Security Officer – Pretoria – Human Settlements – The DPSA

SALARY : R119 154.00 per annum (+ 37% In Lieu of Benefits)

CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 10 to12 certificate or equivalent
qualification. Basic security officer’s course and basic education and training
and relevant experience as a security officer. Sound Knowledge of MIS, NISA,
MPSS, Control and Access of Public Premises and Vehicles Act 53 of 1985,
and Protection of Information Act, etc. Good writing and interpersonal skills.
Knowledge on the relevant emergency procedures. Ability to understand and
implement policies, directives and related prescripts in security administration.
Be prepared to work irregular hours and night shifts. Shortlisted candidates will
be subjected to pre-employment security screening.

DUTIES : The successful candidates will: Perform access control functions which will
include the following. Determine whether visitors have appointments/or the
service that visitor requires. Contact the relevant employee to confirm the
appointment or refer the visitor to the relevant service point. Complete or
ensure that the admission control register is completed and issue admission
control documents/cards as required. Operate X-ray machines. Lock and
unlock entrances. Record incidents and make follow-up. Ensure that
unauthorized persons and dangerous objects do not enter the
building/premises .Ensure safety in the building and the premises. This will
include the following: Undertake building/premises patrols to identify and check
that doors are locked or unlocked as required, water leaks and that taps are
closed, fire hazards, exposed electrical contacts and other fire hazards
emanating from for instance chemicals, light switched on and off as required.
Apply emergency procedures (in situation like bomb scares, fire, riots etc. and
alert emergency services and departmental management. Ensure that
equipment, document and stores do not leave or enter the building or premises
unauthorized. Ensure all incidents are recorded in the occurrence

ENQUIRIES : Ms ES Motsepe, Tel no, (012)444 9119

NOTE : Male candidates and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply

APPLICATIONS : The Director-General, Department of Human Settlements, Private Bag x644,
Pretoria, 0001 or Hand delivery 260 Justice Mohammed Street, Govan Mbeki
House, Sunnyside, Pretoria, 0001.

FOR ATTENTION : Mr Abel Mositsa, Tel 012 444 9120

CLOSING DATE : 12 February 2017

NOTE : It will be expected from the selected candidates to be available for the
interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department of
Human Settlements. Applicants must note that further checks will be conducted
once they are short-listed and that their appointment is subject to positive
outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification
verification and criminal records. If you apply for more than one position in the
Department, please submit separate application forms for each post.
Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public
Service department and must be accompanied by a detailed CV, together with
certified copies of qualification certificates and your ID/Passport. All copies
must be certified in the past 12 months. It is the applicant’s responsibility to
have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification
Authority (SAQA). Failure to submit the required documents will result in your
application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed
candidates only. Please note that the all-inclusive remuneration package
consists of a basic salary, the state’s contribution to the Government
Employee’s Fund and a flexible portion in terms of applicable rules. As of 1st
July 2006, all new appointments in the public service have to be part of the
Government Employee Medical Scheme (GEMS) in order to qualify for a
Government Medical Subsidy. If you have not been contacted within four (4)
months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your
application was unsuccessful. The Department of Human Settlements
reserves the right to cancel the filling/ not to fill a vacancy that was advertised
during any stage of the recruitment.