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Branch: Corporate Support Services Div Security Compliance and Strategic Support

SALARY: R316 791 per annum (Level 08)

CENTRE: Head Office, (Pretoria)

REQUIREMENTS: A National Diploma or Degree in Security Management / Policing / Correctional Sciences / Law. Experience in the field of Information Security in lieu of qualifications. PSIRA Grade A Certificate / Police / Correctional or Military training. Members of SAPS / Defense or Correctional Service upon appointment are mandatory to register with PSIRA. State Security Agency (SSA) Security Managers Course recommended. Valid driver’s license (attach copy). Two (2) to (3) three years Security related experience including security operations, and supervisory roles. Investigation background will be regarded as advantageous. Security competency is required. Computer literacy at the intermediate level is required. Knowledge of Electronic Security Systems. Knowledge of Public Service Regulations Act and Security-related legislations and regulations. Knowledge of investigation methodology and asset production operations. Knowledge of control of access to public premises and vehicle Act, 1985 (53 of 1985), national key points act, 1980 (102 of 1980), firearms control act, 2000 and OHS acts, 1993 (85 of 1993). Knowledge protection of information act, 1982 (84 of 1982), ISO 7799, BS 17799, and SASRIA. Knowledge promotion of access to information act 2000 (2 of 2000, national archives of South Africa act, 1996 (43 of 1996), criminal procedure act, 1977 (51 1977) and trespass act, 1959 (6 of 1959). Knowledge of minimum physical security standards (MPSS). Knowledge of minimum information security standard (MISS) approved by the cabinet in 1996. Knowledge of constitution of the Republic of South Africa 108 of 1996. Strategic capability and leadership. Program and project management. Financial, change, and knowledge management. Service delivery innovation, problem-solving, and analysis. People, conflict management, and empowerment. Client orientation and customer focus. Good communication skills both (verbal and written). Accountability and ethical conduct. Presentation skills. A top-secret security clearance is required or should be obtainable within a year of appointment. Grade A (PSIRA) in compliance with private security regulatory authority AMTRAC. Prepared to work irregular hours. Extensive traveling.

DUTIES: Assist with the implementation of physical security in terms of minimum physical security standard (MPSS) and private security industry regulatory authority (PSIRA), safety at sports and recreational event act (SAREA), and national key point act (NKP) in the department. Assist with the implementation of policies, strategies, plans, and procedures within safety and security management. Operational efficiency and service delivery improvement within safety and security management. Assist with conducting physical security assessment/investigation security awareness and submit an analytic report, and ensure standardization of security measures to the department. Assist with the coordination of security during departmental events.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. M Buys Tel No: 012 336 8321

APPLICATIONS: Head Office (Pretoria): Please email your application quoting the relevant reference number to:


CLOSING DATE: 04 June 2021

NOTE: Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the e-mail 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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