Armed Response Officer

  • Full time
  • Pretoria
  • @Work In South Africa posted 2 months ago
  • Posted : 8 January 2024 -Accepting applications

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Qualified / Experienced
  • Experience 1 Year
  • What we do Security & Intelligence
  • Qualifications Professional QualificationCertificate level

Job Description

A reputable security company based in Zwavelpoort, Pretoria East, is seeking a skilled and dedicated Armed Response Officer to join their team.

With a strong focus on providing reliable and effective security services, our client has established a solid reputation in the industry. Join our client’s dynamic team and contribute to their mission of ensuring safety and security in the community.

As an Armed Response Officer, you will be responsible for patrolling designated areas, responding to alarms and distress calls, and ensuring the safety of clients and their properties.

This role requires a valid PSIRA Grade C certification with armed response training, a valid SAPS competency certificate, a valid driver’s license, and access to your own reliable transport. If you are a proactive and vigilant individual with the necessary qualifications, we encourage you to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Patrol designated areas to deter and detect potential security threats.
  • Respond promptly to alarms and distress calls, ensuring a quick and effective response.
  • Conduct thorough security checks and investigations to identify and address any breaches or suspicious activities.
  • Maintain accurate records of all incidents and activities during shifts.
  • Communicate effectively with control rooms, clients, and law enforcement agencies.
  • Provide exceptional customer service by addressing clients’ concerns and ensuring their safety.
  • Follow standard operating procedures and adhere to legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Conduct regular inspections of security equipment and report any malfunctions or deficiencies.
  • Stay updated with security protocols, industry trends, and best practices.
  • Collaborate with team members and support a culture of teamwork and professionalism.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Valid PSIRA Grade C certification with armed response training.
  • Valid SAPS competency certificate.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Own reliable transport.
  • Fluent in Afrikaans and English.
  • Proven experience as an Armed Response Officer or in a similar security role.
  • Strong understanding of security procedures, protocols, and operations.
  • Excellent knowledge of the local area and its potential security risks.
  • Exceptional physical fitness and ability to handle stressful situations.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and make sound decisions in high-pressure situations.

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