Department of Public Works & Infrastructure – Chief Security Officer (x6)


Free State Provincial Government is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. It is our intention to
promote representativity (race, gender and disability) in the Province through the filling of these posts and
candidates whose appointment/promotion/transfer will promote representativity will receive preference.

APPLICATIONS : Head: Public Works, Human Resources Management Directorate. P.O Box 7551,
Bloemfontein 9300 OR Applications that are hand delivered must be brought at the
Foyer of OR Tambo House where they must be placed in the appropriately marked
box at: Security Ground Floor, OR Tambo House, St. Andrews Street,
Bloemfontein. No applications will be accepted by staff in offices in the building.
CLOSING DATE : 08 January 2021
NOTE : Directions to applicants: Applications must be submitted on form Z.83, obtainable
from any Public Service Department and must be accompanied by certified copies
of qualifications (a transcript of results must be attached), driver’s license, identity
document and a C.V. (Separate application for every vacancy). Applications
received after the closing date and those that do not comply with these instructions
will not be considered. The onus is on the applicants to ensure that their
applications are posted or hand delivered timeously. Candidates who possess
foreign qualifications and/or short courses certificates must take it upon themselves
to have their qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority
(SAQA), and must please attach proof of the level of their qualifications after
evaluation. No e-mailed or faxed applications will be considered. Applicants are
respectfully informed that if no notification of appointment is received within 4
months of the closing date, they must accept that their application was

torate: Security Services Regional Offices
SALARY : A basic salary of R257 508 per annum (Level 07)
CENTRE : Region: Motheo /Xhariep Ref No: PWI 20/32 (X4 Posts)
Thabo Mofutsanyane Ref No: PWI 20/33 (X2 Posts)
Fezile Dabi/ Lejweleputswa Ref No: PWI 20/34 (X1 Post)

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 and relevant experience in the security environment, preferably in a
supervisory position. Registration with PSIRA. Successful candidates will be
expected to undergo a security clearance. Recommendations: National Diploma in
Security Management will be an added advantage. Investigation skills will be an
advantage. Prepared to work shifts. Prepared to be rotated between buildings.
Good verbal and written communication skills. Good interpersonal skills. Ability to
work independently. Experience in working in community based safety and security

DUTIES : Manage the security functions, maintain and develop department security policies
and which includes the following: Identify risks and threats to the security of the
department and develop relevant policies and/or procedures to address these
matters. Monitor compliance to security procedures and/or policies and initiate
corrective/disciplinary steps in cases of non-adherence/compliance. Develop,
coordinate and conduct awareness programmes within the department.
Administrative and related functions authorizing leave, approve / authorize rosters,
shift schedules and overtime, monitor performance of employees and determine
training needs, identify and make recommendations on resource requirements and
make inputs into budget processes. Conduct security investigations, examine all
reported incidences of security breaches to determine the level of investigation
required. Gather information through interviews or obtaining physical evidence.
Liaise with all stakeholders / role-players. Compile reports.

ENQUIRIES : Mr TN Dhlamini Tel No: 051-492 3837

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