Career Opportunity: Security Officer

Published on November 14, 2021

Aruba Ports Authority N.V. (APA) aims to provide a safe, efficient, accessible transport system that guarantees the mobility of people and goods and contributes to economic development and (cruise) tourism. APA manages both the port in Oranjestad and the port in Barcadera. APA is an organization with ambitious plans for the future and is looking for candidates for the position:

Security Officer

Primary duties & responsibility:
As a Security Officer you are responsible for keeping the port premises and perimeters safe and secure with the highest level of security and integrity by enforcing internal, local and international rules, guidelines, and legislations. Your primary duties will entail to conduct surveillance, security checks, patrol the port premises & perimeters, monitoring the premises via camera surveillance, report any unusual/suspicious activity or security breach and prepare relevant reports. In the event of an emergency, you will be the first to respond. The security department operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Prospective candidates should meet the following requirements:

  • Possess at least a MAVO diploma or equivalent diploma
  • Strong and authoritative character
  • Adhere to the highest level of integrity and confidentiality
  • Able to take lead according to procedures in all cases
  • Intermediate computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Good verbal and written skills in English, Dutch, Spanish and Papiamento
  • ‘Hands-on’ mentality
  • Flexibility to work in a shift environment

Working conditions:
APA offers competitive employment conditions and a challenging position in a dynamic organization. In accordance with scales of the current collective labor agreement.

Information and application:
If you are interested in this position and think that you meet the qualifications, please send your application letter and curriculum vitae by November 29, 2021 to

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