City of Johannesburg Paralegal Internships at GLCD Branch South Africa 2023/2024

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ABOUT City of Johannesburg :

Johannesburg is a flourishing city that prospected in 1886 with the location of gold in Witwatersrand. Today, Johannesburg is a city that offers many job opportunities and is a major attraction of success.

Growing from a small settlement to a big city, Johannesburg has been the epicentre of many famous events as well as a lucrative factor in the South African economy. The mission of the City of Johannesburg is to provide excellent service and ensure community participation in government by managing and developing the city effectively.


The City of Johannesburg is providing an internship opportunity for a Johannesburg resident. The aim of the programme is to allow students to experience on-the-job exposure and attain academic qualifications as a pre or post requirement for academic qualifications in accordance with the increasing demands of the tertiary institution.

The ultimate goal of the City of Johannesburg is to provide students with work-based training. The main purpose of the programme is to allow the candidate to provide the Group Legal & Contracts Department of the City with assistance and render comprehensive paralegal whilst partaking in research and the filing/preparation of documents.
Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng
Department: Office of the City Manager
Branch: Group Legal and Contracts Department (GLCD)
Salary: R8 329.29 per month (cost to company with no benefits)
Position: Internship (Paralegal)
Duration: Not exceeding 18 months

Key Learning Areas: Providing the department and Municipal Entities with administrative and paralegal support.


Before applying, please ensure that you meet ALL of the following minimum entry criteria – failure to satisfy all the requirements will result in your application being disqualified:

  • Location requirement: must be a resident of Johannesburg
  • Age requirement: must be between 18 and 35 years
  • Education requirement: completed an NQF level 6/ Diploma in Paralegal or Legal Assistance
  • Must be Computer Literate
  • Must be willing to work extra hours upon requirement
  • Must be willing to work independently and under pressure
  • Must have accountability
  • Must have high attention to detail
  • Must be a logical thinker
  • Must have analytical and writing skills
  • Must be able to attain confidentiality and privacy
  • Must form part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Must be able to engage well with others
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to co-ordinate
  • Must be able to analyse and solve problems
  • Must have Batho Pele Principles


Applications must be done on the official City of Johannesburg careers website: Paralegal Internships at GLCD Branch application

Please send all relevant documentation with your application: certified copy of Identity Document, a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, a copy of relevant Qualifications with a confirmation letter from the tertiary institution, proof of residence, application letter and a letter of motivation.


For any queries related to this internship programme, please contact Vuyo Mazamisa directly:
Telephone number: 011 407 6452
Workplace: Metropolitan Centre, 158 Civic Boulevard, Braamfontein


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