South African Police Service is recruiting for a Senior Chaplain (Warrant Officer)

The South African Police Service (SAPS) is recruiting for a Senior Chaplain (Warrant Officer) [Islamic Faith].

Closing date: 19 July 2024

POST: Senior Chaplain (Warrant Officer) [Islamic Faith]LOCATION: Western Cape Provincial EHW, Province Head Office, Cape Town
LEVEL OF REMUNERATION (Band B1): R351 570 per annum
REFERENCES: WCEHW01/2024 (1 post)

Generic Requirements

  • Applicants must display competency in the post-specific functions of the post
  • Be a SA Citizen
  • Be proficient in at least two official languages, of which one must be English
  • Be in possession of a valid light motor vehicle driver’s licence
  • Must have no previous convictions or cases pending
  • Must not have visible tattoo/s when wearing any uniform of the Service
  • Applicants will be subjected to a vetting process which will include security screening and fingerprint verification


  • Be in a possession of a Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or National Certificate (Vocational) recorded on the National Learner Record Database on NQF Level 4.
  • Applicants must be in possession of at least an appropriate 3 year Diploma / Degree in Islamic Studies/ Theology (accredited by SAQA/ QCTO on NQF 6 level or higher qualifying him/ her as a Muslim scholar and community leader

Skills and Attributes

Knowledge, skills and 1 year extensive proven experience as a Muslim scholar and community leader post recognition as a minister of religion.

Must be able to work in a diverse group, have good interpersonal, communication, facilitation and presentation, monitoring and evaluation, report writing, problem solving, conflict resolution and computer skills (Ms Word, Ms Power Point and Ms Office Outlook).

Duties and Responsibilities

Develop and render professional Spiritual Services interventions to SAPS employees.

Minister to SAPS employees through developing and rendering support (general and pastoral care) programmes, interventions and projects to address the spiritual needs of the SAPS employees.

Address the spiritual needs of SAPS employees and their families through profession specific Pro- and Re-Active -Spiritual Services ministry.

Develop and implement the multi-disciplinary approach interventions within the Employee Health and Wellness environment.

Develop and maintain the protocols and policies in terms of the set standards of the Section Spiritual Services and the Employee Health and Wellness policies.

Advice the office of the Provincial Commissioner and the National Section Spiritual Services on spiritual matters related to Muslim employees in the SAPS.

How to Apply

DOWNLOAD FULL JOB ADVERT HERE: Senior Chaplain (Warrant Officer) [Islamic Faith]PDF

Tel no (021) 409 6588 / 6585 /6591 / 6592/ 6593 / 6594

The Recruitment Centre, SA Police Service, Private Bag X9004, Cape Town, 8000

SAPS Recruitment Centre, 1st Floor, Customs House building, Lower Heerengracht
Street, Cape Town

Only the official Application Form (available on HERE [ CLICK TO DOWNLOAD pplication Form] and at SAPS recruitment offices) 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 Z83 previously utilized will no longer be accepted.

The post particulars and reference number of the post must be correctly specified on the application form. A comprehensive Curriculum Vitae must be submitted together with the Application Form.

Uncertified copies of an applicant’s ID, Senior Certificate and all educational qualifications obtained, proof of Academic Records of qualification/s from recognised institution (SAQA accredited) service certificates of previous employers stating the occupation, proof of relevant experience in the field of the post and motor vehicle driver’s license, must be attached to the application.

Qualifications and driver’s licences will be subjected to verification checking with the relevant institution. The South African Police Service will verify the residential address of applicants and conduct reference checks.

All short-listed candidates will be subjected to fingerprint screening.

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