SAPS Seeks General Workers

Posted on :

12 Dec, 2017

Category :

Government Jobs in South Africa

SAPS has a great opportunity for General Workers with a Grade 10. You may only apply if you have no pending cases or convictions and you speak two languages.

SAPS Seeks General Workers
Generic Requirements:

  • Applicants must display competency in the post-specific core 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 fingerprints verification.

Additional Requirements:

  • A Grade 10 qualification 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 Functions:

  • Maintaining of a high level of hygiene in and around the workplace with the cleaning of the SAPS premises assigned to, which may include either or both inner and outer parameters
  • Performing tasks of a routine nature, such as dust working the environment
  • Polish furniture and floors
  • Vacuum carpets and mopping of tile floors
  • Remove refuse
  • Perform maintenance tasks in and around the assigned premises
  • Clean bathrooms and kitchens
  • Safekeeping and handling of a variety of Aids in the cleaning of the premises
  • Loading and unloading of goods
  • Garden maintenance services
  • Washing and cleaning of state vehicles, kitchenware and utensils

How To Apply


* 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.

* 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, Senior Certificate and all educational qualifications obtained, service certificates of previous employers stating the occupation, proof of relevant experience in the field of the post and motor vehicle driver’s license.

* 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 as applicable to the post environment.

* Applications must be mailed timeously. Late applications will not be accepted or considered.

* The closing date for applications is:2017-12-11.

* 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 asfrom 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.

* All short-listed candidates will be subjected to fingerprint screening.

* 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.

Enquiries can be directed to Lieutenant Colonel Ncoko / Warrant Officer Botha PO Raaf / PO Syfers at 053 839 3724/ 2517/ 2516

Completed application forms must be hand-delivered or mailed to:

The Provincial Head: Personnel Management
Recruitment Office
Private Bag X5001
19 George Street (locked silver container at entrance)



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