Security Officer Vacancy at the Department of Trade, Industry, and Competition

DEADLINE: 22 September 2023

Security Officer Vacancy at the Department of Trade Industry and Competition

  • REF NO: CMSB – 047
  • Overview: To render security services for the dtic.
  • SALARY: R241 485 per annum, (Level 06)
  • CENTRE: Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS: Senior Certificate / Grade 12, relevant security certification or qualifications and registered with Private Security Industry Regulator Authority (PSIRA). 3-5 years’ relevant experience in Security services environment Skills/Knowledge: Experience in access control, inspections, contingency planning, report writing and escorting. Sound ability to communicate well, both verbal and written. Exceptional attention to detail and a commitment to following protocols. Effective communication skills to interact with both visitors and staff. Good interpersonal skills and customer service excellence. Ability to stay composed under pressure and handle security-related incidents. Time management skills, planning and organising skills, analytical thinking skills and report writing skills. Basic understanding of emergency response procedures and safety protocols. Proficiency in using security equipment, including X-ray machines and fire extinguishers. Solid report-writing skills to accurately document incidents and inspections. Strong familiarity with the Control Access to Public Premises and Vehicle Act. Sound knowledge and understanding of Public Service Regulations, Public Service Act, Public Finance Management Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Disaster Management Act, Protection of Information Act and Treasury Regulations. Knowledge and understanding of the practices and regulations applicable to administrative support services in the Department. Computer Literacy (MS Office Package).

DUTIES: Implement and enforce access control protocols as per the Control Access to Public Premises and Vehicle Act. Ensure proper usage of access cards by dtic staff for premises entry. Conduct thorough visitor screenings, following established guidelines. Verify and contact individuals being visited prior to granting visitor access. Facilitate X-ray screening for visitors’ parcels. Perform thorough inspections of buildings and personnel, upholding security standards. Supervise external guards from Sunnyside, ensuring alignment with security protocols. Regularly inspect evacuation routes, fire extinguishers, and emergency systems. Actively participate in safety training and evacuation drills. Compile comprehensive monthly statistical reports covering access control, visitors, parking, mail, contractors, and key management. Report and document equipment and security system issues, failures, and inspections. Maintain effective communication with supervisors regarding incidents and concerns. Monitor and secure unattended office doors, ensuring proper closure and locking. Safeguard classified documents and staff personal belongings. Verify shutdown of all appliances at the end of each day. Professionally escort visitors, including VIPs, ensuring their security. Maintain vigilant oversight of visitor movement within premises. Ensure no visitors are left unattended within office areas. Manage and retain accurate visitor records.

ENQUIRIES: Should you have enquiries or experience any problem submitting your application contact the Recruitment Office Tel No: (012) 394 1809/1835

APPLICATIONS: can be submitted: Via e-mail to [email protected] (Ref no. should appear in subject-line), by post to The Director, Tiana Business Consulting Services (Pty) Ltd, PO Box 31821, Braamfontein, 2017; Hand-delivered to the dtic Campus, corner of Meintjies and Robert Sobukwe Streets, Sunnyside, Pretoria.

CLOSING DATE: 22 September 2023

Directions to candidates

  • Applications on form Z83 with full particulars of the applicants’ training, qualifications, competencies, knowledge and experience (on a separate sheet if necessary or a CV) must be forwarded to the department in which the vacancy/vacancies exist(s). NB: PROSPECTIVE APPLICANTS MUST PLEASE USE THE NEW Z83 WHICH IS EFFECTIVE AS AT 01 JANUARY 2021.
  • Applicants must indicate the reference number of the vacancy in their applications.
  • Applicants requiring additional information regarding an advertised post must direct their enquiries to the department where the vacancy exists. The Department of Public Service and Administration must not be approached for such information.
  • It must be ensured that applications reach the relevant advertising departments on or before the applicable closing dates.



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