City of Johannesburg: Energy Internship Programme 2024

Internship Highlights

City of Johannesburg invites unemployed graduates to submit applications for the Energy Internship Programme 2024.

Closing date: 08 July 2024

The City of Johannesburg (CoJ), Environmental and Infrastructure Service Department (EISD) has the following Internship opportunities available for a period NOT exceeding eighteen (18) months.

DEPARTMENT: Environmental and Infrastructure Service Department (EISD)
BRANCH: Energy
DESIGNATION: Internship: Energy

REMUNERATION: (Qualification completed with min 360 credits): R9 531,54 pm (Basic Salary, no benefits)
(Enrolled as a student) : R3 500,00 pm (Basic salary, no benefits)
LOCATION: Traduna House, 118 Jorissen Street, Braamfontein

Job Purpose

To provide technical and administrative support to the Energy Sector Unit

About the Internship Programme

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

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with activities relating to the development of Policies strategies and plans for City compliance and support, according to the Energy framework policies and guidelines so that they are done in a cost effective and efficient manner.
  • Assist with monitoring the Entity’s compliance with the National Rationalized Specifications (NRSs).
  • Assisting in carrying out service delivery inspections at various sites.

  • Assisting in providing oversights on high-priority projects that are been implemented by the Entity.
  • Assist in monitoring the implementation of priority projects in line with the Service Delivery Agreement (SDA) to address service delivery backlogs.
  • Ensuring that all reports about site visits are substantiated by corresponding evidence.

  • Liaising with SDCs can help to ensure that queries and issues are resolved in a timely and efficient manner, leading to improved service delivery and greater customer satisfaction.
  • Assist with the development of the Energy Service Delivery Framework of the organization.
  • Facilitate stakeholder engagement on all energy within the city.


  • Grade 12/NQF level 4 plus Higher National Diploma/Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Only City of Joburg residents will be considered.

Skills and Competencies


  • Knowledge of the electricity sector and its business functions, coupled with an understanding of the entire organization.
  • Computer literacy including MS Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Good Communication skills.
  • Coordinating Skills.
  • Report writing


  • Good time management skills;
  • Creative problem-solving.
  • Good multi-tasking skills;
  • Collaborative/Teamwork, Values and Integrity, Attention to detail, and quality focused;
  • Customer and Service Delivery Management (Batho Pele) Ethics, Professionalism

How to Apply

Complete the online job application form (SEE LINK BELOW) and attach all relevant documents (Certified Qualification/s, ID, and CV).

Contact Person:
Revonal Mckenzie
Tel No: (011) 082 7999

Please take note that only online applications will be considered. Please apply by using the following link: INTERNSHIP APPLICATION FORM.


Applicants are respectfully informed that, if no notification of appointment/response is received within six (6) weeks of the closing date, they must accept that their application was unsuccessful.

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