Job Details

Career Opportunity: Section Head Position at South African Police Service (SAPS)

Are you a seasoned professional with a passion for strategic leadership and technical expertise?

The South African Police Service (SAPS) is offering an exciting opportunity for individuals to join its ranks as a Section Head for Technical Support Services.

As of 12th April 2024, SAPS has announced vacancies for this prestigious role, and the deadline for applications is Thursday, 25th April 2024 at 12:00

Position Details:


  • Title: Section Head: Technical Support Services (Brigadier)
  • Location: Crime Intelligence, Head Office, Pretoria
  • Level of Remuneration: Band A (SMS) with an all-inclusive flexible remuneration package of R 1 182 765 per annum.

Job Description: SAPS LEARNERSHIP 2024

As a Section Head, you will be responsible for overseeing technical support and workshop services aimed at identifying and preventing crime.

Your duties will include managing electronic workshop services, radio communication systems, and mechanical workshop services within Crime Intelligence.

Additionally, you will be tasked with managing human, financial, physical, and information resources in alignment with SAPS strategies and priorities.

Qualifications and Experience: To qualify for this position, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Hold a three (3) year Degree or Diploma accredited by SAQA on NQF level 6 or higher in Policing, Public Administration/Management, Law, Criminology, Forensic Investigation, Intelligence, N/T-stream, Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent qualification.
  • Possess a minimum of three years’ managerial experience in a relevant field.
  • Fluency in at least two official languages, with English being mandatory.
  • Possess a valid motor vehicle driver’s license.
  • Undergo a security vetting process to the level of Top Secret and obtain a security clearance of Top Secret within six months after appointment.

Application Process: Interested candidates should adhere to the following application procedures:

  • Obtain the official application form available at SAPS Head Office or provincial offices, Human Resource Management, or on the SAPS Website.
  • Complete the application form and submit it along with a detailed CV and copies of required documents to the specified email addresses or physical addresses provided in the advertisement.
  • Ensure all application materials reach the designated office on or before the closing date and time specified.
  • Obtain a reference number as proof of registration of the application.
  • For inquiries, contact SMS Appointment Administration at SAPS Head Office.

Important Notes: SAPS LEARNERSHIP 2024

  • Only the official application form provided in the advertisement will be accepted. The use of any other application form may result in rejection.
  • All instructions on the application form must be followed meticulously to avoid rejection.
  • Candidates must disclose any criminal, departmental, or disciplinary offenses, investigations, or pending matters.
  • Successful candidates will undergo security vetting and clearance processes.
  • Appointments will be made in accordance with the SAPS Act, 1995.


This is a unique opportunity for experienced professionals to contribute to the vital work of the South African Police Service.

If you possess the requisite qualifications and skills and are committed to making a difference in crime prevention and law enforcement, we encourage you to apply for this prestigious position.

Join SAPS in its mission to uphold safety and security in South Africa. Apply now and be part of a dedicated team working towards a safer future for all citizens.

Related Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *