Eden District Municipality, with its head office in George, serves the South Cape and Klein Karoo of the Western Cape Province. Eden is fully committed to service deliverance in its Municipal area, and to the goals set out in the Employment Equity Act (1998) and Council’s Equity Plan.
The successful applicants will primarily be trained in the key areas of the Finance Department to ensure that they develop the necessary skills.
Candidates residing within the jurisdiction area of the Eden District municipality (preferable from previous disadvantaged communities), who have already obtained an appropriate three-year tertiary qualification in a financial field, are invited to gain practical experience in Local Government financial management.
This reform project is an initiative of National Treasury and is aimed at capacitating and training young graduates, up to the age of 25, for a career in Local Government Finance.
To qualify for appointment, candidates must be in possession of a relevant tertiary qualification in a financial field, for example Management Accounting, Local Government Finance or Financial Accounting as a final year major. Reasonable written and verbal communication skills, as well as computer literacy, are further requirements. Although not a prerequisite, any practical experience will be beneficial.
For any further enquiries, contact Human Resources (Mr Alvin Botha) on 044 803 1327/ 1389.
Closing date is 29 June 2016.
Please forward a completed application form, accompanied by an original certified copy of an Identity Document, driver’s licence and relevant qualification to: Eden District Municipality, PO Box 12 or 54 York street, George, 6530. The application forms are available at the offices of Eden District Municipality or click here to download it on the Municipality website.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Should candidates not be contacted within two months after the closing date, they may accept their application as unsuccessful.
Please note: No late applications will be accepted. Candidates must be willing to undergo an evaluation test. Canvassing will result in disqualification. Council reserves the right not to make an appointment
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