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Working at the sandf was very good and they took good care of the employers,they gave us time of when we are tired went home early on a Wednesday.So yes it's a pretty good work.
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Must be hard working and go getter and be promoted to leadership post I as a sandf infantry enjoyed and love working at the sandf army and do not regret it many benefits and opportunities
Pros
Medical aid free
Cons
Dangerous working
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Sometimes we work with weapons that we used to see on tv. Even though it it not my job title but i still handle weapons as a soldier. Being in a frigate is another interesting experience
Pros
Free lunches, allowences
Cons
Always taking orders
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Safeguarding through the borderline
Good approach with the community.

I don't get along with my boss.

Our training is very professional.

Working with the community.

I enjoy my training and development and our entertainment from my country.
Pros
Free lunch
Cons
I'm getting free health care, Free food
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Working in this environment is okay and not that challenging when you are not deployed outside the country ...the salary is not enough though and the job is dangerous as one can die at deployments...the working environment is exciting too and we are a different culture.we live with our military rules and it’s enjoyable
Pros
Yes
Cons
Normal working hours unless if you on guard duty
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The SANDF is not an employer to be proud of.The lack of professionalism and discipline saw the SANDF declining.

The salary and career advancement in the SANDF became unreliable and nepotism is the order of the day.
Pros
None
Cons
Unsatisfactory
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I'm looking for a job coz I'm doing part time in Army and its hard for me to make a living so I did forklift license to see if I can better my life I need this job very bad
Pros
Free lunch
Cons
Long hours
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An experience every young man should go through. It taught me discipline, punctuality, subordination, mutual respect. Multicultural environment with mutual understanding and respect.
Pros
EXCELLENT medical, Pension benifits.
Cons
The long months away from home.
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During training its fun as we are very active doing drills. Doing intensive physical training like push ups, sit ups running, walking, weapon handling cleaning our sleeping quaters bush phase.
Pros
Deducted from salary monthly
Cons
12 hours monday to sunday for 8 days working and 4 days rest out of work
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Its a good place to start a career and develop a skill that is needed in life and profesionaly. A disciplined environment that can build a career and personality.
Pros
Good pension yet on salary its nt equivalent to the private sector regardless of qualification.
Cons
Career advancement is hard
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The job has various benefits like medical aid, but very little room for growth. they offer opportunities to study, but promotion rate is slow. The work hours are long.
Pros
medical
Cons
slow promotions
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working at a sandf was a wonderful experience and challenging.it made me know how to be punctual and complete different task on time,it also taught me to be disciple in the workplace and around people
Pros
free Food
Cons
abnormal hours
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Good life experience. Learning curve always. Long hours working. Good school for life orientation. Good opportunity for learning new things .good environment for young peoples to developed.
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Overall good.. Space for more courses. Nice people.. Disappointed in some people who doesnt want to work as a team.. Good relations with other people.. Merit awards was a bonus. Good discipline.
Pros
Merit award bonuses
Cons
Negative people
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We always had fun and enjoying with fellow colleagues. Working on an aircraft was amazing, learning the technigues of war and deffending the country. How communication is done through radios and raders was one of those good memories i had
Pros
yes we received free lunch
Cons
Normal working hours
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Wonderful people and atmosphere to work with. Great benefits and perfect home/work balance.

Lots of opportunities for study and advancement as well as a learning environment without compare.
Pros
Free medical
Cons
Mostly 2 year contracts
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Responsible for daily administration of the branch, research, planning, preparation, facilitation and assessment of ETD related programmes.

I enjoy being part of such a dynamic and diverse group, serving towards protecting the sovereignty of our country.


It gave me ample opportunities to discover my own potential and indicated my shortcomings that needed to be addressed as to equip myself with the necessary knowledge, skill and attitude to carry out my tasks effectively and efficiently.
Pros
Good benefits and opportunities to develop oneself
Cons
Long working hours
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It is productive but it doesn't care about people it trained..it trained us and then throw us away..I can say it is the only employer that create and support crime in south africa
Pros
Free food and accomodation
Cons
Normal hlurs
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I enjoy working in the SA Navy as there is always new challenges and tasks. You never know what to expect when duty. Anything can change at any time. I enjoy taking on new challenges.
Pros
Free meals
Cons
Long hours
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I learned working as a team
its fun and productive

working as a

group

the management s good

the hardest part of y job was having to sleep in the bush
Pros
free meals and accomodation
Cons
long hours
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Exceptionally, I started at junior level and climbed the ladder to management position. I was afforded opportunity to develop and career progression. The management is supportive and provide the necessary support for one to execute his/her tasks.
Pros
Medical Benefits
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