Department of Community Safety
PROVINCIAL INSPECTOR POSTS
- Reference Number : REFS/017609
- Directorate : TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT CORRIDOR CORDINATION
- Number of Posts : 36
- Package : R241 485.00 per annum plus service benefits
- Enquiries : Call Mr. Tshidiso Chabane/ Ms. Dolly Seboane/ Avhatakali Nemukula
073 464 0234/ 066 156 6669
(During office hours 08:00am – 16:00pm)
- Closing Date : 14-07-2023
SPECIAL PATROL UNIT X1,
SOWETO TLEC X8,
SOWETO TRANSPORT INSPECTORATE X5,
PUBLIC TRANSPORT X2,
BRONKHORSPRUIT TLES X1,
MABOPANE TLES X2,
THEMBA TRANSPORT INSPECTORATE X1,
SPRINGS (EASTERN CORRIDOR) X1,
HEIDLEBERG (EASTERN CORRIDOR) X2,
HEIDLEBERG TCC (EASTERN CORRIDOR) X1,
KRUGERSDORP REGION LES X1,
KRUGERSDORP TRANSPORT DISTRICT X1,
GAUTENG FREE WAY UNIT X1,
CROUSES REGION (CENTRAL) X6
A valid driver’s license, in addition to a Matric Certificate and a Traffic Officer’s Diploma, is required.
1 year of experience working in the field of traffic law enforcement.
Must first obtain certification as a traffic officer.
You do not have a criminal record, nor do you have any pending cases against you.
Skills and Knowledge:
Effective management of both records and resources.
Capability in the management of relationships with customers.
A familiarity with and an understanding of the policies and regulations governing road traffic and public transportation.
Completion of documents required by law enforcement.
A familiarity with both vehicle inspections and the impounding of vehicles.
Act 60/100 Relating to the Knowledge of Firearms and Ammunition.
A familiarity with the department’s policies on overload control and escort duties, as outlined in the Transport Handbook.
Capacity to work effectively under time constraints.
Good observation skills.
Good driving and negations skills.
Strong abilities in both interpersonal communication and the resolution of conflicts.
Possessing strong written and verbal communication skills in at least two of the official languages used in the province is required.
Legislation regarding road traffic, public passengers, and transportation should be enforced. Carry out the activities of traffic law enforcement that have been planned and authorized.
Ensure that there is a smooth flow of traffic through congested areas by performing point duty and traffic control.
Coordinate activities taking place at accident scenes and ensure their safety.
Locate potentially dangerous areas and provide management with feedback on them.
Take part in projects aimed at improving traffic flow and operations that test drivers’ speed. Perform the responsibilities of a Peace Officer.
Publish notices and carry out arrests in accordance with the applicable acts.
Directives and operating procedures, in addition to attending court proceedings and testifying.
To ensure the safe movement of abnormal vehicles and loads and to coordinate the management of overload control, escort abnormal vehicles and loads.
This includes both goods and passengers.
Provide visible traffic control/policing and promote/ensure crime prevention activities.
Vehicles that can be identified by either an e-tag or VLN plates should be scanned, validated, and filtered.
Request the driver’s information, including that regarding the e-tag registration, vehicle ownership, the status of the toll account, and other relevant details.
Drivers who do not pay their tolls should be warned of the consequences of using the electronic highway.
Remove any tags or equipment that were not authorized.
Send out notices of violations for tolls.
Check that motor vehicles are in good working order and perform other general law enforcement duties such as ticketing drivers for moving violations.
Verify that the exemption from having to pay the toll applies to the motor vehicles in question and that the user of the vehicle satisfies the conditions necessary to maintain the exemption’s validity.