SECURITY OFFICER REF NO: 131023/28

Branch: Corporate Support Service
Dir: Security Management
SALARY: R147 036 per annum (Level 03)
CENTRE: Pretoria Head Office

REQUIREMENTS: A Senior / Grade 12 certificate. PSIRA Grade C certificate as compliance with Private security regulatory authority. Two (2) to three (3) years of experience in the field of Security industry. Knowledge of access control (control of access to public premises and vehicle Act), movement of equipment or assets and stores. Knowledge of prescribed security procedures e.g., MISS, MPSS, Protection of Information Act, and Security-related legislations/ regulations. Knowledge of emergency procedures.

DUTIES: Perform access control functions by controlling access and egress and determining whether visitors have appointments or the service that the visitor requires. Contact the relevant employee to confirm the appointment or refer the visitor to the relevant service delivery point. Complete or ensure that the access control register is controlled, and issue control documents/cards as required. Escort visitors to the relevant employees/venues where needed. Operate X-ray machines in performance of access control to detect unauthorized and dangerous equipment e.g., firearms and dangerous objects) where required. Ensure that unauthorized persons and dangerous objects do not enter the building/premises. Perform proper lockups for all offices and access points. Identify suspicious conduct. Follow up on incidents. Report all the identified security breaches and non-compliance to the supervisor. Ensure safety in the building and the premises by undertaking building and premises patrol to identify and check that doors are locked and unlocked as required, water leaks and taps are closed, fire hazards, exposed electrical contacts, and other fire hazards emanating from, for instance, chemicals. Lights, on and off as required, suspicious objects and packages. Apply emergency procedures (in situations like bomb scares, riots, etc.) and alert emergency services department management. Monitor and respond to the alarm system. Ensure that equipment/assets and documents do not leave or enter the building or premises unauthorized. Records should be in place by completing or ensuring that registers. to control the movement of the equipment, stores, and documents are completed. Ensure that no equipment/assets and documents of the department leave the building/premises unauthorized. Inspect vehicles entering and leaving the premises. Gather information and report on missing or stolen equipment and assets. Handle documents and point of entry according to classification and the prescripts. Ensure that all incidents are recorded in the occurrence book/register by handling incident reports according to classification and prescript. Operate control from room security equipment by monitoring all movements e.g. Events and activities within the department’s premises using CCTV equipment. Ensure that security systems are in good working condition. Immediately report all incidents monitored, and report to the supervisor. Monitor all access points for effective access control. Report all identified noncompliance to security policy and procedure to improve office security. The successful candidate would be required to work shifts night shifts including weekends and public holidays.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. M Buys Tel No: (012) 336 8321

APPLICATIONS: Pretoria (Head Office): Please forward your application quoting the relevant reference number to The Department of Water and Sanitation, Private Bag X350, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver to Delta Continental Building, Corner of Visagie and Bosman Street, Pretoria, 0001.

FOR ATTENTION: Planning, Recruitment and Selection unit

CLOSING DATE: 13 October 2023

NOTE: Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the address specified on each post. Applications must be submitted using the newly implemented Z83 form obtainable on the Department of Water and Sanitation website, under career opportunities or the DPSA website, under vacancies in the Public Service (point 4) and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV (with full particulars of the applicants’ training, qualifications, competencies, knowledge & experience). All required information on the Z83 application form must be provided. Other related documentation such as copies of qualifications, identity documents, driver’s license, etc. need not accompany the application when applying for a post as such documentation must only be produced by shortlisted candidates during the interview date in line with DPSA circular 19 of 2022. With reference to applicants bearing professional or occupational registration, fields provided in Part B of the Z83 must be completed as these fields are regarded as compulsory and such details must also be included in the applicant’s CV. For posts requiring a driver’s license, annotate such details on your CV. Failure to complete or disclose all required information will automatically disqualify the applicant. No late, applications will be accepted.

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