Senior Security Officer at Petra Diamonds

  • Securtity / Law Enforcement
  • Full time
  • 7 months ago
  • South Africa
  • Salary Rand 1000-2000 / Monthly
  • Shift Full Time
  • Job Qualifications Grade 12
  • Number of vacancies 5 openings
  • Job experience 2 years
  • Job level Officer

Job Description

Petra Diamonds South Africa is looking for a dedicated security officer to ensure the safety and security of our premises, assets, staff, and visitors. The security officer’s responsibilities include patrolling the premises, setting up security controls, monitoring property access, investigating suspicious behavior, and enforcing company policies.

To be successful as a security officer you should be highly observant and able to objectively assess the severity of a situation. An outstanding security officer should be able to remain calm and decisive in any situation.

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be responsible for but not limited to the following job functions:

What you’ll do

  • Safeguard company employees, assets and product.
  • Implement plans aimed at prevention of loss of product and other criminal acts.
  • Monitor and respond to high risk diamond processes and vulnerable areas.
  • Investigate all security risk related incidents.
  • Provide accurate reporting of all security incidents and security risks.
  • Responsible for effective seal management in high risk areas (seal inspection schedule).
  • Ensure all security systems are operational and maintained.
  • Monitoring of process and burglar alarms to ensure ensuring protection and trend analysis with regard to process alarms.
  • Control of diamond export equipment within the export garage area.
  • Maintenance and inspections of helipad and landing strip (windsock, bunkers).
  • Responsible to conduct monthly diamond security checklists.
  • Participate in plant and security meetings.
  • Ensure that all security risk reporting is aligned with standards, guidelines and schedules.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships and an effective / sound communication system within the operation.
  • Takes cognisance of and adhere to Company policies, procedures and relevant legislation. Manage and report on non
    compliance issues.
  • Model behaviour that is consistent with the Company Safety, Health and Environment Vision and Values. Manage and report
    on non compliance issues.

Desired Experience & Qualification

Required Knowledge and Experience



What you’ll need

  • National Diploma Security Risk Management or equivalent NQF level 6 qualification.
  • PSIRA Grade A
  • Supervisory Development Programme (SDP) or equivalent qualification.
  • Fire Arm competency for business purposes.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a security risk environment.
  • Working knowledge of Security Risk Management principles and practices.
  • Computer Literacy and Microsoft Office Suite. (Intermediate)
  • Valid Drivers’ Licence


  • Leadership Development Programme (LDP) or equivalent qualification

Mode of Application



How to apply: Interested and qualified? Senior Security Officer at Petra Diamonds

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