Security Guards X10 Needed at Sovereign Foods, Port Elizabeth


The Agriculture division is looking for a committed individual to take up the exciting role of Security Guard, reporting to the Hatchery Loss Control Supervisor.

The successful candidate will contribute in providing loss control service of a world-class standard by ensuring that company assets are protected and safety requirements are adhered to at all times.

The ideal candidate should be in possession of a Grade 12 certificate, have a SOB registered grade D certificate and 2 years’ experience in a security company. A code 8 driver’s license with PDP will be advantageous.

Results Required

  • Ensure that the property of the company and the property of employees are protected from theft, fire or other damage.
  • Ensure all vehicle entering premises are properly washed before entering and visitor and vehicle register is completed.
  • Ensure that staff and visitors adhere to BRC at all times
  • Assist in the reporting of safety issues to safeguard employees and the public from injury, nuisance or risks arising from the operation.
  • Assist in the implementation of the loss prevention policy by reporting issues in order to minimize economic losses arising from injury, damage, fire, theft and flood.
  • Attend to safety near misses that might occur and immediately attend to any incident or complaint that arises.
  • Adhere to vehicle and person searches

Critical Competencies and Skills

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good Analytical Skills
  • right first time mind set
  • Ability to be team member
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work independently and use initiative
  • Quick learner Hands-on approach
  • Must have a passion to succeed and be highly tenacious
  • Person who energizes those around him/ her

Personal Attributes and Skills

  • Values Driven
  • Optimistic
  • Learns on the Fly
  • Resilient
  • Instils Trust
  • People Savvy
  • Drives Results
  • No criminal record

Other requirements

  • Minimum Grade 10
  • PSIRA Grade C,B or A registration and accreditation
  • At least 1 years’ experience in the security industry
  • Must reside in Pretoria Area
  • Under 26’s will be given preference
  • Must be able to do self-posting
  • Good Communication skills
  • Customer focus

As Sovereign is an equal opportunity employer, preference will be given applicants of designated groups, as defined by the Employment Equity Act.

Only appropriately qualified and experienced individuals should submit a detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates and a copy ID to the HR Team.


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