x8 Security Officer job vacancies at Eastern Cape Department of Education

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Eastern Cape Department of Education invites qualifying persons to apply for the job vacancy: Security Officer [x8 posts].

Closing date: 27 November 2023

ECURITY OFFICERS (shift working system applicable)
Salary Notch: R147 03 per annum (Salary level 3)


Eastern Cape Department of Education is an equal opportunity, representative employer. It is the intention to promote representivity (race, gender and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of positions.

Persons with disability and learner disability are especially encouraged to apply.


The Eastern Cape Department of Education is a unit of the Provincial Government of the Eastern Cape, which itself is a unit of the South African Government.

Vision: All learners provided with opportunities to become productive, responsible, and competitive citizens through an inclusive quality basic education system

Mission: To achieve the vision, we will:
• Implement appropriate and relevant educational programmes through quality teaching and learning
• Mobilise community and stakeholder support through participation;
• Institutionalise a culture of accountability at all levels of the Department.


DUTIES will include but not limited to the following:

Has a responsibility to identify officers /employees, learners and visitors. Draw up menu under the
guidance of the School Management Team.

Patrol school grounds, buildings and fenced off areas. Escort visitors to the premises where necessary. Ensure that facilities, premises vehicles learners and staff are safe.

Assist in the implementation of school safety policy. Apply basic communication skills in interacting with the children. Keep the necessary visitors register.

Issue admission control cards to visitors and receive them back. Good communication skills and Good Customer Care. Open gates on arrival and departure of visitors at the Institution.

Check supplies, articles and objects where necessary before allowing visitors in. Have patience and willingness to support learners unconditionally.

Promote and uphold the rights of children Report on breakages, theft and damages to school property to the Principal /School Management Team (SMT).


Basic Security officers’ course and basic education and training. Good communication skills, good customer care.

An understanding of Public Service principles. Knowledge of the access control procedures, Knowledge of measures for the control and movement of equipment stores.

Knowledge of prescribed security procedures and the authority of security officers under these documents, Acknowledge and accept of responsibility.

Promote welfare of learners and motivate learners to build self-esteem. Good communication skills (written and verbal skills) and a good command of English language.


APPLICATIONS: Hand in your application, stating the relevant reference number to the School as indicated below; Applications must be submitted on a new Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public Service department or on thebottom of this post, which must be signed.

Application should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV including at least two contactable referees, as well as certified copies of all qualification(s) and ID-document and Driver’s license [where applicable].

Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of his/her Permanent Residence Permit to his/her application.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record check, citizenship verification, financial/asset record check, qualification/study verification and previous employment

Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes. All shortlisted candidates
will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant elements of the job.

Closing Date: 27 November 2023  Closing Time: 16:00

Post: Public Service Staff Posts

Enquiries: Ms NP Sipahlanga, Tel: 0406084245. Email: [email protected]. To apply, download and complete the following New Z83 form:


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