Security Officer – Command and Control – De Beers Group

Security Officer – Command and Control

will be responsible to provide a frontline functional security service to protect the Company’s people and assets ensuring adherence to security policies, procedures, objectives and customer requirements at a designated site.

Key responsibilities include:
• Perform assigned product shipment/movement duties in accordance with strict standard operating procedures (SOP’s).
• Control freight access and egress and conduct searches on vehicles, goods and equipment entering/leaving the freight area on company premises.
• Provide expert security escorts for direct control over high-risk events where remote surveillance is not possible.
• Perform surveillance duties in relevant high-risk areas and other areas.
• Conduct physical and x-ray searches of persons, baggage and vehicles in accordance with procedures.
• Monitor movement and behavior of personnel within sensitive areas for suspicious or irregular behavior.
• Be vigilant and identify, report and/or take remedial action on threats and vulnerabilities.
• Ensure optimal systems utilization to maximize the effectiveness of the security measures and enable early detection of possible indicators of theft and/or unusual activity.
• Perform regular system integrity checks to ensure all equipment is in working order and correctly set-up.
• Ensure effective configuration of Access and surveillance management systems in accordance with approved protocols and site requirements.
• Respond to CCTV and other alarm conditions in accordance with procedures and protocols.
• Matric and relevant tertiary qualification at NQF level 4 in Security Management or recognized equivalent.
• PSIRA registration – Grade C (minimum).

Role-specific knowledge and experience:
• Relevant security related experience.
• Knowledge and application of surveillance equipment would be an advantage.
• Knowledge and application of security access management practices, policies and procedures.
• Analytical skills with ability to detect anomalies.
• Ability to apply investigative techniques and compile detailed reports on incidents.
• Valid driver’s license (Code 08).
• Valid security clearance (No criminal record, Pass pre-employment polygraph test)