Directorate: Forensic Pathology Service

Re-advertisement and all application who had previously applied for these positions are encouraged to re-apply

SALARY: R257 508 – R303 339 per annum (Level 07) (plus benefits)

CENTRE: Germiston (X2 Posts)

Sebokeng (X1 Post)

Roodepoort (X1 Post)

Johannesburg (X1 Post)

REQUIREMENTS: Grade 12 (Matric) with at least (3) years’ experience in Forensic Pathology Services or related services. A recognised three (3) years Degree/Diploma (NQF Level 6) in Management. Experience in Forensic Pathology Services and or related services will be added advantage. A valid driver’s license is essential. Knowledge and understanding of related legislative frameworks in Public Service. Excellent communication, reporting, and writing skills. Computer literacy. Experience and exposure in the field of Forensic Pathology Service and related services will be added advantage.

DUTIES: Manage and administer the Forensic Pathology Service Facility with a view to providing efficient and effective service to the public. Ensure effective and efficient recovery, storage and processing of bodies, documents/belongings. Safeguard evidence, information, exhibits and property from incidents scenes and keeping of deceased documents and belongings. Assist in rendering an efficient Forensic Autopsy process, which includes evisceration, dissection, scribing in accordance with set standards and guidelines under the supervision of Forensic Pathologists. Safeguarding of exhibits, specimens, specimen’s statement and reports including completion and administration of statements and documentation during and after the Forensic Pathology Process. Assist in the maintenance of mortuary and equipment ln a hygienic manner in terms of Occupational Health and Safety. Ensure effective, efficient and economical training and development of personnel. Supervise, provide guidance and leadership to personnel. Collate and analyse information obtained to provide the required statistics and quarterly reports. Participate in the preparation of budgets for the relevant financial year. Give evidence in courts of law whenever required. Provide assistant to other FPS facilities and managers in cases of disaster


APPLICATIONS: Hand delivered applications may only be submitted at Opera Plaza, Annex Building, Cnr Pretorius & Banklane Street, Pretoria. The application must be deposited into the box available at the reception area. Applications forwarded by post to be addressed to: The Section Head: Corporate Support, (Attention: Lt Col JL Sandhu/ Capt SJ Matlopela), Corporate Support, South African Police Service, Private Bag X 94, Pretoria, 0001.

CLOSING DATE: 12 March 2021 at 16h00.

NOTE : General: 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. 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 comprehensive Curriculum Vitae must be submitted together with the application form. Due to current lockdown restrictions, uncertified copies will be accepted of an applicant’s ID, Senior Certificate and all educational qualifications obtained together with academic Record thereof and, service certificates of previous employers stating the occupation period must also be submitted and attached to the application form. Certified copies of documentation will be obtained during the course of the selection process. Qualifications submitted will be subjected to verification checking with the relevant institutions. The South African Police Service will verify the residential address of applicants and conduct reference checks. Appointments will be made in terms of the Public Service Act, 1994 as applicable to the post environment. Applications must be mailed timeously. Late applications will not be accepted or considered. If a candidate is short-listed, it can be expected of him/her to undergo a personal interview as well as a practical assessment. Reference checking will be conducted on all shortlisted applicants. 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. 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. The South African Police Service is under no obligation to fill a post after the advertisement thereof. The SAPS application forms can be obtained from any SAPS Recruitment Office within the South African Police Service.

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