SAPS Messenger Jobs

An opportunity has emerged at the Technology Management Services, South African Police Service (SAPS), Head Office, Pretoria, for a Messenger post. The post comes with a salary level 2 remuneration, amounting to R107 196 per annum. All interested applicants are encouraged to fill in the official SAPS application form, which can be found on the SAPS website and at all SAPS recruitment offices/Police Stations across the country.

Reference Code & General Requirements

The reference code for this particular recruitment is TMS 53/2023. All applicants must be South African citizens, able to communicate in at least two of the official languages, with English being a compulsory language. Potential candidates must have no previous convictions, either criminal or departmental, and will undergo a security screening and fingerprint verification as part of the vetting process. Availability to work under pressure and beyond regular hours is mandatory.

Additional Requirements & Core Functions

The prospective messenger must possess basic literacy, numeracy, and communication skills. A minimum qualification of Grade 10 is a plus, as is a valid light motor vehicle driver’s license. Among the core functions that the role requires are document management, making photocopies, collecting and delivering post, keeping track of circulars, and maintaining confidentiality with all types of information.

Application Procedure

The official application form is an absolute necessity. Any instruction provided on the form must be strictly adhered to; else, the application might be rejected. Make sure to specify correct post particulars and its reference number. Along with the application form, a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, together with uncertified copies of applicant’s ID, driver’s licence (where essential), along with educational qualifications and corresponding academic records should be submitted too. Candidates short-listed for the interview will need to present original documents during the selection process.

Additional Information

All qualifications and licenses provided will be verified with relevant institutions. Foreign applicants will also have their residential address confirmed. The final list of candidates will undergo a fingerprint screening. Note that if a person is short-listed for an interview, they’ll have to go through a personal interview and security clearance. Encumbents under the Police Service Act will have to undergo a medical assessment and a lateral entry programme at a SAPS Academy & Training Centre. Appointments will be as per stipulations in the Police Service Act, 1995 (Act 68 of 1995) and Public Service Act, 1994 (Act 103 of 1994). Further, for certain identified posts, criminal checks as per Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Matters) Amendment Act, 2007 (Act No 32 of 2007) and the Children’s Act, 2005 (Act No 38 of 2005) will be conducted. The closing date for applications is 03 April 2023 at 3:30 PM.

Hand Delivery & Postal Address:

Division: Technology Management Services
South African Police Service
Private Bag X 22


Office No. PPS 138/143
Tulbach Park Building
Cnr. Stanza Bopape (Church) and Jan Shoba (Duncan) Streets

Applications Enquiries:

For any queries related to the application process, you may reach out to Lt Colonel Xoko / Warrant Officer Mashike / Personnel Officer Nkadimeng at Tel: 012 432 7709/ 7438/ 7964.

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