2023 Traffic Officer Internships at Midvaal

Job Description:

The Midvaal Local Municipality is seeking a Traffic Officer to join their team. The successful candidate will be responsible for traffic points control, escorts, scholar patrol, investigating collisions, enforcing NRTA compliance, attending to traffic-related complaints, and maintaining law and order. They will also be required to ensure effective service delivery and compliance with municipality by-laws. Additional ad hoc tasks may be assigned by management.


• Grade 12
• Basic Training Traffic Diploma
• Registered Certificate as a Traffic Officer issued by the User Department of Roads & Transport
• Valid Driver’s License Code B
• No Criminal Record
• Computer Literate (MSWord, Excel & PowerPoint)
• Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
• Excellent physical health
• Age between 18yrs to 35yrs
• Be able to work shifts
• 0-1 year’ experience within a Local Government Authority as a Traffic Law Enforcement

Skills and Competencies:

• Adaptability
• Analytical thinking
• Empowerment
• Communication
• Leadership skills
• Presentation skills
• Conflict and stress management skills
• Negotiation skills

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Traffic Points Control, Escorts, and Scholar Patrol
• Undertake general traffic and road management tasks
• Investigate collisions and enforce NRTA compliance
• Attend to traffic-related complaints
• Speed prosecution, Enforcement of Section 56 Notice, 341 and 54 By-Laws
• Monitor Council policies and ensure compliance
• Maintain law and order
• Ensure effective service delivery and compliance with Municipality By-Laws
• Perform any other related ad hoc tasks as instructed by management from time to time

Closing Date:

22 September 2023 at 12:00

Please note that the municipality does not reimburse costs for traveling to and from the interview or any assessments related to the recruitment process for candidates traveling over 400km.

Midvaal Local Municipality is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is committed to the achievement and maintenance of representativeness (race, gender, disability). Candidates whose appointment will promote representativeness will be given preference.

For any queries kindly contact Human Resources (016) 360-7435.

All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to background screening checks (verification of qualifications, criminal record checks, and security vetting). Candidates with foreign qualifications must submit a letter from SAQA stating the equivalence of the qualifications.

Midvaal Local Municipality values privacy in terms of the Protection of Personal Information Act (Act No.4 of 2013 (POPIA) which is effective from 1 July 2021, personal information will not be disclosed to any third party unless otherwise prescribed in the Act, following due process(es).

Due to the large number of applications we envisage to receive, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within three (3) months, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.