Ehlanzeni District Municipality Internship Programmes 2021-2022

Ehlanzeni District Municipality Profile
The Ehlanzeni District Municipality is a prominent district based in the Mpumalanga Province. Encompassing a massive 27 895.47 km², or more than 30%, of the total area is occupied by the municipality. Surrounding the areas are other South African districts, which includes Sekhukhune and Gert Sibande. But what’s interesting enough is that the municipality is not just bordered by districts, but also neighboring countries as well. Tucked right near Mozambique and Swaziland, the municipality has accessibility to other foreign areas.

The municipality strives to become an area that gives their ultimate performance in whatever sector there is. By providing more opportunities in terms of socio-economic development and employment, the municipality aims to support the local communities’ welfare. At the end, what makes a municipality grow is not just the governmental establishment itself, but also the citizens living in it.

About Ehlanzeni District Municipality Internships 2021-2022
Ehlanzeni District Municipality is offering three kinds of internship programmes to individuals in South Africa in need of practical working exposure. The Ehlanzeni District Municaplity Internships, conducted in Mbombela, is targeted towards graduates who have not been employed in the job market. By joining this opportunity, participants will acquire the basic skills and transform into an attractive working asset in the eyes of their future employers. As an added bonus, interns will be given R120 000 each year as per the internship contract.

The Ehlanzeni District Municaplity Internships are offering these following programmes:

  1. Individual Performance Management Intern
  2. Information Technology Intern
  3. GIS Professional Trainee (Internship)

1. Individual Performance Management Intern
As an Individual Performance Management Intern, you will be tasked with the responsibility of helping out with the Individual Performance Management Unit. During this period, interns must constantly be in touch with the Senior Manager. Below are just some of the intern’s task and duties during the programme:

  • Supervising the overall Individual Performance Management System
  • Being involved the existing policies and procedures of IPM
  • Working together in concepting workshops to enhance the Departmental Unit
  • Tending to the Performance Agreements and all of its relevant reports
  • Conducting any other relevant administrative matters, as accordingly.

To become an Individual Performance Management Intern, you will need to fulfill these following requirements:
A. Basic Qualifications

  • A Grade 12 qualification
  • A three-year Degree or National Diploma in any one of these courses:
    • Human Resources
    • Public Administration
    • Auditing
    • Development Studies
  • Basic understanding of Computer Literacy

B. Working Attributes

  • Adaptive to different working conditions
  • Displays effective communication
  • Can perform under pressure
  • Has a high level of motivation
  • Strong work ethic
  • Able to be trusted upon
  • Can work in a team and individually
  • Analyzes problems well
  • Flexible with other departments in the company.

2. Information Technology Intern
As an Information Technology Intern, you will be tasked in the ICT department and will constantly coordinate with the Senior Manager. In addition, these are some of the responsibilities interns are expected to perform during the programme:

  • Giving the proper maintenance for all IT services
  • Installing the required computerware
  • Solving any ICT-related issues
  • Keeping track of the ICT inventory
  • Ensuring a smooth operation of all process systems
  • Giving the necessary technical assistance when needed.

To become an Information Technology Intern, you will need to fulfill these following requirements:

A. Basic Qualifications

  • A Grade 12 qualification
  • A three-year Degree or National Diploma in Information Technology A+ and N+
  • Has any other available equivalent qualification.

B. Working Attributes

  • Has a strong understanding in the IT department
  • Shows experience in troubleshooting problems
  • Displays positivity through working
  • Has practical experience in the IT sector
  • Can work with other departments.

3. GIS Professional Trainee (Internship)
In the GIS Professional Internship, participants will play a crucial role in the department and must adhere to the Conditions of Service of Ehlanzeni District Municipality. As a intern, you will be mainly asked to collect and capture data for spatial analysis and map production.

To become an GIS Professional Internship, you will need to fulfill these following requirements:
A. Basic Qualifications

  • Officially recognized as a citizen of South Africa
  • Currently not employed by a company
  • Has never been in an internship programme before
  • Must agree to the terms of the internship agreement
  • Has a Driver’s License (optional, but advantageous)
  • A Grade 12 qualification
  • A three-year Degree or National Diploma in Geographic Information Sciences
  • Basic understanding of Computer Literacy
  • Strong foundation in ESRI ArcGIS software.

Ehlanzeni District Municipality Internship Requirements
To apply for the Ehlanzeni District Municipality Internship, candidates must adhere to the specific requirements applied to their preferred internship sector. In addition to that, candidates must be prepared for several further assessments that will take place after the internship announcements. This list of assessments include:

  • Qualification verification
  • Checking employment records
  • Criminal record checks
  • Company ownerships
  • Reference checks

How to Apply Ehlanzeni District Municipality Internship 2021-2022
Before you can apply for the Ehlanzeni District Municipality Internship, candidates must check the availability status on the Official Vacancies Portal. If the programme is open for registration right now, please prepare you most recent Curriculum Vitae and valid copies of your available qualifications. All required documents must be included – failure to do so may revoke your applications.

Once they are all prepared under one dossier, send them in through any one of these submission methods:

  • Postal Carriage: The Municipal Manager, Ehlanzeni District Municipality, P.O. Box 3333 Mbombela 1200
  • Hand Delivery: 8 van Niekerk Street, Mbombela, 1200

Announcements will be made to selected candidates only. If you have not heard back from the committee within 30 days past the application deadline, we regret to inform you that you have not been chosen for the programme.

Please be kindly informed that the selection committee is adhering to the Employment Equity standards that have taken in place in the establishment. Therefore, certain designated groups like females and people with disabilities are given preference.

Should you have any further enquiries or concerns, send your questions in to the General Manager Corporate Services at any one of these numbers:

  • +27 13 759 8668
  • +27 13 759 8637
  • +27 13 759 8571

Ehlanzeni District Municipality Contact Details
Street Address:
8 Van Niekerk Street

Mail Address:
P.O. Box 3333 Mbombela 1200

Phone: +27 13 759 8500
Facsimile: +27 13 759 8570
E-mail: [email protected]

Reference: Ehlanzeni District Municipality; Author: Larxsati; Editor: Melisa; Image:

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