The Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works will be recruiting Traffic Students for the completion of a Further Education and Training Certificate: Road Traffic Law Enforcement. This is a twelve (12) month training course which will commence on Monday, 17 January 2022 at the Gene Louw College (GLTC), Brackenfell.
The various Traffic Centres are as follows: Worcester, Laingsburg, Beaufort West, Brackenfell, Somerset West, George, Mossel Bay, Knysna, Vredenburg and Vredendal.
You may select only one Centre of preference closest to your residential area in the application questions.
- Enforce road traffic, public passenger and transport legislations;
- Provide visible traffic control/policing and promote/ensure crime prevention activities;
- Perform all administrative activities and related duties.
- A Grade 12 / Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification;
- Valid motor vehicle license (manual) code B (learners licenses will not be accepted)
- Applicant must be physically fit, pregnant persons will not be considered as physical tasks during recruitment and subsequent training may pose a threat to the unborn child and/or mother;
- Visible tattoos and body piercings (except females with one piercing in each ear) will disqualify an applicant as this will not compliment uniformity in a uniform wearing environment;
- No criminal record;
- Candidates must qualify for appointment as an Authorized Officer and for the appointment as Peace Officer in terms of the Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977;
- Well versed with the home language of the majority of residents in a specific area where the successful incumbents will be appointed;
- Applicants must be resident in the immediate vicinity of their selected traffic centres, if appointed afterwards.
- Applicants 35 years and older do not qualify as this is a National requirement.
- Good written and verbal communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Province;
- Good interpersonal and public relations skills;
- Ability to work under pressure;
- Assertive and confident personality;
- Ability to work in a team and independently.
How to Apply
Apply Online for the Western Cape Dept of Transport and Public Works: Traffic Student Intake 2021 / 2022
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Candidates reserved for shortlisting will be subject to undergo fingerprint checks by the SAPS and will be required to undergo the following tests: interview, knowledge test, fitness, driving test and a medical test as proof that the reserved candidates may do strenuous exercise;