Security Officer Jobs at WITS

Job Description:

The Security Guard is responsible for conducting foot and vehicle patrols, inspecting buildings for signs of fire, crime, lighting malfunctioning, and other dangers, locking/unlocking buildings and offices, checking security alarms, responding to alarms and emergencies, reporting to supervisors, escorting staff/students, manning static posts, performing access control duties, and performing any other tasks assigned by the supervisor. The Security Guard may also be required to participate in training sessions and perform shift work.


– Grade 12 (Matric) essential
– Post Grade 12 certificate/qualification in related field would be advantageous
– PSIRA certificate is essential
– Experience in the Security Guard/Patrol industry essential
– Valid Driver’s Licence essential
– Certificate in first aid/firefighting would be advantageous
– Good written and verbal communication skills
– No criminal record


– Good written and verbal communication skills
– Ability to conduct foot and vehicle patrols
– Knowledge of building inspection procedures
– Familiarity with security alarm systems
– Ability to respond to alarms and emergencies
– Strong attention to detail
– Ability to work in a team
– Good customer service skills

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Conduct foot and vehicle patrols
• Inspect buildings for signs of fire, crime, lighting malfunctioning, and other dangers
• Lock/unlock buildings and offices
• Check security alarms for proper functioning
• Respond to alarms and emergencies according to procedure
• Report regularly to supervisor and counterparts
• Escort staff/students between campuses
• Manning static posts
• Perform access control duties
• Perform any specialist functions required
• Assist visitors by directing them to correct locations
• Participate in training sessions
• Perform other tasks within the department’s function as assigned by supervisor
• Perform shift work as detailed by superiors

Please note that only online applications will be accepted.

Closing Date: 29th September 2023