Closing Date: 18 August 2015
Location: KZN

The South African Police Service invites applications from all races and gender for enlistment in the Basic Police Development Learning Programme from young, energetic, intelligent, physically and mentally fit individuals, dedicated to serving their country by pursuing career in policing.

Basic Enlistment Requirements

Young South African men and women who apply to be appointed as a member in terms of the South African Police Service Act, 1995 (Act No 68 of 1995) must:

Apply on the form determined by the National Commissioner and affirm under oath or by way of solemn declaration that the particulars furnished in the application, are the truth and correct ♠ Be a South African citizen of which documentary proof must be furnished ♠ Be at least eighteen (18) and under thirty (30) years of age of which documentary proof must be furnished ♠ Be in a possession of a Grade 12 school certificate or National Certificate (Vocational) Safety in Society of which documentary proof must be furnished (2015 Matriculants are welcome to apply and before enlistment proof of successful completion of Grade 12 (Senior Certificate) must be submitted. As an interima arrangement, kindly submit proof of last school report ♠  Submit himself / herself to a physical medical examination as determined  by the National Commissioner and must be found to be physically and mentally fit for appointment in the post for which he / she applies ♠  Undergo a psychological assessment as determined by the National Commissioner and be found to comply with the profile of a police official  ♠  Be proficient in at least two (2) of the official languages, of which one (1) must be English ♠  Be prepared to take the oath of office ♠ Be prepared to undergo such training as determined by the National Commissioner ♠ Not have any tattoo marks of which will be visible when wearing a vest, shirt or shorts and not be irreconcilable with the objectives of the Service ♠  Have no previous criminal convictions, and / or pending criminal, civil, disciplinary cases and such person will allow his or her fingerprints to be taken and allow background checks to be made ♠ Not have been declared unfit to possess a firearm ♠  Be prepared to serve anywhere in the Republic ♠ Preference will be given to applicants who are in possession of at least a light vehicle driver’s licence. Body Mass Index of less than 30 / waist circumference ≤ 102 cm (males) and ≤ 88 cm (females). All applicants will be subjected to fitness, psychometric and medical evaluation and will be interviewed during the recruitment, selection and enlistment process. The SAPS will also verify the criminal record, qualifications, driver’s licence, citizenship and residential address of each applicant.

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

Applicants who previously served in a Government Department and who were dismissed as a result of misconduct are excluded.

Applicants will undergo a Final Selection Phase (“Grooming Phase”) at a venue and period as determined by the National Commissioner, to select the successful applicants.

In the view of the physical demands of the Basic Police Development learning Programme, applicants with chronic diseases, physical impairments or any other health condition that may lead to interruptions of the training programme will be excluded from participation in the programme. Such applicants’ failure to disclose the conditions will result in their withdrawal from the programme on the determination thereof. In accordance with the SAPS Dress Order, applicants who have visible tattoos when wearing uniform will be excluded.

Basic Police Development learning Programme

Selected applicants will participate in a Basic Development Learning Programme (hereafter as the Programme) for a period of twenty four 24 months. The programme will consist of three phases:

  • Academy Phase
    ten (10) months training a 3 designated SAPS Academy;
  • Field Police Development Phase
    Twelve (12) months training a designated Field Police Development police station
  • Integrated Assessment Phase
    Two (2) months assessment a designated SAF Academy

During the Academy pe of the Program, the service will provide free training gear, meals and accommodation to the police trainee. During the Field Police Development Phase of the programme, the police trainee responsible for his / her own meals accommodation.

Trainees will also will also receive medical aid benefits for the duration of the Twenty four (24.) month Basic Training Learning Programme. Upon successful completion Basic Training Learning Programme trainees will be considered for permanent appointment a members of the SAPS. Remuneration (on completion of the training period) will be on first notch of Band A (currently R132 840 pa). In addition to this,  appointees will receive the applicable service benefits.

Core Functions

Successful candidates e as functional police officials. As such, they will be

employed to a or more of the following functions: prevent, combat and investigate crime ♠ Maintain public order ♠ Protect and secure the inhabitants of the Republic and their property ♠ Uphold and enforce the law.

613 Entry-level posts are available in the Basic Training Learning Programme.

These are distributed as follows:

Brigton Beach [x24]
Brighton Beach [x7]KZN T1 / 2015
Montclair [x3]KZN T2 / 2015
Umbilo [x10]KZN T3 / 2015
Brigton Beach CI [x4]CI 3 / 2015
Chatsworth [x20]
Chatsworth [x10]KZN T4 / 2015
Bellair [x3]KZN T5 / 2015
Kwandengezi [x3]KZN T6 / 2015
Chatsworth CI [x4]CI 6 / 2015

Dundee [x24]

Dundee [x3]KZN T7 / 2015
Nquthu [x6]KZN T8 / 2015
Helpmekaar  [x3]KZN T9 / 2015
Kingsley [x1]KZN T10 / 2015
Nondweni [x2]KZN T11 / 2015
Wasbank [x2]KZN T12 / 2015
Dundee CI [x2]CI 12 / 2015

Durban Central [x86)

Durban Central [x5]KZN T13 / 2015
Berea [x4]KZN T14 / 2015
Durban North [x3]KZN T15 / 2015
Maphumulo [x2]KZN T16 / 2015
Ndwendwe [x2]KZN T17 / 2015
Newark [x1]KZN T18 / 2015
Nsuze [x1]KZN T19 / 2015
Glendale [x5]KZN T20 / 2015
Metrorail – KwaMashu [x27]KZN T21 / 2015
Cross Border & Freight – Durban [x25]KZN T22 / 2015
Durban Central CI / P / H / Q – Counter & OIAC [x11]CI 22 / 2015

Empangeni [x19]

Empangeni [x5]KZN T23 / 2015
Esikhaleni [x3]KZN 24 / 2015
Mtunzini [x5]KZN 25 / 2015
Ntambana [x2]KZN T26 / 2015
Richards Bay [x4]KZN T27 / 2015

Eshowe [x23]

Eshowe [x12]KZN T29 / 2015
Ekombe [x1]KZN T30 / 2015
Mbongolwane [x5]KZN T31 / 2015
Melmoth [x1]KZN T32 / 2015
Eshowe CI [x4]CI 32 / 2015
Escourt [x11]
Amangwe [x2]KZN T33 / 2015
Escourt [x6]KZN T34 / 2015
Winterton [x3]KZN T35 / 2015

Greytown [x13]

Greytown [x4]KZN T36 / 2015
Ematimatolo [x3]KZN T37 / 2015
Msinga [x1]KZN T38 / 2015
Rietvlei [x1]KZN T39 / 2015
Greytown CI [x4]CI 39 / 2015

Howick [x11]

Boston [x4]KZN T240 / 2015
Impendle [x1]KZN T41 / 2015
Nottigham Road [x2]KZN T42 / 2015
Howick CI [x4]CI 42 / 2015

Inanda [x56]

Inanda [x18]KZN T43 / 2015
Greenwood Park [x13]KZN T44 / 2015
Kwa Mashu [x2]KZN T45 / 2015
Ntuzuma [x13]KZN T46 / 2015
Sydeham [x8]KZN T47 / 2015
Inanda CI [x2]CI 47 / 2015

Jozini [x11]

Jozini [x5]KZN T48 / 2015
Ndumo [x2]CI 49 / 2015
Jozini CI [x4]CI 49 / 2015

Kokstad [x16]

Franklin [x1]KZN T50 / 2015
Gowan – Lea [x1]KZN T51 / 2015
Harding [x8]KZN T52 / 2015
Ibisi [x5]KZN T53 / 2015
Intsikeni [x1]KZN T54 / 2015

Ladysmith [x17]

Besters [x4]KZN T55 / 2015
Colenso [x1]KZN T56 / 2015
Ezakheni [x8]KZN T57 / 2015
Upper Tugela [x2]KZN T58 / 2015
Ladysmith CI [x2]CI 58 / 2015

Margate [x17]

Margate [x16]KZN T59 / 2015
Paddock [x1]KZN T60 / 2015

Newcastle [x29]

Groenvlei [x2]KZN T61 / 2015
Madadeni [x16]KZN T62 / 2015
Newcastle [x3]KZN T63 / 2015
Normadien [x2]KZN T64 / 2015
Osizweni [x6]KZN T65 / 2015

Phoenix [x17]

Phoenix [x14]KZN T66 / 2015
Verulam [x3]KZN T67 / 2015

Pietermaritzburg [x14]

Pietermaritzburg [x5]KZN T68 / 2015
Bishopstowe [x2]KZN T69 / 2015
Camperdown [x2]KZN T70 / 2015
Mountain Rise [x9]KZN T71 / 2015
Warburg [x1]KZN T72 / 2015

Pinetown [x39]

Pinetown [x7]KZN T73 / 2015
Hillcrest [x5]KZN T74 / 2015
Inchanga [x5]KZN T75 / 2015
Kwadabeka [x9]KZN T76 / 2015
Mpumalanga – KZN [x8]KZN T77 / 2015
Westville [x1]KZN T78 / 2015
Pinetown CI [x4]CI 78 / 2015
Plessislaer [x20]
Plessislaer [x14]KZN T79 / 2015
Richmond – KZN [x1]KZN T80 / 2015
Taylors Halt [x5]KZN T81 / 2015
Port Shepstone [x20]
Creighton [x4]KZN T82 / 2015
 Donnybrook [x3]KZN T83 / 2015
 Dududu [x4]KZN T84 / 2015
 Mehlomnyama [x1]KZN T85 / 2015
 Scottburg [x1]KZN T86 / 2015
 Umzimkhulu [x7]KZN T87 / 2015

Ulundi [x19]

Hlabisa [x2]KZN T88 / 2015
Magudu [x2]KZN T89 / 2015
Mpungamhlophe [x2]KZN T90 / 2015
Nongoma [x4]KZN T91 / 2015
Pongola [x7]KZN T92 / 2015
Ulundi [x2]KZN T93 / 2015

Umlazi [x47]

Umlazi [x2]KZN T94 / 2015
Amazimtoti [x7]KZN T95 / 2015
Folweni [x2]KZN T96 / 2015
Umbumbulu [x5]KZN T97 / 2015
Isiphingo [x8]KZN T98 / 2015
Umkomaas [x2]KZN T99 / 2015
Metrorail Reunion [x20]KZN T100 / 2015
Umlazi CI [x2]CI 100 / 2015

Vryheid [x16]

Vryheid [x7]KZN T101 / 2015
Gluckstadt [x2]KZN T102 / 2015
Louwsburg [x3]KZN T103 / 2015
Ngome [x4]KZN T104 / 2015
Kwamsane [x3]
Kwamsane CI [x2]CI 1 / 2015
Mtubatuba [x1]KZN T28 / 2015
PSS-KZN [x34]
Static / PSS [x21]KZN T105 / 2015
Operational Support – IMC [x4]KZN T106 / 2015
Operational Support – BIA [x1]KZN T107 / 2015
Operational Support – Spech & Tech [x5]KZN T108 / 2015
CI – VIP [x3]CI 108 / 2015

How to Apply

Complete an application form in your own handwriting. These application forms can be obtained from your nearest SAPS Recruitment office or the Human Resource Official at local Police Stations as well as the SAPS Website.

Applicants must take note of the fact that application forms and employment are not for sale and any payment offered by an applicant or promises provided in this regard will be investigated and may lead to criminal prosecution. Applicants may report such incidents to the National Anti-corruption Line at 0800 701 701. Specify the post which your are applying for. Make sure you have signed your application form in front of the Commissioner of Oath.

Attach certified copies of your: ID ♦ Driver’s licence ♦ Matric / Senior Certificate (Grade 12 or equivalent qualification) ♦ Additional qualifications ♦ Proof of residence.

Applicants who are subjected to the psychometric assessment and fit the profile will be requested, when undergoing the fitness assessment, to submit four (4) colour ID photographs, of which one (1) will be used for the application form, one (1)  for medical assessment, one (1) for fitness assessment, one (1) for the interview form and one (1) for medical assessment.

You are advised to apply for the posts within your province, close to your nearest place of residence. You are only allowed to apply for a maximum of three (3) posts. Additional applications will be rejected.

Application forms must be hand delivered to the following recruitment centres:

Durban Central: SAPS Durban Central, 282 Stalwart Simelane Street, Durban, for attention: Capt SG Chetty, tel: 031 325 4442

Inanda: Lt Colonel Jali, SAPS Inanda, Old Main Road, Inanda, tel: 031 510 9969

Umlazi: SAPS Umlazi, V1295 Number 1, Prince Mcwayizeni Road, Umlazi, for attention: W / Officer B. Pillay, tel: 031 908 0080

Brigton Beach: Ct Hitler, SAPS Brigton Beach, 133 Hossen Hassajee Road, Brighton Beach, Inanda, tel: 031 451  8021

Chatsworth: PPO S Moodley, SAPS Chatsworth, 1 Justice Street, Chatsworth, tel: 031 451 4256

Phoenix: Lt Colonel Mthembu, SAPS Phoenix, 177 Longcroft Road, Phoenix, tel: 031 508 2311 / 2 / 3 / 4

Pinetown: PPO Thaver, SAPS Pinetown, 133 Josiah Gumede Road, Pinetown, tel: 031 325 5129

Empangeni: 46 Old Main Road, Empangeni, for attention: Mrs Majola, tel: 031 901 5816

Port Shepston: SAPS Port Shepstone. Lot 341 Court Houses Road, Port Shepstone, for attention: W / Officer Moonsamy, tel: 039 688 1114

Pietermaritzburg: SAPS – Pietermaritzburg, 145 Church Street, Pietermaritzburg, for attention, SAC M van Zenten, tel: 033 845 2450

Howick: PPO Nzimande, SAPS Howick, 15 Morning Street, Howick, tel: 033 239 9369  / 367

Kodstad: SAPS Kodstad, 65 Main Street, Kodstad, for attention: Capt Theron, tel: 039 797 1121

Kwamsane: PO Mbatha, SAPS Kwamsane, Lot 1273, Tjaka Street, Kwamsane, tel: 035 551 9021

Ladysmith: SAPS Ladysmith, 36 King Street, for attention: Capt Sithole, tel: 036 638 3313

Margate: SAC Langazane / CAC Dwarikapersad, SAPS Margate, Lot 459, cnr Clifton Road and National Road, Margate, tel: 039 312 9897 / 6

Newcastle: SAPS Newcastle, 76 Allen Street, Newcastle, for attention: Capt van Niekerk, tel: 034 314 6134

Escourt: Capt Cloete, SAPS Escourt, 172 Albert Street, Escourt, tel: 036 342-9510 / 9516

Dundee: SAPS Dundee, 75 Gladstone Street, for attention: Capt Botha, tel: 034 299 9756 / 9775

Greytown: SAC Ramkison, SAPS Greytown, 99 Pine Street, Greytown, tel: 033 413 9008

Plessislaer: Lt Colonel Nel, SAPS Plessislaer, Old Main Road, Plessislaer, tel: 033 398 9731

Eshowe: SPO ZG Mdlalose, SAPS Eshow, 73 – 75 Main Road, Eshowe, tel: 035 473 4230

Jozini: SAPS Jozini, Jozini, Main Road, 356 Nsinde Street, for attention: Capt Myeni, tel: 035 572 36 43

Ulundi: Office No 8, Block 15, Unit A, No 8 Wombe Street, Ulundi, for attention: Lt Masondo, tel: 035 874 0240

Vryheid: Sgt Mtshali / AC Buthelezi, NBS Building, 1st Floor, Office 117,cnr High & Church Street, tel:  034 989 5833

PSS: PPO Reddy / PPO Puran, Protection Security Service, 143 Margaret Mncandi Avenue, Maritime House, Durban, tel: 031 319 2044 / 2121

Enquiries: Provincial Head – KZN, Lt Colonel K Govender / PPO M Parsaramen / SPO SV Nkosi, tel: 031 325 4808 / 6194 / 6196

Correspondence will be conducted with successful candidates only.

If you do not receive feedback from the SAPS within three (3) months of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

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