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SECURITY OFFICER JOB
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, LAND REFORM AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
Directorate: Physical Security and Special Events
fR124 434 per annum (Level 03)
Applicants must be in possession of
a Basic Education
Training (NQF level 3)
Basic Security Officer’s course.
Job related knowledge:
Knowledge of the access control procedures. Knowledge of measures for the control and movement of equipment and stores.
Knowledge of prescribed security procedures (e.g. Minimum Information Security Standard (MISS), National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA), Protection of Information Act, etc.) and the authority of security officers under these documents.
Knowledge of the relevant emergency procedures.
Perform access control which include the following:
Determine whether visitors have appointments / or the service that the visitors requires.
Contact the relevant employee to confirm the appointment or refer the visitor to the relevant service delivery point.
Complete or ensure that the admission control register is controlled and issue control documents / cards as required.
Escort visitors to the relevant employee / venues where required.
Operate X-Ray machine in the performance of access control to detect unauthorized and dangerous equipment (e.g. firearms and knives) where required.
Utilize walk-through metal detector for the effectiveness of access control. Ensure that unauthorized persons and dangerous objects do not enter the buildings / premises.
Perform proper lockup for all offices and access points. Identify suspicious conduct.
Follow up on incidents.
Report all the identified security breaches and non-compliance to the Supervisor.
Ensure safety in the building and the premises.
Undertake building / premises patrol to identify and check that doors are locked and unlocked as required.
That water leaks and taps are closed.
Fire hazards exposed electrical contracts and other fire hazards emanating from for instance chemicals.
Lights, switch on and off as required and suspicious objects and packages are reported.
Apply emergency procedures (in situations like bomb scares, riots etc.) and alert emergency services and Department management.
Monitor and respond to alarm system.
Ensure that all incidents are recorded in the occurrence book / registers.
Ensure that equipment, documents and stores do not leave or enter the building or premises unauthorized.
Complete or ensure that register to control the movement of equipment, stores and documents are completed.
Ensure that no equipment, stores and assets of the Department leave the building / premises unauthorized.
Inspect vehicles entering and leaving the premises. Gather information and report on missing or stolen equipment and stores.
Handle documents at points of entry according to classification and the prescripts.
Operate control room security equipment’s.
Monitor all movements, events and activities within the Department’s premises using Close Circuit Television (CCTV) equipment’s.
Ensure that security system is in good working condition.
Immediately report all incidents monitored, report to the supervisor. Monitor all access points for effective access control.
Report all identified non-compliance to security policy and procedures to improve office security
Ms D Swanepoel Tel No: (012) 312 8436
Applications can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X833, Pretoria, 0001
Hand delivered to: 184 Jeff Masemola Street (formerly known as Jacob Mare), corner of Jeff Masemola and Paul Kruger Streets, Pretoria or to Agriculture Place, 20 Steve Biko (formerly Beatrix) Street, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0001.
Indian Males and African, Coloured and Indian Females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Willingness to travel, work shifts and work irregular hours will be essential.
CLOSING DATE: 04 NOVEMBER 2022 AT 16:00
The application must include only completed and signed new Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the DPSA web site link: https://www.dpsa.gov.za/newsroom/psvc/ and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Certified copies of Identity Document, Grade 12 Certificate and the highest required qualifications as well as a driver’s licence where necessary, will only be submitted by shortlisted candidates to Human Resources on or before the day of the interview date. Failure to do so will result in your application being disqualified.
Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation report issued by SAQA. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have all foreign qualifications evaluated by SAQA and to provide proof of such evaluation report (only when shortlisted). The requirements for appointment at SMS level include the successful completion of the Senior Management Pre-entry Programme as endorsed by the NSG. Prior to appointment, a candidate would be required to complete the Nyukela Programme: Pre-entry Certificate to Senior Management Services as endorsed by DPSA which is an online course, endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG).
The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into the SMS and the full details can be sourced by the following link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entry-programme/.
No appointment will take place without the successful completion of the pre-entry certificate and submission of proof thereof. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment in compliance with the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) Directive on the Implementation of Competency Based Assessments.
The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools.Applications: Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered. If you apply for more than 1 post, please submit separate applications for each post that you apply for. Due to the large number of applications we envisage to receive, applications will not be acknowledged. Should you not be contacted within 3 months of the closing date of the advertisement, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. Should, during any stage of the recruitment process, a moratorium be placed on the filling of posts or the Department is affected by any process such as, but not limited to, restructuring or reorganisation of posts, the Department reserves the right to cancel the recruitment process and re-advertise the post at any time in the future. Important: DALRRD is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representivity in DALRRD through the filling of posts.
The Department reserves the right not to fill a position. Shortlisted candidates will be required to be available for assessments and interviews at a date and time as determined by the Department. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks. The successful candidate will be subjected to undergo security vetting. DALRRD will conduct reference checks which may include social media profiles of the shortlisted candidates. Applicants must declare any pending criminal, disciplinary or any other allegations or investigations against them. Should this be uncovered during / after the interview took place, the application will not be considered and in the unlikely event that the person has been appointed such appointment will be terminated. The successful candidate will be appointed subject to positive results of the security clearance process. The successful candidate will be required to enter into an employment contract and sign a performance agreement with the Department. All applicants are required to declare any conflict or perceived conflict of interest, to disclose memberships of Boards and directorships that they may be associated with.