Find a job in the lucrative Security Industry
Security guards are in high demand in South Africa. Police and Defence people can use their experience to find employment in the security sector which has less dangers as well as better pay. Security Jobs in Gauteng include convoy escort drivers, security guards, control room operators and reaction sales consultants.
Jobs in the Security industry:
Convoy Escort drivers are responsible for protecting vehicles that are transporting important goods or people from one destination to another. Applicants must be physically healthy with a valid driver’s licence. This position requires superior driving skills and excellent navigation capabilities.
Security officers must be PSIRA registered and certain positions require a Code 8 driver’s licence. Security guards can find full-time positions in residential, commercial and industrial buildings. A firearm competency certificate may be required by some employers. Security positions are available in transport companies. Duties include protecting gates as well as watching trucks. Day and night shifts are available.
If you are looking for a job that is behind the scenes in a security company, you can find a position as a Control Room Operator. Applicants must be PSIRA registered, and experience with the company’s systems, such as the LISTENER System, is beneficial. Reaction Sales Consultant positions offer a basic salary and commission. Applicants must have knowledge of alarm systems. Suitable candidates will have experience in sales and an understanding of the security industry.
The Private Security Regulation Act stipulates that security guards must be registered before they can seek employment in this sector. Security guards receive a rating depending on their training and experience. Security guards with a higher grade can obtain positions with more responsibilities and a better salary. Grade E security guards are qualified to conduct patrols and guard goods. Guards with a Grade D qualification can be employed for access control at gates. This includes conducting vehicle searches and preventing dangerous people from entering the property. Grade C and B guards are trained to oversee employees in lower grades. Grade A is the highest grade and guards with this training supervise lower grade security guards. They are also responsible for training new recruits.
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