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Transnet Sector-Specific Traineeship 2024

Exciting Opportunity: Sector-Specific Trainee at Transnet Port Terminals

Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) is offering a fantastic opportunity for external applicants to join their 12-month Sector Specific Trainee Program.

This program aims to develop a pipeline for key roles within TPT.

If you are interested, here’s what you need to know.

How to Apply

To apply for any of the advertised positions, follow these simple steps:

  1. Register on the Careers Section: Visit the Transnet website and register on the Careers section.
  2. Complete Your Profile: Take care to fill in all the required details on your profile.
  3. Apply for the Position: After completing your profile, apply for the desired position.

Important Dates

The closing date for applications is 21.11.2023. Ensure that HR receives your application before this date.

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Contact Information

If you have any questions about the application or recruitment process, send them in writing to THOBA.GCILITSHANA@TRANSNET.NET.

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Position Details

  • Operating Division: TPT POD Corporate H/O
  • Position Title: Sector Specific Trainee
  • Employee Group: Trainee
  • Department: People Mgmt
  • Location: Durban
  • Reporting To: Operations Manager
  • Grade Level: SSTFT
  • Reference Number: 203530

Program Purpose

The Training Programme aims to:

  • Develop a pipeline for key roles within TPT
  • Provide structured 12-month training
  • Place learners in specific areas based on academic background, career aspirations, and business requirements

Position Outputs

As a Sector Specific Trainee, you will:

  • Follow a structured training program
  • Undergo performance reviews and assessments
  • Perform duties outlined in the development program and those required by TPT

Qualifications & Experience

  • Education: Grade 12 / Matric or NQF Level 4 Equivalent (to be based at TPT Saldanha Terminal)
  • Advantage: Completed Certificate program in logistics, operations management, or related field


Develop the following competencies:

  • Time management
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Conflict management
  • Effective writing skills
  • Self-motivation
  • Attention to detail
  • Service orientation
  • Can-do attitude
  • Integrity
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Computer literacy
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Packages
  • Ability to multi-task

Note: This position will be based in Saldanha Bay, and please be prepared to work at heights.

Remember: Transnet never asks for a fee from job seekers. Report any suspicious activities to the Transnet anti-fraud line on 0800 003 056.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to grow and learn with Transnet Port Terminals! Apply today.