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Security Technical Systems Operator / Opérateur systèmes de sécurité

Job Field:
Health & Safety, Environmental, Security Jobs, Information Systems Jobs
Security/Investigation Jobs, Mining Systems Jobs, MIS (Management Information Systems) Jobs
Africa, Mauritania, West Africa
Mauritania All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
Kinross Gold
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Location: Tasiast, Inchiri region, Mauritania

Job Description

The Security Technical Systems Operator (STSO) is an important function in the Security Department, operating, maintaining, evaluating, coordinating and reporting security exceptions through the use of the closed circuit television (CCTV) system located throughout the site; insuring integrity, accuracy and confidentiality of all information gained by compliance with quality standards, policies and procedures.

Job Responsibilities

  • Only applications from Mauritanian citizens that hold appropriate working rights will be considered”
  • The STSO must be able to operate, monitor, troubleshoot and within his/her skill level repair all security systems located within the Security Operations Center (SOC) or site in an efficient proactive/reactive manner, insuring that all work is undertaken in compliance with approved/authorized operating procedures,
  • The STSO must know what constitutes a security exception and understand possible actions available to him/her for responding to or reporting said exceptions in a timely and professional manner.
  • The STSO must be able to provide at all times all evidential records and witness statements to the standard acceptable to the rules of evidence.
  • The STSO must be able to record all events and actions monitored from within the SOC in a clear, legible and accurate written and/or visual format.
  • The STSO must be able to provide a Power Point Presentation at the end of his/her shift for management review using the “5W/H and outcome” format with tape/digital supporting evidence.
  • The STSO must know when and how to contact management as relevant to a specified level of threat.
  •  The STSO is responsible for keeping all proprietary and confidential data entries in line with the company integrity policies and must exercise discretion and security in maintaining the value of information ascertained through the use of SOC equipment and subsequent entry into the daily/nightly database.
  • The STSO will also be looking to continuously improve processes, systems, types and locations of CCTV or other equipment.
  • The STSO is also responsible for monitoring and ensuring the appropriate procedures are followed on the initiation/ shutdown of all related equipment throughout the site.
  • The STSO will strive to learn how to install/uninstall all security CCTV equipment located throughout the site and will always safeguard the capabilities/limitations of the safe from all other than SECDEPT personnel.

Education and Experience

  • A minimum of 4 years of proven work experience with at least 2 years in Information Systems Management, Information Technology, CCTV operations or a relevant educational standard. A background in CCTV installation/application/trouble shooting and maintenance preferable. 
  • Minimum degree (BAC+3) in information system
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with colleagues and superiors, in a highly professional manner, displaying tact and diplomacy when needed.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in French and English language, both verbally and in written form.
  • Skills in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook and Excel) to record and produce information.
  • Only applications from Mauritanian citizens that hold appropriate working rights will be considered”


  • Be open minded, pro-active, team orientated and have a high sense of the need for confidentiality.
  • Valid driver’s license desired, but not essential.
  • Willingness to work long/necessary hours to meet the requirements of the 24/7 security operation.  

Language Requirements



Job Segment: Information Systems, Equipment Operator, Database, Technology, Manufacturing

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