Security Officer Vacancy At Department Of Energy

Applications are now invited for the Security Officer vacancy at Department of Energy. Senior certificate is not mandatory as long as you are in possession of a Grade C PSIRA certificate. Should you be interested in this offer, read more below to find out how to apply!

Job Description

The qualified incumbent will be based in Kimberly, in the Northern Cape. This job offers a level 5 salary that amounts to R 165 563 per annum. A minimum requirement required for this position is either a senior certificate or a Grade C PSIRA certificate accompanied by at least one year previous experience in security operation as well as administration.

Furthermore, the Security Officer vacancy at Department of Energy requires you to have the following competencies and knowledge:

  • Security legislation, procedures and policies
  • Safety precautions
  • Access control procedures
  • Security registers

Thinking Demands

  • Innovative thinking
  • Pro-active thinking
  • Analytical thinking


  • Problem solving skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Personal Attributes

  • High level of integrity
  • Discipline
  • Self-confidence
  • Tact as well as interpersonal relation

Job Duties

Once you are qualified for the job, below are some of the key performance areas you will be involved in:

  • Prohibit the unauthorised removal of documents, equipment as well as stores from premises or building
  • Undertake premises or building patrols
  • Render investigation and report breaches of security
  • Escort visitors to relevant venues or employees when necessary
  • Render access control as well as supervise movements in the building
  • Supervise the movements of private as well as GG vehicles in the parking area
  • Safeguard the parking areas
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How to Apply

The closing date for the Security Officer vacancy at Department of Energy is on September 28, 2018. It is your responsibility to ensure your application is submitted prior to the deadline as no late application will be taken into consideration.

If you are interested in applying for this job, please include the following documents within your application:

  • Z83 applciation form which must be completed, dated and signed
  • A detailed CV
  • Certified copies of all qualifications that are relevant to this vacancy and ID document
  • SAQA evaluated results of foreign qualifications (if you have any)

Your references must include former and current supervisors and their email, telephone and fax addresses.

Please submit to the following address via post:

The Director-General, Department of Energy, Private Bag X96 Pretoria, 0001

Alternatively, you can also hand deliver it to:

Department of Energy Building, Corner Paul Kruger and Visagie Street (192 Visagie Street)

Suitable applicant will be required to undergo Personnel Suitability Checks such as citizen, criminal record, credit record checks, employment and qualification verification. Should you happen to be a non-SA citizen then please attach a certified copy of your permanent resident permit in South Africa.

Candidates must be available to attend an interview at a time and place as determined by the hiring department. The qualified incumbent will also be required to sign a performance agreement within 3 months since appointment. If you have not been informed for 60 days after the deadline of this post, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Should you need any further information about the vacancy, please contact: Ms. M Ratikane (053 853 4000