South African Police Service (SAPS) is recruiting General Worker [x2 posts] | APPLY WITH GRADE 10

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The South African Police Service (SAPS) is recruiting and invites applications for the vacancy: GENERAL WORKER (X2 POSTS).

CLOSING DATE: 19 June 2023 at 15:30


  • SAPS Provincial Head Office, Western Cape, Cape Town
  • SAPS Provincial Head Office, Norther Cape, Kimberly

Division: Human Resource Development, SAPS Band

Division: Human Resource Development, SAPS Band

REMUNERATION: R125 373 per annum (Level 02)

REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must display competency in the post-specific core functions of the post. A Grade 10 qualification will serve as an advantage. Be a South African Citizen.

Be able to read and write. Basic literacy, numeracy and communication skills. The ability to operate elementary machines and equipment.

Must have no previous criminal / departmental convictions or criminal / departmental cases pending. Applicants will be subjected to a vetting process which will include security screening and fingerprint verification. Willing to work extended hours when necessary.

DUTIES : Maintain high level hygiene in and around the SAPS premises where routine tasks are to be performed, which may include inner or outer parameters.

Perform routine tasks such as dusting furniture and floors, removing refuse bags. Moping of all tiled flooring. Cleaning bathrooms, kitchenware and utensils. Safekeeping and handling of a variety of cleaning materials.


Northern Cape: Lt Colonel Diamond/ Warrant Officer Teise/ PPO Syfers Tel No: (053) 839 2510/ 2813/ 2518/ 3724

Western Cape: Lt Col Visser/ Captain Van Zyl/ PO Mahloane Tel No: (021) 409 6579/ 6587/ 6588/ 6592/ 6593


Northern Cape: Application forms must be hand delivered to the following addresses: SAPS Provincial Recruitment Office, Northern Cape, Lewende Hawe Building, 19 George Street, Kimberley (applications must be deposited in the silver container at the main entrance).

Western Cape: Application forms must be hand delivered to the following addresses: SAPS Provincial Recruitment Office, Western Cape, 1st Floor, Customs House Building, Lower Heerengracht Street, Cape Town.

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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