Umzimkhulu Municipality: Internships 2021

Umzimkhulu Local Municipality invites applicants for Graduate / Internship Programme 2021.

Internship Application deadline is 22 January 2021

Internship Location: Eastern Cape

Description: Umzimvubu Local Municipality hereby invites applications from committed self-driven individuals to apply for various Internship Programmes. 

These are individuals who want to accelerate their careers in the fields mentioned herein through rendering services of high quality and exceptional intelligent in order for it to maintain its vision of moving to limitless possibilities.

1. Directorate: Office Of The Municipal Manager

Intern: IDP, IGR & PMS

Stipend: R45 783, 84 Per Annum


  • Grade 12.
  • Three (03) year Degree/ National Diploma in Public Management, Public Administration, Local Government, Development Studies, Social Sciences, Town Planning or Equivalent qualification .
  • Understanding of Local Government.
  • Computer Literacy.
  • Understanding of IDP.


  • Compile IDP plans.
  • Coordinate IDP & IGR meetings.
  • Administrative work.
  • Compile performance reports.
  • Document processing and record keeping.

************* Directorate: Special Programmes & Communication  Intern: Public Participation & Liaison  Stipend: R45 783, 84 Per Annum Minimum  Requirements 

  • Grade 12 
  • Three (03) year Degree/ National Diploma in Public Management, Public Administration, Public Relations or equivalent qualification.
  • Basic knowledge of Local Government.
  • Advanced computer literacy.
  • Good Communication skill written and verbal (English & Xhosa).
  • Ability to liaise with community/ stakeholders.
  • Community involvement will be an added advantage. 

Key Performance Areas: 

  • Assist in the implementation of the Public Participation policies.
  • Liaise with District and Provincial Offices.
  • Gather information required to respond to queries requests, concerns from stakeholders and communities.
  • Compile monthly reports and submit to the Public Participation and Liaison.
  • Do administration work for Public Participation Unit. 

************* Directorate: Infrastracture And Planning   Intern: Town Planning  Stipend: R45 783, 84 Per Annum Minimum  Requirements: 

  • Grade 12. Three (03) year Degree/National Diploma in Town and Regional Planning, Geology, Economics Development or equivalent qualification.
  • Basic Knowledge of Local Government.
  • Advanced computer literacy.
  • Good communication skill written and verbal.
  • Problem solving skills. 

Key Performance Areas: 

  • Data Capturing. 
  • Land use survey.
  • Site inspection, development application.
  • Assist in preparation of reports.
  • Assist with co-ordination of town planning. 

All applications with Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of educational certificates together with a covering letter should be forwarded to: The Corporate Services Department, Umzimvubu Local Municipality, Private Bag x 9020, MOUNT FRERE (KwaBhaca), 5090 or hand delivered at Erf 813 Main Street, Mount Frere, 5090 or 67 Church Street, Mount Ayliff (EmaXesibeni), 4735. No faxed CV’s or emailed applications will be accepted, Applications for internship programme must be accompanied by a proof of residence obtainable from the Ward Councillor. 

Canvassing support from Municipal Officials and Councillors is prohibited and any person found guilty thereof, will be disqualified with immediate effect. The Umzimvubu Local Municipality is committed to achievement and maintenance of employment equity and diversity especially in respect of race, gender and disability. The Municipality reserves the right to approve or decline the appointment.

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