DPF Security Assistant Jobs in Uganda

DPF Security Assistant Jobs in Uganda

Job Purpose

  • 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 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 premises.

  • Monitors vehicles entering Fund premises.

  • Reports suspicious conditions or disturbances to administration.

  • Escorts disruptive visitors to locations specified by administration.

  • Minimizes physical confrontations.

  • Operates central Control Security System platform.

  • Monitors closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras and emergency radio.

  • Reports any non-working equipment to administration.

  • Maintains proper functioning of x-ray detection machine.

  • Conducts metal detection and x-ray detection screening as assigned.

  • Assists with fire drills and emergency evacuations.

  • Witnesses all searches in the Fund premises.

  • Assists with the loading and unloading when assigned.

  • 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.

    Expected Output

  • Positive and excellent employee and customer experience.

  • 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.


    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.

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of A ‘level certificate and a maximum of an ordinary diploma is essential.

  • 5+ 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.

    Physical Requirements

  • 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.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; DPF Security Assistant Jobs in Uganda

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