Closing Date: Friday 30th of November 2018
Organization SAPS
Employment Type Internship
Province South Africa
Town/City South Africa
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Closing date: 30 November 2018 at 16h00.

The South African Police Service hereby invites unemployed youth who conform to the requirements for a twelve (12) months internship programme at Division: Financial Management and Administration. The internship programme is part of the National Human Resource Development Strategy and the National Skills Development Strategy.


Generic requirements:

  • Must be between ages 18 – 35
  • Be a South African citizen
  • Must be in possession of Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or equivalent qualification
  • Must have no criminal record(s)
  • Applicants must be unemployed, was never employed in field of the post and never participated in an internship programme in the relevant field of the post previously
  • 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 3 positions only (to complete an application form for each ref number)


Intern categories:

  • Graduate Intern: Tertiary Qualification is required
  • Student Intern: Need practical experience in order to finalise qualification NB:
  • Stipend for each category will be as determined by the Section Head: ETD Skills Development: South African Police Service



Financial Accounting Intern (1 Post)

Section:  Loss Management

Location: Wachthuis Building, Pretoria, Gauteng

Ref Number: FMA06/2018

Requirements: Be in possession of a BCom Degree/Diploma in either Financial Management or Accounting or any related qualification


Core Functions:

  • Conduct inspections to evaluate compliance with Loss Management norms and standards.
  • Assist with Data Integrity on Loss Control system, evaluation of processes and procedures pertaining to Civil Claims against the State.
  • Conduct awareness campaigns at Provincial, Academies and National level. Assist the Section Head with research, sourcing of information and other Ad hoc functions.


Financial Accounting Intern (1 Post) 

Section: Bookkeeping and Cash flow Management

Location: Wachthuis Building, Pretoria, Gauteng

Ref Number: FMA07/2018

Requirements: Be in possession of a BCom Degree/Diploma in either Financial Management or Accounting or any related qualification


Core Functions:

  • Administration of transactions on Safety Web Managing bank reconciliation of the commercial banks and Paymaster General.
  • Administration of bookkeeping and cash management of the State money


How to Apply:

Only the official application form (Download Here) for the internship programme will be accepted.


Applications Must Be Posted To:

Lieutenant Colonel E Mpembe

Division: Financial Management and Administration

Private Bag X94




Hand delivered to: SAPS Head Office, Wachthuis, 231 Pretorius Street (Thibault Arcade), Pretoria


Enquiries Can Be Directed To Lieutenant Colonel E Mpembe; PO NB Shirindza; PO BA Malesa (012) 393 2894/1620/2273



  • Only the official application form for the internship programme (available on the SAPS website) will be accepted. All instructions on the application form must be adhered to. Failure to do so may result in the rejection of the application.
  • The reference number of the post must be correctly specified on the application form.
  • A Curriculum Vitae must be submitted together with the application form and proof of residence.
  • Certified copies of an applicant’s ID document, Senior Certificate and all post school educational qualifications obtained must also be submitted and attached to every application. Certified copies should not be older than 3 months.
  • No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered.
  • Only certificate of qualifications will be accepted, and not a statement of results.
  • Applicants will be subjected to fingerprint screening and reference checking.
  • Applications must be mailed timeously. Late applications will not be accepted or considered.
  • The closing date for all applications is 30 November 2018 at 16h00.
  • If an applicant is short-listed, it can be expected of him/her to undergo a personal interview. Short-listed applicants may be subjected to security clearance.
  • Correspondence will be conducted with successful interns only. If you have not been contacted within 2 months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
  • The South African Police Service is under no obligation to fill a post after advertisement thereof.
  • A stipend will be paid according to proof of relevant qualification.
  • Recommended candidates will be expected to sign a twelve (12) months internship contract.
  • Internship programme in the SAPS may not be regarded as a guarantee for automatic absorption for permanent appointment.

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