Security Officer
University of the Witwatersrand

Johannesburg, Gauteng
Full job description
Key responsibilities include the following:

Conducting foot and vehicle patrol.
Inspection of buildings (i.e. for signs of fire/crime/lighting malfunctioning and dangers of any sort
Locking/unlocking buildings and offices
Checking whether security alarms are functioning (i.e. activated and de-activated)
Responding to alarms and emergencies according to the prescribed procedure
Reporting regularly to supervisor and counterparts
Escorting staff/students around and between campuses
Manning static posts (libraries/residence/exit points)
Performing access control duties as instructed
Perform access control functions as per prescribed procedure
Perform any one (or more if necessary) of the ‘specialist’ functions required (e.g. manning the central office or driving)
Assist visitors by directing them to the correct locations
Participate in training sessions including parade and other activities
Perform any other tasks/activities which fall within the general function of the department as determined by the supervisor
Perform shift work as detailed by the superiors

· Grade 12 (Matric) essential

Post Grade 12 certificate/qualification in related field would be advantageous
PSIRA certificate is essential
Experience in the Security Guard/Patrol industry essential
Valid Driver’s Licence essential
Certificate in first aid / firefighting would be advantageous
Good written and verbal communication skills
No criminal record
Only online applications will be accepted.

Closing Date: 29th September 2023

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How To Apply

To apply:

Internal employees are invited to apply directly on Oracle by following the path: iWits /Self Service application/

The University is committed to employment equity. Preference may be given to appointable applicants from the underrepresented designated groups in terms of the relevant employment equity plans and policies of the University.

The University retains the right not to make an appointment and to verify all information provided by candidates.

Please note that correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted candidates. The University reserves the right not to make an appointment or to re-advertise.

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Work At Home

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