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21 May 2017

Security Guard Job in Kenya - Pwani University

Pwani University, a Premier University at the Coast situated in the beautiful scenic tourist resort town of Kilifi is an equal opportunity employer. The University’s Mission is to generate, disseminate and apply knowledge while sustaining excellence in teaching, learning and research by molding students
to international standards and encouraging and supporting members of staff to undertake research.

The University has a vacancy for the position of Security Guard Grade III. REF: PU/ADV/36/05/2017

This is a junior-level position in the security ranks in the University, and appointment is on either temporary or permanent terms or on a two (2) year renewable performance-based contract depending on age, citizenship and any other reason.

Qualifications

  • The candidate must have a minimum qualification of KCSE Mean Grade D (plain) or its equivalent and has served as a Corporal or Constable in the Armed Forces OR has a certificate in Criminology or its equivalent
  • In addition, the candidate must have the following requirements:
  • Be physically fit
  • Have a certificate of good conduct from the Kenya Police
  • Have held a clean record of service

Responsibilities

  • The applicant must have served as a corporal or constable, or has served as a Security Guard II or equivalent
  • position for a period of three (3) years with proven integrity, assertiveness, alertness and compliance to orders
  • The applicants must have experience in the following duties and responsibilities:
  • Effective coordination of duties performed by security guards
  • Drawing written assignment and instruction for security guards and making sure that all concerned are conversant with what is expected of them.
  • Ensuring proper maintenance of gate passes, vehicle movement book, visitors register and occurrence book.
  • Checking and reporting on situation of physical structures such as fences, gates, walls, doors, windows and locking systems.
  • Supervising security staff under him/her.
  • Maintaining high standard of discipline among guards under his command.
  • Preparing monthly or quarterly reports pertaining to security work.
  • Protecting people and property.
  • Any other duty as assigned by the Head of Section/ Department

In addition, the candidate should
Show Active involvement in International/Continental/Regional /National/ Local/Community activities.

The candidate must have skills in:

  • First Aid
  • Good public relations
  • Good communication
  • Candidates with specialized technical skills will have an added advantage

How To Apply
Benefits for the above position include a competitive basic salary, house allowance, medical cover for staff and dependants, life Insurance, opportunities for further development and training and other regular allowances.

Interested applicants should send four (4) copies of their application for the position. Applications and recommendations letters from referees should be addressed to

The Vice Chancellor
Pwani University
P. O Box 195-80108, Kilifi

Applications should include an up to date CV, giving details of applicants age, marital status, academic and professional qualifications, work experience, present post and salary, email address, telephone, names and contacts of three referees who are knowledgeable about the competence of the applicant, copies of relevant certificates and testimonials.

Pwani University is an equal opportunity employer, female candidates and persons living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The deadline for submitting applications is Tuesday 30th May 2017. Applications received later than this date will not be considered

Please Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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