Graduate Internship 2018 at Cacadu District Municipality

Closing Date: 26 September 2014

Municipal Disaster Management Internship

Area of Training

  • Trained in the development of contingency Plans with and for Local Municipalities
  • Assists departmental staff in the development of Disaster Plan for SBDM
  • Trained in ensuring the functioning and objectives of Disaster Management Advisory Forum is achieved
  • Involvement and interacting with stakeholders in an event of a major incident or disaster
  • Conduct research and provision of information in respect of monitoring the functioning of Local Disaster Management Advisory Forum
  • Provide administrative assistance to broader division of Disaster Management


Social Sciences, National Qualification in Disaster Management or equivalent qualification, computer literacy in all programs e.g. MS Word, Excel and Power Point.

LED Internship

Areas of training

  • Research, Project Development and Management
  • Community mobilization and stakeholder engagement on Economic Development
  • Development of sector / service provider data base
  • Preparation of reports and presentation
  • Agriculture and Local Economic Development


  • Tertiary qualifications: Degree OR Diploma in Developmental Studies; Social Sciences and Economics

NOTE: On appointment, Interns will be expected to sign an internship/ employment contracts with Sarah Baartman District Municipality. Graduates will be screened for suitability and residential address within the Sarah Baartman District Municipality (SBDM) and its local municipality will be verified. Should it be found that applicants misrepresented themselves they will be disqualified.

How To Apply

Interested graduates must forward their application form to Human Resources Division at respective local municipalities or Constituency Offices or from the Community Development Workers in the area.

All enquiries pertaining to the period of training and salary packages will be communicated during interviewing to shortlisted candidates or obtainable from the office of the Manager: Corporate Services of Sarah Baartman District Municipality (SBDM), P.O. Box 318, Port Elizabeth 6000: The following numbers are those to be used for further information: 041-508 7001, 041-508 7044 and 0415087343.

Potential applicants are advised that: Applications send by e-mail, Z83, faxed and those received after the closing date will not be considered.

The District Municipality does not notify applicants whose applications were unsuccessful. Applicants not contacted within six weeks after the closing date should accept that their applications were unsuccessful, however they are thanked for showing interest in the District Municipality.