SAPS Security Officer Vacancies at The Head Office

About Security Officer

South Africa Police Services (SAPS) is currently looking for security officers to do some duties related to the security. The duties and core functions consist of:

  • Handle access control to public premises as well as vehicles;
  • Identify employees,  officers, and visitors before they are allowed to enter the premises;
  • Give control cards to the visitors and take it back;
  • Make sure the visitors registered;
  • Check the suppliers and objects before they are allowed to be brought into the premises to make sure that the safety of the premises from any threats;
  • Take control the admission of vehicles;
  • Patrol to buildings and fenced areas;
  • Guard vehicles, facilities as well as equipment in the office/area;
  • Supervise cleaning services and maintenance officers from a security point of view only;
  • Report any problems to the senior security officer; and
  • Able to work in shifts and out of the office hours.

Detail of Vacancies

Before you decide to apply for this position, please read detail of vacancies below.

  • Job title: Security Officer
  • Location: SAPS Head Office Pretoria
  • Salary: R131 622 per year
  • Reference number: DPCI/HO/309/2021
  • Number of post: 14 posts

Security Officer Requirements

If you interested to apply for security officer positions at SAPS, you need to follow the requirements as mentioned below:

  • Applicants must be a South African citizen;
  • Applicants must be in possession of a Senior Certificate (Grade 12)/National Certificate (Vocational)  on NQF level 4;
  • Applicants must registered at the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA);
  • Applicants must be in possession of a minimum a Grade C security certificate;
  • Applicants have not a problem with a fire-arm;
  • Applicants have not visible tattoos when wearing summer uniform;
  • Applicants must have no previous criminal records;
  • Applicants must be proficient in a minimum two official languages (English is one of its);
  • Applicant must have competencies to the specific functions as described in the beginning of this announcement; and
  • Applicants with Bachelor Degree or Diploma or courses in the field of security will be an added advantage.
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Security Officer Applications

If you have read the above duties, detail of vacancies and requirements, and then decide to apply for this position, you need to prepare the qualification documents in the following.

  • Download the official application form: and then complete the form. Follow the instructions in filling the form and make sure the proper reference number;
  • Submit your CV (Curriculum Vitae) together with the application form;
  • Submit your copies of ID document and all qualifications.
  • Application forms can be posted or hand delivered or emailed to the following addresses:

Hand delivered/couriered to:
Main Security gate at 1 Cresswell Road, Promat Building SILVERTON
Application emailed to: [email protected] (for DPCI-Head Office posts only)


If you have any enquiries you can contact:
Colonel MB Monyela and Captain BK Mhlahlo at telephone number: (012) 846 4211 / 4067

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