Security Officer

Job Posting 21/530: Security Officer

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Reference Number: KPTH/06/04 (2 Positions Available)

Department: Security Management
Salary: R147,036 per annum (Level 03) with benefits
Location: Kalafong Provincial Tertiary Hospital


  • Minimum of Grade 10 with 3-5 years of experience or Grade 12 with 1-2 years of security experience (original certified report/transcript within the last 6 months)
  • Grade C PSIRA certificate
  • Preferably 12 months of proven experience in a hospital environment
  • Valid driver’s license (advantageous)
  • Capable of handling high-pressure situations both autonomously and collaboratively within a group.
  • Willingness to work rotating shifts, including weekends and public holidays, as well as extended hours
  • Knowledge of relevant acts: Firearm Control Act, Control of Access to Public Premises and Vehicles Act, PSIRA Act, and Trespass Act
  • Proficiency in establishing clear and productive communication with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Reliability, confidentiality, and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good telephone etiquette and interpersonal skills
  • No criminal record
  • Knowledge and application of Batho-Pele principles


  • Guarding, patrolling, and ensuring appropriate parking of vehicles
  • Searching for missing or absconded patients
  • Fire prevention and reporting defects, safeguarding hospital assets, staff, and the public
  • Regular monitoring of buildings for suspicious activities and reporting incidents to the Chief Security Officer
  • Regulating entry and conducting inspections of both vehicles and pedestrians.
  • Operation and maintenance of security equipment
  • Escorting patients, visitors, and contractors
  • Assisting with queue management and restraining patients
  • Clamping incorrectly parked vehicles
  • Implementation of security policies and procedures
  • Other duties assigned by the Chief Security Officer

Mr. L.L Phahlamohlaka
Tel No: (012) 318 6459

Submit your application to the Human Resource Department at Kalafong Provincial Tertiary Hospital, using Private Bag X396, Pretoria, 0001 as the mailing address. Hand-deliver at Kalafong Security Gate and sign the register book.


Medical surveillance will be conducted on recommended applicants at no cost.
People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Applications must be completed on the new Z83 form (effective from 1 January 2021) and include a comprehensive CV with detailed previous experience.
Failure to comply may result in disqualification.
The Human Resources department will instruct shortlisted candidates to provide authenticated copies of their qualifications and pertinent documents prior to the interview.
Qualifications of recommended candidates will be verified.
Applicants holding qualifications from abroad must furnish a certification of evaluation from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) upon being shortlisted.
Candidates will undergo security screening and vetting.
Late applications will not be accepted.
The Department retains the discretion to refrain from making an appointment.
Candidates must be available for selection interviews on the scheduled date, time, and place determined by the Department.
Please note that applying for positions within the Public Service does not involve any fees. Report any requests for fees to the authorities.

Closing Date: 07 July 2023

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