Vacancy in Government: Security Officer at SAPS

The South Africa Police Service (SAPS) is looking for those who can be Security Officers. This vacancy in government is open to everyone who can meet the requirements.

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During this period, the SAPS vacancies look for candidates to be placed in some areas around South Africa. Such as:

  • Provincial Head Office MP 17/11/22 (24 Posts)
  • Nelspruit Garage MP 18/11/22 (4 Posts)
  • Middelburg Garage MP 19/11/22 (12 Posts)
  • Middelburg Armourers, MP 20/11/22 (3 Posts)
  • Middelburg District Office MP 21/11/22 (1 Post)
  • KwaMhlanga VSS MP 22/11/22 (5 Posts)
  • Komatipoort VSS MP 23/11/22 (2 Posts)
  • Ermelo VSS MP 24/11/22 (2 Posts)
  • White River VSS MP 25/11/22 (6 Posts)

Every candidate who can pass the test will receive R128.166 per annum (equivalent to level 03).

General Requirements

These are some general requirements that every candidate should meet:

  • Have competency in the post-specific core function of the position.
  • Fluent in at least two official languages. One of them must be English.
  • South African citizen
  • No previous criminal or departmental convictions of criminal. Also, no departmental cases are pending.
  • Have a Grade 12 certificate or National Certificate (Vocational) or equivalent.
  • Registered in PSIRA
  • Have a minimum Grade C Certificate in Security 
  • Be willing to undergo firearm competency training and maintain firearm competency
  • Having a valid driver’s license for at least a light motorcycle will be an advantage
  • Able to work shifts and extended hours, including at weekends.
  • A Diploma degree in the field of security is an advantage.
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Duties and Key Responsibilities of Vacancy in Government: Security Officer at SAPS

As a Security Office at SAPS Office, the successful candidate will provide these tasks as their responsibility:

  • Execute access control in terms of Act No. 53 of 1985 from the Control of Access to Public Premises and Vehicles Act
  • Identification of employees, visitors, and contractors in positive security access point
  • Registering of visitors, contractors, and employees
  • Electronic searching of employees, visitors, and contractors
  • Comply with all the legislative requirements to authorize entry into the premises to employees, visitors, and contractors.
  • Confirm every visit with the host. Also, ensure escort in line with the prescripts
  • Ensure every visitors receive an admission control card. Also, ensure they give it back before they leave the premises.
  • Keep the visitor’s register
  • Check every supplier, object, article, and good before allowing them to be brought into the premises. This action is needed to ensure the safety of the premises.
  • Patrol the fenced-off areas and the buildings at the regular time.
  • Ensure the safety of vehicles and equipment in the area, only from a security point of view.
  • Carefully check all security facilities and equipment. Also, take action to ensure the condition, if necessary.
  • In case there are problems or deficiencies, the Security Officer should bring security matters to the attention of senior security personnel.

Close Date and How to Apply 

 All applications may be sent or hand-delivered to The Provincial Office, Recruitment, South African Police Services, No. 4 Ehmke Street, Nelspruit, 1200.

The closing date is December 9th, 2022. The candidate can call Lieutenant Colonel Todani and Capt. Nkosi Tel No: (013) 762 4318/4898 for inquiries.

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For complete information about the vacancy in government: Security Officer at SAPS, please check this official document.