Security Supervisor Grade A at Pwani University

Application Ends: March 22, 2023

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Job Description

This is an entry position in the security ranks in the University and appointment is either on permanent and pensionable terms or on a two (2) year renewable performance-based contract depending on age, citizenship and any other reason.

Academic Qualifications

  • The candidate MUST have a minimum of a Diploma in Criminology or its equivalent from a recognized institution.


  • The candidate MUST have served as a Corporal or Constable in the Armed forces or a Senior Security Guard for a period of two (2) years with proven integrity, honesty, independence, innovativeness,
  • compliance to deadlines and following orders.

Skills and knowledge

The candidate must have skills in:

  • First Aid
  • Good public relations
  • Good communication (fluent in English and Kiswahili)
  • Crime detecting skills
  • Computer applications.

In addition the applicants should:

  • Be physically fit
  • Have a certificate of good conduct from the Kenya Police
  • Have held a clean record of service

Duties and responsibilities

  • Duties and responsibilities of the Security Supervisor Grade A will include but not limited to:
  • Protecting people and property
  • General Administration and discipline of security personnel including staff welfare
  • Preserving public peace within the University
  • Preventing commission of offences
  • Supervising proper maintenance of gate passes, vehicle movement book, visitors register and occurrence book.
  • Supervising security officers under him or her

Method of Application

Benefits for the above positions include a competitive basic salary, house allowance, medical cover for staff and dependents, life Insurance, opportunities for further development and training and other
regular allowances as determined by SRC. Applications should include an up to date CV, providing details of age, marital status, academic and professional qualifications, work experience, present post and salary, email address, telephone, names and contacts of three referees who are knowledgeable about the competence of the applicant, copies of
relevant certificates and testimonials.

Applications and letters of recommendation from referees should be addressed to:

The Vice Chancellor
Pwani University
P. O Box 195-80108, Kilifi

Candidates with foreign qualifications MUST submit a Certificate of Recognition from the Commission of University Education (CUE). The deadline for submitting applications is Wednesday 22nd March 2023. Applications received later than this date will not be considered.