Thursday , April 18 2024

Dischem Vacancies – Security Guards

Website Dis-Chem Pharmacies

Job Description:

Dis-Chem Pharmacies in Johannesburg has a an opportunity for a security guard to Render a security service in terms of the Private Security Industry Regulations Act 56 of 2001 as amended for the Dis-Chem Group that meets Dis-Chem’ security requirements to protect assets, property and staff by creating a safe and secure environment, through identifying signs of criminal activities or disorder and investigating disturbances while adhering to legislation relevant to the industry and best practice.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and control access to the premises by documenting and regulating entrance into the site by vehicles or pedestrian’s access points to allow entry only to individuals with the correct authorization.
  • Investigate and report signs of damage or unlawful entry as it occurs to management and act accordingly in the best interest of protecting Dis-Chem assets.
  • Maintain order during evacuation procedures and at assembly points by providing exact directions or decisive actions to ensure the safety of lives and property by preventing stampedes and breakdown of law and order or illegal entrance to the premises.
  • Offer on-going security advice and safety warnings and tips to ensure that all security and safety precautions are adhered to.
  • Access control – searching of staff, suppliers and company merchandisers.
  • Maintain and complete all registers and occurrence books.
  • When working during the night or alone e.g. after hours render on-going surveillance of the premises by patrolling the grounds and using closed-circuit camera monitoring or alarm systems to detect and investigate suspicious activities to ensure that only legal entrance to the premises is maintained.
  • In emergency situations provide assistance and the emergency teams e.g. alert first responders, clinic sisters, managers etc.
  • Be vigilant – watch out for any suspicious activities that may mean a breach in security measures that have been put in place on the site.
  • Interpret quickly whatever is seen and act accordingly.
  • Protect the property and assets of the business from all dishonest persons, action or any acts of malicious behaviour that could result in the company suffering loss.
  • Be present at your post at all times when on duty.
  • Cancel staff purchasers and goods declared.
  • Supervise and check refuse removal according to Dis-Chem standards
  • Practice good customer service relations for all Dis-Chem internal and external customers.
  • Monitor the alarm systems and or video cameras and operate detecting/ emergency equipment when needed.
  • Be clearly visible as far as reasonably possible as deterrent to discourage criminal activities, prevent theft, – damage, – personal injury, and other dishonourable acts.
  • Be professionally courteous and friendly, approachable, and willing to help others when receiving guests, customers and employees.
  • Getting help – During some very dangerous situations (such as armed robbery attacks or assaults with deadly weapons), waste no time in calling the police to prevent loss of lives or property.
  • Respond quickly and correctly during crisis – be alert to avoid being caught unaware.
  • Know how best to respond to various dangerous situations according to industry and Dis-Chem standard operating procedures.

Job Requirements:

  • At least 1 year specific previous experience in a similar role
  • PSIRA knowledge
  • Fire emergency and relevant Health and Safety Training and exposure
  • English – Read, write and speak well as it is the organization’s official language.
  • Grade 12 – Matric or a Senior Certificate
  • Grade C accreditation with the PSIRA
  • A general minimum exposure of at least 3 years in the retail industry, such as shopping malls and warehouses

Job Details:

Company: Dis-Chem Pharmacies

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg

Application Deadline: N/A

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