Intern (Safety Assistant and Radio Operator) Job at DRC For High School Grduates

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  • Post Date : August 15, 2023
  • Apply Before : August 28, 2023
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 116921
  • Experience Fresh
  • Gender Both
  • Degree High School Diploma
  • Province or State Kabul
  • Vacancy Number VA-KBL-13-23

Job Description

About Danish Refugee Council:


The Danish Refugee Council assists refugees and internally displaced persons across the globe: we provide emergency aid, fight for their rights, and strengthen their opportunities for a brighter future. We work in conflict-affected areas, along the displacement routes, and in the countries where refugees settle. In cooperation with local communities, we strive for responsible and sustainable solutions. We work toward successful integration and – whenever possible – for the fulfillment of the wish to return home. The Danish Refugee Council was founded in Denmark in 1956 and has since grown to become an international humanitarian organization with more than 7,000 staff and 8,000 volunteers. Our vision is a dignified life for all displaced. All our efforts are based on our value compass: humanity, respect, independence and neutrality, participation, honesty, and transparency.

Job Description:


The Intern (safety assistant and radio operator) is to monitor and record all movement of DRC vehicles and staff, and radio traffic. S/He follows the security situation within the relevant area of operation, forwards information on any changes in the security to the safety Department and always maintains a radio discipline. S/He forwards tasks to the drivers according to the needs set by the line and technical managers.



  • Responsible for the communications of the operation area allocated.
  • Collecting daily operation location reports from relevant team leader/s
  • Convey messages in a timely manner to the relevant persons.
  • Follow up the movement of the vehicles and staff at the operations area allocated.
  • Maintain the HF and VHF radio system and safety mobile phone during operation time during in a week.
  • Control the radio communications traffic; maintain radio discipline.. Ensure use of correct radio communications terminology in every conversation.
  • Ensure the availability of a duty driver 24 hours/7 days a week if required.
  • Brief line manager, Area manger and head of safety immediately in the events of;
    • Change in the security situation.
    • Fire, theft, criminal act, assault, riot, involving DRC.
    • Vehicle- or material breaks down involving DRC.
    • Any other unforeseen urgent important matter.
  • Priorities the action on messages and calls received according to the nature of urgency.
  • Brief Kabul country office radio room about any vehicle convoys, staff movement, urgent messages and issues related to the radio room equipment at the end of daily business.
  • Maintain levels of confidentiality and secrecy with regards to the information received on staff movements and operations.
  • Keep irrelevant people out of the radio room, as sensitive information is held within.
  • Ensure all vehicles return to their duty station or parked in the safe places.
  • Track system will be monitored whenever DRC Units are deployed.
  • Ensure DRC vehicle tracking devices are active before any movement is authorized.
  • After receiving requests for movement by staff, assign a vehicle  and log on the movement board for later reference.
  • Radio logs will be enveloped and stored every calendar month.
  • Make sure that all the messages that are received are being relayed immediately to addressees, by preference in hardcopy or email.
  • Check the radio room email at least once per hour.
  • The intern (radio operator) will take responsibilities of up-dating Microsoft Teams .
  • Perform any other tasks as instructed by the line manager, area manager  and Head of Safety.

Job Requirements:

We Offer:

  • Contract length: till 31st of December 2023 with the possibility of extension.
  • Band: N/A
  • Designation of Duty Station: Area Office Kabul
  • DRC provide Transport allowance/ Transportation Facilities for female and people with disability.



To be successful in this role you must have:

Experience and technical competencies: 

  • Fresh graduate from social science, humanitarian and/or development studies, statistics, management information systems, business administration, Information technology, or any other relevant field.
  • Proficiency in local languages, Pashto and Dari.
  • Good knowledge of computer applications and programs



  • High school or equivalent diploma from a recognized learning institution



  • Verbal and written English, Pashtu, and Dari.


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