Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) Vacancy: Security Officer

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) is seeking interested and suitably qualified candidates for the position of Security Officer to be based in Midrand, Gauteng.

Position: Security Officer
Reference Number: DBS240415-1
Job Grade: 9
Job Type: Permanent
Location – City/Megacity: Midrand
Location – Province: Gauteng
Location – Country: South Africa
Closing Date: 26 April 2024

Job Description:
The primary purpose of this role is to physically safeguard DBSA premises, employees, visitors, and assets while utilizing available technology within the lot and adhering to the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA) and Health & Safety regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Guard the DBSA against safety and security breaches.
  • Maintain detailed incident reports and records.
  • Monitor the movements of visitors, contractors, and assets on the lot.
  • Conduct patrols and utilize surveillance equipment.
  • Log irregularities and report system issues promptly.
  • Monitor the Access control system and issue access control cards.
  • Ensure adherence to Health and Safety procedures.
  • Assist in securing property and assets during events.
  • Liaise with emergency and health services for large events.
  • Record all private assets entering the bank.

Key Measures/KPI’s:

  • Conduct patrols according to procedures.
  • Adherence to Occupational Health and Safety regulations and PSIRA Act.
  • Prompt reporting of security breaches.
  • Professional conduct and presentability.

Expertise & Technical Competencies:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Matric
  • Grade ‘A, B or C’ PSIRA security officer’s certificate
  • 3-5 years’ experience as a Security Officer

Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience with PSIRA regulations and qualifications.
  • Basic knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, Excel.

Behavioral Competencies:

Achievement Orientation:

  • Delivers work on time and quality.
  • Views new work experiences as growth opportunities.
  • Reacts promptly to overcome setbacks.
  • Recognizes and acts upon current opportunities.

Attention to Detail:

  • Double-checks the accuracy of work.
  • Ensures work produced is error-free.

Customer Service Orientation:

  • Fully available to customers, especially during critical periods.
  • Requests ongoing feedback and acts upon it.
  • Resolves customer issues appropriately.
  • Provides more service than expected.

Self-Awareness & Self-Control:

  • Handles strong emotions calmly.
  • Ignores provoking behavior and continues tasks.
  • May temporarily leave to manage emotions.

Teamwork & Cooperation:

  • Values and utilizes colleagues’ expertise.
  • Willingly learns from others.
  • Creates opportunities for knowledge sharing within the team.

Closing Date: 26 April 2024


Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) Vacancy: Security Officer

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