Traffic Officer Learnerships North West Province

Location: Potchefstroom Weighbridge  ,Bapong Weighbridge ,Ventersdorp Weighbridge – Ref: 03 / 2014
Location: Mahikeng – Ref: 02/2014

Duration: 1 year
Salary: R3 108.60 per month


A Grade 12 (Matric Certificate)

An NCV L4 Certificate

A South African Identity Document

Must be between the ages of 18-35 years

A valid Code B driver’s licence

A Certificate of No Criminal Records (SAP69i Clearance Certificate)

Recent Medical Report Certificate that proves that the applicant can do strenuous exercise.


The successful candidate will work under supervision of the Qualified Traffic Officer in performing duties listed as follows:

Perform activities / tasks associated with maintaining law, order, safety and security in the overload control environment through the application of road traffic and other related relevant legislation

Perform duties as part of overloading control, including patrolling escape routes, directing heavy motor vehicles to and at the weighbridge, collecting data from vehicles to provide to scale masters, and any other task relevant to overload control within the successful candidate’s legislated mandate, as instructed by the Qualified Traffic Officer

Complete procedural documentation (vehicle log sheets, statements, inspection checklist) inserting appropriate details

Compile monthly submission reports to the assigned Traffic Officer.

Enquiries: Mr GM Malotane, tel. (018) 388-1049 / 1370 / 1288

The Department of Community Safety and Transport Management is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer which seeks to capacitate unemployed youth with knowledge and skills in the Traffic Warden Skills Programme. It is our intention to promote representivity (race and gender) in the placement of unemployed youth on said programme. An indication in this regard will facilitate the processing of applications.


Applications must be accompanied by a signed and dated Z83, a recent updated comprehensive CV with at least the names of 3 referees with current contact details, originally certified copies of all qualifications, ID document, and other required documents. Failure to submit the requested documents will result in the application not being considered.

All qualifications will be verified. Persons in possession of a foreign qualification must furnish this Department with an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

Candidates requiring additional information regarding an advertised post must direct their enquiries to the person reflected as enquiries below the post applied for.

How to Apply

Applications should be forwarded in time to the Department, since applications received after the closing date and time indicated below will, as a rule, not be accepted. Faxed and e-mailed applications are not accepted. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department.

Previous employment records will be verified and all appointments will be subjected to positive qualification verification as well as security clearance and vetting.

NB: Learners who have previously been in a Learnership programme in the Public Service will not be considered.

Completed applications, quoting the relevant reference number and the centre, should be forwarded to the Head of Department, Department of Community Safety and Transport Management, Private Bag X19, Mmabatho 2735, or hand delivered in Office No 130 / 131, 1st Floor, New Head Office Complex, Old Parliament Building, Modiri Molema Road, for attention: Mr Moshito Malotane.

Download The Application Form

The Department reserves the right not to make appointments, and correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.

Closing Date: 14 November 2014