Location: Queenstown
Closing Date: 25 January 2013

Chris Hani District Municipality wishes to invite applications from unemployed graduates residing within the Chris Hani jurisdiction to assist in its Project Implementation and the Operations and Maintenance Programme and other operations in the Chris Hani District Municipality area. The programme will take the form of an internship for the duration of two years and forms part of the Chris Hani District Municipality’s Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP).

The workstation and mentors of the interns will be placed within the main offices of the District and eight Local Municipalities within the District.

Applicants must have completed one of the following qualifications:

Qualification Target Number:
Civil Engineering 21 – 17 allocated to Local Municipalities
Mechanical Engineering 17 – Allocated to Local Municipalities
Electrical Engineering 17 – Allocated to Local Municipalities
Water Quality 17 – Allocated to Local Municipalities
Customer Care 17 – Allocated to Local Municipalities
Public Administration 28 – 17 allocated to Local Municipalities
Financial Field 26 – 17 allocated to Local Municipalities
Social Science 17 – Allocated to Local Municipalities
Social development and Facilitation 21 – 17 allocated to Local Municipalities
Graphical Information Systems 02
Communication and or Public Relations 04
Human Resources Management 04
OHS Management 03
Disaster Management 16 – Allocated to Local Municipalities
Housing (ND Building Science) 02
Town Planning 02
Tourism 01
Information & Communication Technology (ICT) 03


  • Applicants must have completed their qualification [Proof Attached]
  • Applicants must between the ages of 18 – 35
  • Applicants must reside within the District [Proof of residence from Respective local Municipalities within the District.]
  • Applicants who previously benefited from the programme will not be considered.



Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a practical assessment. The successful candidates will be mentored by our staff and Professional Service Providers who are currently managing the Project Implementation. The programme forms part of Chris Hani District Municipality’s strategy which is aimed at addressing scarce skills.

Applications are open to all students residing within the Chris Hani District Municipality and preferably residing in the local municipalities in which they will be placed.

NB: Successful candidates will be required to enter into a fixed term contract with the Council for the period of two years. It is expected that the successful applicants will be stationed within the respective local municipalities that fall within the jurisdiction of the Chris Hani District Municipality. Remuneration: Successful applicants will be entitled to a stipend of R 3125.00 per month

Enquiries may be directed to Mr. R. Hall or Ms F. Mketsu on (045) 808 4621/ 4686. Application letters accompanied by comprehensive CVs and certified copies of qualifications must be submitted to Chris Hani District Municipal Offices not later than 25th of January 2013 at 12 Noon. No faxed CV’s or emailed application will be accepted. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection assessments on a date and time to be determined by the municipality. If the candidate/applicant is found canvassing any of the officials or councilors, he/she automatically disqualifies him/herself. If the candidate has not been contacted within one month of the closing date he/she must accept that his/her application was unsuccessful.

Applications must be forwarded to:

Chris Hani District Municipality, Human Resources Section, Private Bag X7121 Queenstown 5320 or hand delivered to Chris Hani District Municipality, 15 Bells Road, Queenstown, 5319