Crime Prevention Wardens Application: Joining the Fight Against Crime in Gauteng
If you’re a young, fit, and agile individual looking to make a difference in your community by actively participating in crime prevention, the Gauteng government has an exciting opportunity for you. The Department of Community Safety is hiring Crime Prevention Wardens to join the fight against crime in various corridors and townships in Gauteng.
Job Details and Recruitment Information
Targeted Recruitment Areas
The recruitment is specifically targeting individuals from the Coloured and Indian communities in the following corridors:
Central Corridor: 25 Pixley Seme Street, Johannesburg
Eastern Corridor: No. 1 Main Reef Road, Benoni
Northern Corridor: Cr Grant & Stanton Streets, Koedoespoort
Southern Corridor: lA Blesbok Street, Leeuhof, Vereeniging
Western Corridor: Cr Neptune & Saturn Streets, Westonaria
Responsibilities and Requirements
Stop and search
Attend to complaints
Maintain law and order
Traffic control (under supervision during training)
Fit and agile
Driver’s License (an added advantage)
Prior safety and security training (an added advantage)
Participation in the department’s volunteer programs (an added advantage)
No criminal record or pending cases
Willingness to undergo theory and physical (fitness) training
Availability for a 24/7 shift system
To apply for this opportunity, follow these steps:
Q1: Can I apply if I don’t have a driver’s license?
Yes, a driver’s license is not a mandatory requirement, but having one will be an added advantage during the selection process.
Q2: Is there an age limit for applicants?
There is no specific age limit mentioned. As long as you meet the fitness and agility requirements, you are encouraged to apply.
Q3: What is the significance of specifying the ward number in the application?
Specifying the ward number helps in the proper allocation of resources and ensures that applicants are considered for roles within their respective communities.
Q4: Can I apply if I have a criminal record that has been expunged?
The requirement is a clean record with no criminal convictions or pending cases. Expunged records may be considered, but it is advisable to contact the department for clarification.
Q5: How long does the application process take?
The closing date for applications is 14 July 2023. After submission, the department will review and shortlist candidates, followed by assessments and suitability checks.
Closing Date: 14 July 2023
Becoming a Crime Prevention Warden is not just a job; it’s an opportunity to actively contribute to the safety and security of your community. If you meet the requirements and are passionate about making a difference, submit your application before the closing date. Join the Gauteng government in the fight against crime and help create a safer environment for all.