Veterinary Assistant (Sergeant)

POST: Veterinary Assistant (Sergeant)
LOCATION: Veterinary Services, Visible Policing and Operations, Roodeplaat, Pretoria
LEVEL OF REMUNERATION: R239 505 per annum
REFERENCES: VPO E7/2022 (4 posts)
Generic Requirements:
 Applicants must display competency in the post-specific core functions of the post;
 Be in a possession of a Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or National Certificate (Vocational)
recorded on the National Learner Record Database on NQF Level 4;
 Be proficient in at least two official languages, of which one must be English;
 Be a South African Citizen;
 Must have no previous criminal / disciplinary convictions or criminal / departmental cases
 Be in a possession of at least a valid light motor vehicle driver’s licence;
 Applicants will be subjected to a vetting process which will include security screening and
fingerprint verification;
 Must not have tattoos which will be visible when wearing SAPS summer uniform.
Additional Requirements:
 Completed Veterinary Kennel and/or Stable official course or Completed internship in
SAPS Veterinary Services.

Core Functions:
 Render a clinical veterinary assistant service at Veterinary Hospital;
 Execute primary healthcare functions to SAPS animals;
 Execute patient admin.
 Only the official application form (available on the SAPS website ( and at
SAPS recruitment offices) will be accepted. The Z83 previously utilized will no longer
be accepted. All instructions on the application forms 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.
 A comprehensive Curriculum Vitae must be submitted together with the application form.
 Uncertified copies of an applicant’s ID, all educational qualifications obtained, proof
Academic Records of qualification/s from recognised institution/s (SAQA accredited)
service certificates of previous employers stating the occupation, proof of relevant
experience in the field of the post and motor vehicle driver’s license will be accepted.
Certified copies will be obtained during the course of the selection process.
 Qualifications and driver’s licences submitted will be subjected to verification
checking with the relevant institutions. The South African Police Service will verify
the residential address of applicants and conduct reference checks.
 Appointments will be made in terms of the Police Act as applicable to the post
 Applications must be mailed timeously. Late applications will not be accepted or
 The closing date for applications is 08 November 2022
 If a candidate is short-listed, it can be expected of him/her to undergo a personal interview
as well as a practical assessment.
 Reference checking will be conducted on all short listed applicants.
 Short-listed candidates 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 for Sex
Offenders or Part B of the Child Protection Register, will be disqualified from
appointment to that post.
 All short-listed candidates will be subjected to fingerprint screening.
 Correspondence will be conducted with successful candidates only. If you have not been
contacted within 3 months after the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that
your application was unsuccessful.
 The South African Police Service is under no obligation to fill a post after advertisement
 Applications can be hand delivered to 540 Pretorius Street, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0007 or
posted to Private Bag x 12, Arcadia, 0007 or emailed to
 Enquiries can be directed to Capt. Maswanganye at (012) 421 8423, PPO Ramokgopa at
(012) 421 8435 and PO Babana at (012) 421 8291.

Application Form

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