South African Police Service – Analyst: Crime Desk

LOCATION: Crime Desk, Priority Crime Management Centre, Directorate for
Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) Head Office, Pretoria
REFERENCE: DPCI/HO/15/2020 (Three posts)
Generic Minimum Requirements:
 Applicant must display competency in the post-specific functions of the
 Be in possession of a Senior Certificate (Grade 12) and an applicable three
year Diploma / Degree registered on the National Learner Record
Database on at least a NQF 6 level;
 Be proficient in at least two official languages, of which one must be
 Must be a South African citizen;
 Must have no previous criminal/ departmental convictions or criminal or
departmental cases pending;
 Applicants will be subjected to a vetting process which will include security
 Be in possession of at least a valid light motor vehicle driver’s licence;
 Relevant courses in the field of the post may be an advantage;
 Must not have tattoos which will be visible when wearing summer uniform.
Additional Requirements:
 Applicant must have a three year Diploma / Degree registered on the
National Learner Record Database on at least a NQF 6 level in
Policing/Law/Criminology/Commercial Law/Forensic Investigation with at
least zero to two (0-2) years relevant experience in the field of the post.
Core Functions:
 Conduct priority crime threat and investigation based on intelligence and
problem solving policing practices through multi-disciplinary case
planning approach.
 Direct and guide threat based multi-disciplinary project investigation,
decision making focusing on what is happening now and predictions
about future developments (hypothesis testing) informing the Provincial,
National and Regional Priority Crime Threat Pictures (SADC Region).
 Develop inferences and risk hypothesis regarding the criminal business
system to inform investigation combatting solution.
 Develop interferences and risk hypothesis regarding the criminal
business system to investigate combatting solutions.
 Manage and control the human and physical resources of the Desk.
 Manage the flow of information and intelligence.
 Provide information on priority crime threats to the operational leg of
the DPCI.
 Monitor daily crime reports and identify priority crime trends.
 Co-ordinate information with role players and departments.
 Ensure the enrichment of information and intelligence.
 Only the official application form which will be available at all SAPS
Offices and Stations will 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.
 Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae must be submitted together with the
application form.
 Certified copies of an applicant’s ID document, motor vehicle driver’s
licence (where applicable), all educational qualifications obtained
together with academic
 Records thereof and service certificates of previous employers stating
the occupation, must also be submitted and attached to every
 Applicants will be subjected to fingerprint screening.
 Persons who retired from the Public Service by taking a severance
package, early retirement or for medical reasons, as well as persons
with previous convictions, are excluded.
 Appointments will be made in terms of the South African Police Service
Act, 1995.
 Successful applicants to be 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 training as prescribed by the National Commissioner.
 Applications must be mailed timeously. Late applications will not be
accepted or considered.
 The closing date for all applications is 13 July 2020 at 16:00.
 If a candidate is short-listed, it can be expected of him/ her to undergo
a personal interview. Short-listed candidates may be subjected to
security clearance.
 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
 The South African Police Service is under no obligation to fill a post after
advertisement thereof.
 Candidates short-listed 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 of Sex Offenders or Part B of the Child
Protection Register, will be disqualified from appointment to the post.
Applications can be posted to:
Lieutenant Colonel JH Klopper
Private Bag X1500
Applications may also be submitted electronically via email:
on or before the closing date and time.
Hand delivered to:
Promat Building
1 Cresswell Avenue
Enquiries can be directed to:
Colonel MB Monyela / Lt Col JH Klopper
(012) 846 4211/4067