Looking for Security jobs in South Africa? Government is hiring: Principal Security Officer

Directorate: Corporate Services 
SALARY : R269 214 per annum (Level 07) 
CENTRE : KwaZulu Natal (Pietermaritzburg) 

REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 Certificate. Grade B Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA) Registered. Minimum of 5 years security supervision experience (including experience as a Senior Security Officer).

Job related knowledge:

Knowledge of departmental disaster management plan. Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act. Knowledge of the control room procedure (closed-circuit television (CCTV) surveillance systems). Knowledge of Criminal Procedure Act. Knowledge of Minimum Information Security Standards (MISS). Knowledge of Minimum Physical Security Standards (MPSS). Knowledge of Safety at Sports and Recreation Events Act.

Job related skills:

Interpersonal relations skills, Communication skills (verbal and written), Exposure to supervisory skills, Computer literacy and Investigation skills. A valid 08 driver’s licence. Willingness to travel, work shifts and irregular hours.

DUTIES : Monitoring the implementation of physical security measures and physical security systems. Supervise In-house and private security officials. Ensure implementation of access control procedures by security officials. Protect employees, information and property of the Department. Inspect all security registers, aids and irregularities and make an entry in the occurrence book and report to supervisor. Ensure that regular patrols per site are conducted effectively. Escort visitors on the premises where applicable. Monitor the movement of equipments and assets of the Department. Coordinate and ensure duties roosters are available. Monitor implementation of key control procedures. Coordinate the operationalization of security equipment (where applicable) in the control room (closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras, public address, fire panel, lift intercom etc.). Monitor working conditions of security equipments in the control room. Monitor the activation and deactivation of security access cards. Maintain accurate record of data recordings. Record on / off duty shifts and incidents in the occurrence book. Report all defaults on available safety and security systems and equipment. Monitor the issuing of new access cards. Participate in evaluation exercise during emergency situations. Test functionality of all security equipment on regular basis. Keep the exit points clear off any possible blockages. Participate and assist Occupational Health and Safety during emergency situations. Participate on the implementation of Occupational Health and Safety Act. Compile report on evacuation exercises and non-compliant officials. Conduct after hours inspections to all offices and ensuring implementation of service-level agreement (SLA). Monitor performance of guarding services in terms of the SLA. Provide a feedback inspection report to Supervisor. Report identified breach of the agreement to supervisor. Manage and coordinate security incidents / breaches. Ensure that all security incidents and breaches are reported. Complete and update security incidents register. Compile preliminary investigation report. Participate in planning and coordination of special events. Participate in planning for special events. Conduct access control into the plenary and holding rooms. Issue accreditation to stakeholders. Escort very important person’s. Ensure security plans for special events.

ENQUIRIES : Ms YP Ngubane Tel No: (033) 264 9500

APPLICATIONS : Applications can be submitted by post to Private Bag x 9132, Pietermaritzburg, 0001 or hand delivered to: 270 Jabu Ndlovu Street (formerly known as Loop Street).

NOTE : Indian and White Males and Coloured and White Females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.