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​Located an hour’s drive from Cape Town, Dr​​​​​​​​akenstein Municipality is the top-rated secondary city for good governance and service delivery excellence in the Western Cape. It covers Paarl (where its head office is based), Wellington, Mbekweni, Gouda, Hermon, Saron and Simondium. A fast-growing, progressive region and investment destination, Drakenstein boasts excellent infrastructure, top-performing schools, and vibrant business, manufacturing, sport and tourism sectors. Its charm undoubtedly lies in its age-old wine farms, historical landmarks and architecture, beautiful scenery, cycling and hiking trails, and adventure sport offerings.​​​

The Municipality, an employer committed to equal employment opportunities, invites qualifying candidates to apply for the following vacancy/ies. If you are passionate about building a city of excellence in Drakenstein, this is the team and place for you.​

Prospective candidates are herewith invited to apply for posts at Drakenstein Municipality, an employer that promotes affirmative action.

The successful applicants will be committed to the achievement
of Drakenstein Municipality’s vision, namely:



 Important Information 

General Recruitment Enquiries:
Mrs. Lynn Williams (021) 807 4508

Vacancy Enquiries:
Department – Community Services
Mr. Mncedisi Skalika (021) 807 6253

Department – Corporate and Planning Services, Financial Services
Mr. Shiraaz Mohammed (021) 807 6318

Department – Engineering Services
Mrs. Lynn Williams (021) 807 4508​​

 Email Applications 


Department - Financial Services
Email: financejobs@drakenstein.gov.za

Department – Corporate and Planning Services
Email: corporatejobs@drakenstein.gov.za

Department - Community Services
Email: communityjobs@drakenstein.gov.za

Department - Engineering Services
Email: engineeringjobs@drakenstein.gov.za

Department - Planning, Development and Human Settlements
Email: planningjobs@drakenstein.gov.za

Division – Internal Audit
Email: auditjobs@drakenstein.gov.za

Division – Risk Management
Email: riskjobs@drakenstein.gov.za

Division – Integrated Development Planning
Email: idpjobs@drakenstein.gov.za


 Application for advertised vacancy 

  • Your application must be completed on an official application form of Drakenstein Municipality and will not be considered if not submitted.
  • Application forms can be obtained from the Human Resources Offices at the Civic Centre, Berg River Boulevard, Paarl, 7622 (Mondays to Fridays from 08:00 until 15:30) or below under the heading “application form”.
  • Clearly indicate the reference number of the post you are applying for on the application form. 
  • Your fully completed application form must be accompanied by your CV and relevant certified supporting documents when handing it in.
  • No fax copies will be accepted. No CV’s will be returned on the applicant’s request, therefore please do not send us your original certificates.
  • Your application can be submitted via email, hand delivered or posted to Drakenstein Municipality, Human Resource Offices, PO Box 1, Berg River Boulevard, Paarl, 7622. Late Applications will not be considered. 

Canvassing with Councillors or any members of the Appointments Committee is not permitted and will automatically disqualify applicants.

The requirements of the Employment Equity Act will be considered for positions, but will not be the only criteria applied.

Placement of candidates for work can be done in any area of Drakenstein. This area covers Simondium, Paarl, Wellington, Gouda, Hermon and Saron.

Candidates that arrive late for interviews will be disqualified. The Municipality reserves the right not to make an appointment.

If you are not contacted within three (3) months after the closing date, consider your application as unsuccessful. No further correspondence will be given to you in this regard.

Please note that emailed applications close at midnight on indicated date and hard copy submission close at 15:30 on indicated date.



HR Application form click here


 Vacancies available as follows: 

Closing date for emailed applications: Please find the closing date as indicated in the document below.
Closing date for hardcopies: Please find the closing date as indicated in the document below.