The Department of Health Latest Security Officer Vacancies 2024 – Apply Today

The Department of Health Latest Security Officer Vacancies 2024 - Apply Today
The Department of Health Latest Security Officer Vacancies 2024 - Apply Today

The Department of Health invites suitably qualified applicants to apply for their Security Officer position (1 Post). The closing date for applications is 21 June 2024.

Position Details:

  • Job Title: Security Officer Level 3
  • Reference Number: REFS/020699
  • Directorate: Support Services
  • Location: Tara the H. Moross Centre, Sandton
  • Salary Package: R 155 148.00 per annum (excluding benefits)
  • Contact Person: Mr. S. Gule at 011 535 3094


  • Must have Grade 12 or an equivalent qualification.
  • At least 6-11 months of relevant experience plus a security certificate.
  • Must have a Grade C security certificate and be registered with PSIRa.
  • Basic computer skills and experience with CCTV in a control room are a plus.
  • Knowledge of the Access to Public Premises and Vehicles Act No. 53 of 1985, PSIRa Act 56 of 2001, and Minimum Information Security Standards (MISS).
  • Must be ready to work shifts and handle pressure.
  • Preference will be given to EPWP trainees and administrative interns who have served the Department.
  • Candidates will undergo medical surveillance.

Job Duties:

  • Protect state assets, vehicles, employees, patients, contractors, and visitors.
  • Monitor and control the movement of patients and visitors.
  • Provide escort services for staff, visitors, and patients as needed.
  • Report incidents or breaches in the Occurrences Book and conduct searches (people and vehicles).
  • Enforce departmental policies, assist nursing staff with aggressive patients, manage hospital security aids, and monitor CCTV cameras.
  • Respond quickly to emergencies in the hospital.

Important Notes:

  • Tara Hospital aims to promote diversity and representation in terms of race, disability, and gender.
  • Applications must include a fully completed and signed new Z83 form (effective from 01/01/2021) and a comprehensive CV with at least three contactable references.
  • Do not attach certified copies of qualifications, ID, or other certificates when applying. Only shortlisted candidates will need to submit these documents before the interview.
  • Candidates will undergo medical surveillance.
  • Quote the relevant reference number/post number in the application form.
  • Misrepresentation of qualifications, work experience, or facts in the CV will result in disqualification and reporting to authorities.

How to Apply:

Deliver your application to: Tara the H. Moross Centre, HR Section, 50 Saxon Road, Hurlingham, 2196

Or post it to: Tara the H. Moross Centre, Private Bag X7, Randburg, 2125

Due to ongoing technical issues with the GPG vacancy website, applicants are encouraged to apply via hand delivery or postal address.

Criteria Questions:

  1. Do you have a Grade 12 or equivalent qualification?
  2. Do you have at least 6-11 months of relevant experience?
  3. Do you have a Grade C security certificate?
  4. Are you registered with PSIRa?

Please Note: Due to the high number of applications expected, we will not acknowledge receipt of applications. If you do not hear from us within 3 months, please assume your application was unsuccessful.

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