SA Police Service: Aviation Jobs – 7 Positions

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20 Aug, 2014

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3.1 Post: Helicopter Pilot: Major (Five 5 Posts)
Section: Air Wing
Location: Johannesburg Air Wing, Cape Town, Free State, KZN, and Nelspruit
Act: South African Police Service Act
Ref numbers: JHBAW 1/2014, CTAW 2/2014, FSAW 3/2014,
KZNAW 4/2014, NELSAW 5/2014
Salary: R335 964 per annum (Band D)

Additional requirements:

Experience in the air wing environment will be an added advantage, * A minimum of 800 helicopter
flying hours / Experience on turbine helicopters / A CPL helicopter licence with a night rating.

Core functions:

Fly R 44 helicopters, AS 350 B3 helicopters and BO 105 helicopters for aerial policing duties.
Maintain aviation safety standards and policies.
Be on standby as a pilot / Work shifts
Keep and manage certain administration functions in terms of set regulations.
Liaise with external and internal role players.
Conduct maintenance test flights.


2. Aviation Technical Recorder (Two 2 W/O Posts)

Section: Air Wing
Location: National Heliport and Wonder boom
Act: South African Police Service Act
Ref Number: NHAW 6/2014, WBAW 7/2014
Salary: R 210, 792 per annum

Additional requirements:
2 years appropriate experience.
Must have aviation technical knowledge.
Must be computer literate with Aircraft Management or Air Wing System Knowledge.

Core functions:
Coordinate aircraft hours with the Air Wing units.
Prepare aircraft maintenance work-pack.
Open and close aircraft maintenance job card using Aircraft Management System (AMS) or Air Wing

Monitor remaining life of aircraft components.
Coordinate the remaining life of aircraft components with the Aircraft Maintenance Engineers.
Coordinate the Part and Materials used during maintenance with the Technical stores personnel.
Ensure correct completion of work-pack documents and aircraft maintenance CAA and
Manufacturer’s logbooks.
Update the aircraft status report.
Ensure compliance of the Air Directives and Service Bulletin.


1. Only the official application form (available on the SAPS website 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.
2. A comprehensive Curriculum Vita must be submitted together with the application form.
3. Certified copies of an applicant’s ID document, motor vehicle driver’s license, and all
educational qualifications obtained and service certificates of previous employers stating the
occupation and period, must also be attached to every application.
4. Applicants appointed under the Police Service Act will be subjected to a Medical assessment
by a medical practitioner as determined by SAPS prescripts.
5. Persons who retired from the Public Service by taking a severance package, early retirement
or for medical reasons, as well as persons with previous convictions, are excluded.
6. Applicants will be subjected to fingerprint screening.
7. Applications must be mailed timeously. Late applications will not be accepted or considered.
8. The closing date for applications is 25 August 2014
9. If a candidate is short-listed, it can be expected of him/her to undergo a personal Interview.
10. The South African Police Service will verify the residential address and qualifications of the
applicants, as well as citizenship. Reference checking will be conducted on all short listed
applicants. Candidates short – listed for appointment to certain identified post 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 or Sex Offenders or Part B of the
Child Protection Register will be disqualified from appointment to the post.

11. 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.
12. The South African Police Service is under no obligation to fill a post after the advertisement
13. The South African Police Service is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and it
is the intention to promote representivity in the Public Service through the filling of these
posts. Persons whose transfer/appointment/promotion will promote representivity will
therefore receive preference.
14. Applicants are requested to initial each and every page of the application form CV and
15. Placement of successful candidates will be at a state cost.
16. Applications which are faxed, e-mailed or forwarded/submitted to the wrong address will
not be considered.
17. Applications must be posted to:
Applications can be posted to: The Divisional Commissioner (attention : Col CR Mamabolo:012 432
8809, Maj Gwanya 012 432 8823 W/O MF Phate and PO Tema : (012 432 8832 ), Operational
Response Services, Human Resource Management, SA POLICE SERVICES, Private Bag
x29,Sunnnyside,0132 or Applications can be hand delivered to: The Divisional Commissioner,
Operational Response Services, Human resource Management, Maupa Naga Building, Cnr Troye and
Park Street, Sunnyside, for the attention of Col CR Mamabolo or Maj Gwanya.



1. The posts contained in this circular are vacant and are hereby advertised externally for
appointment purposes as contemplated in National Instruction 6 of 2005 and for all
members employed within the South African Police Service. Employees on level other than
those advertised and that conform to the requirements are invited to apply. The contents of
this circular will be available on the South African Police Service Intranet and will also be
circulated to all e-mail users by means of Communications Nodal point and must be
available to all employees of the South African Police Service.
2. The generic minimum requirements applicable to the posts, except where it is specified
differently, are as follows:

Applicants must display competency in the post-specific core functions.*Be fluent in at least two of
the official languages, of which one must be English.*Be a South African Citizen.* A Grade 12 (Senior
Certificate) *At least a valid light motor vehicle driver’s license*Must have no criminal record or
pending criminal / departmental cases.*Applicants will be subjected to a vetting process which will
include security screening and fingerprint verification.


Note: Successful applicants to be appointed will further have to comply with the prescripts on the
SAPS Dress Order, whereby tattoos may not be visible when wearing uniform. Successful applicants
not yet appointed in terms of the South African Police Service Act,1995 (Act no 68 of 1995) will
enter into a MACIP contract and sign a memorandum of agreement, be subjected to a medical
examination, be expected to undergo other training on a date as determined and prescribed by the
National Commissioner

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