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POST 40/06:



Directorate: Physical Security and Special Events

R176 310 per annum (Level 05)

Gauteng (Pretoria)


Applicants must be in possession of

A Grade 12 Certificate. S

ecurity Certificate (a minimum of 1 year of study).

Grade B Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA) Certificate.

Minimum of 3 years security experience.

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 Standards (MISS), National Industrial Security Academy (NISA), Protection of Information Act, etc.) and the authority of security officers under these documents.

Knowledge of the relevant emergency procedures.


Supervise the security functions performed by the security officers / service providers, ensuring adherence to departmental security policies.

Allocate duties to security officers / service providers, monitor outcomes and institute the necessary corrective measures to address deviations from norms and standards.

Monitor access control to prevent unauthorised entry in buildings and other premises.

Authorisation of the equipment, documents and stores into or out of the building or premises. Inspect and report all none functioning of security measures (e.g. X-Ray machines, Walk-through metal detectors, security lights and etc).

Check incidents / occurrence books / registers. Monitor and provide support in case of emergencies.

Administrative and related functions.

Determining rosters, shift schedule and overtime.

Monitor performance of employees and determine training needs.

Control leave and related personnel matters in line with human resource procedures and prescripts. Provide security related services.

Administer key control system.

Identify risks and threats to the security of the Department.

Provide information regarding incidents to investigating officers.

Monitor and respond to alarm system. Report faulty equipment / systems.

Ensure system are functioning optimally through scheduled services.

Conduct preliminary incident investigations and submit reports.

Administer all control room operations to safeguard the Department’s assets.

Supervise all control room activities.

Report all incidents and any identified non-compliance relating to security prescripts.

Review of footages upon request through proper procedure.

Update all registers for the incidents observed.

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.


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.

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