Security Officer
  • Cape Town, Western Cape
  • SA Metal Group (Pty) Ltd
Job Description

Job description:
The Security Officer’s primary purpose is to protect the personnel and all assets of the business. To prevent loss and damage by reporting any violations with regards to policies and procedures. The following tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure entry/ exit access is controlled at all SA Metal property by completing the necessary registers and operating the gates
  • Searching pedestrians, vehicles and personal belongings of any person/s exiting SA Metal premises
  • Ensure that all customers and visitors are issued with PPE and that the PPE is returned after their visit
  • Ensure that any item/s leaving the SA Metal premises is accompanied by the relevant documentation
  • Ensure that all company procedures are adhered to before granting access to staff viz. Breathalyzer tests are conducted and passed
  • Ensure that the assigned areas are patrolled at regular intervals
  • Ensure that all company policies and procedures are fully adhered to at all times
  • Unlocking and locking of gates
  • Access/ traffic control
  • Keeping the Observation Book (OB) is up to date
  • Ensure that after hour weighing is done correctly
  • Ensure that empty and full containers are booked in and out
  • Ensure that SA Metal’s property and assets (including Diesel management) are protected
  • Ensure the SA Metal’s employees and visitors are protected at all times

Applicants must have the following qualifying criteria:

  • Previous security experience minimum 3 years
  • Registered with PSIRA - minimum Grade C
  • Grade 12 or equivalent with good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Willing to work shifts, both day and night as well as weekends
  • Flexible and willing to work overtime
  • Excellent communications skills

Qualifying Attributes

  • Ability to work in a physically demanding work environment
  • Good customer service skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Display a professional work approach
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Commitment to a strong business ethic and integrity

Other Information:
Job title: Security Officer
Reporting to: Security Supervisor
Job type: Permanent position
Benefits include

  • Provident fund
  • Life cover
  • Funeral cover
  • 15 x paid leave days per annum
  • Long service leaves after five years of employment

Standard hours

  • 06h00 – 18h00: Dayshift including weekends
  • 18h00 – 06h00: Nightshift including weekends
  • Will be required to work overtime as per operational requirements

Applicants are invited to email a detailed CV and a motivational letter, outlining relevant experience. We regret that it is not possible to contact all unsuccessful applicants. Applicants who have not been contacted within fourteen days from the date of their submission should consider their application unsuccessful

Job Type: Permanent

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