MOTOR MECHANIC INTERN (PETROL/DIESEL MECHANIC):Location Pietermaritzburg, Kwa-Zulu Natal Ref Number SCM 8/2021 (3 Posts)

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Section Mechanical Services: Alexandra Road Garage

Location Pietermaritzburg, Kwa-Zulu Natal

Ref Number SCM 8/2021 (3 Posts)

The South African Police Service hereby invites unemployed graduates who conform to the requirements for a twelve (12) month Graduate Recruitment Scheme at Division Supply Chain Management. The Graduate Recruitment Scheme is part of the National Human Resource Development Strategy and the National Skills Development Strategy.

Generic requirements:

  • Be a South African citizen
  • Must be in possession of National Senior Certificate or equivalent (NCV L4)
  • Must have no previous criminal conviction(s) or case(s) pending
  • Applicants must be unemployed, and never employed in the field of the advertised post and never participated in an internship programme in the relevant field of the post *Applicants must be residents of the Province where the post is advertised (proof of residential address to be attached)
  • Applicants are restricted to apply for only three (3) positions and complete separate application forms for each post reference number.

Intern categories with minimum requirements:

Graduate Intern: Tertiary Qualification is required

Student Intern: Practical experience is required by the tertiary institution in order for the learner to finalise qualification (recent letter from the institution must be attached)

NB: Stipend for each category will be as determined by the Divisional Commissioner Human Resource Development: South African Police Service.

The following posts are advertised for the consideration of the Graduate Recruitment Scheme into the South African Police Service.



Additional Requirements for the posts:

  • N2 in Motor Mechanic/Mechanical Engineering or N3 in Motor Mechanic/Mechanical Engineering/ NCV level 4 in Motor Mechanic/ Diesel Mechanic.

Core Functions:

  • Perform quality and cost effective repairs and maintenance of SAPS vehicles.
  • Ensure a clean and safe working environment. *Diagnose, strip and determine the parts required for services and repairs.
  • Complete parts request list for the parts required per vehicle.
  • Complete job card with regards to work done and actual time taken.
  • Ensure safe keeping of tools and equipment.
  • Comply with the Occupational Health & Safety Act (Act 83 of 1995).


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