Tursec Security Dog Handler Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Tursec Security Group

Vacanct Position: Security Dog Handler

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Industry: Private Security

Tursec Security Group is a nationwide reputable top-quality private security solutions provider within the retail, financial, manufacturing, infrastructure, healthcare, hospitality and the energy sectors, as well as high net-worth clients, diplomatic missions and international organizations operating in high-risk, volatile, hostile, and complex environments in Kenya and across Africa.

We have an immediate job opportunity for a talented Security Dog Handler to provide On-Site security to secure our client’s commercial premises and personnel by patrolling property; inspecting buildings, equipment and access points; permitting entry and other matters by performing the following duties;

Role Responsibilities

  • Perform security patrols of designated areas on foot with trained security dog.
  • Watch for irregular or unusual conditions that may create security concerns or safety hazards
  • Sound alarms or call police or fire department in case of fire or presence of unauthorized persons
  • Warn violators of rule infractions, such as loitering, smoking or carrying forbidden articles
  • Permit authorized persons to enter property and monitors entrances and exits
  • Observe departing personnel to protect against theft of company property and ensure that authorized removal of property is conducted within appropriate client requirements
  • Provide assistance to customers, employees and visitors in a courteous and professional manner
  • Carries out random patrolling with security dog to detect and deter

The Ideal Candidate

Experience, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)
  • Must posses General Purpose Dog Handling Certificate
  • Must have at least 2 – 3 years’ verifiable security Dog Handling experience
  • Certificate of Good Conduct (not more than 6 months old)
  • Pass all required background and drug screenings


  • Basic K9 First Aid
  • Ability to operate radio or telephone equipment.
  • Ability to interact cordially and communicate with the public
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
  • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work alone or part of a team
  • Must have good interpersonal skills to establish and maintain working relationships across different groups within and outside of the organization

Physical Requirements and Environment


  • Indoor and outdoor: temperature ranges from moderate to extreme cold and heat
  • Major activity: Walking, standing, speaking, listening, observing
  • Physical efforts to carry out job duties: Standing, walking, and sitting. Minimal to no stooping or kneeling

Apply Now!

Learn more about this role and our team by applying at [email protected] on or before 30 March 2021.

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