Assistant Director : Investigation

REF NO: CSP/12/2022

The Office of the Directorate for Priority Crimes Investigation Judge (DPCI

SALARY : R477 090 per annum

CENTRE : Cape Town


National Diploma or Bachelor Degree in Law / Policing or equivalent
qualification. 3-5 years’ working experience in the management of criminal
investigations. Knowledge and understanding of the Criminal Law, Criminal
Procedure and Law of Evidence. Knowledge of the Constitution of the Republic
of South Africa, good governance and Batho Pele Principles. Knowledge of the
investigative system and procedures, Knowledge of Human Rights and
government’s broad transformation objectives and initiatives, Performance
Management and Development System in the Public Service. Understanding
the confidentiality of documents. Knowledge of Government prescripts. Public
Finance Management Act. Computer literacy, communication (verbal & written)
skills, presentation skills, planning and organizing skills. Analytical and decision
making skills, problem solving skills, influential skills.

DUTIES : Conduct investigations into complaints from the public into serious and
unlawful infringement of rights by the Directorate for Priority Crime
Investigation (DPCI), also known as the Hawks. Gather all relevant information
pertaining to investigations. Analyse complaints and advice on complaints
falling within the DPCI Judge’s mandate. Interview witnesses, respondents and
obtain affidavits. Collect and safeguard evidence, compile investigation
reports on complaints for consideration by the Judge. Brief the Judge on the
imminent action required. Receive, classify and acknowledge receipt of
complaints and also send written acknowledgement letters to complainants.
Register complaints and investigations. Allocate case numbers to complaints
and investigations and also attend to the classification and registration of
complaints on the DPCI database. Provide support to the Judge in
engagements with departmental stakeholders and role-players. Draft routine
submissions/reports and make notes and/or recommendations to the Judge.
Collect, analyse and collate information requested by the Judge.

ENQUIRIES : Ms NM Sefiti / Mr BK Shiphamele Tel No: (012) 393 2500

APPLICATIONS : Applications can also be emailed to
must be mailed timeously to Private Bag X922 Pretoria 0001 or hand delivered
or couriered to 258 Lilian Ngoyi Street, Pretorius Street, Fedsure Building 2nd
floor, Pretoria at the Reception desk. NB: Please ensure that your application
reaches this office before 17h00 on week days.

NOTE : The Office of the Directorate for Priority Crimes Investigation Judge (DPCI
Judge) is an Institution headed by a retired Judge (S17L(1) (a) and (4) of the
SAPS Act, 68 of 1995) to exercise judicial oversight over the investigations
conducted by members of the DPCI Police (also known as the Hawks) in
circumstances in which members of the public lay complaints that their rights
have been violated; and to prevent or address any undue political, or any other
nature, interference or influence with the functioning of the Hawks. Note:
Applications must be submitted on the new prescribed application form Z.83 of
the Public Service Act form only, (i.e. application for employment form),
obtainable from any Public Service Department or any Public Service and
Administration website or Recruitment Office within the Secretariat for Police

The Z.83 form should be accompanied by a recent updated
comprehensive CV (previous experience must be comprehensively detailed,
i.e. positions held and dates), as well as copies of all qualifications, ID
document and license (these copies need not be certified), only shortlisted
candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day
of the interviews following communication from HR. Failure to submit the
requested documents/information will result in your application not being
considered. Failure to comply with this requirement will result in the candidate
being disqualified. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates
only. If you have not been contacted within three months of the closing date of
this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. All
shortlisted candidates for posts will be subjected to a technical competency
exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics
of which will be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and
technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend the most suitable

Short-listed candidates will be subjected to a security clearance.
Preference will be given to youth, people with disability and women in
accordance with our employment equity. The Office of the Directorate for
Priority Crimes Investigation Judge has the right not to fill the post. The Post of
Assistant Director: Investigation is based in Cape Town.

CLOSING DATE : 03 June 2022

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