Tuesday, 1 March 2016

Security Officer II - Closed Circuit Television & Recording Devices :: United States International University - Africa

 
United States International University - Africa, situated in Nairobi, Kenya is the most diverse university in East and Central Africa catering to over 6000 students from 73 nationalities, and with a global network of over 11,000 alumni. 

It is also the only other university in Africa to receive local and American accreditation of its 24 degree programs.

In line with USIU - Africa’s commitment to providing quality, affordable education through world-class service delivery platforms, USIU-Africa is seeking to recruit suitable candidates for the following positions:

Security Officer II - Closed Circuit Television & Recording Devices
 
Key Responsibilities
  • Provide evidence during investigations through exhibits and video footage during disciplinary cases /hearing at the university.
  • Advising management where necessary (through the Head of Security and the Head of Section ) on a wide range of security-related events, specific to the organization and its various operations which impact on the safety of university personnel/property
  • Perform supervisory and shift duties under a Head of Section.
  • Perform any other duties as directed from time to time.
Minimum Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science or any social science (OR a diploma in lieu of the above in a security-related discipline or social science) from an accredited university.
  • K.C.S.E grade C+ (plus) or equivalent.
  • Have served for a period of five (5) years in the disciplined forces or held a supervisory role in (a) recognized security firm(s).
  • Those with training on CCTV have an added advantage.
Skills
  • Basic closed circuit television skills.
  • Basics recording devices skills.
  • Public order management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Advanced security (in the field) skills
  • Basic investigations
  • Basic technical support skills.
  • Tactical training skills
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Leadership ,administration and management  skills
  • Basic driving skills.
Generic set skills e.g.  Duty officer/Shift leader duties/generic logistics.    

Security Officer II - Physical Security & Access Control

Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that all exit and entry point to and from the university are protected and there is a physical presence of guards 24 hours
  • Co-ordinate the functions of the contracted security guards by supervision to ensure that they meet the university expectation.
  • Report all the daily occurrences for action through the chain of command.
  • Assist with the security training and awareness to all contracted guards to conform to the university internal security needs (done by carrying out routine lectures, compliance physical checks of the guards their assignments).
  • Monitoring movements of university equipment into and out of campus by verifying gate passes.
  • Conduct regular searches to unearth crime and criminality. Enforcement of all rules/regulations/policies with which it is charged.
  • Monitor functionality of perimeter fence, CCTV, Fire-fighting equipment and securing lighting system in the university.
  • Preventing and protection against hazards of flooding by constantly checking on taps to turn off is left running.
  • Ensure that only members of USIU community use the university facilities unless otherwise as will be specified.
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the management /laws from time to time.
Minimum Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice, Police Science or any social science (OR a diploma in lieu of the above in a security-related discipline or social science) from an accredited university.
  • Kenya Certificate Secondary Education grade C+ (plus) or equivalent.
  • Have served for a period of five (5) years in the disciplined forces or held a supervisory role from recognized security firms.
  • Possession of a valid driving license.
Skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Tactical training skills
  • Administrative and management skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Recording devices operation skills.
Competencies
  • Knowledge of zone warden system operations
  • Knowledge of basic field security procedures
  • Knowledge of security training procedures
  • Ability to carry out comprehensive investigations
  • Ability to manage teams
  • Knowledge of evacuation procedures
  • Knowledge of public order management.
  • Knowledge of MS-Office software
Should you have the requisite qualifications and experience and want to work as a team member in a modern and progressive institution where you can make a difference, please apply. 

Interested applicants must provide a cover letter and a current CV, certified copies of educational certificates and transcripts, names and addresses of three referees, current salary and benefits, telephone and e-mail contacts to the following address by Tuesday, March 15, 2016.

Head of Human Resources,
United States International University – Africa
P.O Box 14634-00800,
Nairobi, Kenya

Email: hr@usiu.ac.ke or jobs@usiu.ac.ke

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