SAPS is currently recruiting. This year there are a lot of questions applicants still want to know about the SAPS Application 2020.
SAPS Application process
Selection is usually through shortlisting. The Assessment Centre method is used and consists of individual and group exercises designed to elicit behavior typically associated with the work of senior managers. Candidates participate while being observed by specially-trained observers (panel members). The exercises are simulations of police specific managerial tasks designed to assess managerial competencies. They include both written material and behavior simulations.
Approval of Appointments
Recommendations received from various panels are prepared and presented to the national panel for consideration. All recommendations are subject to the consideration and approval of the National Commissioner. Appointments on salary level 13 and above are not effective without the endorsement of the National Commissioner.
Successful candidates are usually provisionally appointed in terms of the Senior Management Service (SMS) regulations, and are required to submit –
- A Performance Agreement
- An Employee Contract
- Full Disclosure of Financial Interests
- Be Subjected to A Security Clearance.
Confirmation of Appointments
It is effective once suitability certificates and certificates of acceptance are received from the relevant province or division, and are confirmed at Head Office. Successful candidates are now provided with appointment letters.