Protective Services Assistant Supervisor at Rand Water

Protective Services Assistant Supervisor at Rand Water

Protective Services Assistant Supervisor at Rand Water. Rand Water is currently seeking qualified individuals to apply for the position of Protective Services Assistant Supervisor.

This role plays a vital part in safeguarding Rand Water’s staff, assets, and property in accordance with relevant regulations and guidelines.

  • Closing Date: October 26, 2023
  • Reference Number: RAN231017-1
  • Portfolio: Bulk Water Services – Operations
  • Job Type Classification: Permanent
  • Location: Vereeniging, Gauteng, South Africa

About Rand Water

Rand Water is the largest bulk water utility in Africa and one of the largest globally. It provides bulk potable water to over 16 million people across Gauteng, parts of Mpumalanga, the Free State, and North West.

This area covers over 37,000 km² and is supported by key facilities in Johannesburg, South Africa, including pumping and purification stations in Vereeniging and Zuikerbosch, booster stations at Zwartkopjes, Palmiet, Mapleton, and Eikenhof, tertiary pumping stations, service reservoirs, secondary booster stations, and an extensive regional pipeline network spanning approximately 3500 km.

Rand Water’s reach has expanded to include water and sanitation services in Mpumalanga, Free State, and North West provinces, guided by bilateral and regional trade agreements.

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Protective Services Assistant Supervisor at Rand Water

The Protective Services Assistant Supervisor, reporting to the Protective Services Supervisor, is responsible for ensuring the protection of Rand Water’s personnel, assets, and property.

This role complies with the National Key Point Act, the MPSS, relevant legislation, site-specific procedures, and training guidelines.

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12 or equivalent with NKP and PSIRA Grade B registration
  • 5 years of Protective Services experience, with at least 2 years at a National Key Point installation
  • Firearm competency certificate for pistol, rifle, hand machine carbine, and shotgun from SAPS
  • Successful completion of Firearm unit standards: 123515, 123514, and 123511
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to pass the Rand Water K53 driver’s evaluation

Primary Duties

  • Monitoring access and egress control
  • Monitoring patrolling, guarding, and post visits
  • Assisting during emergency incidents and preparedness
  • Crime investigation and protection
  • Administering administrative tasks, including occurrence book management
  • Providing supervision and guidance to subordinates, addressing absenteeism, and taking corrective actions
  • Attending HPS and Supervisors meetings, and disseminating information to staff
  • Risk management and adherence to SHE requirements and relevant SHEQ legislation


  • Knowledge of relevant legislation (NKP and PSIRA regulations)
  • Familiarity with company policies and procedures
  • Preliminary investigations knowledge
  • Understanding of security, ISO9001, ISO14001, and OHSAS 18001


  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Organizational abilities
  • People management skills
  • Basic investigation skills
  • Case presentation
  • Maintaining a professional corporate image
  • Report writing skills
  • Analytical ability


  • Performance-driven
  • Team player
  • Initiative-driven
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Results-driven
  • Assertiveness
  • Initiative
  • Awareness

How to Apply

Rand Water is dedicated to Employment Equity in both internal and external recruitment processes. In the evaluation of potential applicants and final selection, preference will be given to female candidates and/or individuals with disabilities to align with Rand Water’s Employment Equity objectives. Apply now to be part of this dynamic team.

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