Lo msebenzi uphelelwe. Closing date yawo ibi nge 16 ka May 2022.

Reaction Team Officer

South African Reserve Bank - Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

Full-Time | Security

Closing date yi 16 ka May 2022

South African Reserve Bank Reaction Team Officer Durban


  • The main purpose of this position is to provide an effective first-line response capability in security emergencies within the Durban cash centre of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB).


  • Grade 12 certificate/NQF Level 4 qualification;
  • A Basic Tactical Security Training (BTST) certificate;
  • A skills programme in tactical security and emergency response certificate of competence;
  • Two to five years’ experience in a tactical security environment;
  • Knowledge of physical security, static and mobile protection, emergency reaction/response, basic ambulance assistance, electronic security systems, firearm handling and crime scene management;
  • A level of medical, physical and psychological fitness that is commensurate with the inherent requirements of the position;
  • A Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSIRA) Grade C certificate;
  • A competence certificate in handling firearms (9 mm pistol, semi-automatic rifle and shotgun);
  • A favourable security clearance; and
  • A valid Code 8 driver’s licence.

Skills & Competencies

  • Completion of a skills programme in tactical security and emergency response (added advantage);
  • Analysing and problem-solving;
  • Planning and organising;
  • Judgement and decision-making;
  • Observation and surveillance;
  • Verbal and written communication;
  • Negotiation skills;
  • Time management;
  • Coping under pressure;
  • Conflict handling;
  • Professionalism, discipline and resilience to work long hours; and
  • Availability to work shifts (including weekends) and perform duties as required by operational circumstances.


  • Rapidly respond to and contain physical security threats.
  • Provide tactical security support to executive protection mobile and static operations, as and when required.
  • Provide support in response to security emergencies, including providing support during disasters.
  • Perform duties of a security official in the absence of emergencies.
  • Provide initial medical assistance in the event of a medical emergency.
  • Provide management information for the purposes of decision-making.
  • Proactively broaden knowledge of own functional area, displaying a willingness to make improvements in the unit (including methods and practices).

Additional Information

  • All interested parties are invited to apply online
  • Please include a copy of your transcript and your identity document with your application.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be subjected to a psychometric assessment, an appropriate reference check and security clearance as part of the selection process.
  • Late applications will not be considered.
  • Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.
  • If you have not heard from us, please consider your application unsuccessful.
  • In line with the SARB’s commitment to diversifying its workforce, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups.
  • People with disabilities are welcome to apply.
  • The SARB offers remuneration and benefits commensurate with the level of the position and in line with the market.
  • The level at which the successful applicant will be appointed will depend on his/her experience and competence.

Lo msebenzi uphelelwe. Closing date yawo ibi nge 16 ka May 2022.

Lo msebenzi ufakwe ngu Tebuho Moshoeshoe nge 30 ka April 2022