Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Intern/Experiential Training At DAFF 2015


Stipend: R75 175 a year depending on the level of qualifications


The Department of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries presents exciting opportunities/positions for the unemployed youth through its Experiential Training, Internship, and the Young Professional Development Programme. Successful applicants 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: 

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. Applicants for this category must be between the ages of 18 and 35. Applicants must apply to a specific directorate in the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries as indicated in the table below. The reference number is indicated next to the directorate in the table below. The period of participation in this category is 12 months and applicants must be entering the internship programme in government for the first time. 

Experiential Training

The candidates applying for this category are those currently registered for undergraduate study programmes in agriculture, forestry and fisheries and are required to do experiential training for them to attain a degree/diploma. Applicants must have a referral letter from the institution of higher learning. Applicants must apply to a specific directorate in the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries using the reference number as indicated in the table below.

Specific requirements

Applicants for the experiential training and job seekers categories will be allocated in the directorates/functional units listed in the table below and must be entering the internship programme in government for the first time. 

Intern/Experiential Training (Ref. No.: MIN/01)

Directorate: Ministry

No. of interns: 1

Placement: Pretoria (Head Office)

Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree/National diploma/N6

Major subjects (any one of the following): Office Management, Public Administration, Public Management or Financial Accounting

Enquiries: Mr P. Maesela: 012 319 7198 or Ms B. Shabalala: 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 has the right not to make an appointment. Applications may be posted to URS Response Handling, P. O. Box 11506,

Tierpoort, 0056 or submitted electronically via email: daff@ursonline.co.za or via fax: 086 654 1824 or online: www.ursonline.co.za or deposited in the URS Response Handling boxes at any one of the Department of Agriculture,
Forestry and Fisheries’ offices indicated below.

Enquiries: URS Response Handling, tel. 012 811 1900.
PRETORIA: Reception, Agriculture Place, 20 Steve Biko Street (formerly Beatrix Street), Arcadia, Pretoria, Gauteng.
CAPE TOWN: Reception (Ground Floor), Foretrust Building, 3 Martin Hammerschlag Way, Foreshore, Cape Town, Western Cape.
STELLENBOSCH: Reception (Support Building), Quarantine Station, Polkadraai Road, Stellenbosch, Western Cape.
PIETERMARITZBURG: Reception (5th Floor), Old Mutual Building, 185 Langalibalele Street, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal.
KING WILLIAM’S TOWN: Reception (Ground Floor), Old SABC Building, 2 Hargreaves Avenue, King William’s Town, Eastern Cape.
NELSPRUIT: Reception (2nd Floor), Permanent Building, 27 Brown Street, Nelspruit, Mpumalanga.
MAKHADO: Reception (Ground Floor), Magistrates Building, 103 Landros Street, Makhado, Limpopo
MTHATHA: Reception (3rd Floor), PRD Building, 2 Sutherland Street, Mthatha, Eastern Cape

Note: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Closing date: 04 September 2015

If you do not hear from us within eight (8) weeks after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. The department has the right not to make an appointment.

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