Security Guard

Safety & Security, Aga Khan University
Full time Full day


Entity: Aga Khan University

Division: Safety & Security

Location: Karachi, Pakistan

Introduction to the Aga Khan University:

Chartered in 1983, Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, autonomous and self-governing international university with 13 teaching sites in 6 countries distributed across three continents. As an integral part of the Aga Khan Development Network, AKU provides higher education in several disciplines, carries out research pertinent to the countries in which it exists and has campuses, programmes and/or teaching hospitals in Afghanistan, Kenya, Pakistan, Tanzania, Uganda and the UK. As an international institution, AKU operates on the core principles of quality, relevance, impact and access; and AKU is a model of academic excellence and an agent of social change


Job Role / Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Manager Security, you will be responsible to protect life and property by providing safety and security cover and assistance to all the patients, visitors, employees and students of AKU within your assigned area of duty. You will also perform duty as a key man and initiate and assist in carrying out minor investigations as and when required

Specifically, you will be responsible for:

  • provide safe and secure environment to the patients, visitors, and employees of AKU within your assigned area of duty

  • assist the patients / employees / visitors when called for security assistance

  • maintain traffic and parking discipline within your assigned area of duty when deployed on traffic and parking duties

  • check identity cards of the staff, faculty and students to control unauthorized movement o by employees and visitors

  • promptly report any incident, fire, accident and / or theft within your assigned area of duty and inform area supervisor and Security Control supervisor for any suspicious activity

  • respond to all emergency calls from Control and adjoining posts

  • check gate passes when deployed on gates or other locations to ensure that no item goes out of AKU without due authority

  • report all incidents taking place in your assigned area of responsibility and inform area Supervisor and Security Control

  • perform the duty of an Unarmed / Armed escort with a person or cash, armed body guard as escort, Key man

  • perform the duty of Psychiatry Ward, ER and other special care/ critical areas

  • initiate & Assist in carrying out minor investigations

  • perform special security duties in plain clothes for observation and investigation when required

  • keep the Control Supervisor informed of all security matters within the area of responsibility

  • assist and escort police and law enforcement personnel with in AKU premises when asked to do so by the DSC / Control Supervisor

  • perform long hours of duty on special occasions if and when assigned

  • perform any other tasks assigned by Control Supervisor/DSC/ Manager



  • S.S.C or Matriculation in any discipline. Intermediate will be preferred

  • a retired soldier / combatant from Pakistan Armed Forces, Rangers, Frontier Corps., Frontier Constabulary, Coast Guard or Police at the level of Non-commissioned Officers

  • experience and service with SSG & Intelligence units would be preferred

  • efficiency in handling small arms i.e. Rifles and Pistols

  • efficiency in unarmed combat, self-defense and restraining techniques

  • efficiency in handling communication equipment i.e. Wireless sets & Telephones

  • ability to drive preferred

  • must be able to read and write Urdu fluently

  • must be Medical Category "AYE" (Fit in all respects)

  • proficient in customer / public dealing and management of aggressive behavior

To Apply

Please send your resumes at human.reso[email protected] and mark the subject with position number 10048579

Applications should be submitted latest by June 7, 2023

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