Security Officer

REPORTS TO: Security Supervisor

JOB PURPOSE:
Maintaining a safe and secure environment for customers and employees .

Responsibilities

  • Preventing losses and damage by reporting irregularities; informing violators of policy and procedures; restraining trespassers.
  • Actively maintaining the confidentiality of information to which officers will be privy, be this around individuals or security sensitive information.
  • Completing relevant records and log books in a professional manner providing sufficient details.
  • Maintaining all security related equipment and working areas to a high standard of cleanliness and safety and ensuring all defects are reported
  • Ensuring the effective control and maintenance of keys and security equipment including any equipment e.g. radios.
  • Providing support in an emergency or evacuation situation, in a calm professional manner.
  • Carrying out internal and external patrols, day and night to ensure a safe and secure environment, promptly reporting and escalating potential breaches of security or unusual occurrences.

Knowledge/Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge skill and/or ability required:

  • Knowledge of safety and emergency procedures
  • Ability to work effectively and constructively within a team
  • Ability to handle modern security gadgets
  • Ability to assess a situation quickly, using appropriate actions to diffuse a situation and provide effective solutions, particularly with people demonstrating disruptive behaviors.
  • Ability to control emotions and be objective
  • Ability to exercise judgments and make decisions
  • Effective interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to maintain a sense of calm and control in difficult situations, minimizing panic in others.
  • Ability to use initiative and be adaptable.

Requirement

  • A degree in Social Science and other higher degrees is an added advantage
  • Certificate trainings on security and safety especially in the Maritime industry is key
  • Experience in a management/supervisory role
  • Must have strong integrity and ethical values
  • Must have extensive knowledge of security situations in the industry and country as a whole.
  • Must have strong negotiation skills
  • Must be proactive and forward thinking.
  • Must be good at organizing and managing priorities
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment
  • Must be motivated and committed
  • Must be reliable and trustworthy
  • Ability to understand and solve complex problems

Mode of Application
If you meet the requirements for the above position, apply with copies of your CV to sifaxgroupsecofficer@gmail.com email address.

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