SAPS Has Vacancy For General Workers

Job Summary

The SAPS offers careers in various fields. If you join the SAPS you can either become a police official or a civilian employee. Police officials are employed in terms of the South African Police Service Act, 1995 (Act No 68 of 1995). Civilian employees are employed in terms of the Public Service Act, 1994 (Act No 103 of 1994). Most functional Police Officials are directly involved in preventing, combating or investigating crime. The other Police officials and civilian personnel carry out support functions.

Generic Requirements:

  • Applicants must display competency in the post-specific functions of the post;
  • Be proficient in at least two official languages, of which one must be English;
  • Must be a SA citizen;
  • Must have no previous convictions or cases pending;
  • Applicants will be subjected to a vetting process which will include security screening and fingerprint verification;
  • Relevant courses in the field of the post may be an advantage.

Additional Post Requirements:

  • A Grade 10/ STD 8 report will serve as an advantage;
  • Basic literacy, numeracy, and communication skills;
  • Be able to read and write;
  • The ability to operate elementary machines and equipment;
  • Willing to work extended hours, when necessary.
    Core Responsibilities:
  •  Maintaining of a high level of hygiene around the workplace with the cleaning of the SAPS premises assigned to, which may include either or both inner and outer parameters;
  •  Perform tasks of a routine nature such as dusting working environment, polish furniture, vacuum carpets and mopping the floors;
  • Removal of waste and prevent littering
  • Clean bathrooms, kitchen and storeroom
  • Maintain of living plants collection;
  • Lawn maintained and cultivation;
  • Handling of variety of aids in the cleaning of the premises.


  •  The post particulars and reference number of the post must be correctly specified on the application form.
  •  A comprehensive Curriculum Vitae must be submitted together with the application form.
  •  Certified copies of an applicant’s ID, educational qualifications obtained,service certificates of previous employers stating the occupation, proof of relevant experience in the field of the post.
  •  The copies must be correctly certified on the copy itself, not at the back.
  • The certification must not be older than three months.
  • Qualifications and driver’s licences submitted will be subjected to verification checking with the relevant institutions.
  • The South African Police Service will verify the residential address of applicants and conduct
    reference checks.
  • Appointment will be made in terms of the Public Service Act, 1994.
  • Applications must be posted timeously. Late applications will not be accepted or considered.
  • The closing date for applications is: 2020-07-13 at 16:00
  • If a candidate is short-listed, it can be expected of him/her to undergo a personal interview as well as a practical assessment.
  • Reference checking will be conducted on all short listed applicants.

Short-listed candidates for appointment to certain identified posts, will be vetted in terms of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act, 2007 (Act No 32 of 2007) and the Children’s
Act, 2005 (Act No 38 of 2005). A candidate, whose particulars appear in either the National Register for Sex Offenders or Part B of the Child Protection Register, will be disqualified from appointment to that post.
The Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Act, Act 37 of 2013 requires that all new appointments in the South African Police Service as from 31st of January 2015 provide a buccal (inside cheek) sample in order to determine their forensic DNA profile.

The forensic DNA profile derived from the sample will be loaded to the Elimination Index of the National Forensic DNA Database.

Closing Date: 17 July 2020

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How To Apply?

  • All short-listed candidates will be subjected to fingerprint screening.
  • Only the official application form (available on the SAPS website  Here and at SAPS recruitment offices) will be accepted. The Z83 previously utilized will no longer be accepted. All instructions on the application form must be adhered to. Failure to do so may result in the rejection of the application.
  • Correspondence will be conducted with successful candidates only. If you have not been contacted within 3 months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
  • The South African Police Service is under no obligation to fill a post after the advertisement thereof.
  • The SAPS application forms can be obtained from any SAPS Recruitment Office within the South African Police Service.
  •  In the light of the high volume of applications envisaged, no faxes or emails will be accepted and telephonic confirmations will not be done
  • Application forms must be hand-delivered to the relevant office indicated below:

Mpumalanga Provincial Office: Recruitment SAPS
Ehmke Street No 4
Enquiries can be directed to Lt Colonel Todani at 013-762 4318 or Captain Nkosi 013-762 4898.

Updated: July 2, 2020 — 4:38 am

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