Security Reaction Officer – North West

North West, Full Time Deadline: Not specified

Purpose of Role

The Security Reaction Officer is responsible for the accountability for the management of the site in the absence of the senior on site. To perform the senior on site’s duties in his/her absence.

Role Context

Render a specialised operational support and assistance function during intelligence driven operations.
Stabilise serious crime incidents.
Combat public violence.
Supervise and control Public Order Policing events.
Direct and monitor crime operations/projects and combat serious and violent crimes.
Administer generic Public Order Policing support and administration.
Supervise and utilise human, financial, physical and information resources.
Manage the smooth day-to-day running of the relevant unit to ensure profitability.
Protection Services Reaction officer must peruse/check the Occurrence Book in the control centre on a daily basis and sign it off. Occurrence Book must be signed when visiting sites
Posting sheets to be signed off daily. Ensure security officers are posted on site according to the customer agreements/contacts.
Security Reaction officer must check the attendance register when visiting the site. All Officers shall sign the Register when reporting and after completing a shift.
The instruction book to be perused/checked by the Protection Services Reaction Officer and signed by all staff.
Assist with the checking of personal belongings, making sure that all personal belongings are checked. If for some reason a security officer’s personal belongings are not checked, this should be mentioned in the Occurrence Book. The Security Reaction Officer must make sure that a note is made of the fact the personal belongings are checked in the Occurrence Book.
Assist in checking the Inventory list with items on site. Check all equipment is in working order. Special attention must be given to radios, torches and clocks.
Over weekends and after hours the Security Reaction Officer should sign for the equipment if it is correct, if not a note must be made in the Occurrence Book.
Check that all the security officers sign the attendance register correctly. Discuss these with the senior on site and ask whether the Protection Services Manager would require any specific action.
Check the instruction book for any new instructions; if necessary clarify with the senior on site.
Check the turnout of the shift. Ensure to note any improper dress to be corrected. Complete the Rank Specification Report, on time report and the correct turnout report.
Give the security officers their specific instructions. Enter their names and posts in the Occurrence Book.


Grade 12
Certificate in supervisory development preferably in Public Order Policing and Tactical Response Team
PSIRA Grade A certificate
Firearm competency certificate
Computer Literacy
Valid Driver’s License
Experience in managing an Electronic Room, CCTV, Digital Security Systems, Biometric system
Minimum of five years’ experience in supervisory role of two year in a Mining Environment

Inherent requirements
Must be medically fit.
Closing Date: 14 August 2023