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  • Posted: Mar 3, 2023
    Deadline: Mar 24, 2023
  • The Ghana News Agency is the official news agency of the country of Ghana. It was founded in 1957 by Kwame Nkrumah as part of a "network of coercive and partisan institutions," in a concerted effort to present a more favorable view of the country to the outside world and to control the flow of information nationally.
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    Security Officer

    Job Description:

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

    • Responsible for keeping order in the Agency’s premises.
    • Inspect load of in-coming and out-going vehicles.
    • Keeps unauthorized persons away from the premises.
    • Protect property and staff by maintaining a safe and secure environment.
    • Observe for signs of crime or disorder and investigate disturbances.
    • Apprehend criminals and evict violators.
    • Take accurate notes of unusual occurrences.
    • Report in detail any suspicious incidents.
    • Patrol randomly or regularly building and perimeter.
    • Monitor and control access at building entrances and vehicle gates.
    • Watch alarm systems or video cameras and operate detecting/emergency equipment.
    • Performs any other duties that may be assigned by Supervisor.

    Qualification Required & Experience

    • Proven work experience as a Security Guard or relevant position for at least three (3) years.
    • Should possess at least a Senior High School Certificate/Diploma.
    • Ability to operate detecting systems and emergency equipment.
    • Excellent knowledge of public safety and security procedures/protocols.
    • Surveillance skills and detail orientation.
    • Good understanding of guidelines for area security and public safety.
    • Some experience with report writing.
    • Outstanding surveillance and observation skills
    • Good time-management skills
    • Great interpersonal and communication skills
    • Integrity and professionalism

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified applicants should send their application cover letter stating the position with a comprehensive curriculum vitae including supporting documents (Educational Certificates, National Service Certificate etc) to the

    Director of Administration
    Ghana News Agency
    P.O Box 2118

    Important Note

    Prospective Applicants applying for (Editor, Chief Reporter, Accountant, Stores Officer, Marketing Officer, and Administrative Officer) positions must as part of the application submit a Statement of Purpose (Number of words 500 words, font style – Times New Roman, font size –12 and lining spacing should be 1.5), indicating their strength, achievements, attitude and why they should be considered for the role.


    Send application to [email protected] indicating the applied Position as the SUBJECT and attach relevant documents (Educational Certificates, National Service Certificate etc).


    Kindly note that closing date for submission of all Application is the 24th March, 2023. Applicants should note that only shortlisted persons will be invited to interview for selection

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