SAPS Head Office Security Officer Vacancies

Are you looking for Security Officer vacancies in Tshwane Pretoria? We have great news today, SAPS Vacancies has listed Security Officers for the SAPS Head office as available positions! If you are interested to apply for this position, please keep reading! We have all the information for you below.  

SAPS Head Office Security Officer Vacancies
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Programme Description

Position: Security Officer (6 Posts) 

Recruiter: SAPS Academy 

Location: Tshwane, Pretoria

Reference Number: 71/1/2022

Salary: Salary Level 3, R124 434.00 per annum

Type: Permanent


Do you want to know more about SAPS Security Officer duties? We listed down the core responsibilities for this position below: 

Your main duty will be related to the Control of Access to Public Premises and Vehicles Act (Act No. 53 of 1985)

  • Checking the identification of employees, visitors, and contractors before entering the premises
  • Keeping records of employees, visitors, and contractors
  • Conducting an electronic search towards the employees, visitors, and contractors
  • Giving authorization of entry into employees, visitors and contractors after processing 
  • Informing visits with the hosts 
  • Escorting guests and visitors into the premises
  • Issuing admission control cards to visitors and receiving it after the visit ends 
  • Checking objects before they are brought in to the premises to ensure safety 

Next, you will have the Patrol Duties, this includes: 

  • Patrolling buildings and fenced-off areas
  • Guard vehicles and equipment in the field – ONLY from a security point of view.

You will also be responsible to: 

  • Check and maintain all security equipment and facilities
  • Informing senior security personnel when problem occurs
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Eligibility and Requirements 

Are you interested to apply for this Pretoria Security Officer Vacancy from SAPS after reviewing the duties? Find out the SAPS vacancy requirements below, we have listed what you need! 

First is the general requirements, you must: 

  • Be a South African Citizen
  • Be able to communicate fluently in English and one of any Official Language, both in writing and speaking 
  • Have no criminal record or pending criminal / departmental cases
  • Be willing to participate in security screening and fingerprint verification
  • Be able to work in extended hours and shifts 

Next, here are the education requirements for this position: 

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or National Certificate (Vocational) recorded on the National Learner Record Database on NQF level 4
  • Having a Degree or Diploma in the field of security is not necessary, but it will be an added advantage

Last but not least, here are the administrative requirements that you need to fulfill: 

  • You must be registered with the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA)
  • You must have at least a Grade C security certificate
  • You must be declared fit to possess a firearm
  • Having  a valid driver’s license for at least a light motor vehicle is not required, but will make you a preferred candidate


Do you have all the requirements for this Tshwane Security Officer vacancies by SAPS? It’s time to apply! We will guide you through the application process, please keep reading. 

First, you will need the Official Application Form of SAPS. Please note that the Z83 form will NOT be accepted. You can obtain the SAPS application forms through any SAPS Recruitment 

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Office. You can also download it from this link

Furthermore, you must fill in all the information (including the post particulars and reference numbers) and follow the instruction listed on the form, because an incomplete form will result in rejection. 

Next, you will need to prepare the following documents to be uploaded with your application form:

  • Comprehensive and recently updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) 
  • Copies of Identification Document 
  • Senior Certificate 
  • All obtained educational qualification 
  • Service Certificate from your previous employer, stating your past occupation
  • Proof of relevant experience related to Security Officer 
  • Motor vehicle Driver’s licence 

Copies of your document do not require certification, but original documents must be provided when requested further in the selection process.

Please submit your filled form and all the documents to the following E-MAIL ADDRESS: [email protected] 


If you have any questions for this SAPS Head Office Vacancies 2022 as Security Officer in Tshwane, Pretoria, please deliver your enquiries to the following contact person: 

Name: Capt Nkuna

Phone: 012 353 9008/9171

Closing Date

Finally, this Security Officer vacancies at SAPS Head Office will be closed on February 4, 2022. Please send your email of application before this date, as late submission will not be considered! 

Due to limited time and resources, only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you do not receive any news within 3 months after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. 

We wish you luck with your application!