Gwanda State University (GSU)

Security Officer

Gwanda State University (GSU)
Mar. 31, 2023
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Job Description

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for the above post. ( Security Section).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervision of security guards in shift systems through Sergeants.
  • Promoting lawful behaviour of students and staff on campus.
  • Carrying out investigations.
  • Producing reports of criminal cases that may arise.
  • Carrying out searches, patrols and premise inspections.
  • Assisting in the development of training plans/programmes and conducting security staff training.
  • Records management and maintenance of discipline within the shift.
  • Carrying out security and risk management awareness campaigns and comprehensive security surveys and make recommendations to superiors.
  • Advising Superiors on matters of security concern.
  • Parading security detail.
  • Attending to requests for security guard deployments within the University.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Applicants must have at least a diploma in Risk and Security Management/ Police/Prosecution Studies/Law and Policing from a recognised Tertiary Institution.
  • A Degree in Risk and Security Management/ Police Studies/ Law and Policing or Social Science is an added advantage.
  • Five (5) ordinary level passes including English Language
  • Candidates must possess at least five (5) years’ experience of which two (2) years must be at a supervisory position in the security services sector.
  • The candidate must be a team player, honest, mature, professional, and hardworking. Comprehensive understanding of physical security systems is a must.


  • Medical Aid, Leave and Pension Benefits are offered. The information on salary and other benefits will be made available to the short-listed candidates.

How to Apply

Soft copies in a single continuous PDF file of each of the following: application letter, certified copies of educational and professional certificates, national identity card, birth certificate and curriculum vitae giving full personal particulars including full name, place and date of birth, qualifications and previous employment and experience, present salary, date of availability, telephone number, email address, names and addresses of three referees including email addresses should be sent to: or hand delivered to:

The Acting Senior Assistant Registrar

Human Resources Section

Gwanda State University

Epoch Mine Campus

P O Box 30


NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Gwanda State University is an equal opportunities employer. Female candidates and differently abled people are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 31 March 2023. 

Gwanda State University (GSU)

Gwanda State University is a state higher education institution that is in Gwanda, Zimbabwe. The university is temporarily at the former Epoch Mine in Gwanda whilst construction takes place. The main campus shall be on an 87 hectares (210 acres) site in Gwanda, with a 2.5 hectares (6.2 acres) farm at Filabusi.

Address: Epoch Mine Campus, P.O Box 30, Filabusi

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