Govt Jobs

Department of Public Works Security Officers for Grade 10 with Grade D

Closing date: 19 June 2015
Security Officers (24 positions) (9 Months contract)
Ref No: 2015/58
Salary notch: R87, 330.00 per annum plus 37% in lieu of benefits Centre: Head Office

Department of Public Works  Security Officers x24 opportunities for Grade 10 or PSIRA Grade D or proven extensive working experience.


  • Grade 10 or PSIRA Grade D or proven extensive working experience.
  • Familiarity with security legislations will be an added advantage.
  • Basic communication.
  • Client liaison.


  • Control of Access to Public Premises and Vehicles Act 53 of 1985; OHSA & First Aid; Basic literacy; Basic communication.
  • Knowledge of personnel movement within the work premises.


  • Being able to receive people and refer them as required;
  • Basic Computer skills;
  • Basic report writing skills; client orientation;
  • Problem solving Being able to work in a team;
  • Being able to work under pressure;
  • Hardworking; high standard of integrity; excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Must be prepared to work abnormal working hours/shifts.


  • Execute access an egress control of staff,
  • visitors and assets-perform general reception duties;
  • assist services of security contractors;
  • verify the validity of access cards;
  • identify and control unusual behaviour of employees and general public at the main entrance;
  • handing over shift reports; issue visitors cards,
  • verify, accept or refer documents and deliveries;
  • secure departmental keys; verify asset removals.
  • Verify accessories, damages on GG and lease cars.
  • control and manage parking; provision of security awareness by informing staff and public about rules , regulation and laws governing work place.
  • Execute surveillance duties-perform patrol duties;
  • identify suspicious activities;
  • search & identify explosive and hazardous substances;
  • report physical risks, loopholes and incidents on the O.B;
  • monitor CC TV in security control room;
  • verify functionality of alarms system;
  • verify functionality of evacuation emergency and exits;
  • respond to alarms system.


How To Apply

Applications should be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable Any Public Department and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV, certified copies of qualifications and identification document.

Post: The Director General, Department of Public Works Private Bag X 65, Pretoria, 0001 or

Hand Delivery : Public Works House Building, Cnr Church and Bosman Streets Building, Pretoria.


Enquiries: Ms. S Mahlangu, Tel: 012 406 1650


Please note: The successful candidates will be subjected to a security screening (pre-employment screening and security vetting).

Via: Public Works