Employment opportunities for people looking for jobs in the Somerset West, Strand and Gordons Bay areas of the Helderberg are available in most fields of expertise. Vacancies exist commonly with companies looking for IT Technicians, Graphic Design Artists, Management work on wine farms and with restaurants and shops in town or around the Somerset Mall. Mechanics, Engineers and other physical labour related work becomes available quite frequently at factories and companies located in the different industrial areas such as the Gants Centre or Somerset Business Park near the N2 highway.
Recruitment agencies list employment opportunities in the Somerset West and Helderberg region and for a fee will take details and CV to help find a job that suits a persons qualifications. Many students find casual labour in the region for the busy summer holiday period in the form of working as barmen or women in pubs and restaurants or waiting and waitressing. Pizza places and other take away food establishments are also often looking for part time delivery drivers to help out in the evenings or on weekends. This kind of work usually requires a person to have a drivers license and own transport.
Salaries in the area will normally not be as high as in places such as Cape Town but the cost of living when it comes to renting a place to stay is often lower than in the city. In general the Helderberg region is growing at a rapid pace with new developments going up all the time which in time will provide more positions and jobs for people moving to and living in the area. If you are looking for a specific position then it may be worth contacting the various personnel agencies that will have details on many employment opportunities available in the Somerset West, Strand and Gordons Bay areas.