Closing Date: 14 February 2014 at 12H00

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the filling of the following position (s):


Duration: 2 year fixed term contract

STIPEND: R39 000 pa


  • Grade 12
  • National Diploma in Information Technology
  • Must be willing to work around Lady Frere, Dordrecht and Indwe
  • Must be between the ages of 18 – 35
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good communication skills

Performance Areas

  • Provide technical IT support to the municipality
  • Install software and hardware
  • Assist the IT Technician with daily IT queries


Stipend: R86 784 pa


  • Grade 12 (Matric) , plus at least a three year accounting related Diploma or Degree
  • Must be 21 to 35 years of age
  • Must be able and willing to work and stay in any of the town of Dordrecht, Lady Frere and Indwe
  • Must be keen to learn all aspects of municipal finance
  • Computer literate, with knowledge of MS Word and MS Excel

Key Performance Areas:

  • Training and work experience in all aspects of municipal Budget and Treasury Office
  • Complete the MFMA Interactive DVD Learning Programme within the stipulated period

How to Apply

Applicants for the above-mentioned positions are required to submit their detailed Curriculum Vitae together with certified copies of all qualifications and the Identity Document. Applications not accompanied by the required documentation will not be considered. The Council reserves the right not to continue with the interviews and appointments if no suitable candidate is found. Canvassing of Councillors/ Management is not permitted and proof thereof will result in disqualification.

Applications should be addressed to:  DR SW VATALA, The Municipal Manager, Emalahleni Local Municipality, Private Bag X1161, LADY FRERE, 5410

Correspondence will only be entered into with short-listed candidates. Applicants not contacted within 30 days of the closing date may safely assume that their applications were not successful.

The Council nevertheless appreciates the interest shown by applicants. Enquiries can be made with the Acting Human Resources Practitioner, Ms Sanelisiwe Zangwa, at 047 878 2027.

People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted

Emalahleni Municipality is an equal opportunity employer with a firm commitment to employment practices irrespective of race, gender and disability.