Intern – Website Support Engineer (Ref #: OHSC 5/2022)

Salary: Stipend: R 6 174, 96 per month. Internship Period: 12 Months (Candidates who previously participated in an Internship programme are also welcome to apply).


A Bachelor’s degree or three-year National Diploma in IT, Specialising in Software Development and Software Engineering.

Technical Requirements: PHP Developer , Laravel , Vue.JS , SQL – Proficiency in SQL querying (Required).

Must possess an understanding of integrating with 3rd party APIs and their architecture (REST, GraphQL, SOAP, oAuth).

Other technologies we use: CSS, SASS, AWS, Git.

Must be a WordPress skilled and capable of developing custom web applications using PHP, MySQL, and suitable technologies.

Must be proficient in both HTML5 and CSS3, PHP Website Development Certification.

An understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices.

Portfolio of relevant work showcase your skills (would be an added advantage).


Support and maintain existing websites and Intranet.

Ensure that data on websites and Intranet are updated on regular basis.

Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve website issues in an accurate and timely manner.

Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices.

Assist with designing, editing, development and maintaining OHSC & OHO websites & OHSC Intranet.

Troubleshoot site issues quickly and effectively ensuring uptime of websites.

Liaise with the Communications unit to ensure the content and organization of websites meet company needs.

Prepare and maintain all applications utilizing standard development tools.

Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs.

Create and maintain software documentation.

Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our site and keep abreast with emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into OHSC operations and activities.

Closing Date: 28 March 2022

Enquiries: Ms. L Mashiane or Mr. M Mavotsho at telephone numbers: (012) 942 7839/7808

PLEASE NOTE: a practical test relating to key areas of knowledge and skills may form part of the selection process for the above internship. Kindly submit applications as indicated below. Applications should be submitted should be submitted online at Kindly upload the documents as requested on-line. Ensure that your CV provides comprehensive details . Certified copies of qualification certificates (including matric) and ID are required to be uploaded. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications and national certificates (where applicable) evaluated by SAQA and to submit proof of such with their applications. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered. Applications received after the closing date and those that do not comply with requirements will not be considered. The OHSC reserves the right not to fill the above position Applicants are respectfully informed that correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only; if notification of an interview is not received within 3 months after the closing date, applicants may regard their application as unsuccessful. Candidates called to an interview will be informed at the time of setting up the interview, if a practical test will form part of the selection process. Candidate(s) will be subjected to personal suitability checks and other vetting procedures.