Closing Date: 16 November 2012
Reference #: PPSA 02/11/2012
Stipend: R5000.00
Duration: 2 years


Graduates (preference will be to unemployed graduates) in possession of three years Legal degree/diploma, LLB, National Diploma in Policing, National Diploma/BTech in Forensic /Auditing and must be between the ages of 18 and 35 years old.

Key Responsibilities

To attend complaints with telephone and walk-in complaints 
♦ Assist in investigation of complaints 
♦ Analyses and screening of complaints 
♦ Assessment of evaluation of complaints 
♦ Record keeping and file administration 
♦ To compile and submit statistical reports on investigations 
♦ Draft correspondence and responses to complaints and all stakeholders 
♦ track pending complaints and refer to relevant investigative units 
♦ Ensure timeous delivery of services and turnaround time in investigations 
♦ Interview and advise clients/complainants timeously 
♦ Prepare and consolidate reports for Business units * Responsible for files, office furniture, and other state assets under the control of the incumbent.
Enquiries: Ms Violet Setlhodimela, Tel: 012 366 70 99
How to Apply
Note: Trainee/Learner investigator will be done in terms of the Trainee/Learner Investigator Contract. The successful candidates will be expected to sign the contract, secrecy declaration form and performance agreement within three months of accepting the position.
All successful candidate will have to undergo security clearance. vetting and competency assessments.
The office reserves the right not to fill the vacancies. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Should you not be contacted within three months, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.

Application must be accompanied by a cover letter with a detailed CV and three references (including certified copies of qualifications and ID). The Public Protector South Africa is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is committed to the achievement and maintenance of representativity (race, gender, and disability). Preference will given to the candidates whose appointment or promotion meets the requirements for EE representativity in the office  and residing in the respective province the post is located.
Trainee/Learner Investigator: Preference will given to the candidates who reside in their respective provinces as there will be no cost. Please direct your application, stating the relevant reference number and location to the following address:
Location# of GraduatesAddress
 Head Office [Service Delivery Branch (x8), Good Governance & Integrity Unit (x8), Early Resolution Branch (x8), Intake, Assessment & Customer Service Unit (x6)][(x8), (x8), (x8), (x6)]Pretoria: for the attention of Mr P Monama; Private Bag X677, Pretoria 0001 or hand-deliver to Public Protector House, 175 Lunnon Street, Hillcrest Office Park, Pretoria, 0083 or e-mail to
 Mpumalanga (x10)for the attention of Ms V Shongwe; PO Box 3373, Nelspruit, 1200 or hand deliver to Pinnacle Building, Suite 101, 1 Parkin Street, Nelspruit
 Free State (x9)for the attention of Ms E Hietbrink; PO Box 383, Bloemfontein 9300 or hand deliver to 15 West Burger Street, Standard Bank Building, 2nd Floor, Bloemfontein, 9300
 Gauteng (x12)for the attention of Ms L Mthembu; P O Box 32738 Braamfontein 2017 or hand deliver to Lara’s Place, 187 Bree Street, Corner
Bree and Rissik Street, Johannesburg 2000.
 North West (x7)for the attention of Mr E Seeko; PO Box 512, Mafikeng 2745 or hand deliver to Public Protector’s Chambers, cnr Martin and Robinson Streets, Mafikeng.
 Nothern Cape (x10)Kimberley: for the attention of Ms L Mabille, P O Box 1505 Kimberley 8300 or hand deliver to 4 Sydney Street Pretmax building 2nd &
3rd fl oor.
 Eastern Cape (x6)for the attention of Ms N Koliti; PO Box 424, Bhisho 5605 or hand deliver to Unathi House, Independent Avenue, Bhisho behind Pick ‘n Pay
 Western Cape (x10)Cape Town: for the attention of Ms N Mtiya,P O Box 712 Cape Town 8000 or hand deliver 4th floor, 51 Wale/Bree Street, Cape town
 KwaZulu/Natal(x7)for the attention of Ms S Zulu; PO Box 4267, Durban, 4000 or hand deliver to 22nd Floor Suite 2114, Commercial City Building, Durban
 Limpopo(x4)for the attention of Mr R Makaukau; PO Box 4533, Polokwane 0700 or hand deliver to Unit 2301, Wyndom Park, 23 Rabe Street, Polokwane.