SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE
APPLICATION FOR APPOINTMENT IN AN ADVERTISED
SENIOR MANAGEMENT POSTS
THIS FORM IS ONLY APPLICABLE TO SMS POSTS ADVERTISED INTERNALLY AND / OR EXTERNALLY
Post for which you apply (as indicated in the advertisement):
THIS IS THE POST NUMBER THAT WILL BE REGISTERED
CURRENT EMPLOYER / POST THAT YOU OCCUPY AND PROVINCE / DIVISION:
Application forms may be delivered by hand to the Subsection: SMS Appointment
Administration, Wachthuis Building, Thibault Arcade, 225 Pretorius Street, PRETORIA, 2
floor, room T208 (between 07:30 and 16:00), or may be posted to:
The South African Police Service
Subsection: SMS Appointment Administration
Private Bag X 986
Enquiries can be directed to ANY of the personnel at SMS Appointment Administration: Head Office
including Colonel Hudson, Lieutenant Colonel Horst, Captain Van Rensburg or Captain Sibiya at telephone
number: 012-393-1484 / 4463 / 2773 / 1078.
Only the official application form for Senior Management Service (SMS) posts in the South
African Police Service, which can be obtained from the SAPS website: www.saps.gov.za,
will be accepted.
All instructions on this application form must be adhered to. Failure to do so may result in the rejection
of the application.
This form must be properly completed and be signed by the applicant. Each page of the
application form must be signed / initialed by the applicant.
This application form must be completed in black ink and block letters (handwritten or typed)
The post particulars and number of the post must be correctly specified on the application
A separate original application form and CV must be submitted for each post you apply for.
Copies will not be accepted.
The CV must contain full particulars of:
· all boards on which an applicant serves;
· current employment and other business interests; and
· career promotions, appointments, career developments, career history, current studies and
An applicant must also attach to every application originally certified copies of the following:
· ID document;
· valid motor vehicle driver’s license;
· all educational qualifications obtained;
· academic record / statement of results in respect of educational qualifications obtained; and
· service certificates of previous employers stating the post occupied.
Applications must be mailed timeously. Late applications will not be considered. It is the
responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application has been received at the Subsection: SMS
Appointment Administration, Head Office on or before the closing date and time of the
Applications which do not meet the above-mentioned requirements may be rejected.
Correspondence will be conducted with successful candidates only