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SAPS: Police Reservist Traineeship Opportunity 2020

SAPS: Police Reservist Traineeship Opportunity 2020

SAPS: Police Reservist Traineeship Programme 2020

Closing Date: 28 February 2020
Location: All Provinces

The South African Police Service invites members of the community that is energetic, intelligent, physically and mentally fit and that is dedicated with the desire to serving their country on a voluntary basis as Reservists, to assist the South African Police Service in the fight against crime.

A Reservist performs voluntary duty in the South African Police Service without any expectation of receiving compensation for such duty.

In terms of the Regulations of the South African Reserve Police Service you may be called up by the National Commissioner to perform duties in order to strengthen and support the Police in performing its constitutional mandate as set out in Section 205 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 and that you will not receive remuneration (unless so called up). You will be expected to perform a minimum of sixteen (16) hours voluntary duty per month.

Basic appointment requirements:


  • RESIDENCY: must be a South African citizen by birth AGE at least 20 years and below 50 years of age of which documentary proof must be furnished
  • MEDICAL EVALUATION: Completes a health questionnaire determine by the National Commissioner, at his or her own cost, that is confirmed by a registered medical practitioner.
  • FITNESS: is medically mentally and physically fit to perform the duties of a reservist
  • CHARACTER: is of good and sound character, for which positive background enquiries must be obtained
  • PSYCHOMETRIC ASSESSMENT: Fit the psychometric profile and has successfully completed any other test that may be determined by the National Commissioner.
  • QUALIFICATION: is in possession of at least a senior certificate (Grade 12)or a National Certificate (Vocational) level 4, of which documentary proof must be provided
  • LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY: is able to speak, read and write at least two official languages, of which one must be English
  • VETTING PROCESS: allow his or her fingerprints and DNA sample to be taken completes an assessment questionnaire is vetted or screened
  • TRAINING: is prepared to undergo such training as may be determined by the National Commissioner
  • PRESCRIBED OATH: is prepared to take the prescribed oath of office
  • RETIREMENT AGE: understands that his or her services may be terminated at the age of 60
  • EMPLOYMENT: Employment is not a prerequisite requirement but applicants who are employed will receive preference. Provides proof of employment where relevant
  • PROOF OF RESIDENCE: provides proof of his or her residential address
  • CRIMINAL RECORD: do not have a criminal record or any criminal or departmental cases pending against him or her (all criminal or departmental cases must be declared)
  • TATTOO: do not have any tattoo marks of which will be visible if the person wears uniform, and that is irreconcilable with the objectives of the Service.

In accordance National Instructions of 2014 of The Reserve Police Service the following persons will not be considered as a reservist if he or she:

  • previously served in a Government Department or other employment and were dismissed as a result of misconduct, or discharge as medically unfit;
  • a former Member of the Police whose application for re-enlistment was rejected due to negative considerations;
  • members of the Regular Force of the National Defence Force referred to in section 52 of the Defence Act, 2002 (Act No. 42 of 2002);
  • holds a key position as determined by the Department of Labour.
  • holds any post or office in a political party, organization movement or body;
  • is actively involved in politics or who is an outspoken supporter of a political party and who may violate the non-partisan nature of the Police;
  • is a full-time or part-time journalist;
  • does not have a fixed residential address;
  • is not employed;
  • Is a scholar;
  • is a bouncer or chucker-out;
  • is a member of a municipal police service (including a local law enforcement officer);
  • is a sheriff or deputy sheriff;
  • is in any manner connected to a brothel, escort agency or any such undertaking;
  • is in any manner connected to a business or industry which had contracted with or submitted a tender to the State to render a service of supply a product to the Police;
  • is in any manner whatsoever involved in –the private security industry(whether as director/partner or employee)/ taxi industry(this includes but is not limited to the operation of a taxi service by him/herself, or employing another person, or the performance of remunerative work for a taxi association, group or taxi owners or singe taxi owner operator)/ liquor trade or keeping of a tavern or shebeen / preparation or completion of applications for liquor licences / private investigation services(included but not limited to tracking work as agent, money lender , debt collected or financial institution, performance of private detective work, interception of communications or planting of electronic bugging devices) / operation of a scrap yard(as owner or employee)/ micro lending services / conducting the business of trading in second-hand goods / tow-in or breakdown service industry/ gambling industry / preparation or completion of applications for firearms licences / rendering of a physical security service / insurance investigations and investigations on behalf of agencies handling claims against the Road Accident Fund /serving of court process, excluding the serving of summonses in civil cases / trading in livestock, excluding such trading as part of bona fide farming activities / funeral undertaker.

An appointment as a Reservist in the South African Police Service does not reserve any right or expectation to be translated, absorbed or appointed as an employee of the South African Police Service; or preferential treatment (of whatsoever nature) for consideration to be appointed as an employee of the South African Police Service. Should any Reservist wish to become an employee or a permanently employed member of the South African Police Service, the prescribed selection and appointment process of the South African Police Service will be followed and he/she must conform to all the prescribed requirements.

Recruitment / Selection / Appointment processes
  • All applicants will be subjected to a psychometric assessment, a medical evaluation at own expense and own medical practitioner / doctor and an interview.
  • The SAPS will also verify the criminal records, qualifications, driver’s license, citizenship and residential address of each applicant.
  • Applicants will be subjected to a vetting process which will include security screening and fingerprint verification.
  • The Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Act, Act 37 of 2013 requires that all new appointments in the SAPS 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.
  • The SAPS may also publish the names of applicants in the newspapers for public comments.
  • In view of the physical demands of the Reservist Training Programme, applicants with chronic diseases, physical impairments or any other health conditions will be excluded. Applicants’ failure to disclose these conditions will result in their withdrawal from the training programme on the determination thereof.
  • In accordance with the SAPS Dress Order, applicants who have visible tattoos when wearing uniform will be excluded.

Reservist Training Programme

Selected candidates will be invited to attend the Reservist Training
Programme. The Reservist Training Programme will not be a once-off event and
therefore successful candidates will have to avail themselves to attend the
training sessions, after hours and on weekends due to your work commitments. The
training will consist of Orientation, distance learning, contact
sessions,formative and summative assessments. Interested candidates will have to
avail themselves to attend certain Learning areas(Orientation to SAPS / Law /
Community Service Centre / Crime Investigation / Crime Prevention / Street
Survival).The appointment as Reservist will only be effected on successful
completion of the prescribed training.

Core Functions:

  • Successful Reservists will perform general functional policing duties in
    sectors at station level. As such, they will be carrying out one or more of
    the following functions:
  • Prevent, combat and investigate crime,
  • Maintain
    public order,
  • Protect and secure the inhabitants of the Republic and their
  • Uphold and enforce the law

How to Apply

Complete the prescribed application form in your own handwriting.

Download Application Form

  • Applicants must take note of the fact that application forms 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
    telephone number: 0800 701701.
  • Specify the Station for which you are
    applying.You are advised to apply to join as a reservist at a Police Station
    close to your place of residence as you will have to commute to and from the
    station with your own transport.
  • Make sure you have signed your application
    form in front of a commissioner of oath.·Attach certified copies of your:
  • ID,
  • Driver’s licence,
  • Matric/Senior Certificate (Grade 12
    certificate or equivalent qualification),
  • Additional qualifications,
  • Proof of permanent employment,
  • Proof of residence.·Submit two (2) colour ID
    photographs, one of which must be attached on the prescribed application

Application forms must be obtained at your nearest Police Station (HRM
Office), and hand delivered at your nearest Police Station (HRM office)

Correspondence will be conducted with successful candidates only. The South
African Police Service is under no obligation to appoint any one in accordance
with the advertisement. If you have not received feedback from the South African
Police Service within 3 months of the closing date, please regard
your application as unsuccessful.

Service Consultant Learnerships

Service Consultant Learnerships Sandton

Are you currently unemployed? Are you seeking a Learnership opportunity to develop your potential and create a bright future at an industry leading insurer? Are you a dynamic, self-starter who is passionate about providing excellent service to our clients? This is the opportunity for you!
Service Consultant Learnerships Sandton
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Service Consultant Learnership (#25998) at Momentum Corporate

MMI Holdings Limited (MMI) is a South African based financial services group listed on the South African stock exchange, the JSE. The group operates in the market through several client-facing brands including Metropolitan and Momentum, South Africa’s number one cell captive insurer Guardrisk and wellness & rewards programme Multiply. MMI operates on the African continent, United Kingdom, and India through a direct presence, strategic partnerships and joint ventures.

MMI’s purpose is to improve the lifetime Financial Wellness of people, their communities and their businesses. Financial Wellness is a continuous process of planning and management for individuals, households and businesses, with the aim of affording expenses and achieving goals over one’s lifetime. Our promise to our clients is to be their Financial Wellness partner over this life-long journey, using our expertise and solutions to help them develop and reach their goals. Visit us at


Are you currently unemployed? Are you seeking a Learnership opportunity to develop your potential and create a bright future at an industry leading insurer? Are you a dynamic, self-starter who is passionate about providing excellent service to our clients? This is the opportunity for you! We have an exciting Service Consultant Learnership available at Momentum Corporate, commencing 1 February 2019. So what is a Learnership? A Learnership provides an opportunity for you to gain theoretical knowledge and practical experience in the workplace. Although completion of the Learnership does not guarantee full time employment, it allows invaluable experience for you to kick-start your career. What is the role of a Service Consultant in the business? A Service Consultant ensures that our clients receive the best possible client experience by addressing their queries and day-to-day maintenance with enthusiasm and accountability. Should you be successful, you will be employed for a period of 12 months, with a monthly stipend/allowance of R3500.00. The highlight of the learnership is the opportunity to complete a qualification in Long Term Insurance.


Matric or Grade 12
Minimum C-symbol in English

Minimum symbol in one of the following:
D – Mathematics
D – Accounting
C – Maths Literacy
Be younger than 25 years of age


Please note that we will not accept any emailed applications, all applications should be submitted online. If you require any further information, please contact the recruiter. You can expect feedback on your application within 4 weeks of the closing date.


The above-mentioned position is currently available in the Momentum Corporate department based at our office in Sandton.

Please submit your application via our Careers page on

To apply, please follow the official system application process and get in touch with the PeopleSoft Helpdesk (021 940 5169) if you need further assistance.

Closing Date

1 November 2018

Contact Details

Andrea Smith (The purpose for this email address is solely for queries regarding the advertised position and no emailed CV’s will be accepted. Only online applications submitted via our Careers page will be considered.)


All positions will be filled in accordance with our Employment Equity plan.

We also encourage people with disabilities to apply.

Correctional Service Jobs

Twelve months (12) renewable fixed contract
SALARY : Level 05 on part time notch (R84 028 95 (3/8th), R140 052 36 (5/8th) or R168 062

(6/8th) per annum inclusive of 37% in lieu of benefits basis depending on the size of the correctional centre.

CENTRE : Western Cape Management Region: Allandale/Hawequa Staart Van Paardeberg 6/8 (Ref No: JI 07//2018); Beaufort West 3/8(Ref No: JI 08//2018); Brandvlei Max 6/8 (Ref No: JI 09/2018); Drakenstein Juvenile/Stellenbosch 6/8 (Ref No: JI 10//2018); George/Knysna 6/8 (Ref No: JI 11/2018); Goodwood 6/8 (Ref No: JI 12/2018); Ladysmith 3/8 (Ref No: JI 13/2018); Mosselbay 5/8 (Ref No: JI 14/2018);
Pollsmoor Female/ Pollsmoor Medium C 6/8 (Ref No: JI 15/2018); Pollsmoor Max 6/8 (Ref No: JI 16/2018); Prince Albert 3/8 (Ref No: JI 17/2018); Obiqua/Dwarsriver Warmbokveld 6/8(Ref No: JI 18/2018); Robertson 3/8(Ref No: JI 19 /2018); Uniondale 3/8 (Ref No: JI 20/2018); Voorberg Med B 6/8 (Ref No: JI 21/2018). Central Management Region: Mangaung / Wepener 6/8 (Ref No: JI 22/2018);
Grootvlei Max 6/8 (Ref No: JI 23/2018); Grootvlei Med / Brandfort 3/8 (Ref No: JI 24/2018); Odendaalsrus / Hoopstad 5/8 (Ref No: JI 25/2018); Virginia / Hennenman 5/8 (Ref No: JI 26/2018); Rustenburg / Rustenburg Juvenile 5/8 (Ref No: JI 27/2018); Christiana 3/8 (Ref No: JI 28/2018); Parys/Sasolburg 3/8 (Ref No: JI 29/2018); Fauresmith / Edenburg 3/8 (Ref No: JI 30/2018); Ventersburg /
Winburg 3/8 (Ref No: JI 31/2018); Mogwase 5/8 (Ref No: JI 32/2018); Goedemoed Med. A 5/8 (Ref No: JI 33/2018); Ficksburg / Ladybrand 3/8 (Ref No: JI 34/2018); Lindley / Senekal 3/8 (Ref No: JI 35/2018); Rooigrond Med A 5/8 (Ref No: JI 36/2018); Barkly West / Tshwelopele 6/8 (Ref No: JI 37/2018); De Aar 5/8 (Ref No: JI 38/2018); Victoria West 3/8 (Ref No: JI 39/2018); Lichtenburg / Mafikeng 5/8 (Ref No: JI 40/2018); Brits / Losperfontein 6/8 (Ref No: JI 41/2018). Kwa-Zulu Natal Region: Bergville 3/8 (Ref No: JI 42/2018); Nkandla 3/8 (Ref No: JI 43/2018); Pietermaritzburg Med A 6/8 (Ref No: JI 44/2018); Qalakabusha 6/8 (Ref No: JI 45/2018); Umzinto 5/8 (Ref No: JI 46/2018); Waterval Med A Cc 6/8 (Ref No: JI 47/2018); Mtunzini 3/8 (Ref No: JI 48/2018); Glencoe 5/8 (Ref No: JI 49/2018); Ebongweni / Matatiele 6/8 (Ref No: JI 50/2018); Ncome Med B 5/8 (Ref No: JI 51/2018); Newcastle 5/8 (Ref No: JI 52/2018). Eastern Cape Management Region: Mdantsane 6/8 (Ref No: JI 53/2018); Burgersdorp 3/8 (Ref No: JI 54/2018); Somerset East 3/8 (Ref No: JI 55/2018); Ngqeleni 3/8 (Ref No: JI 56/2018); Stutterheim 3/8 (Ref No: JI 57/2018); Butterworth 3/8 (Ref No: JI 58/2018); Flagstaff 3/8 (Ref No: JI 59/2018); East London Med B 6/8 (Ref No: JI 60/2018) Northern Management Region: Attridge ville / Kgosi-Mampuru II Female 5/8 (Ref No: JI 61/2018); Baviaanspoort Med 5/8 (Ref No: JI 62/2018); Belfast 3/8 (Ref No:
JI 63/2018); Carolina 3/8 (Ref No: JI 64/2018); Ermelo 3/8 (Ref No: JI 65/2018); Johannesburg Med A 6/8 (Ref No: JI 66/2018); Johannesburg Med B 6/8 (Ref No: JI 67/2018); Kgosi-Mampuru Central 6/8 (Ref No: JI 68/2018); Kgosi-Mampuru Local 6/8 (Ref No: JI 69/2018); Leeuwkop Max 5/8(Ref No: JI 70/2018); LeeuwkopMed C 5/8 (Ref No: JI 71/2018); Leeuwkop Med A 5/8 (Ref No: JI 72/2018); Modderbee 6/8 (Ref No: JI 73/2018); Nelspruit 5/8 (Ref No: JI 74/2018); Standerton 3/8 (Ref No: JI 75/2018); Volksrust 3/8 (Ref No: JI 76/2018); Zonderwater Med A 5/8 (Ref No: JI 77/2018); Zonderwater Med B 5/8 (Ref No: JI 78/2018); Heidelberg 5/8 (Ref No: JI 79/2018); Odi 3/8 (Ref No: JI 80/2018).

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 and computer literacy knowledge. Driver’s licence. A recommendation of nomination as an ICCV by a community organisation. Attributes: Public spirited and sound knowledge of the Batho-Pele principles. Assertiveness and ability to
work under pressure in a corrections environment. Able to function independently. Passion for human rights. Own transport will be an added advantage.

DUTIES : The successful candidate will be responsible to visit the correctional facility on a daily basis and engage with inmates and officials on complaints and other matters. Monitor the conditions of incarceration and report on findings. Monitor and report on all instances of death, segregation, use of mechanical restraints and use of force in the centre. Support officials from JICS during inspections and investigations. Administrative tasks will include dealing with and capturing inmate complaints and mandatory matters and detailed report writing.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. L De Souza/Mrs. S Wesson. Tel No: (021) 421 1012 (Western Cape Management Region)
Mr M Prusent/ Ms. LY Sibisi Tel No: (051) 430 1954 (Central Management Region)
Mr S Sibanyoni /Mrs S Naidoo: Tel No: (031) 366 1900 (Kwa-Zulu Natal Region)
Mrs J Gericke/ Mr W Kula Tel No: (044) 874 0263 (Eastern Cape Management Region)
Mr M Mentoor, Mrs L Mabaso Tel No: (012) 663 7521 (Northern Management Region)

CLOSING DATE : 17 August 2018

APPLICATIONS : Judicial Inspectorate for Correctional Services, Western Cape Region: Private Bag X9177, Cape Town, 8000. Alternatively, applications may be handed in at Standard Bank Building, No. 1 Thibault Square, 9th Floor, Cnr Long Street & Hans
Strijdom Avenue, Cape Town, 8001.

Central Management Region: P.O. Box 3839, Bloemfontein 9301. Alternatively, applications may be handed in at Fedsure House, 3rd Floor 62 St Andrews Street, Bloemfontein 9300.

Kwa-Zulu Natal Region: P.O. Box 1322 Durban 4000. Alternatively, applications may be handed in at Aqua Sky Building, 275 Anton Lembede Street, 8th Floor, Durban 4001.
Eastern Cape Management Region: Private Bag X9177, Cape Town, 8000. Alternatively, applications may be handed in at 101 York Street, Old Nedbank Building, 1st Floor, Room 100, George, 6530.
Northern Management Region: Private Bag 153, Centurion, 0046. Alternatively, applications may be handed in at 265 West Avenue, Tuinhof, Karee (West Block), Centurion, 0046.