KZN Dept of Economic Development: Tourism Graduate / Internship Programme 2020

KZN Dept of Economic Development: Tourism Graduate / Internship Programme 2020

Employment Type
Internship

Industry
Toursim

Positions
Various Positions

Remuneration
PER MONTH/Weekly

Region
South Africa

Company
KKZN Dept of Economic Development

Closing Date: 23 March 2020 Duration: 24 months

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs hereby invites applications for the
Tourism Graduate Development Programme. Preference will be given to individuals who are between 18-35 years old. The
programme is aimed at providing workplace experience to graduates and is offered in collaboration with different municipalities
and organisations. Shortlisted graduates will be expected to undergo an interview and if successful they will enter into a
performance agreement covering the duration of the programme. The agreement will be between the candidates, the department
and the host Municipality / Organisation. Graduates and Students who have not been previously employed under the same
programme and who have been unemployed for a period of one year or more are invited to apply.

Applications are invited from candidates in the following areas:

uMkhanyakude District Municipality
UMkhanyakude District Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / UMKHA
Mhlabuyalingana Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / UMHLAB
Jozini Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / JOZI
Big Five Hlabisa Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / BIGF
Mtubatuba Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / UDA
Umhlosinga Development Agency, TGDP / 2020 / EKWUD
Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife, TGDP / 2020 / MTUB
iSimangaliso Wetland Park, TGDP / 2020 / WP y

Zululand District Municipality
Zululand District Municipality
, TGDP / 2020 / ZUL
eDumbe Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / EDUM
Phongolo Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / UPHO
Nongoma Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / NONG

Ulundi Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / ULUN

Amajuba District Municipality
Amajuba District Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / AMAJ
Newcastle Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / NEWC
Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife, TGDP / 2020 / EKWAD

uThukela District Municipality
uThukela District Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / THUK
Alfred Duma Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / ALDU
Okhahlamba Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / OKHA
Inkosi Langalibalele Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / INLL
uThukela Economic Development Agency, TGDP / 2020 / UEDA
Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife, TGDP / 2020 / EKWUTD

uMzinyathi District Municipality
Nqutu Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / NQUT

King Cetshwayo District Municipality
King Cetshwayo District Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / KCDM
Mthonjaneni Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / MTHON
UMhlathuze Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / UMHL
UMlalazi Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / UMLA
Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife, TGDP / 2020 / EKWKC

uMgungundlovu District Municipality
uMngeni Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / UMNG
Impendle Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / IMPEN
UMshwathi Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / UMSHW
Richmond Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / RICH
UMgungundlovu Development Agency, TGDP / 2020 / UMEDA
Zulu Mpophomeni Tourism Experience, TGDP / 2020 / ZMTE
Edendale iMbali Community Tourism Organisation, TGDP / 2020 / EICTO
Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife, TGDP / 2020 / EKWHO

iLembe District Municipality
Maphumulo Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / MAP
KwaDukuza Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / DUK
Ndwedwe Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / NDWED
iLembe Enterprise, TGDP / 2020 / ILEM
Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife, TGDP / 2020 / EKWIDM

eThekwini Metro (Tourism Offices)
Florida (Main Office), TGP / 2020 / FLBR
North Beach, TGP / 2020 / NOB
1000 Hills, TGP / 2020 / 1000H
– Toti, TGP / 2020 / TOTI
Gateway, TGP / 2020 / GAT
KSIA, TGP / 2020 / KSIA
Ohlange , TGP / 2020 / OHL
– Gandhi, TGP / 2020 / GAND
Tourism KwaZulu-Natal, TGDP / 2020 / TKZN
Hilton Hotel, TGDP / 2020 / HILTON

Harry Gwala District Municipality
Dr Nkosazana-Dlamini Zuma Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / NDZ
Ubuhlebezwe Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / UBUH
Greater Kokstad Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / GRKOK
UMzimkhulu Local Municipality, TGDP / 2020 / UMZI
Harry Gwala Development Agency, TGDP / 2020 / HGDA
Greater Kokstad Community Tourism Organisation, TGDP12020 / GKCTO
Ekuphumleni Lodge Umzimkhulu, TGDP / 2020 / EKUPH
Lalakhona Lodge Umzimkhulu, TGDP / 2020 / LALOD
Belz Boutique Hotel, TGDP / 2020 / BELZ
La Teranga BNB, TGDP / 2020 / LATERA
The Planes Guest House, TGDP / 2020 / TPGH
Mount Currie Inn , TGDP / 2020 / MCI
Entsikeni Nature Reserve, TGDP / 2020 / ENR

How To Apply

Download Application Form

Graduates and students are encouraged to only apply to municipalities within their residential areas. KINDLY NOTE that in
some Tourism Offices, graduates must be willing to work shifts, weekends and public holidays.

DIRECTION TO APPLICANTS WHO ARE INTERESTED TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROGRAMME: Applications must be
submitted on the Tourism Graduate Development Placement Form (NOT Z83), this form is obtainable from the
Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (Tourism Offices in 217 Burger Street,
Pietermaritzburg) and the municipal offices that are listed above / municipalities that are participating in the programme

or the form can be downloaded from EDTEA’s website: www.kznedtea.gov.za Applicants are requested to CLEARLY state
the reference number of the placement they are applying for.

REQUIREMENTS FOR UNEMPLOYED TOURISM GRADUATES: State the area and reference number which the candidate is
applying for (from the above list), the form should be accompanied by a copy of Curriculum Vitae, certified copy of a Matric
certificate, certified copy of a three-year degree / diploma in Tourism Management, Travel and Tourism or an appropriate
equivalent Tourism and Hospitality qualification, including academic transcript records, certified copy of Identity
document and proof of residential address obtained from the Local Municipality. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected
to an interview nearest to their areas of residence. The successful candidates will be required to sign an internship
contract for the duration of the placement.

REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT TOURISM STUDENTS WHO REQUIRE IN-SERVICE TRAINING: State the area and
reference number which the candidate is applying for (from the above list), the form should be accompanied by a copy of
Curriculum Vitae, certified copy of a Matric certificate, certified copy of Identity document, latest academic transcript
records, letter from the institution requesting in-service training and proof of residential address obtained from the Local
Municipality. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to an interview nearest to their areas of residence. The successful
candidates will be required to sign an internship contract for the duration of the placement.
Note: Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three months
of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
Applications must be directed to:The Head of Department, Department of Economic Development, Tourism and
Environmental Affairs for the attention of Ms Sindisiwe Shezi: Tourism Development, 217 Burger Street, Calder House,
Pietermaritzburg, 3201 (Ordinary mail or hand-delivery only). For enquiries, please contact Ms Sindisiwe Shezi on tel. 033
264 9323 or Ms Dudu Nkosi on tel. 033 264 9312. No faxed or emailed applications will be considered.

NOTE: THE DEPARTMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT NOT TO CONTINUE WITH THE PROGRAMME