Job Title: Branch Security Officer
Job Category: Security/Protective Services
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: Market related
G4S Region: Africa
G4S Business Unit:South Africa – Cash Solutions
Branch Security Officer
G4S Cash Solutions (SA), a leading provider of integrated cash management solutions, has a vacancy for Branch Security Officer.
The Branch Security Officer would be assisting the Branch Manager by maintaining effective branch security and ensuring that standard security operating procedures are adhered to by all relevant staff.
The successful incumbent is a self-starter with a proven track record in maintaining company policy, adopting best practices, and is able to exercise sound judgement in the pursuit of the achievement of the goals of the organisation, and understanding the role which Security plays within a successful business unit. The incumbent will be expected to be results driven and to live the values of the organisation.
To assist the Branch Manager by maintaining effective branch security and ensuring that standard security operating procedures are adhered to by all relevant staff
Responsible and accountable for effective Branch Security
Conduct a comprehensive risk assessment of the customers area
Conduct regular branch evaluations minimum requirement once a month
Conduct regular checks of all security equipment (record in relevant register – daily, weekly and monthly)
Daily testing of all alarm systems. Conduct full checks once a week on alarm system to ensure that they are in good working condition in conjunction with National Control Centre and alarm monitoring company.
Complete necessary fault report once received full report from National Control Centre
Control key holder responsibilities at all times with Tactical Support Officer
Control effective and efficient Access Control procedures and Property Protection
Manage the safety procedures of the payouts.
Conduct site surveys on the premises of new customers, large payroll customers and customers with large cash movements to ascertain the safety of delivery and pick up points and make an assessment of the premises.
Obtain information of necessary documentation from customers in the result of an incident or cash loss.
Report after an investigation into all cash losses and where and where cash losses are less than R1000 , submit all relevant details (CCTV Footage and relevant paper work) to the Group Security Department within 24hrs.
Assist in any investigation within a branch that may deem to be necessary from time to time ie departmental or criminal in nature
Control the scene and take immediate action for robberies. Do not communicate any information to media.
Investigate all E-Viper overrides done by TSOs
Reports and Registers
Conduct branch evaluation security reports on a monthly basis for Branch Management information
Compile in conjunction with Branch Manager a priority list for all approved security recommendations
Manage firearms register to ensure that the firearm register is up to date for recording all movements on firearms
Control stock on a register for ammunition register
Control equipment Register
Control ID card register
Control Visitors card register
Manage the recording of cash recovered from theft or robbery
Manage the reports from vehicle technology in respect of vehicle security checks
Manage the planning and forecasting of 3 month road checks
Manage all stained note administration
Manage all client and branch spare keys
Implement and evaluate security operating procedure
Monitor alarm reaction instructions and ensure that they are current. Communicate to Tactical Support Officers to ensure that they are in place and understood
Ensure that contact number and address for standby officer is placed in the control room
Implement and initiate alarm reaction procedures
Manage the Procedure of incident reporting in the Motor Vehicle accidents procedure
Control and maintenance of equipment
Ensure the fire-fighting equipment is in place at the branch and that this equipment is maintained and serviced to acceptable standards (at least once a year)
Control daily checks of Bulk vehicles used for banking and ensure that the daily limits of the vehicle are not exceeded.
Ensure that all security equipment is serviceable at all times.
Management and Supervision of staff
Ensure that all staff are trained on standard operating procedure and policies relevant to their role (specific to security equipment and procedures)
Supervise T.S.O.’s and ensure that all job functions are correctly carried out, report back on findings
Supervise the overall security of road operations and adherence to all standing orders in respect of operational systems, box drills and defensive procedures (Vehicle loading, Vehicle movement, Operational drills, Banking hall and 3rd men operations, Radio procedures, Emergency procedures)
Plan effective utilization of armed escorts in conjunction with Branch Manager(When required)
Assume necessary responsibilities as branch manager in the absence of branch management in line with previous capabilities.
Health and Safety
Participate in the design/ development/ review/ implementation and monitoring of the departmental safety plans for each year.
Participate in safety forums created by company for example safety meetings and safety talks
Report all safety incidents to the relevant people
Discuss all safety incidents
Follow-up on any activities assigned through safety meeting/committee/representative/management
Attend safety education and refresher programmes
Comply with safety policies and procedures at workplace
Distribute safety information as and when required
Wear protective clothing all the time
The Ideal Candidate:
PSIRA Grade B and CIT
Knowledge of G4S standard operating procedures
South African security legislation
G4S Operational Security Policy and procedures
G4S HR Policy and procedures
Computer literate – ability to work on Excel, MS Outlook, Word
Communication (written and verbal)
Strong risk management and investigations skills
Report writing skills
Awareness of the market
Working with Complexity
Collaborating and Co-operating
We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, but SA citizens or those with a valid SA work permit, will have a distinct advantage