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POST 38/07 : ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: SAFETY AND SECURITY REF NO:
3/2/1/2023/666
Directorate: Corporate Services
SALARY : R424 104 per annum (Level 09)
CENTRE : Western Cape (Cape Town)


REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 Certificate and a National
Diploma in Security Management / Policing (NQF Level 6). Private Security
Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA) registration Grade A. Minimum of 3
years’ experience at supervisory level in security environment. Job related
knowledge: A broad knowledge of Minimum Information of Security Standards
(MISS). A sound knowledge and understanding of the South African Security

You can:


Landscape and Operations. Job related skills: Planning and organisational
skills. Communication skills (verbal and written). Interpersonal relations.
Analytical skills. Problem solving skills. Language skills. Report writing skills.
Ability to work under pressure as well as the willingness to work irregular
hours. A valid driver’s licence. Ability to travelling extensively and work within
a team.


DUTIES : Manage safety and security at special events. Plan safety and security as per
the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for events and in line with the
Safety at Sport and Recreation Events Act (SASREA). Open event file. Liaise
with security cluster stakeholders for coordination of Section 4 planning
meetings. Attend internal planning meetings. Conduct a security appraisal on
event venues. Determine and monitor security procedures and protocols for
events. Ensure security manpower for event is in place and deployed
accordingly. Prepare and submit security operational plan for the event.


Monitor the event and submit feedback report. Coordinate cluster engagement
for events classification and support. Coordinate and promote safety and
security (in terms of MPSS and MISS) in the province. Conduct security
inspections of all offices in the province and ensure that security inspections
are conducted by subordinates. Conduct monthly meetings with security
guarding service providers. Submit minutes of monthly meetings to local and
national office. Conduct Threat and Risk Assessment at all offices and on state


land. Attend action plan meetings after threat and risk assessment reports are
submitted. Conduct key audits at offices to ensure compliance with the Key
Control Procedures. Monitor key custodian in the province by conducting
inspections at offices. Conduct inspections on electronic security systems.
Report all defects to the service provider. Monitor maintenance and service
report against scope of work. Visit the incident scene and inform the SubDirectorate: Special Investigations at National Office. Open an investigation


file within a day after the case has been reported. Conduct the investigation
and submit investigation report within 14 days of receiving all the evidence.
Conduct investigation and submit report within 14 days of receiving all the
evidence. Conduct information security audits and ensure that investigations
are conducted. Prepare an information security audit report. Ensure follow up
action plan meetings are convened by Directorates. Prepare and conduct
security awareness to clients within the province. Monitor vetting procedures


and conduct pre-employment screening. Ensure that Z204 vetting forms are
issued and database updated. Ensure that the Z204 forms are collected,
quality assured and database updated. Ensure that the security vetting is
submitted to National Office within 3 days of receiving the document.
Administer the pre-employment screening process by manually or
electronically taking fingerprints and submitting all relevant information to the
Screening Unit. Update the provincial screening register. Provide Human


Resource Management relevant recruiting Director with the screening reports.
Promote corporate culture of health and safety in the province through
enforcing Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) policy and procedures.
Ensure the functioning of OHS committees by attending meetings, ensuring
that OHS audits are conducted and all OHS incidents are investigated. Ensure
comprehensive incident investigation reports are compiled with
recommendations and submitted to National Office. Participate in emergency
planning meetings and emergency drills at offices. Support the supervision of
OHS Unit and committees.


ENQUIRIES : Mr D Kuhn Tel No: (021) 409 0300
APPLICATIONS : Applications can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X10, Mowbray, 7710 or
hand delivered during office hours to: 14 Long Street, 5th Floor, Cape Town,
8001.
NOTE : African and Indian Males and African, Coloured, Indian and White Females
and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

CLOSING DATE : 03 November 2023 at 16:00
NOTE : The application must include only a completed and signed new Z83 Form,
obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the Department of Public
Service and Administration (DPSA) website link:
https://www.dpsa.gov.za/newsroom/psvc/ and a detailed Curriculum Vitae.


Certified copies of Identity Document, Grade 12 Certificate and the required
qualifications as well as a driver’s licence where necessary, will only be
submitted by shortlisted candidates to Human Resources on or before the day
of the interview date. Failure to do so will result in your application being
disqualified. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation
report issued by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). It is the


applicant’s responsibility to have all foreign qualifications evaluated by SAQA
and to provide proof of such evaluation report (only when shortlisted). The
requirements for appointment at the Senior Management Service (SMS) level
include the successful completion of the Senior Management Pre-entry
Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG). Prior
to appointment, a candidate would be required to complete the Nyukela
Programme: Pre-entry Certificate to SMS as endorsed by DPSA which is an


online course, endorsed by the NSG. 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: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-preentry-programme/. No appointment will take place without the successful
completion of the pre-entry certificate and submission of proof thereof. All
shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to
test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be


communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical
exercise, the selection committee will recommend candidates to attend a
generic managerial competency assessment in compliance with the DPSA
Directive on the Implementation of Competency Based Assessments. The
competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies
using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. Applications:


Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no
late applications will be considered. If you apply for more than 1 post, please
submit separate applications for each post that you apply for. Due to the large
number of applications we envisage to receive, applications will not be
acknowledged. Should you not be contacted within 3 months of the closing
date of the advertisement, please consider your application to be
unsuccessful. Should, during any stage of the recruitment process, a


moratorium be placed on the filling of posts or the Department is affected by
any process such as, but not limited to, restructuring or reorganisation of posts,
the Department reserves the right to cancel the recruitment process and readvertise the post at any time in the future. Important: DALRRD is an equal
opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote
representivity in DALRRD through the filling of posts. The Department
reserves the right not to fill a position. Shortlisted candidates will be required
to be available for assessments and interviews at a date and time as


determined by the Department. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to
Personnel Suitability Checks. The successful candidate will be subjected to
undergo security vetting. DALRRD will conduct reference checks which may
include social media profiles of the shortlisted candidates. Applicants must
declare any pending criminal, disciplinary or any other allegations or
investigations against them. Should this be uncovered during / after the
interview took place, the application will not be considered and in the unlikely


event that the person has been appointed such appointment will be
terminated. The successful candidate will be appointed subject to positive
results of the security clearance process. The successful candidate will be
required to enter into an employment contract and sign a performance
agreement with the Department. All applicants are required to declare any
conflict or perceived conflict of interest, to disclose memberships of Boards
and directorships that they may be associated with.

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