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Tracking Number: CS 2018-38
Job Title: Investigating Officer: Western Cape Police Ombudsman (2 positions available for a 12 month contract period), Ref No. CS 2018-38
Department: Community Safety
Salary level: 8
Enquiries: Mr Z Matwa at (021) 483 0669
Job Type: Contract
Location: Cape Town, Western Cape

Job Purpose:

The Department of Community Safety, Western Cape Government seeks to employ a suitably qualified and competent individual to execute investigations and support service to the Office of the ombudsman (WCPO). The successful incumbent must be a good planner,well organised and attentive to details. This position is based in Cape Town.

Minimum Requirements:

An appropriate 3 year National Diploma/ B-Degree (or equivalent qualification); A minimum of 1 year relevant investigation or related experience.

Recommendation: None.

Key Performance Areas:

Gather evidence (e.g. affidavits, witness statements); Coordinate and handle complaints; Perform investigations; Consult/Liaise with various role-players; Update case-flow management system; Report and present evidence on investigations; Maintain stakeholder relations with role-players.


Knowledge of the following: Legal administration and processes; Relevant legislation; Protocol re hearings; Western Cape Community Safety Act; South African Police Act and the Constitutional; Communication (written and verbal) skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape; Client care skills; Proven computer literacy; Conflict resolution skills; Leadership skills; Interpersonal skills; Problem solving skills; Report writing and presentation skills; Research and investigation skills.

Remuneration: R299 709 per annum, plus 37% in lieu of benefits (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.

Note: 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. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department.

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 you may contact the helpline at 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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