SAPS Vacancy – Investigator: Asset Forfeiture Investigation

Website South African Police Service - SAPS

Job Description:

Only the official application form (for salary level 1-12) which will be available at all SAPS Offices, Stations and may also be downloaded on the SAPS website will be accepted. All instructions on the application form must 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.
Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) must be submitted together with the application form as well as copies of an applicant’s (which need not to be certified):

  • Identity document,
  • Valid motor vehicle driver’s license,
  • Matric/Senior Certificate, Degree/ Diploma certificate (Study/ academic records of qualification alone do not suffice) of all educational qualifications;
  • Study/ academic records should be attached to verify modules/subjects where necessary

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the team of investigators,
  • Complying with policy, standards and procedures in the field of responsibility,
  • Conducting of case file inspections and performing administering functions pertaining to the team,
  • Conducting of investigations pertaining to asset forfeiture investigation (e.g. the tracing and locating of property, obtaining of statements, compiling and submission of subpoenas, collecting and collating of information/documents, etc.),
  • Gather information and evidence for profiling of suspects,
  • Compiling a detailed statement of investigation conducted for submission to the AFU Advocate, AFU, NPA
  • Liaison with role players and stakeholders regarding asset forfeiture investigations,
  • Giving evidence in court, when necessary,
  • Presenting case files for inspection as per instructions and prescripts,
  • Administering the case files relating to asset forfeiture investigations in terms of the prescripts,
  • Attending to crime scenes to gather evidence to be utilised in asset forfeiture investigations,
  • Attending of operational meeting pertaining to projects and operations,
  • Utilising resources as per the prescripts, instructions and directives,
  • Record all investigation conducted as per the prescript of SAPS, DPCI and PCSI,
  • Adhering and complying with the information security standards set by the Minimum Information Security, Standards and the Protection of Information Act;
  • Manage and utilise all resources allocated to the immediate post environment in accordance with the relevant directives and legislation.

Job Requirements:

A relevant three (3) year Diploma/ Degree registered on the National Learner Record Database on at least a NQF 6 level with three (3) years relevant experience in the field of the post of which two (2) years should be on supervisory level. Preference will be given to applicants in possession of qualification(s) in Policing/ Law/ Forensic Investigation/ Criminology/ Accounting/ Public Management or related field of study.

Qualification & Experience:

Applicant must display competency in the post-specific functions of the post;

  • Be in possession of a Senior Certificate (Grade 12) and a relevant (to the post) three (3) year Degree/Diploma registered on the National Learner Record Database on at least a NQF 6 level;
  • Be proficient in at least two (2) official languages, of which one (1) must be English.
  • Must be a South African citizen.
  • Must have no previous criminal/departmental convictions or criminal or departmental cases pending;
  • Applicants will be subjected to a vetting process which will include security screening;
  • Be in possession of at least a valid light motor vehicle driver’s licence;
  • Must not have tattoos which will be visible when wearing summer uniform;
  • Relevant courses in the field of the post may be an advantage.

Job Details:

Company: South African Police Service – SAPS

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Germiston

Application Deadline: N/A


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