Security Risk Officer




Reference number: DMR/14/0070

SALARY: R103 494 per annum, Level 04

CENTRE: Pretoria (Head Office)

REQUIREMENTS: Senior Certificate or (equivalent qualification) and PSIRA registration, at least two years security experience PLUS the following key competencies PLUS the following key competencies: Knowledge of: Constitution of Republic of South Africa (Act 108 of 1996) Criminal Procedure Act, 1997 (Act 51 of 1967 as Amended Relevant Security Legislation and Safety Precautions – Minimum Information Security Standards and Minimum Physical Security Standards Skills: Good problem solving skills Good planning and organising Communication: Good communication (written and verbal) Well-developed interpersonal relations Creativity: Innovative and creative thinker.

DUTIES: Protect personnel, assets, and information. Perform access control (guard, patrol and office security duties). Monitor electronic security systems, report and investigate breaches of security. Conduct daily inspection of security, health and safety risk timeously in the Building Proper completion and administration of registers (e.g. OB and Key control).

ENQUIRIES: Mr MC Mabena 012 4443633

APPLICATIONS: The Director-General, Department of Mineral Resources, Private Bag X59, Arcadia, 0007 or hand delivered to Trevenna Campus, corner Mentjies and Schoeman Street, Sunnyside

FOR ATTENTION: Ms T Sibutha / Ms M Maseko

CLOSING DATE: 6 June 2014

NOTE: Applications should be on Z83, signed and dated and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV, and certified copies of qualifications as well as ID. Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as application received late will not be considered. Confirmation of final appointment will be subject to a positive security clearance. Due to the large number of responses anticipated, correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only. Short listed candidates will be contacted within three weeks after the closing date. Applicants who have not been contacted during this period may regard their applications as unsuccessful.

Click here to download a Z83 Application Form.







Questions after the interview:

At the end of an interview there is usually an opportunity where you can ask any questions you might have. This is a great opportunity to show the interviewer that you are interested in the position as well as the company. It is a good idea to prepare a few questions before the interview – this can be done while you are doing research on the company.

Your questions should show the interviewer that you are a good candidate for the position. Try and avoid questions that are based on your personal needs and preferences, for instance:

- How much leave will I get in a year?
- Will I be considered for promotion in my first year?
- When will I get an increase?
- What time can I leave in the afternoon?

These questions are inappropriate at this stage and will probably raise concerns on the side of the interviewer. Should you be the successful candidate then all these questions will be answered in your letter of appointment so don’t waste this opportunity by asking these basic questions.

If the position is an entry level job or very junior then you are welcome to ask questions in line with the position, for instance:

- Why did the previous person leave the position?
- What would the successful person be tasked to do in a typical day?
- How does this position fit into the department and / or company?
- Could you explain the company structure to me?
- Is there any further education assistance or support?

If the position is more senior then you can prepare question around the following themes:

- current issues that will face the successful candidate;
- inter-personal challenges in the department;
- any process, technology or people challenges that needs to be attended to urgently;
- key result areas that need urgent attention in the first few months;

The above information should get you started. Prepare a few questions so that you can show your worth. Good luck with your interview!
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