The South African Police Service Is Recruiting for a Messenger

The South African Police Service Is Recruiting for a Messenger

  • Division: Supply Chain Management

  • Office of the Divisional Commissioner: Supply Chain Management

  • SALARY: R125 373 per annum (Level 02)

  • CENTRE: Cresswell Road Silverton, Pretoria

The South African Police Service Is Recruiting for a Messenger


It is essential that applicants demonstrate competency in the specific functions of the post. Applicants must possess a Grade 10 qualification as well as a valid driving license for light vehicles. Basic literacy, numeracy and communication skills are required.

Reading and writing ability. Willingness to work extended hours. Proficiency in two official languages, including English. South African citizenship is required. No criminal convictions or pending criminal cases are required. In addition to security screening and fingerprint verification, applicants will be subjected to a vetting process.


Maintain a daily register of all documentation received and delivered. Obtain and deliver post, make photocopies of documents collected and delivered on a daily basis, maintain confidentiality of all documents, keep a record of circulars received and posted, and manage the post’s human, financial and logistical resources.

Enquiries :

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

How to apply

It is necessary to hand deliver or post applications to the following addresses: Hand Delivery: 117 Cresswell Road, Silverton, Pretoria, Division Supply Chain Management (Main Entrance in Wooden Box), Silverton, Pretoria. Divisional Commissioner: SCM, Human Resource Management, Private Bag X254, Pretoria, 0001 (please note that if an application is posted, it must reach the indicated office before or on the closing date.

For Attention :

PPO S Babana or PO Mudau

Application Notes

It is important to note that only the official application form (available on SAPS’ website ( and in SAPS Police Stations) will be accepted. Z83s previously utilized will no longer be accepted. All instructions on the application form must be followed.

An application that does not comply with these instructions may be rejected. The post particulars and reference number of the post must be correctly specified. Along with the application form, applicants are required to submit a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae.

The South African Police Service will verify the residential address of applicants and conduct references checks. Short-listed applicants will be required to provide original documentation. Qualifications and driver’s licences submitted (where required) will be verified by the relevant institutions

The Public Service Act, 1994 (Act No 103 OF 1994) will be applied to the post environment when making appointments. Late applications will not be accepted or considered. A short-listed candidate will be required to undergo a personal interview as well as a practical assessment if he / she is short-listed.

Candidates shortlisted for appointment to certain identified posts will be vetted in accordance with 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). Candidates whose details appear on the National Register for Sexual Offenders or the Child Protection Register will be disqualified.

As of 31 January 2015, all new appointments in the South African Police Service must provide a buccal (inside cheek) sample to determine their forensic DNA profile under the Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Act, Act 37 of 2013. Using the forensic DNA profile from the sample, the National Forensic

DNA Database will create the Elimination Index. Fingerprints and references will be checked on all shortlisted candidates. It is not open to retired Public Service employees who took severance packages, retired early or retired for medical reasons.

The South African Police Service is not obligated to fill a post after it has been advertised. If you have not been contacted within three months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept your application as unsuccessful.

Through the filling of these positions, the South African Police Service intends to promote representivity in the Public Service as an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. It is therefore important to give priority to individuals whose transfer / appointment promotes representivity.

Closing Date:26 May 2023

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