MISA: Experiential Learner Programme (Nationwide)

A. APPLICATIONS FOR MISA EXPERIENTIAL LEARNERS INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

The Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent (MISA) is a Government Component within the Department of Cooperative Governance (DCoG), established in terms of Section 7(5)(c) of the Public Service Act, 1944 (as amended). It is a special purpose vehicle established to provide technical support and help to build te chnical capacity of municipalities to sustainably plan, deliver, operate and maintain municipal infrastructure. MISA hereby offers opportunities for internship programmes aimed at increasing the national pool of professional engineers, technologists, technicians and town planners towards enhancing municipal technical capacities. The opportunities are as detailed below and shall commence from 2020/21 financial year to the required periods as per the relevant discipline. Successful Candidates will be placed in identified municipalities, depending on the capacity needs of both the municipalities and the candidates.


EXPERIENTIAL LEARNER PROGRAMME (REF N0: EL INTERN 02/2020)

(This programme offers opportunities to learners who require between 12 – 24 months of practical work experience in order to complete their study programme as per the academic requirements in the following areas/disciplines):


Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering & Town & Regional Planning

MISA is offering 1-2-year internship opportunities towards completion of studies in the abovementioned technical disciplines. Whilst the programme is not exclusively limited to individuals from previously disadvantaged communities, MISA strives for excellence in the context of addressing service delivery and skills development backlogs and encourages historically disadvantaged individuals to apply. The MISA Experiential Learners Programme is a work-based internship development programme focused on taking learners from various Universities, University of Technology and TVETs in order to gain requisite work experience towards completing their studies.


The recruitment cohort for the 2020/2021 financial year is exclusively aimed at the above-mentioned areas only. Successful candidates will enter into an agreement with MISA and be placed with host municipalities.


A list of host municipalities who will be participating in this recruitment is also attached below, learners from within these municipal areas are strongly recommended to apply.


NB: Application process and documentation: (www.misa.gov.za/www.cogta.gov.za)


A. Advert (See above)

B. List of identified municipalities, their respective provinces and discipline in which you are applying

C. Application Criteria

D. MISA application form (Must be fully completed and signed by the applicant)


MISA is an equal opportunity employer. Preference will be given to applicants from the designated groups


Application closing date: 10th January 2021 @ 16H00 PM. No late applications will be accepted.






B. LIST OF HOST MUNICIPALITIES

1 FREE STATE PROVINCE

MUNICIPALITY - Letsemeng

Civil Engineering x2; Electrical Engineering x2


2 EASTERN CAPE PROVINCE

MUNICIPALITIES:

Amahlathi - Electrical Engineering x 1

Ngqushwa - Electrical Engineering x 1

Great Kei - Electrical Engineering x 1


3 WESTERN CAPE PROVINCE

MUNICIPALITIES:

Laingsberg - Electrical Engineering x 1

Hessequa - Electrical Engineering x 1

Kannaland - Electrical Engineering x 1

Prince Albert - Electrical Engineering x 1

Matsikama - Electrical Engineering x 2


4 NORTH WEST PROVINCE

MUNICIPALITIES:

JB Marks - Civil Engineering x 2, Electrical Engineering x 1

Maquassi Hills - Civil Engineering x 2, Electrical Engineering x 1

Kgetleng Rivier - Civil Engineering x 1

Moretele - Civil Engineering x 1, Electrical Engineering x 1


5 MPUMALANGA PROVINCE

MUNICIPALITIES:

Thaba Chweu - Civil Engineering x 1, Electrical Engineering x 1

Msukalikwa - Civil Engineering x 1, Electrical Engineering x 1

Emakhazeni - Civil Engineering x 1, Electrical Engineering x 1


6. GAUTENG PROVINCE

MUNICIPALITIES:

Sedibeng - Civil Engineering x 1

Emfuleni - Civil Engineering x 1, Electrical Engineering x 2, Town & Regional Planning x 1

Midvaal - Electrical Engineering x 1

West Rand - Civil Engineering x 1

Rand West - Electrical Engineering x 1

Merafong - Civil Engineering x 1, Electrical Engineering x 1

Mogale City - Civil Engineering x 2



Applicants must be willing to be placed at a chosen municipality until the specified period. MISA does not guarantee employment to graduates owing to participation in the programme. All applications need to include: Eligibility: TVET College, University and University of Technology learners who still requires experiential learning in the following disciplines:

 Civil Engineering

 Electrical Engineering

 Town & Regional Planning


Requirements: Applicants must be unemployed willing and available for a minimum of 12 to 24 months workplace experience deployment within a host municipality. Applicants must be South African citizens.







C. APPLICATION CRITERIA FOR APPLICANTS

Applications must be submitted on the MISA application form , obtainable on the website (www.cogta.gov.za) accompanied by a covering letter, a comprehensive CV and certified copies of Identity document, and qualifications. Alternatively, the application form can be requested via email at: TSrecruitment.EL2020@misa.gov.za


Applications without the above will not be considered.

MISA reserves the right to / not to make appointments. If no response is received from MISA in 90 days after the closing date, it must be presumed that your application was unsuccessful. Correspondence regarding the advertised positions will be limited to successful candidates only.


1. Candidate will be subjected to suitability checks including qualifications, employment, credit, criminal records, company ownership / directorship and reference checks

2. Fax, post and hand delivered applications will not be accepted

3. Applications received after the closing date and time will not be considered

4. Fraudulent qualifications or documentation will immediately be disqualified

5. Direct or indirect canvassing for preferential treatment will lead to immediate disqualification of the relevant applicant


All applications need to include the following:

 Release letter for Work Exposure from the institution on those learners who still needs Work Integrated Learning

 Completed qualification for those applicants who completed their qualifications but needed Work Exposure

 Curriculum vitae

 Certified copies of relevant qualifications

 Certified copy of the identity document

 Proof of Residential address


ALL APPLICATIONS WITH REQUIRED DOCUMENTATIONS SHOULD BE EMAILED TO THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS: TSrecruitment.EL2020@misa.gov.za


Enquiries: Ms Nobuhle Latha (012) 848 5529 or Ms Thulisile Mosoeu (012) 848 5562


Application closing date: 10th January 2021 @ 16H00 PM. No late applications will be accepted.

MISA is an equal opportunity employer. Preference will be given to applicants from the designated groups


Click HERE to download MISA application form


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