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The Moqhaka Municipality is looking for Security Officers [x12 positions]



The Moqhaka Municipality is looking for Security Officers [x12 positions]

The Moqhaka Municipality is looking for Security Officers [x12 positions]. Moqhaka Municipality is currently seeking qualified individuals for the position of Security Officer, with 12 vacancies available.

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Job Overview

Moqhaka Municipality is inviting professionals to apply for the role of Security Officer. The closing date for applications is January 16, 2024. The positions offer permanent appointments with a competitive salary of R 147,745.15 per annum (excluding benefits). The salary falls under Post Level 14/12 of Grade 9 Municipality. The locations for the positions are distributed across Kroonstad (4), Steynsrus (4), and Viljoenskroon (4).

About Moqhaka Municipality

Moqhaka Municipality operates as a local municipality within the Fezile Dabi District Municipality, situated in the Free State province of South Africa.

Key Performance Areas

Site Patrol Functions

  • Conducting visual checks to secure building entrances during the night.
  • Patrolling the area, identifying deviations or breaches to security procedures.
  • Interacting with persons on-site during emergencies or suspected incidents.
  • Communicating security status verbally with immediate superiors at defined intervals.

Entry|Exit Control

  • Controlling the entry/exit of personnel/visitors and checking vehicles.
  • Recording registration and driver details in the gate control register.


  • Grade 12 qualification.
  • Grade C and Fire Ann Certificate.
  • 1 year of relevant experience.
  • Ability to stand for long hours.
  • Willingness to work shifts, overtime, and standby (where applicable).
  • Driver’s License.
  • No Criminal Record.
  • Physical Fitness.


  • Distinguishing and separating relevant information.
  • Quick and accurate assimilation of information.
  • Logical conclusion drawing from gathered information.
  • Identifying causes and effects.
  • Systematic problem-solving approach.
  • Impartial decision-making, avoiding premature conclusions.
  • Referring to statutes, procedures, and precedents before decision-making.
  • Making informed decisions considering all relevant factors.

How to Apply Moqhaka Municipality

Applicants must submit a comprehensive application, including a Curriculum Vitae (CV), copies of ID, qualifications, and driver’s license (if applicable). Application forms are available at the bottom of the post or on the provided link.

Applications can be sent to: Municipal Manager Ms. PH Tshabalala
Moqhaka Local Municipality
P.O Box 302, Kroonstad, 9500
Or hand-delivered at Municipal Building, Hill Street, Kroonstad, 9500.


  • Applications not acknowledged within three (3) months of the closing date will be considered unsuccessful.
  • Only shortlisted candidates meeting the specified requirements and competencies will be contacted.
  • Council may formally assess some competencies during the selection process.

Additional Information

  • Canvassing of Councillors and Officials for appointment is prohibited and will lead to disqualification.
  • Successful candidates are subject to qualification verification, security vetting, and criminal records checking.
  • The successful candidate must sign an employment contract, complete a performance agreement within 60 days after the probation period, and disclose financial interests within 60 days of appointment.


For inquiries, contact Ms. I Molefe at Tel: 056 216 9412.


Moqhaka Municipality seeks 12 Security Officers. Applicants must meet requirements, competencies, and submit documents. Successful candidates face qualification verification, vetting, and a performance agreement. Apply before January 16, 2024.

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South Africa Top In-Demand Jobs For 2024



South Africa Top In-Demand Jobs For 2024

South Africa Top In-Demand Jobs For 2024. South Africa job market offers exciting opportunities, but navigating it can be tricky. To help you land a fulfilling and well-paying position, the Higher Education Department has compiled a list of the most in-demand jobs.

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The Current Job Market

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The National List of Occupations in High Demand (OIHD)

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