Monday, 11 July 2016

Dept of Rural Development & Land Reform Agricultural Graduate 2016

The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform (DRDLR) under the Programme Rural Development, invites Unemployed Agricultural Graduates with a three-year diploma or degree in Agriculture who need practical hands-on experience to improve their chances of employment to apply for Agricultural Graduates Programme opportunities that currently exist in the DRDLR Provincial Offices.


Requirements
  • Degree/Diploma in Agriculture
  • Project and People Management skills.
  • Research methodology.
  • Willingness to travel and work extended hours
  • Computer literacy skills.
  • Communication skills.
  • Facilitation skills.
  • Report writing skills.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Liaison skills.
  • Interpersonal skills.
Duties
  • Learn from project experiences
  • Analyse project / farm status.
  • Develop project plans for 12 months.
  • Work and liaise between DRDLR, Project owner and other stakeholders.
  • Assist with Planning and execution of project or enterprise management.
  • Research information.
  • Report progress and feedback
The successful candidates will participate in rural development projects in the following Agricultural fields
Fezile Dabi District – Reference Number: 3/2/1/2016/052
  • Degree / Diploma in Agriculture (Animal Production)
  • Degree / Diploma in Agriculture (Crop Production)
  • Degree / Diploma in Agriculture (Economics
Lejweleputswa District – Reference Number: 3/2/1/2016/053
  • Degree / Diploma in Agriculture (Animal Production)
  • Degree / Diploma in Agriculture (Crop Production)
Mangaung Metro District – Reference Number: 3/2/1/2016/054
  • Degree / Diploma in Agriculture (Animal Production)
  • Degree / Diploma in Agriculture (Crop Production)
  • Degree / Diploma in Agriculture (Economics)
Thabo Mofutsanyane District – Reference Number:3/2/1/2016/055
  • Degree / Diploma in Agriculture (Animal Production)
  • Degree / Diploma in Agriculture (Crop Production)
  • Degree / Diploma in Agriculture (Economics)
Xhariep District – Reference Number: 3/2/1/2016/056
  • Degree / Diploma in Agriculture (Animal Production)
  • Degree / Diploma in Agriculture (Crop Production)
  • Degree / Diploma in Agriculture (Economics)
Preference will be given to:
  • Applicants who reside within the Local Municipalities and/or Districts where the positions are advertised.
  • Animal Production – Poultry, Crop Production – vegetables including hydroponics, Agricultural Economics.
Notes
  • Graduates will be deployed to the farms / projects and ideally should reside within the vicinity of those farms.
  • Remuneration: A stipend as guided by Government regulations shall be payable on a monthly basis.
Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates and successful candidates only. If you have not been contacted within two (2) months after the closing date of this advert, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Successful applicants will be appointed for a period of 12 months.

Closing date is 22 July 2016 at 16:00. Applications should consist of a covering letter accompanied by a detailed CV, certified copies of ID and qualifications, stating the reference number as indicated on this advert. Applications must be forwarded to: The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform, Private Bag X20546, Bloemfontein, 9300 for the attention of Ms Zola Mokoena or hand-delivered to: 3rd Floor, S.A Eagle Building, 136 Charlotte Maxeke Street, Bloemfontein.
For enquiries, contact: Mr Pane Moshounyane, Tel: (051)4004200.

Via – Department: Rural Rural Development and Land Reform

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