Koukamma Municipality: Environmental Science Internship Opportunity

Closing Date: 17 April 2014

The Municipal infrastructure Support Agent (MISA) in conjunction with the Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority (EWSETA) hereby offers unemployed graduates an 18~months internship in the local government sector.

MISA is a component of the Department of Cooperative Governance (DCOG) established in terms of Section 7(2) Schedule 3 of the Public Service Act Of 1994 (as amended), established to build technical capacity of municipalities tO undertake efficient planning, delivery, operations and management of municipal infrastructure, amongst other functions.

Whilst the programme is not exclusively limited to individuals from previously disadvantaged communities, MISA strives for excellence in the context Of service delivery and skills development and encourages historically disadvantaged individuals to apply.

This is a workplace internship programme to assist graduates with career mobility and employability in line with the National Skills Development Strategy (NSDS III).

The successful Graduate Intern will be placed in Koukamma Municipality under the tutelage of an experienced qualified municipal supervisor official for on-the-job supervision for l8-months covering the following Built Environment Technical discipline:

  • Waste Management

Eligibility: Unemployed FET College or university / university of technology graduate meeting the minimum academic requirements in the form of:

  • Waste Management – N6 / National Diploma / BTech (Environmental Science)


Applicants must be unemployed graduates willing and available to undergo 18-months post-graduation workplace experience deployment with a host municipality.

Applicants must be South African citizens and residents of the Koukamma Municipality.

MISA does not guarantee any employment  to graduates owing to participation in the internship. All applications to include:

  • CV

  • Copies of relevant qualifications

  • ID

  • Proof of Residential address

Applications must be submitted on the MISA application form, obtainable from:,

Applications without the above will not be considered.

MISA reserves the right to  / not make appointments. If no response is received from MISA in 90 days after the closing date , it must be regarded that your application was unsuccessful.

Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only.

How To Apply

Applications should be submitted to The Municipal Manager, Koukamma Municipality, 5 Keet Street Kareedouw, 6400.

Enquiries: Mr Reginald  Legoabe, Tel (011) 100 3123

Mr. Brian Jantjies, Tel (011) 100 3127

Mr Lebo Tshitlho, Tel (011) 100 1126 for HR-related queries only

Miss M. Witbooi (042) 2887 22


Candidate will be subjected to suitability checks including qualifications, employment, credit, criminal records, company ownership, directorship  and reference checks.

Fax and E-mail application will not be accepted

Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

Fraudulent qualifications for preferential treatment will lead to immediate disqualification of the applicant