WAHEEDULLAH FEROZ Elizabeth, New Jersey
OBJECTIVE: I am a dedicated, responsible and results-oriented team player with fifteen years of solid experience in the field of Security with the United Nations, United States (U.S.) Embassy along with a strong customer service focus, dedication for quality output, and commitment for learning and exploring new horizons.
January 10, 2020 – Current
Security Officer with Harvard Protection Services in 10 Exchange Jersey City.
Maintain a professional demeanor, aiding customers, employees, visitors, and guests.
Maintain a visible presence in the facility / building assigned.
Monitor the environment, with the ability to detect suspicious and unsafe activity.
Responsible for becoming familiar with incoming and outgoing traffic, know the customers, tenants, visitors, and guests.
Greet customers, visitors, staff, tenants, guests in a professional manner always.
Answer all phones in a professional manner.
Permit authorized persons to enter property and monitor entrances and exits.
Know the facility / building policies and procedures; enforce them within the limits of the position.
Perform required patrols of designated areas on foot or in vehicle.
Observe departing personnel to protect against the theft of company property and ensure authorized removal of property is conducted within appropriate customer requirements.
Follow established emergency action planning and procedures.
Monitor alarms and systems.
Prepare reports on accidents, incidents, and suspicious activities, as directed.
The complaints of clients are handled and resolved in a timely manner are immediately reported to the Security manager.
Carry on all my duties and responsibilities according to my job description and deal it on professional way.
Check the bags of the visitors and report suspicious activities to Security Manager.
August 20, 2016 – Dec 04, 2019
Foreign Service National Security Investigator, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S Embassy, Kabul, Afghanistan.
Supported FBI personnel assigned to the Legal Attaché office in Kabul, Afghanistan. Provided interpretation and translation of conversations, written documents and cultural norms for FBI personnel. Assisted with the resolution of complex matters as they may impact upon the FBI’s mission in Afghanistan. Fostered cooperative liaison with established Afghanistan law enforcement and government entities through interaction between the Legal Attaché Office staff. Facilitated investigative initiatives, improved lead response time and bridged the cultural gaps that exist between entities. Provided critical and continuous language and cultural guidance to Bureau personnel during interactions with Afghan persons. Performed a variety of administrative tasking which cannot be performed by the FBI personnel due to my familiarity with Afghanistan, its customs and culture. Conducted liaison in all provinces of Afghanistan, many of which are in remote areas with hostile environments. I served as an instructor and advisor to Afghan law enforcement agencies by providing training in the various instructional fields offered by the FBI. Completed and verified access requests for visitors requesting to enter facilities. Performed compound security assessments and provided security training assistance.
July 2015-August 2016
Criminal Investigator- Office of Inspector General, Office of Investigations, U.S Embassy, Kabul, Afghanistan.
Act as liaison for OIG office to Afghan government offices, working within the policies, procedures and guidelines of the Department of State. My duties include conducting interviews, writing reports, providing translation as needed and assisting in investigations. Served as a cultural advisor, providing insight into local customs and non-verbal feedback during interviews and meetings. Conducted informative briefings with the Regional Agent in Charge, Special Agents, and other appropriate officials on the status of investigations and activities. Provided investigative support and conduct investigative activities within the scope of the DOS/OIG/INV authorities. Maintained the highest standards of professionalism and respect for others. Completed and verified access requests for visitors requesting to enter facilities. Performed compound security assessments and provided security training assistance. Other duties include but are not limited to:
Translation of extensive volumes of investigative documents and preparing accurate summations of the contents of those documents as needed by Department of State (DOS) (OIG).
Assisted Special Agent with the identification, recruitment and development of confidential human sources.
Assisted in identifying opportunities to develop proactive operations targeting, individuals, programs, contractors or grantees who are involved in violations of criminal or civil law, as well as administrative misconduct.
Aug 20, 2012- June 30, 2015
National Security Associate & Training Officer United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
Established and maintained working relationship and liaison with Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Ministries, all the UNDP Projects, and other UN agencies as required to support and carry out partner security liaison. Monitored public sources for threat-related information and verified material with Afghan security forces, and disseminate information affecting UNDP operations. As the National Security Associate for UNDP Afghanistan, I was responsible for gathering security information affecting UNDP operations throughout Afghanistan, and ensuring the information was accurate and disseminated in a timely manner to all staff members in order to safeguard UNDP Afghanistan staff and assets. Prepared annual training plans and ensured, 120 international and more than 650 national staff, enrolled in compulsory security & safety training (including online training).
Worked with UN agencies as follow:
United Nations Educational Scientific Cultural Organization (UNESCO), National Security Associate and Training Officer. June 11, 2011 – August 19, 2012
United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) Regional Office, regional security Associate. August 2005-August 2006
Department of Security and Safety (UNDSS) Country Office, in the capacity of field security associate. August 2006-June 2011
United Nation Office of Coordination and Humanitarian Assistance (UNOCHA), radio operator. July 1999-August 2005
Radio operator/Flight Coordinator ICRC Sub-Office Jalalabad. May 1995-June 1998
- Graduated from Nangarhar High School in 2011, Nangarhar Province Afghanistan
- Bachelor degree in Political Science from Maryam University of Higher Education in Kabul- 2018
List professional qualifications:
Obtained SORA License on January 07, 2020
Safe and Secure Approaching in the field Environment, Kabul – Nov 2007
U.S Department of State, on-line Ethics Orientation training and obtained certificate 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Received Customer Service Award from DOS/OIG U.S department of state in April 2016.
Extensive experience in Microsoft Office suite of applications
Received U.S Mission Honor Award in 2018 (For exceptional Service to the LEGAT Office and beyond official duties)
Received U.S Mission Honor Award in 2019 (In recognition for tireless work on complex investigative matters impacting the FBI’s ability to successfully investigate individuals and organizations tied to criminal and terrorist organization thought Afghanistan)