Messenger job vacancy at South African Police Service (SAPS) | APPLY WITH GRADE 10

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The South African Police Service (SAPS) is recruiting and invites applications for the vacancy: MESSENGER REF NO: SCM 8/2023.

  • CLOSING DATE: 26 May 2023 at 14:00
  • LOCATION: Cresswell Road Silverton, Pretoria
  • REMUNERATION: R125 373 per annum (Level 02)


Applicants must display competency in the post-specific functions of the post. A Grade 10 qualification as well as valid light vehicle driver’s license.

Basic literacy, numeracy and communication skills. Be able to read and write. Willing to work extended hours when necessary. Be proficient in at least two official languages, of which one must be English.

Must be a South African citizen. Must have no criminal convictions or criminal cases pending. Applicants will be subjected to a vetting process which will include security screening and fingerprint verification.

DUTIES : Core Functions: Keep register of documentations received and delivered properly on a daily basis. Make photocopies of documents collected and delivered on a daily basis.

Fetch and deliver post. Maintain confidentiality of all documents. Keep record of circulars received and posted. Maintain the administration of human, financial and logistical resources allocated to the post.

ENQUIRIES : PPO S Babana / PO FH Mudau / PO I Mphethi Tel No: (012) 841 7123 / 7217/ 7179

APPLICATIONS: Applications must be hand delivered or posted to the following addresses:

Hand Delivery: 117 Cresswell Road, (Corner Cresswell and Pretoria Road), Silverton, Pretoria, Division Supply Chain Management (Main Entrance, in the Wooden Box).

Postal Address: The Divisional Commissioner: SCM, Human Resource Management, Private Bag X254, Pretoria, 0001 (please note that in the event that an application is posted, it must be reached at the indicated office before or on the closing date.

FOR ATTENTION : PPO S Babana or PO Mudau

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.

Copies do not have to be certified and original documentation must be produced during the selection process as requested.

Uncertified copies of an applicant’s ID, Senior Certificate and all educational qualifications obtained, proof Academic Records of qualification/s from recognised institution/s (SAQA accredited), service certificates of previous employers stating the occupation, proof of relevant experience in the field of the post and motor vehicle driver’s license, must be attached to the application.

Original documentation of short listed candidates must be produced during the selection process as requested.

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.

Appointments  will  be  made  in  terms  of  the  South  African  Police  Service Act, 1995 as applicable to the post environment.

Applicants appointed under the Police Service Act will be subjected to a medical assessment by a medical practitioner as determined by SAPS prescripts.

Applicants appointed under the Police Service Act will be subjected to undergo a lateral entry training programme at a SAPS training institution, where applicable.

Applications must be submitted timeously. Late applications will not be accepted or considered. If a candidate is short-listed, it will be expected of him / her to undergo a personal interview as well as a practical assessment.

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 the process.

The  Criminal  Law  (Forensic  Procedures)  Amendment  Act,  Act  37  of  2013 requires that all new appointments in the South African Police Service as from 31 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 and reference checking.

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. Persons whose transfer/appointment will promote representivity will therefore receive preference.

Applications may be hand delivered or posted to the addresses mentioned in the FULL ADVERT which you can download using the relevant link buttons below.


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