Municipalities – EPWP General Workers X78

 The Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) has its origins in Growth and Development Summit (GDS) of 2003.

At the Summit, four themes were adopted, one of which was ‘More jobs, better jobs, decent work for all’.The GDS agreed that public works programmes ‘can provide poverty and income relief through temporary work for the unemployed to carry out socially useful activitiesThis Programme is a key government initiative, which contributes to Government Policy Priorities in terms of decent work & sustainable livelihoods, education, health; rural development; food security & land reform and the fight against crime & corruption.EPWP subscribes to outcome 4 which states “Decent employment through inclusive economic growth.”The EPWP has been established and mandated by Cabinet to create work opportunities according to the set targets and across all its four sectors, namely: —Infrastructure, Non-State, Environment & Culture, and Social sectors.One of the prescripts of the EPWP is to use labour-intensive methods which allow the drawing of a significant number of participants into the Programme to do the work.Every year South Africa creates work for about 40 000 unemployed via EPWPEPWP offers short-term and medium-term work opportunities for those who are unemployed or under-skilled.Register on our Job Seekers databaseEPWP candidates are selected from South Africa Job Seekers Database.To register for the database, you will need to visit your nearest subcouncil office.VACANCY NOTE :All job applications to the City are free of charge.General vacancy conditions to apply for EPWP work through the City of Cape Town:Open to unemployed and unskilled women and men, including youth (aged 18 to 35) and to people living with disabilities• Applicants must submit CV• And also an ID document, or valid South African work permitTo apply for this job please visit

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