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City jobs and opportunities<h2 class="sectHeading">Apply for a job at the City​​​​​​​​​​</h2> <span> </span> <p>All job vacancies at the City are listed in our <a href="" target="_blank">job search app</a><i class="icon link-external"></i>.</p><p>To <a href="">apply for a job</a>, first <a href="">register for e-Services</a>, activate the Careers service and create your online CV. You can then find a position through our <a href="" target="_blank">job search app</a><i class="icon link-external"></i>, and apply.</p><h4>Executive careers</h4><p>If you are an experienced professional or have scarce and highly needed skills, you can <a href="">apply for an executive position</a> within the City.</p><h2 class="sectHeading">EPWP employment database</h2><p>We offer temporary work opportunities as part of our <a href="">Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP)</a>. Anyone can apply, including people with disabilities.</p><p>To access these opportunities, please register on the EPWP jobseekers database at your <a href="">local subcouncil office</a>. You will need to take along your CV and ID, or valid work permit.<br></p> <span> <h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Apply for work experience​​​​​​​</h2></span> <p>If you are a high school learner or university student you can job shadow a City staff member, while university students can also apply for vacation or field work. <br></p> <span> <div class="notification with-heading white-copy yellow bg-darker-grey"><div class="graphic"> <i class="info citycard"> <br></i></div><div class="desc"><h4>City Connect</h4><p> <a href="">Apply for work experience at the City</a></p></div></div></span> <h2 class="sectHeading">Apply for a bursary</h2><p>​​​​​​​You can <a href="">apply for a bursary</a> if you are a full-time student at an approved tertiary institution. You must also be registered for an undergraduate or postgraduate degree or diploma in one of our <a href="" target="_blank">approved scarce skills fields</a>.</p><p>Find out more about <a href="">financial support and funding from the City of Cape Town</a>.</p><h2 class="sectHeading">Apply for a graduate internship</h2><p>If you have recently graduated and would like to gain valuable practical experience, you can <a href="">apply for a graduate internship with the City</a>.</p><h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​City career guides​​​​​​​</h2><p>Below is a list of useful resources related to career opportunities at the City:</p><ul><li> <a href="" target="_blank">Careers Guideline</a>: The careers at the City and what you need to qualify. </li><li> <a href="" target="_blank">Development Management</a>: Working in the <a href="">Development Management Department</a>. </li><li> <a href="" target="_blank">Environmental Management</a>: Working in the <a href="">Environmental Management Department</a>. </li><li> <a href="" target="_blank">Scarce Skills 2024</a>: A list of scarce skills in high demand at the City.</li></ul><p>You may also want to see our page on <a href="">career advice and support</a> if you are a recent graduate entering the working world. </p>GP0|#c717a70e-b626-466d-ba4f-0630b370d6ef;L0|#0c717a70e-b626-466d-ba4f-0630b370d6ef|City jobs and opportunities;GTSet|#ef3a64a2-d764-44bc-9d69-3a63d3fadea1;GPP|#901338f6-5d04-4580-986b-63e3fd656c52;GPP|#fbda9c08-4b90-4e3a-801c-c6b29faf98ab;GPP|#e88ff549-973f-4e3c-a46c-cfbe61bd6a24Apply for job opportunities, register on the employment database, apply for a bursary or graduate internship.0



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