Gauteng Department of Community Safety is hiring 124 Traffic Inspectors

The Gauteng Department of Community Safety is hiring 124 Traffic Provincial Inspectors, and interested candidates are invited to apply.

Position: Provincial Inspector
Ref No: DCS/2022/09/01: Croesus (TLES)
Central Corridor (X20 Positions)

Ref No: DCS/2022/09/02: Croesus (Transport Inspectorate)
Central Corridor (X27 Positions)

Ref No: DCS/2022/09/03: Johannesburg (TLES)
Central Corridor (X10 Positions)

Ref No: DCS/2022/09/04: Johannesburg (Transport Inspectorate)
Central Corridor (X23 Positions)

Ref No: DCS/2022/09/05: Soweto (TLES)
Central Corridor) (X18 Positions)

Ref No: DCS/2022/09/06: Soweto (Transport Inspectorate)
Central Corridor (X24 Positions)

Ref No: DCS/2022/09/07: Heidelberg (Transport Inspectorate),
Eastern Corridor (X1 Position)

Ref No: DCS/2022/09/08: Springs (TLES) Transport Inspectorate)
Eastern Corridor (X1 Position)
Directorate: Traffic Management

Number of Posts: 124
Package: R211 713.per annum (plus service benefits)
Location: Gauteng


  • Matric Certificate plus Traffic Officer’s Diploma and a valid driver’s license.
  • 1-year practical experience in traffic law enforcement.
  • No criminal record or case pending against you.
  • A valid code 08/10 driver’s licence.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Good record and resource management.
  • Good customer relationship 136 management abilities.
  • Knowledge and understanding of road traffic and public transport policies and regulations.
  • Completion of law enforcement documents.

  • Knowledge of vehicle inspections and vehicle impoundment.
  • Knowledge of firearms and ammunition Act 60/100.
  • Knowledge of departmental guidelines on overload control and escort duties (Transport Handbook) 11.

  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Good observation skills.
  • Good driving and negations skills.
  • Sound interpersonal and conflict resolutions skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication
    skills in at least two of the provincial official languages.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Enforce Road Traffic, public passenger and Transport legislation.
  • Implement planned and approved traffic law enforcement activities.
  • Ensure the free flow of traffic through point duty and traffic control at congested areas.
  • Co-ordinate activities at and safeguard accident scenes.
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  • Identify and advice Management on hazardous locations.
  • Participate in traffic policing projects and speed testing operations.
  • Carry out duties of a Peace Officer.
  • Issue notices and execute arrests under relevant acts.
  • Directives and procedures and attend court proceedings and give evidence.

  • Escort abnormal vehicles and loads to ensure the safe movement thereof and co-ordinate overload control management (includes goods and passengers).
  • Provide visible traffic control/policing and promote/ensure crime prevention activities.
  • Scan, validate and filter vehicles identified by means of an e-tag or VLN plates.
  • Request details of driver the regards the e-tag registration, vehicle ownership, status of toll account etc.

  • Advise non-paying drivers of the consequences of driving on the e-road.
  • Confiscate unauthorized tags or equipment. Issue toll infringement notices.
  • Carry out roadworthy checks on motor vehicles and carry out general law enforcement duties such as moving violations.
  • Check motor vehicles that are exempt from the payment of toll to ensure such exemption is valid and the user complies with the requirements for the exemption


Gauteng DCS is an equal opportunity employer and gender sensitive employer, and it is its intention to promote retrospectivity in the Public Service through the filling of these posts.

The Department committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity employment.

In the filling of vacant posts, the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources Directives will be taken into consideration.

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How to Apply

Applications must be hand delivered at the Gauteng Department of Community Safety Head Office, Johannesburg, 25 Pixley Seme street 4th floor Human Resource Management Chill Area or posted to Gauteng Department of Community Safety Private Bag X23, Marshalltown 2170.

Applications must be submitted on new Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service
Department or on the internet at

The fully completed and signed new Z83 form should be accompanied by a recently updated comprehensive CV only (only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of qualifications).

Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an
evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) (only when

Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered.

Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job.

Suitable candidates will be subjected to a
personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification
verification and employment verification).

The Department of Community Safety reserves the right not to make an appointment and to use other recruitment processes. The Department will not accept emailed applications.

Applicants need to clearly indicate the reference number of their preferred corridors on the 283, One Z83 may be utilised to indicate multiple different reference numbers.

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Closing Date: 14 October 2022

Enquiries: Ms. Avhatakali Nemukula/ Mmathethi Patjie/ Vuyolwethu Sondo Tel: 011 689 3845/073 464 0234/066 156 6669

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