How to find a job in Eswatini

To find a job in Eswatini, you can start from jobs.eswazi and jobisland. Everyone who wants to find a job in Eswatini needs first to look for a job in Eswatini. You can look for recruitment agencies in Eswatini. And you can look for jobs on Facebook groups in Eswatini.

Once you find a job, you may need a work permit. You can do this from abroad or in Eswatini. Eswatini citizens, and residents, do not need a work permit to find a job. In most cases, every other nationality wants to apply for a work permit to work with regular documents. You can do this together with your new employer or employment agency. Or you can find a work visa scheme so you can come to Eswatini without a job offer first. Read more below on how to look for a job in Eswatini.

Most of the following websites or apps are in English or Swazi. If you need it, use Google Translate or any other translation service.

First, find a job, and then you will worry about a work permit if you need it.

How to get a job in Eswatini?

You can find a job in Eswatini by searching online for job opportunities in Eswatini. You can find a job either with a company, with a recruitment agency, or through an employment agency.

Eswatini citizens, and residents, do not need a work permit to find a job. In most cases, every other nationality wants to apply for a work permit to work with regular documents.

Job websites in Eswatini

Many job websites can help you find work in Eswatini. Some focus on specific professions and industries. Searching for a job on these popular job websites is a good start.

Baidu, Google, Naver, Sogou, Yandex, or any other search engine can be a good start for a job search. You can search for a job that you want. That can be, for example, “construction worker in Manzini” or “babysitter in Mbabane.” Use the language that you feel most comfortable speaking. Go beyond the first few pages. Go deep with your search. You’ll immediately understand what’s around and which job websites best suit your needs.

Google Maps, Baidu Maps, Naver Maps, 2GIS, or any other map app, can help you find employers near you or abroad. Look for an organization that might have job opportunities for you. For example, you can look for “retail in Matsapha” or “mall in Big Bend.”

Facebook groups can also be an option to start to see what’s around you. You can search for Facebook groups that talk about Eswatini jobs.






Facebook groups and other social media to get a job in Eswatini.

Facebook groups help you to connect with people about jobs in Eswatini. I found these groups talking about jobs in Eswatini. You can look for more.

Job seekers and Job Offers eSwatini

Careers in Swaziland

Jobs In Swaziland

Jobs For You Eswatini

Swaziland Job seekers and Job Offers (Referals)


sz.linkedin.com is also a popular choice when networking for jobs in Eswatini.

Recruitment agencies in Eswatini.

You can look up a recruitment agency that can help you. You can type “recruitment agency near Manzini” on Google Maps or any other map app. There you can find a list of relevant agencies that you can contact. If you are not in Eswatini, you can search your area for local recruitment agencies. They can help you find a job in Eswatini.

Be aware that you should not pay an agency when they find a job for you. So be careful when an agency asks you for money.

Ask around you for jobs in Eswatini.

Speak with any person who may have traveled or worked in Eswatini. You will see that some of your friends or family know someone who knows someone. Ask around, and find opportunities among your contacts.

To find a job in Eswatini, look at local newspapers, bulletin boards, radio, and word of mouth. Local radio and newspapers are good sources of information about jobs in Eswatini.

You can email local businesses and companies for jobs in Eswatini

You can search for companies and local businesses in Eswatini. An easy tool for doing that is any map app. Below is, for example, a Google Maps search for “factory near Mbabane.”

Walk around anywhere in Eswatini for possible jobs.

If you are somewhere in Eswatini, you can explore the area and see what job opportunities are around you. You can look for organizations and businesses around you and visit them. For example, below is a search on Google Maps for “market near City Matsapha.” You can see these places to ask for job opportunities.

Search for employment schemes.

You can apply for an employment scheme or an employment support program to help you find a job. Those programs can be local or national. They can be open only to Eswatini residents, but they can also be available to foreigners. You can search for “Eswatini employment scheme” or “Eswatini employment program.” You can search for employment schemes at your local government or embassy.

Sources: I used Similarweb to check how popular some of the job sites presented above are. 

The caption of the cover image above is Tradition in Mbabane, Eswatini. Photo by Lungelo S Mthupha on Unsplash.



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