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SAPS Special Task Force Vacancies 2024

SAPS: Special Task Force Vacancies 2024

 SAPS is recruiting unemployed individuals who have necessary qualifications to apply for the special task force vacancies 2024.

The South African Police Service (SAPS) Special Task Force (STF) is undertaking a recruitment initiative to address the high attrition rate within the Special Task Force: Division: Visible Policing and Operations.

Qualified individuals who meet the following requirements and who are interested in employment in the STF of the SAPS are invited to indicate their interest in writing: 

Targeted Recruitment: Only individuals with existing STF or equivalent military training (e.g. South African Special Forces (ONLY SF) will be considered.


  • Successful candidates will be appointed as STF Operators/Members, in the rank of Warrant Officer.
  • Candidates who have previously held a rank of Captain or above may be offered an equivalent rank, subject to available posts.
  • Successful candidates will be expected to enter into a five-year contract with the SAPS.


  • Valid driver’s license and firearm competency.
  • Compliance with National Instruction 18 of 2019 (Integrity Management) in as far a Remunerative Work is concerned.
  • Successful fitness and shooting evaluation.
  • Successful completion of refresher or conversion courses.
  • Confirmation of Suitability for appointment.


Interested candidates are required to submit a written expression of interest by the deadline of 31 July 2024. Prospective candidates will be issued with a written salary offer for consideration and acceptance, and no expectation to be appointed may be created until a formal appointment letter has been issued. Candidates who are offered employment (enlistment) will be expected to subject themselves to a vetting process, which includes the submission of various documents such as;

  • Updated/recent Curriculum Vitae (CV);
  • Certificate of acceptance of the post/appointment and salary offer;
  • Certificate of the unauthorised disclosure of information;
  • Code of Conduct;
  • WP1002;
  • Nomination of beneficiaries (Death Grant);
  • Proof of registration with the South African Revenue Service (SARS);
  • Fingerprints and AFIS report from LCRC;
  • Certificate from the Commander of the candidate that they did not have any pending criminal/departmental cases or investigations or any criminal/department convictions when they resigned from the Service;
  • Confirmation of acceptance of duty.
  • Appointed candidates are expected to start working at in the SAPS within two months, after having been offered employment;
  • Compensations: A scarce skills allowance is payable to qualifying employees.

How to Apply

Click here to apply online for the saps special task force vacancies 

Closing date: 31 July 2024