Traffic Warden Learnerships 2018 at Department of Community Safety & Transport Management

The Department of Community Safety and Transport Management invites learners to apply for its Traffic Warden Learnership Programme (2014/15). This is a 12-month long progamme based in the North West Province. Successful candidates will receive a salary of R3, 108.60 per month

The reference numbers for this Learnership Programme are as follows:

  • Mahikeng (Ref.02/2014)
  • Potchefstroom Weighbridge  • Bapong Weighbridge • Ventersdorp Weighbridge (Ref.03/2014)


  • A Grade 12 (Matric Certificate)
  • An NCV L4 Certificate
  • A South African Identity Document
  • Must be between the ages of 18-35 years
  • A valid Code B driver’s licence
  • A Certificate of No Criminal Records (SAP69i Clearance Certificate)
  • Recent Medical Report Certificate that proves that the applicant can do strenuous exercise.

NB: Learners who have previously been in a Learnership programme in the Public Service will not be considered.


The successful candidate will work under supervision of the Qualified Traffic Officer in performing duties listed as follows:

  • Perform activities/tasks associated with maintaining law, order, safety and security through the application of the laid down policing and protection procedures
  • Attend to processes aimed at ensuring compliance with laws, by-laws and regulations in order to ensure any action or bottlenecks caused through accidents, breakdown or peak hour congestion are resolved
  • Patrol and observe the streets and suburban areas and identify non-conforming practices
  • Enforce specific-by-law, road traffic and safety regulations
  • Record the statements of witnesses and offenders and/or complete details of traffic fines/contraventions prior to issuing the fines
  • Update the occurrence book inserting details of accidents and activities attended to
  • Complete procedural documentation (vehicle log sheets, statements, inspection checklist) inserting appropriate details
  • Compile monthly submission reports to the assigned Traffic Officer.

Enquiries: Mr GM Malotane, tel. (018) 388-1049/1370/1288

The Department of Community Safety and Transport Management is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer which seeks to capacitate unemployed youth with knowledge and skills in the Traffic Warden Skills Programme. It is our intention to promote representivity (race and gender) in the placement of unemployed youth on said programme. An indication in this regard will facilitate the processing of applications.

How to apply

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Closing Date: 14 November 2014 at 16:30

All qualifications will be verified. Persons in possession of a foreign qualification must furnish this Department with an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

Candidates requiring additional information regarding an advertised post must direct their enquiries to the person reflected as enquiries below the post applied for.

Applications should be forwarded in time to the Department, since applications received after the closing date and time indicated below will, as a rule, not be accepted. Faxed and e-mailed applications are not accepted. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department.

Previous employment records will be verified and all appointments will be subjected to positive qualification verification as well as security clearance and vetting.

The Department reserves the right not to make appointments, and correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.

Via – Platinum Weekly Newspaper