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Department of Agriculture is Looking for Interns in All Provinces


Location: Nationwide

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries presents exciting opportunities / positions for unemployed graduates between the ages of 18 and 35 through its Experiential Training and Internship Programme. Successful applicants will be appointed as interns for 12 months and will undergo on-the-job development training in technical, professional, public service, business and life skills relevant and crucial for them to enter the formal job market. The opportunities / positions presented are categorised as follows:

Agri-export Technologists Programme 
Ref. AETP / 2018

This category of opportunities calls for qualified unemployed graduates in possession of a 3-year (minimum) national qualification in one of the following fields: Agricultural Sciences; Food Technology; or Environmental Health. They will participate in the Agri- export Technologists Programme to gain both practical experience and employment in the perishable products export industry of South Africa. Successful candidates will be placed with relevant industry organisations under the guidance and leadership of the Perishable Products Export Control Board (PPECB). Candidates applying for this category must motivate on a separate page (no less than 300 words) why they think they should be considered for this programme and will be subjected to further adjudication by PPECB for final selection. Applicants must be entering the internship programme in government for the first time.

Employment / Job Seekers

This category of opportunities calls for qualified unemployed graduates in fields of study required by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries. The reference number is indicated next to the directorate / organisation in the table below. Candidates must be entering the internship programme in government for the first time.

Experiential Training 
Stipend: R53 501.70

per year The candidates applying for this category are those currently registered for undergraduate study programmes in agriculture, forestry and fisheries and are required to undertake experiential training as a requirement for them to graduate. Applicants must have a referral letter from the institution of higher learning. The reference number is indicated next to the directorate / organisation in the table below. Specific requirements: Applicants for the experiential training, job seekers and Industrial placement categories will be allocated to the directorates / organisations listed in the table below. Candidates must be entering an internship programme in government for the first time.

 

Agriculture Opportunities 
Stipend: R92 867.94 per annum, depending on the level of qualifications
Communication Services (Pretoria)CSPTA / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head Office)

B degree / National Diploma /  experiential training

Feature Writing; Print Media; Practice Journalism

Communication Services (Pretoria)CSPTA / 02 [x1]

Pretoria (Head Office)

B degree / National Diploma / experiential training

Public Relations; Communication; Events Management

Food Safety and Quality AssuranceFSQA / 1 [x2] Pretoria (Head Office)

B degree / National Diploma

Analytical Chemistry; Chemistry

Food Safety and Quality AssuranceFSQA / 2 [x1] Cape Town

(Stellenbosch)

B degree / National Diploma

Analytical Chemistry; Chemistry; Microbiology

Sector Education and TrainingSET / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head Office)

B degree / National Diploma /  N6 /  Experiential Training

Marketing; Communication

Sector Education and TrainingSET / 02 [x1] Pretoria (Head Office)

B degree / National Diploma

Office Administration; Public Management

Internal AuditIA / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head Office)

B degree / National Diploma

Internal Audit; Financial Accounting; Cost and Management Accounting

Knowledge and Information ManagementKIM / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head Office)

B degree / National Diploma / N6

Record Management; Archives and Knowledge Management; Information Management; Information Science; Applied Information Science

International TradeITR / 01 [x2] Pretoria (Head Office)

B degree / (Hons)

Economics; Agricultural Economics; Agricultural Management

Development FinanceCoordination

DFC / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head Office)

B degree Agricultural Economics

Plant HealthPH / 01 [x2] Pretoria (Head Office)

B degree Botany; Plant Science;

Horticulture; Plant Pathology; Entomology; Plant / Crop Protection; Horticulture

Sector TransformationST / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head Office)

B degree / National Diploma

Agricultural Economics; Agricultural Management; Policy Development; Community Development; Project Management

B-BBEE Charters ComplianceBCC / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head Office)

B degree

Economics; Agricultural Economics; Business Management

Plant ProductionPP / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head Office)

B degree

Agronomy; Horticulture; Plant Production

Plant ProductionPP / 02 [x2] Pretoria (Roodeplaat)

B degree Botany; Plant Physiology

Strategic PlanningSP / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head Office)

B degree / National Diploma

Strategic Management; Programme management; Project Management and Economics; Development Studies

MarketingMKT / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head Office)

B degree

Agriculture Economics

MarketingMKT / 02 [x1] APAC, Boksburg

B degree

Accounting and Auditing

Animal ProductionAP / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head Office)

B degree / National Diploma

Animal Production; Pasture Science

Animal ProductionAP / 02 [x2] Pietermaritzburg

B degree / National Diploma

Animal Production

Financial AccountingFA (PTA) [x1] Pretoria (Head Office)

B degree / National Diploma / N6

Financial Accounting; Business Management

Information Communication TechnologyICT (PTA) / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head Office)

B degree / National Diploma

Desktop Support; Networks and Security; Server Management; Support; Electronic Engineering

CT (PTA) / 02 [x1]B degree / National Diploma

Business Management

Human Resources ManagementHRM / 01 [x2] Pretoria (Head Office)

B degree / National Diploma

Human Resources Management

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY AND FISHERIES INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR 2018 / 19 Stipend: R92 867.94 per annum, depending on the level of qualifications

 

Inspection ServicesIS / 01 [x1] Durban

B degree / National Diploma

Plant Pathology; Plant Production; Entomology

Inspection ServicesIS / 02 [x1] Stellenbosch

B degree / National Diploma

Horticulture; Botany; Entomology; Plant Pathology

Inspection ServicesIS / 03 [x1] Vioolsdroft

Border Post, Northern Cape

Horticulture; Botany; Entomology; Plant Pathology; Animal Diseases and / or Production

CD: Chief Information OfficerCD:CIO / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head

B degree / National Diploma

Political Science; Administration

Food Import and Export StandardsFIES / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head

B degree / National Diploma

Complexes of diseases, Protozoa Ricketzial Bacteria; Viral and Fungal Disease; Microbiology; Veterinary Public Health; Toxicology; Pharmacology; Parasitology; Anatomy; Physiology

Organisational PerformanceOP / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head

B degree / National Diploma

Economics; Business Management; Statistics; Monitoring and Evaluation; Auditing

Facilities ManagementFM / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head

B degree / National Diploma

Public Administration; Finance; Procurement

Agricultural Inputs ControlAIC / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head

B degree / National Office)

Diploma / N6 B degree Animal Nutrition; Animal Science; Animal Production

Small Holder DevelopmentSHD / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head

B degree / National Diploma

Agricultural Economics; Agricultural Extension; Agricultural Management; Animal / Plant Production

Employee RelationsER / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head

Human Resources Management; Public Administration

ER / 02 [x1] Pretoria (Head

B degree / National Diploma

Labour Relations

CASP OfficeCASP / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head

B degree / National Diploma / N6

B degree Economics; Agricultural Economics

CD: Development FinanceCD:DF / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head

B degree

Development Studies; Economics

Agro-Processing SupportAPS / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head

B degree Agricultural Economics

Animal HealthAH / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head

B degree

Office Management; Administration

Employee Development and Performance ManagementEDPM / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head

B degree / National Diploma

Management of Training III; Advanced Management of Training IV

Employee Development and Performance ManagementEDPM / 02 [x1] Pretoria (Head

B degree and SACSSP registration

Psychology and Social Work; Occupational Health / Safety; Epidemiology; Food and Meat; Hygiene; Management Practice; General Nursing Science; Ethos of Nursing; Community Health Nursing; Health Promotion; Primary Health Care; Principles of Education

Africa RelationsAR / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head

B degree International Relations; Political Studies; Public / Development Administration; Agricultural Economics

Americas, Australia, Europe and Middle East RelationsAAEMER / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head

B degree International Relations; Agricultural Economics

Cooperative and Enterprise DevelopmentCED / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head

B degree Agricultural Economics; Economics and Business Management

Subsistence FarmingSF / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head

B degree / National Diploma

Agricultural Economics; Plant Production; Extension; Statistics; GIS

Supply Chain ManagementSCM / PTA [x1] Pretoria (Head

B degree / National Diploma

Accounting; Business Economics; Economics; Computer Studies

Intergovernmental RelationsIGR / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head

B degree Public Administration; Political Science

Sector CollegesSC / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head

B degree / National Diploma

Public Administration; Logistics; Supply Chain Management

Security ServicesSS / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head

B degree / National Diploma

Security-related Studies

Provincial and SOEs Performance MonitoringPSPM / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head

B degree / National Diploma

Agricultural economics; Statistics; Public Administration /  Management; Monitoring and Evaluation

MinistryMIN / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head

B degree / National Diploma

Office Administration; Public Management / Administration

[x1] Cape Town

B degree / National Diploma

Office Administration; Public Management / Administration

Risk Management and InvestigationB degree / National Diploma

RMI / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head Office)

B degree / National Diploma

Risk Management; Audit; Business Management

GeneticsGR / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Roodeplaat)

Crop Production; Botany; Horticulture

Programme Development Support

PDS / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head Office)

B degree / National Diploma

Public / Business Administration; Project Management; Monitoring and Evaluation

Grootfontein Agricultural Development InstituteGADI / 01 [x1] Grootfontein

B degree / National Diploma

Animal Production: Crop Production; Soil Management Science

Fisheries Opportunities
Communication Services (Cape Town)CSCT / 01 [x2] Cape Town B degree / National Diploma / Experiential Training

Media Studies; Media Writing; Communication Studies; Graphic Design (INDESIGN) / Events Management; Business Writing; Information Studies / Science; Information of Online Database and Retrieval Systems; Cataloging; User Studies

Monitoring and SurveillanceMS / 01 [x1] Cape Town

B degree / National Diploma

Office Administration; Office Practice; Communication

Fisheries Protection VesselsFPV / 01 [x1] Cape Town

B degree / National

GIS; Public Administration

 

Information Communication Technology (Cape Town)ICT (CT) [x1] Cape Town

B degree / National D

Desktop Support; Networking Diploma

[x1] Pretoria

B degree / National Diploma

Geographical Information System; Geography; Mathematics; Computer Sciences

Forestry Management (other regions)FMOR / 01 [x1] Bloemfontein

B degree / National Diploma

Forestry

FMOR / 02 [x1] Mafikeng

B degree / National Diploma

Forestry Management; Fire Ecology; Environmental Management; Community Development

FMOR / 03 [x1] Pretoria

FMOR / 04 [x1] Bellville

FMOR / 05 [x1] Kimberley

B degree / National Diploma

Forestry

Integrated Human Resources ManagementIHRM / 01 [x2] Cape Town

B degree / National Diploma / N6 / Experiential Training

Management of Training; Personnel Management; Industrial Relations; Psychology Sociology

Sustainable Aquaculture ManagementSAM / 01 [x1] Cape Town

B degree / National Diploma

Aquaculture; Fisheries Science; Marine Biology; Zoology; Environmental Management

SAM / 02 [x1] Cape Town (Sea Point)

B degree / National Diploma

Zoology; Botany; Microbiology

SAM / 03 [x1] Cape Town (Sea Point)

Environmental Law and Investigation B degree Environmental Science; Geographical

Information Systems; Environmental Law; Animal Health (Anatomy; Physiology); Parasitology; Microbiology; Toxicology; Biosecurity; General Farm Management

Forestry Regulations and OversightFRO / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head Office)

B degree / National Diploma

FRO / 02 [x1] Pretoria (Head Office)

Environmental Management

FRO / 03 [x1] Pretoria (Head Office)

B degree / National Diploma

Forestry Modules; Environmental Modules / Project Management / Policy Development / Geography

ComplianceC / 01 [x3] South West Coast Region

B degree / National Diploma

Environmental Issues; Policing; Animal Studies

Offshore and High Seas Fisheries ManagementOHSFM / 01 2 Cape Town

B degree / National Diploma

Zoology; Biology; Oceanography, Fisheries Management; Environmental Management; Economics; Resource Management, Administration / General Management

Office of the DDG: FNRMDDG: FNRM / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Head Office)

B degree / National Diploma

Public Administration: Management

Industrial Placement

Aquaculture Technical ServicesATS / 01 [x1] Eastern Cape (Hamburg)

B degree Hons

Aquaculture; Zoology

ATS / 02 [x1] Cape Town

B degree Hons

Aquaculture; Aquaculture Economics

ATS / 03 [x1] Pretoria

B degree Hons

Aquaculture Economics

Revenue ManagementRM / 01 [x2] Cape Town

B degree / National Diploma Diploma / N6

Accounting; Financial Management; Auditing

Aquaculture and Economic Development

AED / 01 [x2] Cape Town

B degree / National Diploma

Aquaculture; Zoology; Botany; Phycology; Ichthyology; Environmental Management; Environmental Science; Relations Management; Marketing; Communication Studies; Public Administration; Office Management

Intergovernmental and International RelationsIIC / 01 [x1] Cape Town

B degree / National Diploma

International Relations; Communication; Political Science; Research

Inshore Fisheries ManagementIFM / 01 [x2] Cape Town

B degree

Resources Management; Environmental management; Administration; Biological Science

Socio-economic DevelopmentSED / 01 [x1] Cape Town

B degree / National Diploma

Zoology; Botany; Microbiology

Office of DDG FisheriesODDGF / 01 [x1] Cape Town

B degree / National Diploma

Finance Management, Project Management

Resource ResearchRR / 01 [x1] Cape Town

B degree / National Diploma

Marine Biology; Biological Sciences

Financial Management (CT)

FMCT / 01 [x1] Cape Town

B degree / National Diploma / N6

Budget; Auditing; Accounting

Stakeholder EngagementSE / 01 [x1] Cape Town

B degree / National Diploma / N6

Business / Office Administration; Information Management; Office Communication; Office Finance; Diploma Client Services

Supply Chain Management (Cape Town)SCMCT / 01 [x1] Cape Town

B degree / National Diploma

Purchasing; Accounting; Contracts and Asset Management

Marine Resource ManagementMRM / 01 [x1] East London

B degree / National Diploma

Environmental Science; Marine Science

MRM / 02 [x1] Cape Town

B degree / National Diploma

Environmental Science; Marine Science

Research Support and AdministrationRSA / 01 [x1] Cape Town

B degree / National Diploma / N6

Electronics; Digital Systems; Programming

RSA / 02 [x1] Cape Town

B degree / National Diploma / N6

Mechanics; Mechanical Engineering Design; Applied Strength of Materials

Facilities Support – OCFOFS:OCFO / 01 [x1] Cape Town B degree / National Diploma / N6

Public Management

Industrial Placement Opportunities
Industrial PlacementGZFT / 01 [x1] Elliot

B degree

Animal Husbandry; Feed Processing; Crop Management

Industrial PlacementMOZ / 01 [x1] Durban

B degree / National Diploma

Food Science; Food Micro; Microbiology; Process Technology; Food Analysis; Product Development

Industrial PlacementTF / 01 [x1] Thabazimbi

B degree / National Diploma

Crop Science; Animal Science

Industrial PlacementARC / 01 [x2] Pretoria ARC, Central Office, VOPI, API, PPRI

BSc / Hons / MSc Agric

Agricultural Extension

MAN / 01 1 PretoriaB degree

Animal Husbandry; Breeding; Nutrition; Animal Health; Veld and Pasture Management

HEF / 01 [x1] JoziniB degree / National Diploma

Animal Health

FFM / 01 [x1] DurbanB degree / National Diploma

Food Technology; Food Science

KRB / 01 [x2] Balfour (Mpumalanga)BSc

Food Science; Animal Science; Agriculture Economics

LCC / 01 [x1] Pretoria (Centurion)B degree / National Diploma

Animal Production

ZAC / 01 [x2] North WestBSc

Animal Health, Microbiology, Animal Science

CWM / 01 [x1] DurbanB degree / National Diploma

Food Technology; Food Science;  Microbiology

SASRI / 01 [x1] DurbanB degree / National Diploma

Agricultural Extension

NERPO / 01 [x1] PretoriaB degree / National Diploma

Animal Production; Pastures; Veld Management; Agriculture Economics

WCA / 01 [x1] East LondonBSc (Hons)

Aquaculture; Ichthyology

SFCC / *01 [x1] Saldanha BayBSc (Hons)

Aquaculture; Ichthyology

PUR / 01 [x1] East LondonBSc (Hons)

Aquaculture; Ichthyology

MOLF / 01 [x1] PaarlBSc (Hons)

Aquaculture; Ichthyology

LAFT / 01 [x1] PolokwaneB degree / National Diploma

Food Science and Technology

KAPCO / 01 [x1] Nkangala Industrial ParkB degree / National Diploma

Biometry; Food Science and Technology; Nutrition; Food Microbiology; Food Engineering; Food Process; Food Quality Assurance; Plant Biology; Crop Production; Resource Economics and Vegetable Crops

AEAS / 01 1 ThohoyandouB degree / National Diploma

Business Management; Agriculture Economics; Marketing

PNP / 01 [x1] Kensington / ModderfonteinB degree / National Diploma

Food Technology; Food Science

IASC / 01 [x1] ElliotB degree / National Diploma

Animal Husbandry; Feed Processing; Crop Management

AFASA / 01 [x1] PretoriaB degree / National Diploma

Animal Production; Crop Production; Agriculture Economics

ATDC / 01 [x1] Gariep Dam, Free StateBSc (Hons)

Aquaculture

TYT / 01 [x1] Bela BelaB degree / National Diploma

Plant Production; Animal Production; Crop Production

 

Forestry Opportunities
Water Use and Irrigation DevelopmentWUID / 01 [x1] Pretoria(Silverton)

B degree / National Diploma

Soil Science; Plant Production; Irrigation Management

Forestry Management (Eastern Cape)FMEC / 01 [x1] Katberg

FMEC / 02 [x1] Nomadamba

FMEC / 03 [x1] Ntsubane Estate

FMEC / 04 [x1] Umzimvubu Estate

FMEC / 05 [x1] Qunu

B degree / National Diploma

Silviculture; Environmental Management; Forestry Engineering; Fire Protection;Forest Mensuration and Inventory; Forest Management; Forest Policy and Law; Human Resource Management

Woodlands and Natural Resource ManagementWNRM / 01 [x1] Bulembu Estate

WNRM / 02 [x1] Bomvana Estate

B degree / National Diploma

Forestry Management; Silviculture; Fire Protection; Community Forestry

Forestry Management(Limpopo and Mpumalanga)FMLM / 01 [x1] Polokwane

B degree / National Diploma

Forestry Management; Economics; Community Forestry

FMLM / 02 [x1] Nelspruit Forestry

B degree / National Diploma

Forestry

FMLM / 03 [x1] Salique Plantation

B degree / National Diploma

Silviculture; Fire Ecology

FMLM / 04 [x1] Voorspoed Plantation

B degree / National Diploma

Silviculture; Fire Ecology; Harvesting

FMLM / 05 [x1] Luvhola /  Moddervlei Plantation

B degree / National Diploma

Silviculture; Fire Ecology; Harvesting

Forestry Management (KZN)FMKZN / 01 [x1] Pietermaritzburg

B degree / National Diploma

Forestry Subjects

FMKZN / 02 [x1] Pietermaritzburg

B degree

Geographic Information Systems; Remote Sensing

FMKZN / 03 [x1] Pietermaritzburg

B degree / National Diploma

Forestry; Environmental Management; Land Use System; Natural Resources Management FMKZN / 04 [x1] KwaGubeshe

B degree / National Diploma

Silviculture; Fire Ecology

FMKZN / 05 [x1] Weza Forestry Estate

B degree / National Diploma / Experiential Training

Forestry; Environmental Management

How To Apply

Enquiries: Mr P Maesela, tel. (012) 319-7198 or Ms B Shabalala, tel. (012) 319 7136

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Applications must be submitted on Z83 forms, obtainable from any public service department and must be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV, certified copies of all qualifications and Identity Document and, where possible, applicants should submit copies of their academic transcripts. Failure to submit the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. The Department reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number or the directorate to which you are applying, to the Director-General, Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Directorate: Sector Education and Training, Private Bag 250, Pretoria 0001, for attention: Ms A Shokane.

Note: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

If you do not hear from us within 8 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Closing date: 8 August 2017

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