x1 Secretary Post at the South African Police Service

x1 Secretary Post at the South African Police Service

 As part of the application process, applicants must demonstrate competency in the post-specific core functions.

x1 Secretary Post at the South African Police Service


  • R202 233 per annum (Level 05)


Directorate of Organised Crime Investigation, Watchuis Building, Pretoria


Candidates must possess a Senior Certificate or National Certificate (Vocational) recorded on the National Learner Record Database at NQF level 4. Applicants must be proficient in two official languages, including English. Applicants must be citizens of the country.

They must not have any criminal records or pending criminal cases. A degree or diploma in administration will be an added advantage. Applicants will be subjected to a vetting process which will include security screening and fingerprint verification.

In addition to relevant courses in the field of the post, a valid driver’s license for at least a light motor vehicle will be an advantage. Be flexible and willing to work long hours and under pressure.


The purpose of this position is to provide secretarial support to the Component Head’s office. Arrange, prepare meetings, agendas, type, and record minutes. Answer and screen all incoming calls to the Component Head’s office.

Liaise with other Components and Sections about issues relating to the Component Head’s office. Maintain good records keeping, filling and bringing forward systems.

Handle confidential documents. Process and submit claims, arrange travel and accommodation arrangements. Maintain a diary manually and electronically along with receiving and hosting visitors to the office. Operate standard equipment (fax, photocopy machine, telephone, and computer). Serve refreshments during meetings. Manage office inventory.


The Lieutenant Colonel WB Chauke can be contacted at 012 393 1633 / PPO TS Kgwedi at 012 393 1277 / PPO NT Lehapana at 012 393 1968

How to apply


 The South African Police Service can be contacted by mail at Private Bag X 302, Pretoria, 0001 or by hand delivery at 231 Watchuis Building, Francis Baard Street, Pretoria, 0001.

Application Notes

Please note that only the official application form (available on SAPS website (www.saps.gov.za) and at SAPS Police Stations) will be accepted. It is no longer acceptable to use the Z83 form.

All instructions on the application form must be followed. Failure to do so may result in rejection of the application. On the application form, the post particulars as well as reference number must be correctly stated.

In addition to the application form, applicants must submit a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae. Shortlisted applicants will be required to provide original documents upon selection. Qualifications and driver’s licenses will be verified by the relevant institutions.

The South African Police Service will verify the residential address of applicants and conduct reference checks. In accordance with the Public Service Act, 1994 (Act No 103 OF 1994), appointments will be made as appropriate for the post environment. Applications must be submitted in a timely manner. Late applications will not be considered.

A shortlisted candidate will be subjected to a personal interview as well as a practical assessment if he or she is shortlisted. Candidates shortlisted for appointment to specific identified positions will be vetted in accordance with the Criminal Law Amendment Act, 2007 (Act No 32 of 2007) and the Children’s Act, 2005 (Act No 38 of 2005).

Candidates whose particulars appear on either the National Register for Sex Offenders or the Child Protection Register Part B will be excluded from the application process. In accordance with the Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Act, Act 37 of 2013, all new appointments within the South African Police Service must provide a buccal sample (inside cheek) to determine their forensic DNA profile by 31 January 2015.

The forensic DNA profile derived from the sample will be loaded into the Elimination Index of the National Forensic DNA Database. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to fingerprint screening and reference checking.

We exclude individuals who have retired from the Public Service as a result of severance packages, early retirement or medical reasons. In the event that you have not been contacted within 3 months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

The South African Police Service is not under any obligation to fill any vacant positions after they have been advertised. It is the intention of the South African Police Service to promote representativeness within the Public Service through the filling of these posts.

The South African Police Service is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Therefore, persons whose transfers / appointments will promote representivity will receive preferential treatment.

Closing Date:19 May 2023

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