Armed Response Officer
Job Status: Active ✓
|Job Type||Full Time|
Job Purpose: To provide visible patrolling
on sites, immediate armed reaction, incident management and operational support
for critical services that support the operations of Combined Private
Investigations and to ensure that all matters are addressed in a prompt,
efficient, and professional manner.
Matric / Grade 12 or equivalent (NQF
PSIRA Registered (Minimum Grade A).
Exceptional telephone etiquette and
One (1) to three (3) years Armed
E-mail CV to firstname.lastname@example.org,
Call (011) 265 3601 (Ask for Inanje
Wolmarans) for any additional information.
Duties and responsibilities:
1. Armed Response
React immediately to all relevant
alarms of Combined Private Investigations or its clients.
If the alarm is positive, assess the
situation and keep the Control Room informed at all times of any new activity.
Perform arrests on any intruders or
other offenders, they are to be kept in your custody.
Liaise with the SAPS, management and
other relevant parties to ensure that the suspects are handed over to the SAPS
in a lawful manner.
Ensure that the response times are
according to the stipulated SOP’s.
React immediately to situations where
any member of the public’s life is in danger.
Ensure the safety of all members
(this includes the public) by checking premises thoroughly.
Take detailed notes of all activity
at the crime scene, take photos and conduct a full investigation on the scene.
Report back to the Control Room
regarding the request for response.
Conduct client reconnaissance as and
Execute waylay operations as and when
Record all incidents in the
Occurrence Book (OB) with full details as prescribed in the Standard Operating
Procedure as well as to HOD: Investigations and Intelligence.
Do a proper hand over at the end of
each shift in the Occurrence Book (OB) as per the Standard Operating Procedure.
Ensure that the firearm and vehicle
is handed over according to company policies and procedures.
Ensure that weekly reports are
completed and submitted to the relevant personnel in time.
Ensure that monthly reports are
completed and submitted to the relevant personnel in time. Ensure that the
following information is included:
Sites that were not secured.
Alarms and cameras activated.
T rue / positive alarms and outcome
Inform the relevant parties of any
discrepancies; follow up actions taken and the progress thereof.
3. Site checks:
Do regular site inspections (Daily)
and ensure to cover all the vulnerable areas.
Ensure visibility at standoff points
and during area patrols.
Conduct continuous patrols during the
duration of the shift, patrols must be done effectively to ensure a visible
security service to curb crime.
Ensure that suspicious activity is
reported to management at all times.
Investigate or respond to unusual or
suspicious circumstances (this may include taking photos of the site).
Assist to prevent theft, arson,
sabotage, vandalism and crime in general in the area.
Inform the Control Room about any
defects or defaults to any site or area.
4. Crime Prevention:
Develop and foster an interactive
relationship with internal and external crime affiliated third parties and law
enforcement agencies to combat and minimize criminal activities.
Formulate relevant preventative
measures to minimize crime related risks.
Do extensive and proactive research
into the core reasons for relevant criminal activities.
Make recommendations to fight
Evaluate the protection status on hot
spot areas and report it to senior management with recommendations on how to
fight these criminal activities.
Assist to develop and implement crime
awareness programs and campaigns for personnel members to improve their
services in the battle against criminal activities.
Liaise with clients, management, and
colleagues to ensure smooth running of all operations.
Maintain communication with senior
management and clients at all times.
Communicate security needs and
problems to senior management.
Ensure that client complaints and
requests are handled efficiently.
Ensure that the company vehicle is
neat and tidy at all times and up to date with its service plan.
Ensure that clients are treated with
the utmost sense of respect and dignity, maintain the professional image of the
company at all times.