Security Officer Vacancies At The Department Of Transport

Several Security Officer positions are open for applications now at the Department of Transport. The qualified candidates will be working within the department’s administration branch (Chief Operating Officer) under the Security Services directorate. Anyone with at least Grade C of valid PSIRA registration are eligible for the Security Officer vacancies at the Department of Transport.

Job Depiction

Working as a Security Officer at the Department of Transport provides a level 5 salary for the successful incumbents that amounts to R 163 563 per annum. These positions are situated in Pretoria. Candidates are required to have at least National Senior certificate or Grade 12 qualification accompanied by a valid PSIRA registration (at least Grade C). In addition, applicants are also expected to have at least one year practical experience within the security industry. The following qualifications will serve as an advantage if you happen to be in possession of any of them:

  • A valid code EB (old code 8) driver’s license
  • An ND in Security Management (candidates who are currently studying towards this qualification will also be given a bonus point)

The Security Officer vacancies at the Department of Transport requires candidates to have the following essential attributes and competencies:

  • Good planning skills
  • Good coordinating and organising skills
  • Knowledge of control of access to public premises, vehicle act as well as any other relevant legislations
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure

Note that, these positions are all a shift work position and thus candidates must be prepared to work shifts in accordance with the operational requirements of the hiring department

Job Duties

  • Supervise contract security officers
  • Search vehicles and conduct searches at security duty points
  • Provide general patrolling and guarding
  • Provide control room operations, monitoring of alarms, CCTV, fire detection as well as public address system
  • Provide statistical reports related to access control activities
  • Subject visitors and employees as well as their luggage to electronic search through x-ray machines and metal detectors
  • Conduct access control services such as Making sure visitors are escorted while in the building and issuing access cards

Application Procedure

Forward your application to one of the following address:

159 Forum Building, Cnr Struben and Bosman Street, Pretoria for attention Recruitment Unit. Room 4034 (hand deliver)

Department of Transport, Private Bag X193, Pretoria, 0001 (via post)

Make sure your applications include the following important documents:

  • Z83 application form. Please quote the reference number (DOT/HRM/75) within this form. It can be attained from any Public Service Departments or download online here
  • A CV which must be updated recently and outline previous working experience which is detailed comprehensively with dates and positions held
  • Certified copies of ID document and educational and any relevant qualifications
  • SAQA evaluation results of foreign qualifications if you have any

Submission for the Security Officer vacancies at the Department of Transport will be accepted until October 1, 2018. No late, incomplete, faxed or emailed applications will be taken into consideration. Please note that, only shortlisted candidates that will be entitled to correspondence of the results.

Should you have any questions, please contact: Mr. S Dube; Tel No: (012) 309 3882

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