1. Post Title: Forensic Analyst (Warrant Officer) x 6 Positions
Section: Crime Scene Laboratories Component: Criminal Record and Crime Scene Management
Location of the post: Middelburg: Eastern Cape (1 Post) (Ref FS 616/2015)
Mitchells Plain: Western Cape (1 Post) (Ref FS 617/2015)
Paarl: Western Cape (2 Posts) (Ref FS 618/2015)
Protea Glen: Gauteng (1 Post) (Ref FS 619/2015)
Potchefstroom: North West (1 Post) (Ref FS 620/2015)
Salary Level: BAND B1 Salary Notch 3 R 227 994 (Per Annum)
Post Requirements: *A relevant three year NQF 6 qualification in Natural Sciences; *Relevant experience in the field of the post will be an advantage.
Core Responsibilities: *Examine evidence or exhibits at crime scenes or in the laboratory for Fingerprints using the chemical methods; *Photographing of exhibits and evidence in the laboratory;*Capture the outcome of processed evidence using digital capturing system;*Maintain facilities in terms of general laboratory practices;*Store and dispose exhibits according to laboratory prescripts;*Prepare final reports and affidavits on findings for court purposes.
2. Post Title: Forensic Analyst (Warrant Officer) x 7 Positions
Sub-Section: Evidence Recovery Section: Biology Component: Forensic Science Laboratory
Location of the post: Pretoria: Gauteng (7 Posts) (Ref FS 624/2015)
Salary Level: BAND B1 Salary Notch 3 R 227 994 (Per Annum)
Additional Requirements: *A minimum of two (2) years relevant experience in the field of the post will be an advantage. Core Responsibilities: *Analyses of biological material up to the level of evidence processing or analysis of DNA results; *Submission of reports regarding analyses performed; *Present expert testimony in court; *Attendance of applicable training interventions; *Perform general administrative duties related to case work.
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: Only the official application form (available on the SAPS website and at SAPS recruitment offices) will be accepted. The Z83 previously utilized will no longer be accepted. All instructions on the application form must be adhered to and all previous/pending criminal/disciplinary convictions must be declared. Failure to do so may result in the rejection of the application.
The post particulars and reference number of the post must be correctly specified on the application form. A separate application form must be completed for each post.
A comprehensive Curriculum Vitae must be submitted together with the application form.
Certified copies (certification preferably by Police Officers) of an applicant’s ID document, motor vehicle driver’s license (Police Act appointments), Senior Certificate and all educational qualifications obtained together with the academic record (statement of results) thereof and service certificates of previous employers stating the occupation and the period, must also be submitted and attached to every application. The copies must be correctly certified on the copy itself, not at the back. The certification must not be older than three months. All qualifications and driver’s licenses submitted will be subjected to verification checking with the relevant institutions.
CANDIDATES ARE REQUESTED TO INITIAL EACH AND EVERY PAGE OF THE APPLICATION FORM, CV AND ALL ANNEXURES.
The closing date for the applications is 2015-07-10. Applications must be mailed timeously. Late applications will not be accepted or considered.
Appointments will be made in terms of the SAPS Act or Public Service Act as applicable to the post environment.
If a candidate is short-listed, it can be expected of him/her to undergo a personal interview.
Successful applicants to be appointed in terms of the South African Police Service Act, 1995 (Act no 68 of 1995) and applicants not yet appointed in terms of the South African Police Service Act, 1995 (Act no 68 of 1995) will have to undergo a medical examination and found to be medically fit. They will further have to comply with the prescripts on the SAPS Dress Order, whereby tattoos may not be visible when wearing uniform, must be willing to undergo the prescribed Introductory Police Development Learning Programme and are expected to work flexi hours or shifts in the execution of their duties.
The Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Act, Act 37 of 2015 requires that all new recruits (appointments) in the South African Police Service as from 31st of January 2015 provide a buccal sample in order to determine their forensic DNA profile. The forensic DNA profile derived from the sample will be loaded to the National Forensic DNA Database.
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 for Sex Offenders or Part B of the Child Protection Register, will be disqualified from appointment to that post.
All short-listed candidates will be subjected to fingerprint screening. Candidates will be subjected to a vetting process which will include security screening and fingerprint verification.
Correspondence will be conducted with successful candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
The South African Police Service is under no obligation to fill a post after the advertisement thereof
The South African Police Service is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and it is the intention to promote representivity in the Public Service through the filling of these posts. Persons whose transfer/appointment/promotion will promote representivity will therefore receive preference.
Applications and enquiries can be directed to: Lt Colonel Klopper / Lt Moonsamy Tel: (012) 421-0194 Tel: (012) 421-0584 Postal Address: Private Bag X 322 PRETORIA 0001 Hand Delivery: Cnr Beckett and Pretorius Street Strelitzia Building Arcadia 0083