Department of Transport and Public Works – Principal Provincial Inspector: Traffic Law Enforcement (x12)

Principal Provincial Inspector: Traffic Law Enforcement – (Posts avaliable at various traffic centers), Ref No. TPW 65/2020


Closing Date2020/07/27
Reference NumberWCG200630-1
Tracking NumberTPW 65/2020
Job TitlePrincipal Provincial Inspector: Traffic Law Enforcement – (Posts avaliable at various traffic centers), Ref No. TPW 65/2020
DepartmentTransport and Public Works
Salary level8
EnquiriesMr N Arendse (021) 483 0533
Job TypePermanent
Location – CountrySouth Africa
Location – ProvinceWestern Cape
Location – Town / CityVarious Locations ( Vredenburg, Vredendal, Caledon, Knysna, Mossel Bay, George, Oudtshoorn, Beaufort West, Laingsburg, Worcester, Brackenfell and Somerset West centers )
Job PurposeThe Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government has employment opportunities for competent individuals to promote road safety through effective and efficient law enforcement in the Province by effective leadership and supervision of subordinates. Ensure the free flow of traffic including the deployment and supervision of Traffic Law Enforcement Officials in the Western Cape. These posts will be stationed at the following traffic centers: Vredenburg, Vredendal, Caledon, Knysna, Mossel Bay, George, Oudtshoorn, Beaufort West, Laingsburg, Worcester, Brackenfell and Somerset West centers.
Minimum RequirementsGrade 12 (or equivalent qualification); A minimum of 6 years working experience in the field of Traffic Law Enforcement Operations; Must be in possession of a Basic Traffic Diploma from a training institution accredited by the RTMC; Valid driving licences (A and EC); No criminal record.
RecommendationTertiary level qualification; Supervisory experience in Traffic Law Enforcement; Extensive experience in Road Traffic and Public Transport policies and Regulations; Vehicle Inspections and impoundment experience; Registered as an Examiner of driving licence and Examiner of vehicles; Labour relations, leadership, conflict management and resolution; Organising, planning, co-ordinating and decision-making skills
Key Performance AreasSupervise, co-ordinate and execute various planned traffic law enforcement activities and relevant auxiliary services based on changing driver and other road users behaviour on public roads; Create an enabling environment in respect of legal compliance and road safety initiatives; Compilation and timeous submission of accurate and verified operational information; Responsible for the effective maintenance of law enforcement operational equipment and patrol vehicle fleet as part of Asset Management; Coordinate, manage and report on financial expenditure with regards to official patrol vehicle fleet, individual and subordinates financial claims and all other assets. Mentor and coach Senior Provincial and Provincial Inspectors.
CompetenciesKnowledge of the following: National Road Traffic Act (NRTA) 93/96; National Land Traffic Act (NLTA) 5/2009; National Road Traffic Regulations(NRTR) 2000; Criminal procedures Act (CPA) 51/77; Average speed over distance (ASOD); Firearm and Ammunition Control Act 60/2000; Human Resource Management, Performance Management and Financial Management skills; Proven computer literacy and meeting skills; Ability to work under pressure and resolve conflict; Communication (written and verbal) and report writing skills in at least two of the official languages of the Western Cape; Operational planning and deployment skills.
RemunerationR 316 791 per annum (Salary level 8). Note on remuneration: Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD), the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc. MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed. Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees’ service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.
NotesNote: Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department and may also be required to undergo competency assessments/proficiency tests. Kindly note that technical support is only available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00, should you experience any difficulties with your online application, call 0861 370 202 . Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.


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Disabled candidates are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard would be appreciated.
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