Applications Open for the South Africa National Parks Tourism Monitors Programme X30

The Department of Tourism hereby invites applications from interested candidates to be part of the Tourism Monitors Programme for a period of 12 months.  Candidates are encouraged to only apply to municipalities and establishments within their residential/ local areas.


  • Be a South African citizen (Certified copy of an Identity Document);
  • Be unemployed youth between the ages of 18 to 35;
  • Be in a possession of matric certificate or any equivalent qualifications;
  • Be literate and conversant in English;
  • Added qualifications in tourism or environmental-related fields will be an added advantage;
  • Stay within a 40km – 50km radius of the attractions/ sites. Proof of residence will be required, (e.g.) municipality bill or letter from a tribal authority or ward councillor;
  • Be able to work flexible hours (e.g.) weekends, public holidays and as-and-when required;
  • Have a passion or interest in the tourism sector;
  • Must have own reliable transport to and from workplace/station

Please Note

  • Not more than one (1) learner per household
  • No affidavits will be accepted as proof of residence
  • The successful candidates will undergo a medical examination and criminal record clearance before acceptance into the programme.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to an interview nearest to their areas of residence. 
  • Successful candidates will be expected to sign a 12-month contract with the service provider to be appointed by the Department of Tourism and deployed at the attractions/sites closer to their residences.
  • The programme will be implemented for 12 months, the three months will be for Theory Training and nine months for Practical Training.
  • The correspondences will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.  If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
  • The Department reserves the right not to continue with the training

How To Apply

Please use this link to the SA Youth landing page: (Datafreeor submit your application to the local station/ offices listed below.

Application are for the following sites:

Reference numberAttractions/ SitesAllocated numberLocal MunicipalitySubmit your application to the following link and email address
TMNP-TokaiTMTable Mountain- Tokai5City of Cape Town [email protected]

TMNP-KloofnekTMTable Mountain – Kloofnek6City of Cape Town
TMNP-NewTMTable Mountain – Newlands3City of Cape Town
TMNP-SilvTMTable Mountain – Silvermine3City of Cape Town
TMNP-BoulTMTable Mountain – Boulders4City of Cape Town
TMNP- RegionalTMRegional – Rondebosch2City of Cape Town
TMNP-CapePtTMTable Mountain – Cape Point5City of Cape Town
TMNP-WashTMTable Mountain- Washhouses2City of Cape Town

Application Enquiries:
Sinethemba Java on 021 741 2328.

Closing Date: 08 February 2024

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