• Reference Number : refs/008661
  • Directorate : Forensic Pathology Service
  • Number of Posts : 1
  • Package : 257,508.00 – 303,339.00 per annum (plus benefits)
  • Enquiries : Mr. M Fourie (012) 301 1713

Requirements :

Grade 12 (Matric) with at least (3) years’ experience in Forensic Pathology Services or related services. A recognised three (3) years Degree/Diploma (NQF Level 6) in Management. Experience in Forensic Pathology Services and or related services will be added advantage. A valid driver’s license is essential. Knowledge and understanding of related legislative frameworks in Public Service. Excellent communication, reporting, and writing skills. computer literacy. Experience and exposure in the field of Forensic Pathology Service and related services, will be added advantage.

Duties :

Manage and administer the Forensic Pathology Service Facility with a view to provide efficient and effective service to the public. Ensure effective and efficient recovery, storage and processing of bodies, documents/belongings. Safe guard evidence, information, exhibits and property from incidents scenes and keeping of deceased documents and belongings. Assist in rendering an efficient Forensic Autopsy process, which include evisceration, dissection, scribing in accordance with set standards and guidelines under the supervision of Forensic Pathologists. Safe guarding of exhibits, specimens, specimen’s statement and reports including completion and administration of statements and documentation during and after the Forensic Pathology Process. Assist in maintenance of mortuary and equipment ln a hygienic manner in terms of Occupational Health and Safety. Ensure effective, efficient and economical training and development of personnel. Supervise, provide guidance and leadership to personnel. Collate and analyse information obtained to provide required statistics and quarterly reports. Participate in preparation of budgets for the relevant financial year. Give evidence in courts of law whenever required. Provide assistant to other FPS facilities and managers in cases of disaster and major incidents. Ensure timeous submission of daily, weekly monthly, quarterly and annual reports. Implement and practice Batho Pele Principle is mandatory.

Notes :

This is a re-advertisement, and all application who had previously applied for this positions are encouraged to re-apply. Gauteng Forensic Medical Service is committed to the pursuit of diversity, redress and will promote representation in terms of race, disability and gender. Applications must consist of a fully completed and signed Z83 form with a comprehensive CV containing contactable references as well as certified copies of qualifications and identity document. The relevant reference number must be quoted in the application form. In terms of the National Qualification Framework Amendment Act 2019 it is an offence for any person to falsely or fraudulently claim to hold a qualification. Any person found to be misrepresenting their qualifications, work experience or facts in their CV will be disqualified and reported to the appropriate authority. Applications must be delivered to-: Forensic Medical Service 11 Diagonal Street 13 floor, reception, can be posted to-: Forensic Medical Service P.O Box 7128 Johannesburg 2000. Due to technical problems with GPG vacancy website that the institution is consistently facing, applicants are encouraged to apply using hand delivery, postal address

Employer : Department of Health

Location : Pretoria FPS X 1

Closing Date : 07-05-2021

Criteria Questions
Do you have Grade 12 or Equivalent qualifications in forensic medical services
Do you have at least 3 years in forensic medical services
Are you Computer literate
Do you have valid driver’s licence

Please Note :

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

Please note: 

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


Download Z83 here