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Branch: NWRI Central Operations: National Key Point

SALARY: R257 508 per annum (Level 7)

CENTRE: Vaal Dam

REQUIREMENTS: A Senior/Grade 12 certificate. Security Grade A Certificate, valid PSIRA registration (Attach copy). A Security related National Diploma or Degree will serve as an added advantage. Three (3) to five (5) years experience in a secure environment. National Key Point Certificate (NKP). SAPS Firearm Competency certificate (Rifle, Shotgun and Pistol). A valid driver’s licence (Attach a copy). Knowledge of prescribed security legislation e.g. MISS, Protection of Information Act, etc. Knowledge and experience of emergency procedures. Knowledge of Health and Safety. Computer literacy and skills in MS Office Software package. Sound knowledge, interpretation and application of security code of conduct, security legislations and directives. Good listening, communication, interpersonal skills, ability to interact with people at all levels and work in a team environment. Analytical thinking, problem-solving, ability to handle conflict and excellent report writing skills. Work under pressure, willing to travel throughout the region and work extended hours. Willing to undergo security clearance.

DUTIES: Align and implement security policies and regulations. Ensure firearm regulation is implemented accordingly. Coordination of training on firearms to ensure competency. Implement emergency contingency and procedures. Conduct site inspections on official residence and offices. Safeguard Departmental assets. Conduct security awareness. Manage the total physical security at the area offices and NKP. Ensure the safe custody and protection of officials, assets and information through the implementation and adherence to the MISS/MPSS. Maintain and implement physical security measures to minimize risks. Monitor and inspect security control registers. Inspections of all installations of all buildings and advice management of all risks. Investigate all incidents that have occurred in the offices and liaise with relevant stakeholders. Develop and implement the contingency and disaster recovery plan in terms of the relevant legislation. Liaise with National Intelligence Agency (NIA), South African Police Services (SAPS), other security agencies and DWS National Security Manager. Manage private security service provider’s contracts. Provide operational and administrative assistance with regard to security activities, forums, training, vetting, risk assessments and security reports. Manage and evaluate staff performance on an ongoing basis. Must be prepared to work overtime when there is a need and be willing to travel. Conduct investigations where necessary.

ENQUIRIES: Mr Charles Mokone Tel No: (016) 371 3034

APPLICATIONS: Vaal Dam: Please email your applications quoting the relevant reference to


CLOSING DATE: 10 May 2021

NOTE: Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the email address specified on each post. Applications must be submitted using the newly implemented Z83 form  obtainable on the Department of Water and Sanitation website, under career opportunities or the DPSA website, under vacancies in the Public Service (point 4) and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV as well as copies of qualifications and Identity document (all documents must be submitted in one email in a PDF format. The attachment/s, may not exceeding 10MB) Subject title on the email must clearly display the reference number of the post applied for. Applicants should forward applications to the correct email address of the post as wrong emailed applications will not be considered. No late, applications will be accepted. Original/certified copies must be produced by only shortlisted candidates during the interview date. A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements will not be considered. All shortlisted candidates pertaining to Senior Management Services (SMS) posts will be subjected to a technical and competency assessment and a pre-entry certificate obtained from the National School of government is required prior to the appointment. (Individuals who have completed the course already, and who are therefore in possession of a certificate are welcome to submit such, however, it is not required that an applicant submit such when applying for the post prior to the closing date. The link for the completion of the course for the certificate for the pre-entry into SMS can be found on Candidates will be required to complete a financial disclosure form and undergo a security clearance. Foreigners or dual citizenship holders must provide a police clearance certificate from their country of origin. The Department of Water Sanitation is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts, the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from us within two (2) months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The department reserves the right not to fill these positions. Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the EE Targets.

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