SAPS:Senior Artisan (Welder)

LOCATION: Division Supply Chain Management: Facility Management: Infrastructure
Maintenance Services (Silverton, Pretoria)
REFERENCES: SCM77/2020 (2 posts)
Generic Requirements:
 Applicants must display competency in the post-specific functions of the post
 Be a SA Citizen
 Be fluent in at least two official languages, of which one must be English
 Be in possession of a valid light motor vehicle driver’s licence
 Must have no previous convictions or cases pending
 Must not have visible tattoo/s when wearing summer uniform (Police Act posts)
 Applicants will be subjected to a vetting process which will include security screening and fingerprint verification
Additional requirements:
 Relevant valid Trade Test Certificate in the field of the post, in terms of the Skills Development Amendment Act 37/2008
 Applicable post- Trade Test Certificate experience in the field of the post will be an advantage

Core Functions:
 Responsible for the manufacturing of steel products
 Transport and install of steel products
 Install maintenance of cell products
 Use and safeguard all equipment material and cleaning of working environment
 Only the official application form (available on the SAPS website and at SAPS
recruitment offices) will 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
Z83 previously utilized will no longer be accepted.
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
 Copies of an applicant’s ID document, motor vehicle driver’s licence, all educational
qualifications obtained together with academic records thereof and service
certificates of previous employers stating the occupation, must also be submitted and attached to every application.
 Qualifications and driver’s licences will be subjected to verification checking with the
relevant institution. The South African Police Service will verify the residential
address of applicants and conduct reference checks.
 All short-listed candidates will be subjected to fingerprint screening.
 Persons who retired from the Public Service by taking a severance package, early
retirement or for medical reasons, as well as persons with previous convictions, are
excluded. Persons who retired due to medical reasons, may however be considered
if they can provide recent and conclusive proof of recovery.
 Applications must be mailed timeously. Late applications will not be accepted or
considered. The closing date for all applications is Monday, 26 October 2020 at

 If a candidate is short-listed, it can be expected of him/her to undergo a personal
interview. Short-listed candidates will be subjected to security clearance.
 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.
 Appointments will be made in terms of the Police Service Act, 1995 (Act no 68 of
1995) as stipulated.
 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 programme at a SAPS Academy & Training Centre and will be expected
to qualify as competent and to maintain such competency throughout his or her
service, by the employee to possess and use of a firearm(s) as required by the
 It will be expected of candidates appointed under the Police Service Act, 1995 (Act
no 68 of 1995) to maintain a valid driver’s license throughout his or her service in the
 The South African Police Service is under no obligation to fill a post after
advertisement thereof.
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 of Sex Offenders or Part B of the Child Protection Register, will be
disqualified from appointment to the post.
 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.

DOWNLOAD Application form HERE
PPO Chetty, Tel no (012) 8417876 and PO Kola, Tel no (012) 8417456
The Divisional Commissioner: SCM, Human Resource Management, Private Bag X254,
Pretoria, 0001 (For attention PPO Chetty)
The Divisional Commissioner: SCM, 117 Cresswell Road (cnr Cresswell and Pretoria
Road), Silverton, Pretoria (Main entrance to A-Block)

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