Lepelle Northern Water (LNW), a prominent Water Board in Limpopo Province, established under the Water Services Act No 108 of 1997, invites applications for its Internship and Work Integrated Learning Programmes. This is a golden opportunity for graduates and young professionals to gain hands-on experience and build a rewarding career in the water services sector.

About Lepelle Northern Water (LNW)

Lepelle Northern Water is responsible for bulk water supply and related water services across Limpopo Province. With a commitment to excellence, Lepelle Northern Water operates numerous water purification works and wastewater treatment schemes. This organization is dedicated to providing high-quality water services and is an ideal place for aspiring professionals to develop their skills and contribute to sustainable water management.

Internship and Work Integrated Learning Programmes

Lepelle Northern Water offers a variety of internship opportunities across different fields. These programmes are designed to provide practical experience and enhance the employability of graduates. Interns will receive a stipend ranging from R4,000.00 to R6,000.00 per month. Here are the available positions:

1. Accounting and Financial Management

  • Qualification Requirements: 3-year Degree or Advanced Diploma in Financial Management / Accounting Science
  • Reference Number: 2024/01
  • Number of Positions: 3
  • Department: Finance
  • Email Address: recruitment01@lepelle.co.za

2. Cost Accounting

  • Qualification Requirements: 3-year Degree or Advanced Diploma in Cost Accounting
  • Reference Number: 2024/2
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Department: Finance
  • Email Address: recruitment02@lepelle.co.za

3. Supply Chain Management

  • Qualification Requirements: 3-year Degree or Advanced Diploma in Supply Chain Management / Logistics
  • Reference Number: 2024/03
  • Number of Positions: 3
  • Department: Supply Chain
  • Email Address: recruitment03@lepelle.co.za

4. Process Controllers

  • Qualification Requirements: N6 Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • Reference Number: 2024/04
  • Number of Positions: 10
  • Department: Operations and Maintenance
  • Email Address: recruitment04@lepelle.co.za

5. Process Controllers

  • Qualification Requirements: S4 Water Care / Water Treatment Technology
  • Reference Number: 2024/05
  • Number of Positions: 10
  • Department: Operations and Maintenance
  • Email Address: recruitment05@lepelle.co.za

6. Electrical Engineering

  • Qualification Requirements: N6 Electrical Engineering
  • Reference Number: 2024/06
  • Number of Positions: 5
  • Department: Operations and Maintenance
  • Email Address: recruitment06@lepelle.co.za

7. Electrical Engineering

  • Qualification Requirements: 3-year National Diploma in Electrical
  • Reference Number: 2024/07
  • Number of Positions: 5
  • Department: Operations and Maintenance
  • Email Address: recruitment07@lepelle.co.za

8. Mechanical Engineering

  • Qualification Requirements: 3-year National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • Reference Number: 2024/08
  • Number of Positions: 5
  • Department: Operations and Maintenance
  • Email Address: recruitment08@lepelle.co.za

9. Mechanical Engineering

  • Qualification Requirements: N6 Mechanical Engineering
  • Reference Number: 2024/09
  • Number of Positions: 5
  • Department: Operations and Maintenance
  • Email Address: recruitment09@lepelle.co.za

10. Civil Engineering

  • Qualification Requirements: N6 Civil Engineering
  • Reference Number: 2024/10
  • Number of Positions: 5
  • Department: Operations and Maintenance
  • Email Address: recruitment10@lepelle.co.za

11. Instrumentation Engineering

  • Qualification Requirements: N6 Instrumentation
  • Reference Number: 2024/11
  • Number of Positions: 3
  • Department: Operations and Maintenance
  • Email Address: recruitment11@lepelle.co.za

12. Project Administration

  • Qualification Requirements: 3-year National Diploma in Public Administration / Project Management
  • Reference Number: 2024/12
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Department: Engineering Service
  • Email Address: recruitment12@lepelle.co.za

13. Marketing Management

  • Qualification Requirements: 3-year Diploma/Degree in Graphic Design
  • Reference Number: 2024/13
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Department: Strategy and Planning
  • Email Address: recruitment13@lepelle.co.za

14. Communication Management

  • Qualification Requirements: 3-year Diploma / Degree in Journalism/ Media Studies / Communications
  • Reference Number: 2024/14
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Department: Strategy and Planning
  • Email Address: recruitment14@lepelle.co.za

15. Risk Management

  • Qualification Requirements: 3-year Degree / Advanced Diploma in Internal Auditing / Risk Management
  • Reference Number: 2024/15
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Department: Risk Management
  • Email Address: recruitment15@lepelle.co.za

16. Business Analyst

  • Qualification Requirements: 3-year Degree / Advanced Diploma in Business Administration / Economics / Management
  • Reference Number: 2024/16
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Department: Strategy and Planning
  • Email Address: recruitment16@lepelle.co.za

17. Internal Audit

  • Qualification Requirements: 3-year National Diploma / Degree in Internal Auditing
  • Reference Number: 2024/17
  • Number of Positions: 2
  • Department: Internal Audit
  • Email Address: recruitment17@lepelle.co.za

Application Process

Interested and qualified individuals must submit their signed applications to:

The Human Resources Manager, Lepelle Northern Water, Private Bag x 9522, Polokwane 0700.

Alternatively, applications can be hand-delivered at:

No. 01 Landros Mare Street, Polokwane or emailed to the respective addresses provided in the job listings above.

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Important Information

  • Preference will be given to South African citizens, previously disadvantaged individuals, people with disabilities, and permanent residents of Limpopo Province.
  • Employment Equity will be considered during the appointment process.
  • All short-listed candidates will undergo qualifications verification and criminal records checks.
  • The closing date for applications is 24 May 2024.
  • If you do not receive correspondence from Lepelle Northern Water within two months after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

This is a remarkable opportunity to kickstart your career in the water services sector with one of the leading organizations in the field. Do not miss out on the chance to be part of a dynamic team dedicated to sustainable water management and service excellence.

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