Internship Programme

Internship Programme: Civil Engineering (Roads, Transport & Stormwater)

Applicants residing within the Mossel Bay Municipality Boundaries shall receive preference.

Mossel Bay Municipality is offering opportunities to unemployed South African graduates from
Higher Education institutions who have completed a three- (3) year Degree or National Diploma
in Civil Engineering or related field and who are seeking work experience related to the field of
study completed.

(Relevant proof / documentation and relevant completed application form must accompany application. No late submissions will be accepted)

  • National Diploma or Degree (minimum NQF Level 6 Qualification) in Civil Engineering or
    related field (must be in possession of completed qualification at date of
  • Must be in possession of a valid Code B driver’s license (manual vehicle)
  • Fluent in at least two (2) of the three (3) official languages of the Western Cape
  • Computer literate (MS Office applications)
  • Applicants must have met the academic requirements for the advertised field of
    study/discipline and should not previously have been employed as an Intern in the Public Sector
  • Must be willing to work overtime
  • Must be willing to work with labour intensive construction workers/teams (LIC/EPWP)
  • Must be willing to work on-site on civil construction sites, in all weather conditions
  • Required to perform construction monitoring, supervision, data gathering and verification
  • Required to coordinate work priorities, workers and teams
  • Preference will be given to applicants submitting proof of own transportation (motor vehicle / motorbike) and willingness to use his/her own transport for site visits (Intern will be reimbursed for kilometers travelled for official purposes)

DURATION: Contractual appointment: Twelve (12) months with the option to extend the period for a further twelve (12) to twenty-four (24) months, up to a maximum of three (3) years in total.
STIPEND: R8 327.10 per month


  • Application forms are available on the Municipal website ( or electronically available from the contact persons mentioned hereunder.
  • Applications in writing on the official application form and accompanied by a comprehensive CV, which will be regarded as confidential, may be hand-delivered to the Mossel Bay Municipality HR department (Old Power Station Building, Santos Beach, Mossel Bay). For posts advertised internally and/or locally (within the boundaries of the Mossel Bay Municipality), only hardcopy applications will be accepted. Electronic applications accompanied by the official application form and a comprehensive CV (preferably as one combined PDF document) may be e-mailed to [email protected]. These conditions are compulsory and failing to comply will automatically lead to disqualification of the applicant.
  • Note that the relevant official application form must be completed in full. Failure to submit such completed application form
  • and/or attach certified copies and other required documentation will lead to immediate disqualification.
  • Original certified copies (not older than 6 months) of proof of qualifications and other required documentation must accompany the CV and application form.
  • Candidates who qualify for pre-screening may be subjected and required to undergo a theoretical and/or practical test, including a driving skills test.
  • Candidates qualifying for pre-screening (practical assessments) who applied electronically must provide the original
    certified copies of qualifications and other required documentation on or before the date of the practical test.
  • Further details are obtainable from Ms N De Wet or Ms F Mpondo at telephone number (044) – 6065000.
  • If applicants are not contacted within 3 months of the closing date, it can be accepted that they were not successful.
  • The Mossel Bay Municipality is committed to comply to the requirements of the Employment Equity Act, No. 55 of
    1998, for the advancement of previously disadvantaged and disabled persons and therefore encourages persons from these groups to apply.
  • Notwithstanding any representations to the contrary, no employment contract will come into effect until a written offer has been made by the Municipality to, and accepted by, the applicant.

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