Security Officer

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Job Summary

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the following post:

Gwanda State University is an equal opportunities employer. Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

As a matter of policy, all applicants are expected to have passes in Ordinary Level English Language and Mathematics.

Security Officer (1 Post)

Duties and Responsibilities

Conduct surveillance and random checks on security members.
Check compliance to stipulated deployment times and point of duty.
Inspect security features, installations and programs for compliance.
Gather, preserve, and present evidence in criminal trials and disciplinary hearings.
Maintain weekly, monthly, and annual crime report database.
Guide and lead teams in operations and enforce discipline in the security department.
Formulate, implement, and evaluate security risk management strategies.
Design and enforce university security policies/procedures.
Ensure procedures are followed in the use, movement and disposal of property.
Advise management and investigate significant threats and loss of assets.
Investigate criminal and University statutory violations and compile dockets.
Participate in the University Committees as appointed from time to time.
Liaise with stakeholders in handling safety and security matters on campus.

Qualifications and Experience

A Bachelor’s degree in Security Management, Administration or Social Sciences from a recognised university;
A Diploma in Security/Risk Management, Police Studies or equivalent from a recognised institution of higher learning is an added advantage;

Experience and Qualities
At least five (5) years relevant post qualification experience in a security setting.
Clean criminal record.
Ability to write reports.
Ability to work beyond normal working hours where necessary.
Problem solving skills.
Computer literate.

How to Apply

Medical Aid, Leave and Pension Benefits are offered. The information on salary and other benefits will be made available to the short-listed candidates.


Soft copies in a single continuous PDF file of each of the following: application letter, certified copies of educational and professional certificates, national identity card, birth certificate and curriculum vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications and previous employment and experience, present salary, date of availability, telephone number, email address, names and addresses of three referees including email addresses should be sent to [email protected] or hand delivered to:

Deputy Registrar

Human Resources Section

Gwanda State University

Epoch Mine Campus

P O Box 30


The closing date for the receipt of applications is Friday, 17 September 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

About Gwanda State University

Gwanda State University is a state higher education institution that is in Gwanda, Zimbabwe. The university is temporarily at the former Epoch Mine in Gwanda whilst construction takes place. The ma...

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