Dept of Co-Operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Security Officer

Dept of Co-Operative Governance and Traditional Affairs Security Officer


Reference Number: REFS/014330
Directorate: Security and Facilities Management
Number of posts : 3
Package: R124 434.00 per annum (plus benefits)
Enquiries: Caiphus/ Andy, cell: 071 474 7078/51



Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 10
  • Grade C PSIRA Certificate in Security Management and must be registered with PSIRA
  • 2 years of working experience in a security management environment.



  • Knowledge of Control of Access to Public Premises and Vehicles Act, Access Control Procedures, Trespass Act;
  • Skills in dealing with the public;
  • Ability to communicate well with people at different levels and from different backgrounds;
  • High level of reliability;
  • Ability to handle confidential information;
  • Sound, verbal, and written communication skills;
  • Ability to act with tact and discretion;
  • Ability to deal with the people;
  • Good telephone etiquette and interpersonal skills;
  • Must be able to work under pressure, take initiative, and work independently and with a team;
  • Self-motivated;
  • Must be prepared to rotate and work shifts which include weekends, night and day shifts and public holidays;
  • Must not have a criminal record.
  • A valid driver’s license will be an added advantage.
  • The appointed candidates will be expected to report to PDMC and Johannesburg.



  • Protect state properties, employees, and visitors in the facility 24 hours;
  • Access control and searching of both vehicles and pedestrians;
  • Report security breaches and defects to the Assistant Director: Physical Security and Security Management unit;
  • Escort visitors and contractors;
  • Write a statement and incidents reports and submit them to the supervisor;
  • Write and submit reports to supervisor as soon as possible;
  • Conduct hourly patrol;
  • Control of traffic on-premises;
  • Provide directions to staff, visitors and contractors;
  • Operate and maintain security equipment;
  • Monitor all surveillance security systems/cameras within the Control room in an efficient manner and in compliance with the operating procedures, legislation and best practice;
  • Record all events, incidents and actions taken in a clear, legible and accurate written format;
  • Ensure the security of the control room and equipment is maintained at all times and report equipment failure to the Security Admin officer or Security Management;
  • Operate X-Ray Machine Equipment and Metal Detectors;
  • Operate Alarm intruder control panel;
  • Comply with security dress code always;
  • Perform other duties as allocated by the supervisors;
  • Comply with duty roster;
  • Be willing to undergo continuous training and development Programme;
  • Attend meetings as approved by the supervisor.


How to apply:



Closing Date: 28-06-2022

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