Senior Security Officer – Cape Town – Environmental Affairs – The DPSA

SALARY : R183 558 per annum (Total package of R287 577 per annum/ conditions apply)

CENTRE : Cape Town

REQUIREMENTS : A Grade 12 Certificate plus experience in security operations. A grade ‘’C’’
PSIRA qualification is required. Grade ‘’B’’ and ‘’A’’ PSIRA qualification will be
an added advantage. Computer literacy. Ability to work independently and in a
team. Good communication and interpersonal skills. Must be able to
understand and execute regulations and policies. Self-discipline and
willingness to work 12 hour shifts (Day/Night) due to the nature of the job.

DUTIES : The successful candidate will: Perform access control functions for the
Department. Ensure safety of staff and visitors in the building and premises.
Ensure that equipments, documents and stores do not leave or enter premises
unauthorised. Ensure all incidents are recorded in the occurrence book.
Perform control room and patrol duties.

ENQUIRIES : Ms P Skonela, Tel. (021) 814-8032

CLOSING DATE : 17 July 2017

NOTE : The following would be an added advantage: Knowledge and experience in
oceanographic instrumentation and research vessel scientific operations. The
successful incumbent will be expected to pass a medical examination for
seafarers (Act No.57 of 1951). Short-listed candidates may be required to
undergo a theoretical and practical boat operation/swimming/ diving test.

APPLICATIONS : Applications must be forwarded to Director-General: Department of
Environmental Affairs, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to:
Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and
Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria.
For Cape Town posts should be forwarded to Private Bag X4390, Cape Town,
8000 or be hand-delivered to 14 Loop Street, Cape Town, 8000.

FOR ATTENTION : Human Resource Management

NOTE : Application must be submitted on a Z83 form with a copy of a comprehensive
CV, certified copies of qualifications, ID document as well as a Driver’s License
(if it is a requirement) in order to be considered. It is the applicant’s
responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African
Qualification Authority (SAQA). Correspondence will be limited to successful
candidates only. Short-listed candidates will be subjected to screening and
security vetting to determine their suitability for employment, including but not
limited to: Criminal records; Citizen status; Credit worthiness; Previous
employment (reference checks); and Qualification verification. Relaxation of
qualification requirements may be considered for non-OSD posts. Candidates
shortlisted for the SMS post will be subjected to a technical exercise that
intends to test relevant technical elements of the job. Following the interview
and the technical exercise, the Selection panel will recommend candidates to
attend a generic managerial competency assessment in compliance with the
DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments.
Furthermore, the person appointed to this position will be subjected to a
security clearance, the signing of performance agreement and employment
contract. For more information regarding the requirements and duties in
respect of each position, please visit our website at
Click on vacancies and ensure you follow the correct link to the position of
interest. All shortlisted candidates will be expected to avail themselves for an
interview at the Department’s convenience. The department reserves the right
not to make an appointment. No e-mailed, faxed and late applications will be
considered. If you have not been contacted within three 3 months after the
closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was