eThekwini Municipality Job Vacancy as Receptionist 2024: Offering Remuneration of R146 214.17-R189 803.35 p.a per Annum

About the eThekwini Municipality
Situated in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, eThekwini stands proudly as the third-largest city in South Africa. As the provincial capital, it emanates a dynamic and vibrant ambiance that captivates residents and visitors alike. Nestled within the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality, the city boasts the busiest and most efficiently operated port on the African continent, showcasing its global connectivity and refined infrastructure. Moreover, the esteemed International Convention Centre in Durban has served as the prestigious venue for a wide array of notable events, including influential conferences of international significance.

From a geographical standpoint, eThekwini displays a distinctive landscape characterized by majestic mountains and a larger land area in comparison to other towns across South Africa. Its unique topography is enriched by the presence of captivating canyons and ravines, while a scenic stretch of coastal plain adorns its picturesque shores. The city is renowned for its expansive beaches, providing ample opportunities for visitors to indulge in the splendor of the coastline and immerse themselves in the tranquil beauty of the ocean.

About the eThekwini Municipality Job Vacancy as Receptionist 2024
eThekwini Municipality is offering an employment opportunity for candidates who are keen on working as a professional Receptionist for the establishment. The eThekwini Municipality Job Vacancy as Receptionist is presenting a valuable employment opportunity for individuals who have a strong interest in pursuing a professional career as a Receptionist within the organization. This eThekwini Municipality Job Vacancy entails fulfilling crucial responsibilities that contribute to the smooth functioning of the establishment.

As a Receptionist, one of your primary roles will be to serve as the customer interface for the Unit, ensuring that visitors and clients receive a warm and professional welcome. You will be responsible for creating a positive first impression and maintaining a friendly and helpful demeanor while assisting individuals with their inquiries and directing them to the appropriate departments or personnel.

Additionally, as part of your duties, you will be entrusted with the task of procuring and managing the inventory of stationery and miscellaneous supplies required for the reception area. It will be your responsibility to ensure that the reception area is adequately stocked and well-maintained, enhancing the efficiency of operations and ensuring a seamless workflow.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Welcoming all visitors, including the public or individuals external to the Unit, addressing general inquiries, and guiding them and visitors to the appropriate staff
  • Providing assistance with various administrative duties as directed by the Administrative Officer
  • Handling incoming calls by screening and directing them to the relevant staff, or taking messages when needed
  • Supporting the tasks of the Office Assistant/Messenger
  • Managing all general correspondence for the Unit.

For application purposes, please kindly take note of the eThekwini Municipality Job Vacancy as Receptionist 2024’s Reference Number: ETH240312-4.

The selected applicant will be entitled to a remuneration of R146 214.17-R189 803.35 p.a per annum.

Eligibility Criteria
If you are considering applying for the Receptionist job vacancy at the eThekwini Municipality and feel confident about your suitability for the role, we strongly encourage you to proceed with your application without hesitation. However, if you have any doubts about your qualifications for the position, there is no need to worry. Please take a moment to carefully review the requirements provided below and evaluate your own qualifications against the criteria established by the selection committee. It is important to ensure that you meet all the specified criteria in order to maximize your chances of being accepted. While not meeting all the criteria may not automatically disqualify you, it could potentially reduce your chances of being selected.

The eThekwini Municipality Job Vacancy as Receptionist Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

  • Computer Literacy (essential)
  • Complete Grade 12 (NQF Level 4) or equivalent (essential)
  • The incumbent must possess the physical capability to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.


  • Proficiency in utilizing technology
  • Ability to adapt and demonstrate resilience
  • Awareness of organizational dynamics
  • Strong communication abilities
  • Diligence in attention to detail
  • Proactive action-oriented approach
  • Readiness to embrace and navigate change
  • Effective planning and organization skills
  • Understanding of business processes
  • Commitment to ethics and professionalism
  • Focus on client satisfaction and customer service
  • Cultivation of interpersonal relationships.


  • Pension Fund
  • 13th Cheque
  • Medical Aid
  • Housing Subsidy
  • Remuneration
  • Leave

Application Instructions
Apply online: eThekwini Municipality Job Vacancy as Receptionist 2024.

We recommend using Google Chrome as your preferred web browser when accessing the designated website.

Applicants must first create an account on the application platform before they can proceed with submitting their applications. This account will be essential throughout the entire registration process and will help to track your application process.

If it’s more convenient for you, you have the option to use your mobile phone instead of a computer to submit your application. If you have an Android phone, you can conveniently access the website using the pre-installed Google Chrome browser, eliminating the need to install any additional browsers.

Alternatively, you also have the choice to register using your existing Google, Facebook, or LinkedIn accounts. This option will save you time as it avoids the need to create a new account from scratch.

Rest assured that the information you provide will be treated with confidentiality and will be reviewed by both yourself and the entire selection committee. Therefore, it is crucial to carefully review the accuracy of the information you enter.

By submitting your application, you grant the selection committee permission to use the personal information you provide for the purpose of processing your registration for the event.

Please note that the committee will only accept applications submitted through the specified website. Any attempts to submit materials through other methods, such as in-person delivery or fax, will be rejected by the reviewing committee.

Closing Date
Applications for the eThekwini Municipality Job Vacancy as Receptionist must be submitted before the closing date on 29 March 2024.

We highly recommend submitting your applications at the earliest opportunity. By doing so, you will increase your chances of securing a place within the registration period and minimize the likelihood of encountering last-minute issues, such as heavy online traffic or missing documentation.

It is important to note that applications received after the specified deadline will not be taken into consideration by the selection committee, regardless of their content. Any submissions received after the deadline will be promptly disregarded.

Notification of shortlisting will only be sent to candidates who have been selected. If you have not received any communication from the selection committee within three months after the closing date, we regret to inform you that you have not been chosen for the position.

Throughout the recruitment process, the eThekwini Municipality retains full authority to make appointments. The decisions made by the selection committee are final and cannot be disputed.

Committee Details
If you have any inquiries or concerns about the eThekwini Municipality Job Vacancy as Receptionist, please don’t hesitate to ask. You are welcome to send your questions and concerns to the contact person provided below.

Contact Person: Lilly Tandabantu +27 31 322 7701


  1. I’m Lefa Mokwena from Daveyton (Gauteng).I’m looking for an organization where I could show my abilities, hardworking and team work .

  2. Im appliying for this post as I’m unemployed and will be highly appropriate if you will apploy me.

  3. Am Sihle from KwaDabeka Clermont am the harder worker am willing to learn and am forward think self discipline

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