development of human resources and social structure. Effective implementation of CRD requires intensive research activities and training to wide ranges of institutions from local level to various categories of government and non governmental agencies.  Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) has decided to establish Afghanistan Institute of Rural Development (AIRD) as the national nodal/apex agency to act as think tank and capacity building arm of the MRRD.  Accordingly, AIRD re-established in 2006 and has started functioning since 2008.

AIRD is mandated to support the implementation of Comprehensive Rural Development toward socio-economic development and poverty alleviation in Afghanistan through providing training/education services, research and policy inputs and dissemination of results and findings to stakeholders. Additionally, AIRD is mandated to disseminate more accurate information and reliable knowledge regarding the current status of rural life in Afghanistan & better understanding of rural development process, its impacts, trends through continuous research and assessment to inform policy makers and concerned stakeholders. On the other hand, currently AIRD implement many research, information dissemination and capacity building projects and activities on national and sub-national level even on district level with financial support of some donor agencies to reach the mandates.

AIRD works under the Local Governance Pillar of MRRD and based on the strategic objectives, the current Organizational Structure of the Institute consists of five main sections including Training and Education Unit, Research and Policy Unit, Survey Unit, Information Dissemination Unit, Rural Technology Park Unit and Scholarship and Fellowship Management Unit. The entire mentioned sections are properly operated and at the time.

Under the overall direct supervision of the Sr. Administrative Officer, the Guard is responsible for overall security activities of the program. This will entail the following duties and responsibilities: 

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Ensure that you do not let in a stranger without permission from a supervisor.
Always ID Check visitors and the purpose of their visit.
Do not let in suspicious packages without permission from a supervisor.
Escort expatriates if necessary or if there are two or more guards in the compound.
Do not leave your post without having been properly relieved by your replacement or given permission by your supervisor.
Always brief your replacement about events on your shift.
Fill out your guard report.
Do not always patrol at the same time.
Ensure that where to find your supervisor at night so you can inform them of anything abnormal.
Ensure all rubbish is cleared away from the front of yours and the neighbor(s) compound.
Ensure that no vehicles are parked in front of the office. If you cannot identify the driver, find him. If you cannot find him alert your supervisor.
If you find an explosive device or suspect object do not touch it, move at least 100 meters away behind solid cover and alert security forces.
Delivery trucks may not enter the compound without authorization from regional head.
The door and gate must be locked at all times. Never leave the door open and unattended.
Patrol the perimeter of the house and yard at least once during a one-hour period at varying intervals.
Be aware of what is happening outside. Whenever you open the door for someone, take a moment to see if anyone is observing the house.
One guard must be awake at all times.
Sleep during working hours is highly prohibited and will cause for your immediate termination of your employment
At emergencies always call for help either use the mobile phone, shout and seek help from neighboring houses, alert people inside the house and notify your supervisor to call the police and office guards.
Turn On and turn Off of generator on a proper schedule prepared by the office.

Job Requirements:

Experience, Qualifications, Skills & Abilities Required:

Baccalaureate degree from professional institute or High School certificate preferred.
Minimum two years of relevant experience with a known organization is preferred.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work long hours when required.
Ability to work night shift when required.


Reporting Line: Operation Manager  


Submission Guideline:

Interested applications electronically through
While submitting your applications please mention the Title of the position plus Vacancy Number in the subject of the e-mail; please do NOT submit any other supporting documentation or educational certificates with your application. If you are short listed, you will be asked to submit electronic Afghans with the required qualifications and experience should submit their copies of your educational certificates and if you are invited to written test you will be required to present the original certificates. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date of the position. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for written test Note: In the interests of open and fair competition and a merit based selection process applicants are advised that lobbying for a position , whether by the applicant or by any person acting on his or her behalf, shall result in the immediate disqualification of the candidate from further consideration. Applicants are strongly advised to inform potential supporters of this restriction which shall be strictly enforced.

Please don’t forget to type the Vacancy Announcement Number (1700/020/HRCSD/AIRD/MRRD) in Subject while applying online. Application without vacancy number will not be accepted.


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