DEPUTY DIRECTOR: COMMUNITY POLICE RELATIONS- Gauteng Provincial Government Jobs – Department of Community Safety Jobs in Johannesburg

Department of Community Safety


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  • Package :
    R744 255.00 per annum. An all-inclusive remuneration packages
  • Enquiries :
    Ms. Avhatakali Nemukula Tel No: 011 689 3845 / 073 464 0234 / 066 156 6669

Requirements :

  • Matric plus a relevant B Degree / related qualification (preferably in Criminal Justice System/Law Enforcement Agencies and/Public Management and Administration as recognized by SAQA. 5-7 years’ relevant working experience of which 3 years must be at junior management level at an ASD level in the Criminal Justice System or Law Enforcement Agency environment. No criminal record or any cases pending against you. A valid code 08/10 driver’s license. Departmental policies and procedures, relevant public service regulations, Gauteng Safety Strategy, Reporting procedures, Information system, SAPS Act, Regulations and Amendments, SA Constitution, Interpreting & Evaluating Information, Verbal and written communication, Organizing/maintaining information, communicating information, Computer Literacy, Problem solving and conflict management, Listening and negotiation, Tact and diplomacy, Teamwork, Discipline.

Duties :

  • Ensure that the Corridor has democratically elected CPF structures, which are representative of the demographics. Ensure that established structures understand their role and responsibilities. Assist these established structures to develop their costed annual plans, which will be submitted to Provincial Coordination on the last quarter of each year. Ensure that all CPFs, SAPS and established community patrol teams are au faint of the contents of the Community Patrollers’ Framework. Subject CPFs (Cluster Boards included) and Community Patrol teams to regular assessments and facilitate interventions where gaps are identified. Liaise with CPF Cluster Boards regarding the functionality of CPFs and their subsidiaries. Intervene where there is a breakdown in relations between the community and SAPS at corridor level. Identify training needs for CPFs, CSFs, Youth Desks, Elderly Desks and other Community Safety Structures at corridor level. Facilitate procurement processes and directly manage the rollout in conjunction with the Office of the Corridor Director and Provincial Coordination. Keep all training related records. Ensure that received training certificates are distributed to relevant learners. Ensure that all volunteers working closely with the Department are screened by SAPS bi-annually. Ensure that each has a personal file and all required documents are fully completed in line with the Community Patrollers’ Framework. Record details of all existing volunteers working closely with the Department at Corridor level on the electronic database system. Update the Electronic database system on a regular basis. Ensure establishment of CSF in the Corridor in line with the relevant policy. Regularly monitor the functioning of all established CSFs in the Corridor and submit reports. Jointly with the affected Cluster Board prepare for the deployment in the Corridor. Develop a deployment plan and monitor its implementation. Report on issues emanating from the deployment. Ensure deployment of identified patrollers on a regular basis. Solicit police support for the Kiosk. Keep proper records confirming the proper functioning of the kiosk and submit monthly reports. Prepare and submit accurate payment records to the Provincial Coordination timely. Interface with GDE at District level and affected CPF Cluster Boards on ensuring successful implementation of the programme. Liaise with the Provincial Coordination on issues requiring immediate intervention. Assist the GDE, CPF Cluster in dealing with payment related queries. Be prepared to manage other stipend paying projects depending on the need. Facilitate strategic planning session sessions for CPFs on annual basis and ensure that plans are developed. Submit these plans to the Provincial Coordination. Monitor implementation of these plans and provide support where it is needed. Ensure proper implementation of budget by monitoring, projecting, and reporting expenditure. Monitor spending maximized in line with strategic objectives. Monitor the optimal utilization and functionality of equipment. Evaluate and monitor performance of employees to ensure achievement of Directorate strategic goal. Manage the development of sub-ordinates. Enhance and maintain employee motivation.

Notes :

  • Gauteng DCS is an equal opportunity employer and gender sensitive employer, and it is its intention to promote retrospectivity in the Public Service through the filling of these posts. The Department committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity employment. In the filling of vacant posts, the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources Directives will be taken into consideration.

    APPLICATION: Applicants must apply online at:
    CLOSING DATE: 27 JUNE 2022

    NOTE: Applications must be submitted on new Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at The fully completed and signed new Z83 form should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV (only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of qualifications). Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed 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. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification. The Department will not accept emailed, posted or hand delivered applications

Employer :
Department of Community Safety

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Criteria Questions
Do you have a Matric plus a relevant B Degree / related qualification (preferably in Criminal Justice System/Law Enforcement Agencies and/Public Management and Administration as recognised by SAQA?
Do you have 5-7 years’ relevant working experience of which 3 years must be at junior management level in the Criminal Justice System or Law Enforcement Agency environment. No criminal record or any cases pending against you?
Do you have a valid driver’s license

Please Notes :

  • Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you
    do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.


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