U.S. Embassy seeks Local Guard

U.S. Embassy Oslo
Local Guard

The U.S. Mission in Oslo is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for position of Local Guard.


Monitors access to the Embassy Compound and selected Mission residence buildings.

General guidance and assistance to visitors to the Embassy and Chief of Mission Residence.

Operate technical security equipment such as itemizers, x-ray machines, metal detectors, communication equipment, alarm systems, camera systems and monitoring equipment.

Conduct searches and inspection of persons, property, parcels, deliveries, vehicles.

Respond to urgent and/or emergency situations and resolving them in a timely and appropriate manner.

Draft and submit reports of incidents and maintains record and logs.

Reports potential threats or other security issues to the RSO (Regional Security Office) and Local Guard Force Supervisor.

Qualifications and Evaluations


EXPERIENCE:   3 years of progressively responsible experience in the police/security/military is required

EDUCATION:   High school diploma (secondary school)


 Level 3 (B1 good working knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English (must provide documentation)

 Level 2 (A2 limited Knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing in Norwegian

**If you attended Norwegian school and took Norsk and English in secondary school for a full 3 years, your diploma with scores can be submitted as evidence of language.

**All other applicants must submit a Norsk Prøvebevis from Kompetanse Norge with your Norwegian languages scores. English can be documented with valid tesing scores or English in secondary school or university.

DRIVERS LICENSE: Possess a valid Class B drivers license

Basic understanding of Norwegian law enforcement and security apparatus .

For further information about the position, click on "søk her". Click on the electronic recruitment link (ERA). Open the announcement by clicking on the position title. To apply for the vacant position, you must first create an user account (unless you have one already) by clicking on “Login” and “Create an Account” on the electronic recruitment page (ERA). This will enable you to view and apply for vacant positions, and track the status of your applications. 

Applications must be submitted through the electronic recruitment system; applications through other means will not be accepted.

To be eligible for employment at the U.S. Embassy in Oslo, applicants must have the right to live and work in Norway. The Embassy does not sponsor work permits. Please note that the Embassy will not be able to meet travel or subsistence costs incurred when participating in interviews, nor the costs connected with relocation if offered a position. 

The Department of State 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. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.

Please note that, because of the volume of applications we receive, we will only contact candidates selected for interview. If you do not hear from us you should assume that your application has not been successful.

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