Department of Infrastructure Development: Security Officers


Closing Date: 2020/03/13
Security Management Services


Package: R 122 595 (plus benefits)


Basic Security Officer’s course/ Basic Education and Training NQF level 3 (Grade 11) with Grade C PSIRA Certificate. A minimum of 1 year experience is security environment is required. COMPETENCIES: Knowledge of the departmental legislations and prescripts. Knowledge of Access Control of Access to Public Premises and Vehicles Act No.53 of 1985. Knowledge of safety drills and Minimum Information Security Standards (MISS). Adaptation to work schedule in accordance with the Department’s requirements. Knowledge of the Minimum Physical Security Standards (MPSS). SKILLS- Verbal and written communication. Customer management. Interpersonal relations. Problem solving skills.

Determine whether visitors have appointments/or the service that the visitors requires. Contact the relevant employee to confirm the appointment or refer the visitor to the relevant service delivery point. Complete or ensure that the admission control register is controlled and issue control documents/ cards as required. Escort visitors to the relevant employee/venues where required. Operate X-Ray machine in the performance of access control to detect unauthorized and dangerous equipment (e.g. fire arms and knives) where required. Utilize walk-through metal detector for the effectiveness of access control. Ensure that unauthorized persons and dangerous objects do not enter the buildings/premises. Perform proper lockup 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. Undertake building/premises patrol to identify and check doors and locked and unlocked as required. Identify water leaks and that taps are closed. Check fire hazards, exposed electrical contacts. Monitor and respond to alarm system. Complete or ensure that registers to control the movement of equipment, stores and documents are completed. Ensure that no equipment, stores and assets 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 stores. Handle documents at point of entry according to classification and the prescript. Ensure that all incidents are recorded in the occurrence book/registers. Monitor all movements, events, and activities within the department’s premises using CCTV equipment. Ensure that security system is in good working condition. Immediately report all incidents monitored, report to the supervisor. Monitor all access points for effective access control. Report all identified non-compliance to security policy and procedures to improve office security.

Note: PLEASE NOTE: To apply for the above position, please apply online at Only online applications will be considered and for general enquiries please contact Human Resource on 072 668 0029/ 076 521 4118 NB: For assistance with online applications visit the following centres: 77 Fox Street, Marshalltown or Maponya Mall. It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of this post and candidates whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity will receive preference. It is the Department’s intention to promote equity through the filling of all numeric targets as contained in the Employment Equity Plan. To facilitate this process successfully, an indication of race, gender and disability status is required. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right not to appoint. Disabled people are encouraged to apply. If you do not receive any response from us within 3 months, please accept your application was unsuccessful.


Mr Vusi Mthembu Tel: 072 668 0029/076 521 4118


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