Several A’ Level Security Assistant Job Opportunities – Deposit Protection Fund of Uganda (DPF)

Job Title:             Security Assistant
Organization:  Deposit
Protection Fund of Uganda (DPF)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:      Head
Human Resources and Administration
About US:
The Deposit Protection Fund of Uganda (DPF) is a Ugandan
government agency that provides deposit insurance to depositors in Ugandan
Banks, Credit Institutions and Microfinance Deposit-taking Institutions (MDIs).
Job Summary:    The Security Assistant will maintain a safe
and secure environment for customers and Fund employees by providing protective
service work to ensure the security of people and property while adhering to
established rules and regulations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Screening and verifying all individuals as they
enter the Fund premises.
Monitoring the fire alarm and door prop panels.
Managing emergency situations (e.g. health,
fire, bomb threats, disciplines incidents, etc.).
Confronting and excluding any undesirable
individuals from the Fund premises.
Maintaining accurate and legible security
Activity Logs, Guest Logs, and Failure to Show ID logs, and turning in copies
of these logs to the Area Head and Security mailboxes.
Liaising with relevant security organs to assist
Fund employees when needed.
Providing excellent customer satisfaction.
Conducts surveillance of Fund premises, grounds
and activities.
Patrols hallways, stairwells, restrooms and
parking area.
Checks windows, doors and entrances to secure
Fund premises.
Maintains a visual of the front door. greet,
screen and sign-in all visitors.
Deters admittance of unauthorized persons to the
Monitors vehicles entering Fund premises.
Reports suspicious conditions or disturbances to
Escorts disruptive visitors to locations
specified by administration.
Minimizes physical confrontations.
Operates central Control Security System
Monitors closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras
and emergency radio.
Reports any non-working equipment to
Maintains proper functioning of x-ray detection
Conducts metal detection and x-ray detection
screening as assigned.
Assists with fire drills and emergency
Witnesses all searches in the Fund premises.
Assists with the loading and unloading when
Provides and supervises security during sports
events and other Fund activities, as needed.
Performs other work-related duties as assigned,
within your scope of practice.
Key Result Areas:
Positive and excellent employee and customer
Impeccably and professionally managed security
function at the Fund premises and activities.
Uniformed presence at Fund premises, monitoring
access and entry to for the safety and security of Fund employees, property and
the general public.
A safe and secure environment that is conducive
to Fund operations, and consistent with the Fund goals.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate for the Deposit Protection
Fund of Uganda (DPF) Security Assistant job placement must hold an A ‘level
certificate and a maximum of an ordinary diploma is essential.
Five years of progressive experience gained via
service in the police, military, or a government security agency, preferably in
an operational environment is essential.
Experience of working under stressful conditions
is desired.
Basic first aid training is desired.
Experienced in diving under local conditions
with a valid driver’s permit is desired.
Those with bachelor’s degrees and above or
equivalent need not apply.
Significant standing, walking, running, moving,
climbing, carrying, bending, kneeling, crawling, reaching, handling, pushing
and pulling.
Possess physical and mental stamina and ability
commensurate with the responsibilities of the position.
Technical Competencies
Knowledge of the practices, procedures, and
strategies regarding the protection of buildings and grounds to provide
effective security operations.
Ability to recognize and identify activities or
situations, which have or may become a problem or emergency.
Skilled in the use and operation of a
closed-circuit television, and security and emergency and security equipment.
Surveillance Skills.
Health and Safety Management.
Behavioral Competencies
Accountability and Dependability: Takes personal
responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and achieves results with
little oversight.
Transparency and Integrity: Earns others’ trust
and respect through consistent honesty and professionalism in all interactions.
Team spirit and collaboration: Promotes
cooperation and commitment within the team to achieve the Fund’s organizational
goals and deliverables. Builds constructive working relationships characterized
by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect
Adaptability and Flexibility: Adapts to changing
needs, conditions, and work responsibilities.
Self-Management and thoroughness: effectively
manage own time, priorities, and resources to achieve goals. Ensures that work
is complete and accurate and independently follows up with others to ensure
that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled.
Communication: Shares and receives information
using clear oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Stress Tolerance and tact: Maintains composure
in highly stressful or adverse situations, diplomatically handles challenging
or tense interpersonal situations.
Employee Engagement and enthusiasm: Demonstrates
commitment to the job, colleagues, the Fund and its mission by acting in ways
that further the accomplishment of its goals.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are
encouraged to apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 30th
January 2020 by 5:00pm
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