Internship
Johannesburg GP
Posted 2 months ago

Environment Infrastructure Services Department

Closing date: 05 June 2024

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An internship programme is an intervention by the City of Johannesburg to address the
growing demand by a tertiary institution for students to undergo on-the-job exposure,
as a pre-requisite to acquire an academic qualification or as a requirement after the
acquisition of academic qualification to obtain experiential training. The City is
committed to providing work-based training for students.

  • This internship opportunity is applicable to youth in the Johannesburg communities, who qualifies
    for this internship and have never participated in an internship programme before.
  • This Vacancy is open to all qualifying STUDENTS in the Johannesburg Community for a
    period not exceeding 18 months
  • Interested applicants are invited to apply for the positions listed in the circular.
  • Complete the online job application form and attach all relevant documents (Certified
    Qualification/s, ID, and CV).
  • Applicants are advised to use Google Chrome when applying for CoJ positions.
  • The City of Johannesburg reserves the right not to make an appointment.
  • Appointments will be made in accordance with the COJ Employment Equity policy and People
    with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  • The City of Johannesburg is an equal opportunity employer.

DEPARTMENT: Environment Infrastructure Services Department (EISD)
BRANCH: Strategic Coordination and Integration
DESIGNATION: Internship: GIS
REMUNERATION: (Qualification completed with min 360 credits): R9 531,54 pm (Basic Salary, no benefits) OR
(Enrolled as a student) : R3 500,00 pm (Basic salary, no benefits)
LOCATION: 118 JorissenStreet Street, Traduna Building, Johannesburg

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Diploma or Degree in Environmental Management and GIS or equivalent qualification
    registered at SAQA level 5 or 6;
  • Whereas the Institution envisages extending the training of the student by adding a practical
    or experiential training discipline herein referred to as “training”, namely in the field of GIS
    or Environmental Management as part of the existing courses/studies;
  • Computer literacy – ArcGIS and MS Office applications;
  • Knowledge of Environmental Management and National Diploma in Environmental
    Management will be an added advantage;
  • Only City of Joburg residents will be considered.
    PRIMARY FUNCTION:
    Provide GIS services within EISD with regards to Environmental management-based
    layers and some project administration within the City of Joburg. The GIS Intern will be
    required to liaise with both internal and external stakeholders, including other
    government departments, officials and service providers.
    KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:
  • Assist the department’s directorates to map and coordinate environmental data onto
    ArcGIS;
  • Participate during Environmental Awareness events;
  • Promote trust, make awareness for cultural differences and ensure attendance to the subunit administrative function;
  • Effectively implement the GIS and Environmental Management procedures of the CoJ and
    not to compromise the CoJ in doing his/her work.
    LEADING COMPETENCIES:
  • Computer literacy (MS Office applications and ArcGIS) and email.
  • Organising skills and attention to detail;
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal, listening and written;
  • Time management; and Work under pressure.

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