Security Guard Position At Dis-Chem

Closing Date 03 November 2021
Location: Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal

Dis-Chem Pharmacies in Pietermaritzburg has a possibility for a safety defend to Render a safety carrier in phrases of the Private Security Industry Regulations Act fifty-six of 2001 as amended for the Dis-Chem Group that meets Dis-Chem’ safety necessities to shield assets, property, and group of workers by way of developing a secure and invulnerable environment, via figuring out symptoms of crook things to do or ailment and investigating disturbances whilst adhering to regulation applicable to the enterprise and satisfactory practice.

Minimum Requirements…


Grade 12 – Matric or a Senior Certificate
Grade C accreditation with the PSIRA
Normal minimal publicity of at least three years in the retail industry, such as buying shops and warehouses


At least 1 12 months particular preceding ride in a comparable role

Job Specification…

Be vigilant and alert of the environment to perceive suspicious things to do and apprehend criminals or put off violators in accordance to the prison authority invested in the enterprise and Dis-Chem trendy running strategies for the unique put up through.
Random patrols of the premises on often groundwork to make sure foremost visibility and limit risks.
Monitor and manage to get entry to the premises with the aid of documenting and regulating entrance into the website online by using motors or pedestrians’ get right of entry to factors to permit entry solely to persons with the right authorization.
Investigate and file signs and symptoms of harm or illegal entry as it takes place to administration and act for that reason in the great pastime of defending Dis-Chem assets.
Be in reality seen as a way as moderately feasible as a deterrent to discourage crook activities, stop theft, – damage, – private injury, and different dishonorable acts.
Be professionally courteous and friendly, approachable, and inclined to assist others when receiving guests, clients and employees.
Access manage – looking of staff, suppliers and agency merchandisers.
Maintain and whole all registers and prevalence books.
Cancel personnel consumers and items declared.
Supervise and take a look at refuse elimination in accordance to Dis-Chem standards
Protect the property and belongings of the commercial enterprise from all dishonest persons, motion, or any acts of malicious behaviour that should end result in the organisation struggling loss.
Be existing at your submit at all instances when on duty.
Practice correct consumer carrier members of the family for all Dis-Chem inside and exterior customers.
Report any uncommon or suspicious behaviour with the aid of staff, purchaser or suppliers.
Opening and closing procedures to be current observant and vigilant at the opening and closing of the site.
Ensure that all doorways and home windows are locked at the giving up every day.
Ensure that all water faucets grew to become off when applicable.
Do non-stop personnel frisking and searches on a day-by-day basis.
Do thorough and applicable car searches all through the day.
Report any suspicious incidents verbally to administration in element with the submission of a written designated file as quickly as with no trouble possible.
Contact policing and emergency authorities and make written or verbal reviews to regulation enforcement officers when wanted as legally required and in accordance of Dis-Chem procedures.
When trouble conditions or disaster occur or have been dealt with to hold gazing environment and record to administration on findings and or modifications in recognized that intensify the situation.
After a crisis, file the incident to management, the police, or the suitable authorities (such as the fireplace offerings in the case of a fireplace outbreak) with a specially written record regarding the incident and your things to do around the incident.
Monitor the alarm structures and or video cameras and function detecting/ emergency gear when needed.
When working at some point of the night time or on my own e.g. after hours render on-going surveillance of the premises via patrolling the grounds and the use of closed-circuit digital camera monitoring or alarm structures to observe and look into suspicious things to do to make sure that solely criminal entrance to the premises is maintained.
In emergency conditions supply help and the emergency groups e.g. alert first responders, medical institution sisters, managers etc.
Maintain order all through evacuation methods and at meeting factors through presenting specific instructions or decisive moves to make sure the protection of lives and property by using stopping stampedes and breakdown of regulation and order or unlawful entrance to the premises.
Offer ongoing safety recommendations and security warnings and guidelines to make certain that all safety and protection precautions are adhered to.
Be vigilant – watch out for any suspicious things to do that can also imply a breach in safety measures that have been put in region on the site.
Interpret shortly anything is viewed and act accordingly.
Respond shortly and effectively at some point of disaster – be alert to keep away from being caught unaware.
Know how high-quality to reply to quite a number unsafe conditions in accordance to enterprise and Dis-Chem wellknown working procedures.
Getting assist – During some very hazardous conditions (such as armed theft assaults or assaults with lethal weapons), waste no time in calling the police to stop loss of lives or property.
Take correct notes of uncommon occurrences and every day activities.
Enforce guidelines and policies to forestall crook pastime earlier than it happens.
Perform distinctive obligations – acquire smartphone calls, reply to textual content and e mail messages, and run critical errands for the branch in accordance to Dis-Chem and enterprise popular running procedures.



PSIRA knowledge
Fire emergency and applicable Health and Safety Training and exposure
English – Read, write and communicate properly as it is the organization’s authentic language.

3rd Language
Special stipulations of employment:

PSIRA registered.
Grade C PSIRA accreditation.
South African
MIE, clear crook and credit.
Driver’s license and very own dependable transport and PDP when deployed as a driver.

Remuneration and benefits:

Market associated salary
Provident fund (PSSPF)




Dis-Chem Pharmacies is an equal possibility employer. Dis-Chem’s permitted Employment Equity Plan and ambitions will be regarded as phase of the recruitment procedure aligned to Dis-Chem’s Employment Equity & Transformation Strategy. Dis-Chem actively helps the recruitment of People with Disabilities.

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