Assistant Inspector

Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority - Bellville, Cape Town, Western Cape

Full-Time | Investigations

Closing date yi 19 ka January 2022


  • The Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSiRA) with its head office in Eco Park - Centurion is the statutory body regulating the private security industry in South Africa. PSiRA is looking for dynamic experienced and suitably qualified professionals to take up these challenging positions.
  • It is the intention of the Authority to promote representative through the filling of these positions.


  • Recognized Certificate or Diploma in Policing/ Forensic Investigation or Law.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years' experience in Investigation.
  • A valid driver's license with 2 years' experience in driving.
  • Ideal candidates are expected to have their own reliable vehicle.
  • Recognition of Prior Leaning (RPL) and applicable knowledge and experience on the Job may be considered during the selection process.

Skills & Competencies

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to interpret pieces of legislations that manages law enforcement and investigation
  • Very high administrative skills including planning and monitoring
  • Computer literate (Microsoft package)
  • Problem solving and analysis skills
  • Commercial and Administrative Law
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Interpersonal contact and sound judgement skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Ability to collect evidence, present evidence and testify during court and tribunal proceedings
  • Ability to observe confidentiality in terms of all aspects of the job


  • Undertake inspections to ensure and improve compliance of the security service providers (SSP) and prosecution of non-offenders
  • Plan and conduct required number of inspections based on complaints received, routine inspections and operational targets: Business, security officers, Firearms (administration only), working animals-service dogs, self-assessment, infrastructure, training centre accreditation etc.
  • Attending to complaints, liaising with the complainants and giving feedback to the complainant on the outcome of the complaint
  • Identify contravention Code of Conduct regulations following on from Security Officer and Security business inspections
  • Compile Code of Conduct dockets against SSPs relating to the allegations of improper conduct (as per Annual Performance Plan/operational targets)
  • Liaise with Authority Prosecutors in respect of charges and evidence
  • Provide advice on regulations requirements for non-South Africans or foreign nationals
  • Address telephonic and written enquiries in respect of the Act and regulations as well as enquiries following on from inspections
  • Refer situations outside of standard procedures e.g. resistance to inspection, to management for guidance and/or assistance in proceedings
  • Serve Regulation 3(4) notices on respondents
  • Refer matters to the Enforcement Unit Senior Inspections / provincial Manager in cases where enforcement related investigation is required
  • Participate in joint operations with inspectorates and stakeholders (e.g. SAPS, SSA Metro Police and other State agencies
  • Keep informed of progress on cases initiated which are handed over to law enforcement Unit
  • Perform Commissioner of Oaths / Peace Officer functions
  • Follow due process in taking affidavits of witnesses as well as aspects dealing with the collection of evidence to prove a case
  • Testify in improper Conduct enquiries
  • Liaise with finance department in respect of outstanding annual fees, fines, and the payment over to the Authority regarding these outstanding annual fees/fines.
  • Submission of statistical reports on Law Enforcement activities.

Additional Information


  • R294 016 basic salary P/A plus benefits
Lo msebenzi ufakwe ngu Tebuho Moshoeshoe nge 14 ka January 2022