Security Officer job vacancy at the department of trade

Job Vacancy: Security Officer job
Reference Number: CMSB-047
Salary: R241,485 per annum (Level 06)
Location: Pretoria

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The purpose of this position is to render security services for the Department of Trade, Industry, and Competition (dtic).

Security Officer job Requirements:

  • Senior Certificate / Grade 12
  • Relevant security certification or qualifications
  • Registered with the Private Security Industry Regulator Authority (PSIRA)
  • 3-5 years of applicable experience in a security services environment


  • Experience in access control, examinations, contingency planning, report writing, and convoying.
  • Strong verbal and spoken communication skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and commitment to following protocols.
  • Effective communication skills to interact with both callers and staff.
  • Good interpersonal skills and a commitment to client service excellence.
  • Capability to stay composed under pressure and handle security-related incidents.
  • Time operation, planning, and organizing skills.
  • Analytical allowing skills and report-writing skills.
  • Introductory understanding of exigency response procedures and safety protocols.
  • Proficiency in using security outfit, including X-ray machines and fire extinguishers.
  • Solid report-writing skills to directly validate incidents and examinations.
  • Strong familiarity with the Control Access to Public Premises and Vehicle Act.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of applicable legislation and regulations, including Public Service Regulations, Public Service Act, Public Finance Management Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Disaster Management Act, Protection of Information Act, and Treasury Regulations.
  • Knowledge of executive support services in the Department.
  • Computer knowledge (MS Office Package).


  • Implement and apply access control protocols as per the Control Access to Public Premises and Vehicle Act.
  • Ensure proper operation of access cards by dtic staff for demesne entry.
  • Conduct thorough caller wireworks, following established guidelines.
  • Corroborate and communicate individualities being visited previous to granting caller access.
  • Grease X-ray webbing for callers’ parcels.
  • Perform thorough examinations of structures and labor force, upholding security norms.
  • Supervise external guards from Sunnyside, icing alignment with security protocols.
  • Regularly check evacuation routes, fire extinguishers, and exigency systems.
  • Laboriously share in safety training and evacuation drills.
  • Collect comprehensive yearly statistical reports covering access control, callers, parking, correspondence, contractors, and crucial operation.
  • Report and document outfit and security system issues, failures, and examinations.
  • Maintain effective communication with administrators regarding incidents and enterprises.
  • Examiner and secure unattended office doors, icing proper check and locking.
  • Guard classified documents and staff particular things.
  • Corroborate arrestment of all appliances at the end of each day.
  • Professionally companion callers, including superstars, icing their security.
  • Maintain watchful oversight of caller movement within demesne.
  • Ensure no callers are left unattended within office areas.
  • Manage and retain accurate caller records.

For enquiries or backing with the operation process, communicate the Recruitment Office at Tel No (012)3941809/1835.

Please note that the ending date for operations is 29 September 2023 at 16:00.

How to Apply:

Applications can be submitted in the following ways:

  • Via e-mail to (Reference number should appear in the subject line).
  • By post to The Director, Tiana Business Consulting Services (Pty) Ltd, PO Box 31821, Braamfontein, 2017.
  • Hand-delivered to the dtic Campus, corner of Meintjies and Robert Sobukwe Streets, Sunnyside, Pretoria.

Closing Date: 22 September 2023


  • The application must include only a completed and signed new Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at, and a detailed Curriculum Vitae.
  • Only shortlisted candidates should submit certified copies of their qualifications, Identity Document, or any other pertinent documents to HR before the interview date.
  • Candidates who make it to the shortlist will undergo a practical assessment, and for those applying for senior management positions (SMS), the selection committee will also suggest that these candidates participate in a comprehensive evaluation of their managerial skills and competencies.
  • The Senior Management Pre-Entry Programme (Nyukela Programme) as endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG) must be completed before an appointment can be considered. 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: No appointment will take place without the successful completion of the pre-entry certificate and submission of proof thereof.
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Communication will be restricted to candidates who have been selected for further consideration. If you haven’t received any communication within three months from the closing date of this advertisement, please understand that your application was not successful.
  • The dtic reserves the right not to fill any advertised position(s).
  • The dtic is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The dtic is at the forefront of government’s efforts to drive growth and transformation in the South African economy. This presents an exciting chance for an experienced and dynamic leader to become a part of the leadership team responsible for guiding and aiding the dtic in achieving the 45 objectives outlined in the Department’s Annual Performance Plan: dtic Annual Performance Plan. (Security Officer job)

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