OR Tambo Municipality: Graduate / Internship Programme 2022
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Location: Mthatha

OR Tambo District Municipality covers five Local Municipalities namely: King Sabata Dalindyebo, Mhlontlo, Nyandeni, Port St Johns, and Ingquza Hill Local Municipality.

STIPEND: R 5000.00 (per month)

The O.R. Tambo District Municipality invites all graduates who meet the set criteria below to apply for the Internship Programme. The purpose of the programme is to assist graduates to obtain practical experience, afford an opportunity to familiarise themselves with the working environment, to enable them to apply the theoretical knowledge acquired to the world of work and enhance chances of employability.

1. Water Sanitation Water Services Provision Services ( WASS)Project Management UnitMechanical Engineering / Millwright / Civil Engineering
2. Technical ServicesTransport ManagementTransport Management
3. Community ServicesSports, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Libraries & EducationLibraries & Information
3. Community ServicesSports, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Libraries & EducationSports Management
3. Community ServicesCommunity SafetyCommunity Safety/ Community Development
3. Community ServicesSocial DevelopmentSocial Sciences/Social Work
3. Community ServicesMunicipal Health ServicesHorticulture
4. Rural Economic Development Planning (REDP)Tourism Development & MarketingTourism Development/ Management
5. Municipal Manager’s Office (OMM)CommunicationsPublic Relations/ Communications/Graphic Design
5. Municipal Manager’s Office (OMM)Corporate PerformanceInternal Auditing/Monitoring & Evaluation
5. Municipal Manager’s Office (OMM)Risk ManagementInternal Auditing/Risk Management 
5. Municipal Manager’s Office (OMM)Intergovernmental Governmental Relations (IGR)Public Administration/ Developmental Studies
6. Internal Audit X2Internal AuditingHuman Resources Management
7. Corporate Services (CPS) x8Human Resource Management & Systems ControlHuman Resources Management 
7. Corporate Services (CPS) x8Human Resources DevelopmentHuman Resources Development /ODETOP 
7. Corporate Services (CPS) x8Employee WellnessIndustrial Psychology
7. Corporate Services (CPS) x8Organisational DevelopmentOrganisational Development and Human Resources Management 
7. Corporate Services (CPS) x8Employee RelationsLabour Relations Management
7. Corporate Services (CPS) x8Records, Archives & Auxiliary ServicesArchives and Records Management 
7. Corporate Services (CPS) x8Information & Communication TechnologyInformation & Communication Technology
8. Legislative Services (LS)Council & CommitteesPublic Management
8. Legislative Services (LS)Public ParticipationPublic relations
8. Legislative Services (LS)AdministrationPublic Administration
8. Legislative Services (LS)WhipperyPolitical Science
9. Human Settlements (HS)Human SettlementsBuilding / Quantity Surveying/ Construction Management
10.Office of the Executive MayorSPU/ Policy Research & Support  Dev / Mayoral Branding & SupportYouth Development Public relationsPolitical SciencePublic Administration


All applicants must submit an application accompanied by certified copies of qualifications, cv, driver’s licence, ID copy and a brief covering letter (For each Departmental unit and Area of specialisation you are applying for) stating the departmental unit/component and area of specialisation/qualification. Failure to submit the documents listed above will result in disqualification. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply and disclose the nature of their disability..

Hand delivered applications should be sent to the Registry Office at Magwa House, Nelson Mandela Drive, Mthatha. The words “APPLICATION FOR INTERNSHIP” should appear on the same side of but separate from the address in the same envelope so as to sensitise the Registry Office to the closing date. In your application letter please indicate the source of media you have seen the post on

Faxed/emailed applications will not be considered. When the applicant has not been notified of the results within three (3) months or (90) days from the closing date, the applicant should regard his/her application as unsuccessful. The Council reserves the right not to continue with the interviews and appointments/placement if the Council feels no suitable candidate could be found in the relevant field.

Canvassing of and from Councillors/ Management or any staff member of the Municipality is not permitted and proof thereof will result in disqualification.


For any enquiries contact Corporate Services Department on the following Telephone numbers: 047 537 7211 / 12 / 13 / 02 / 08 / 14 / 15

How to Apply

Please address your application to the Acting Director: Corporate Services, O.R. District Municipality Private Bag X 6043, Mthatha, 5099.

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