How to Apply for Jobs at City of Cape Town?

Saturday, 19 June, 2021 - 12:45
Raigan Cloete
How to Apply for Jobs at City of Cape Town?

The City of Cape Town employs more than 22 000 people who are chosen to perform a variety of tasks and jobs. If you are interested in applying for vacancies at the City of Cape Town, keep on reading to find out how.


The City of Cape Town has many jobs available, so if you are interested in applying for work, you can follow an offline or online process. The City of Cape Town has announced that its applications are free of charge.

Applicants are allowed to online and offline. Those who apply online will need to use a laptop or desktop computer as e-Services is not compatible with phones or tablets. Those who work at the City of Cape Town may apply for vacancies offline.

If you apply online, you will need to compile digital copies of the following documents:

  • your ID;
  • a cover letter;
  • your qualifications, such as a matric certificate, diploma or degree; and
  • any references.


Step 1 - For online job applications, you will need to first register for e-Services and activate the careers service. Click here to register.

Step 2 - Once you have activated the careers service, create an online CV and complete it by entering your personal details, education and training, work experience, and qualifications.

Step 3 - Once you have created your online CV, visit the job search app and look at the available openings that are listed. Click here to visit the job search app.

Use the search filters so that the jobs in the results section match your specific skill set.

Step 4: When you have found a job that you want to apply for, click on it; to start the application process. You will be taken back to e-Services where you will be given a chance to review and update your online CV.

Step 5: After that, you will have to answer a questionnaire relating to the job you are applying for.

Step 6: Once you have completed the questionnaire, you will be asked to update your cover letter and indicate how you found out about the job.

The final step lets you review your entire application and, if you are happy with it, you can submit it.

The ‘my applications’ tab in your e-Services profile allows applicants to see which jobs they have applied for, track the process of their applications, and withdraw job applications.

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