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Security Sergeant (23 Positions) at Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited

  • Full Time
  • Malawi
  • Salary: 000

Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited

The Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) Limited is incorporated under the Companies Act of the Laws of Malawi. Its core business is to procure, transmit and distribute electric power in Malawi as well as manage System Market and Single Buyer Operations in Malawi. ESCOM is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions currently existing within the Corporation:

Security Sergeant (23 Positions)
Grade: ES11
Location: Regional Office
Supervised by: Regional Security Officer

Purpose of the Job

To ensure that ESCOM property and staff have adequate protection that guarantees their optimal safety

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Conducting patrols and preliminary investigations relating to security incidences/cases
  2. Training security guards and participating in organizing and conducting master parades
  3. Conducting threat assessment and integration
  4. Preparing duty roasters for corporals, shift reports, incident reports and other related paperwork
  5. Safeguarding and servicing fire arms and ammunition and managing their records
  6. Monitoring and evaluates performance of out-sourced security guards
  7. Attending to court cases whenever required
  8. Formulating strategies of controlling access into ESCOM premises for both staff and visitors
  9. Providing escort services to contractors and members of staff whenever necessary
    Completing daily patrol sheets and Daily occurrence books (DOB)

Attributes and competencies

  • Impeccable skills in Microsoft office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint e.t.c.)
  • Effective verbal and written communication abilities
  • The ability to manage time effectively in a high-pressure setting
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good Analytical Skills
  • Critical-thinking and assertiveness abilities
  • Detail-oriented personality
  • The ability to operate effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Physically fit and without criminal record

Minimum Qualifications and Experience

  • Malawi School Certificate of Education and a security certificate or equivalent training.
  • Applicants must have 2 years relevant work experience

APPLICATION METHOD: Hard Copies in an envelope clearly indicating the position applied for on top.

ATTACHMENTS : Application Letter, Curriculum Vitae with 3 traceable referees and Certified Copies of Certificates.

CLOSING DATE : Friday, 10th April 2024.

ADDRESSED TO : Senior Human Resources Manager, ESCOM House, P.O. Box 2047, Blantyre.

Only candidates possessing accredited Qualifications will be considered for shortlisting. In cases where one’s qualification accreditation is questionable, the burden of proof rests with the candidate to provide evidence to the contrary.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged and invited for interviews through email.

ESCOM Ltd is an equal opportunity employer.