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The South African Police Service (SAPS) is inviting applications for the vacant post: SECRETARY REF NO: DS 02/2023 (X1 POST).

  • CLOSING DATE: 19 May 2023
  • SALARY : R202 233 per annum (Level 05)

CENTRE : National Head Office – Organised Crime Investigation: Division, Detective & Forensic Services, Watchuis Building, Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must display competency in the post-specific core functions. Be in possession of a Senior Certificate or National Certificate (Vocational) recorded on the National Learner Record Database on NQF level 4.

Be fluent in at least two of the official languages, of which one must be English.

Be a South African Citizen. Must have no criminal record or pending criminal / departmental cases. Degree / Diploma in the field Administration will be an added advantage.

Applicants will be subjected to a vetting process which will include security screening and fingerprint verification.

Relevant courses in the field of the post as well as a valid driver’s license for at least a light motor vehicle will serve as an advantage. Be willing to work under pressure and extended hours.

DUTIES : To provide secretarial support functions to the office of the Component Head. Arrange, prepare meetings, agendas, typing and taking minutes.

Answer and screen all incoming calls to the office of the Component Head. Liaise with other Components and Sections on matters relating to the Component Head’s office.

Maintain good record keeping, filling and bring forward system. Handle confidential documents. Process and submit claims, make travelling and accommodation arrangement.

Manage the diary manually and electronically as well as receive and host visitors of the office.

Operate standard equipment (fax, photocopy machine, telephone and computer). Serve refreshment to
visitors and during meetings. Manage office inventory.

ENQUIRIES : Lieutenant Colonel WB Chauke Tel No: 012 393 1633 / PPO TS Kgwedi Tel No: 012 393 1277 PPO NT Lehapana 012 393 1968

APPLICATIONS : South African Police Service, Private Bag X 302, Pretoria, 0001 or hand deliver
at 231 Watchuis Building, Francis Baard Street, Pretoria, 0001

Only the official application form (available on the SAPS website ( and at SAPS Police Stations) 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.

Short-listed applicants will be required to produce original documentation. Qualifications and driver’s
licences submitted (where required) 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.

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 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


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