JICN Warders / Security Guards

Do you enjoy working with people and are you prepared to be firm? Are you alert, keen and helpful? Do you want to contribute to the safety within the prison of Bonaire together with your colleagues? Then apply as a Warder/Security Officer at the JICN!

MBO | Bonaire | 39.5 hours | P&O2021_02_003 | Closing date: 3rd of March 2021

Correctional Institution Caribbean Netherlands (JICN) is looking for several Warders / Security Guards. As a warder / security guard you contribute to the humane detention of criminals. You contribute to maintaining order, peace and security within the institution. Your job is to guard and secure the inmates, the building and the grounds.

Job responsibilities

  • Perform security activities according to the service instructions
  • Act adequately in case of (imminent) contingencies and/or crisis situations
  • Transfer the activities in writing and/or orally
  • Register / report incidents and provide for the (administrative) handling
  • Inform prisoners and visitors of the internal rules and security rules
  • Act, also under pressure, according to the applicable norms and standards

A number of colleagues also have a supplementary range of duties. We are also looking for additional capacity for these duties. These duties are:

  • Custody of detainees
  • (Armed) transport supervision
  • Internal assistance team (IBT, Interne bijstandsteam)

As a warder / security guard you work alternating shifts. These are evening, night and weekend shifts. In addition, the colleagues with the supplementary range of duties also work on stand-by (stand-by outside the normal working hours).

The organisation

The JICN is a Correctional Institution where all prisoners of the Caribbean Netherlands can be placed. There are 113 detention spaces divided over 7 wards, including young adults, women and house of detention, isolation complex, prison and care ward. In addition, the JICN cares for the detainees.


  • Not afraid to take decisions
  • Empathy
  • Stress-resistance
  • Working accurately
  • Flexible
  • Cooperation

Job requirements

  • Your professional and intellectual ability is at the level of senior secondary vocational education (MBO) (preferably MBO 2 security guard)
  • You have professional knowledge in the area of surveillance and security
  • You have knowledge of (security) rules and procedures
  • You have oral and written command of Dutch and Papiamentu
  • English and Spanish is preferred
  • You are able to defend yourself and your physical condition is at the appropriate level
  • You are in possession of a driving licence B
  • You are resistant to stress, cooperative, disciplined, ethical, accurate and collegial
  • You are at least 21 years of age

What we offer

  • A salary in line with market conditions, in job scale 4 of at least $ 1,331.00 and at most $ 1,873.00 per month in case of a working week of 39.5 hours. Classification based on knowledge and experience
  • Irregular hours allowance in connection with alternating shifts
  • An end-of-year bonus of at least $ 1,750.00
  • Holiday allowance of 8.33% of the remuneration
  • A good pension provision placed with PCN
  • Internal training possibilities
  • 208 holiday hours (based on a 39.5-working week)
  • A temporary appointment of 1 year with the prospect of a permanent appointment based on the legislation of the Caribbean NetherlandsĀ 

Appointment requirements

  • The ability to submit a Certificate of Good Conduct (VOG) and a medical examination are required
  • Dutch citizenship is a requirement
  • The selection procedure consists of a physical ability test, interviews and an assessment
  • An antecedents investigation is required for the supplementary duties

More information?

For more information about the vacancy, please contact Richard Hooghiemstra, telephone: +599 781 0090, email: richard.hooghiemstra@jicnbonaire.nl

Digital application

You can send your Curriculum Vitae with motivation to vacature@rijksdienstCN.com