NC Dept of Agriculture | Internship Opportunity (41 Posts)


NC Dept of Agriculture | Internship Opportunity 2021

Closing Date: 18 December 2020

Duration: 24 Months contract
Stipend: R7250. 00 per month

The Northern Cape Department of Agriculture, Environmental Affairs, Land Reform and Rural Development invites unemployed agricultural graduates, who seek practical work experience that would assist in venturing into entrepreneurial projects related to agriculture, land reform, and rural development, to apply for an internship under the: Unemployed Agricultural Graduates Entrepreneurial Development Programme.

Successful candidates/applicants will be appointed as interns for 24 months and will undergo development training in technical, professional, business, and life skills relevant for them to enter the job market or start their own enterprises and will be placed on commercial farms to work.

Requirements:

  • The initiative targets qualified unemployed graduates in agriculture between the ages of 18 –35 years.
  • Unemployed South African graduates in possession of a recognized Diploma / Degree in agriculture-related fields.
  • Candidates must be entering the government internship programme for the first time.
  • Private studying during the 24 months period of the programme will not be allowed.

NB: Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Below, the list of Enterprises where graduates will be placed, indicating the relevant qualification required:

Frances Baard District
SLYPKLIP FARM

Location: ±36kmfromKimberley

GRAD / 01 / 22

Livestock, Crops and Game Beef Cattle, Maize, Wheat, Lucerne and Game Farming Diploma / Degree in agriculture

Preferred: Mixed Farming, Animal Science or Agronomy (Crop production)[x4]

WILDEKLAWER FARM

Location: Barkley West±34 km from Kimberley

GRAD / 02 / 22

Crops and Livestock Vegetables and Sheep (Small Scale)

Diploma / Degree in agriculture

Preferred: Agronomy / Horticulture or Mixed Farming[x3]

WARRENTON SUPER CHICKEN

Location: ±7 km from Warrenton

GRAD / 03 / 22

Poultry Broiler Chickens

Diploma / Degree in Agriculture

Preferred: Animal Science[x3]

Sweetveld Farm

Location: Blesbank±30km from Barkley West

GRAD / 04 / 22

Livestock Beef cattle, sheep, pigs, goats and vegetable garden

Diploma / Degree in Agriculture

Preferred: Animal Science[x3]

Saam Farm

Location: ±12 km from Jan Kempdorp

GRAD / 05 / 22

Crops Citrus Diploma / Degree in Agriculture

Preferred: Agronomy (Crop production) [x3]

John Taolo Gaetsewe District
DankbaarFarmLocation: ±186 km from Kuruman

GRAD / 06 / 22

Livestock Beef Cattle Diploma / Degree in Agriculture

Preferred: Animal Science[2]

Compton Farm

Location: ±10km from Kuruman

GRAD / 07 / 22

Livestock Beef Cattle Diploma / Degree in Agriculture

Preferred: Animal Science[x3]

Aoud Farm

Location: ±50kmfromKuruman

GRAD / 08 / 22

Livestock Beef Cattle Diploma / Degree in Agriculture

Preferred: Animal Science[2]

Bucklands Farm

Location: ±165km from Kuruman

GRAD / 09 / 22

Livestock Beef Cattle

Diploma / Degree in Agriculture

Preferred: Animal Science[2]

Pixley ka Seme District
Lowerland Farm

Location: ±50kmfromPrieska

GRAD / 10 / 22

Livestock and Crops Cattle, Crops and Piggery

Diploma / Degree in agriculture

Preferred: Mixed Farming, Animal Science or Agronomy (Crop production)[x4]

Hanglip Farm

Location: ±35kmfromColesberg

GRAD / 11 / 22

Livestock Beef Cattle and Sheep

Diploma / Degree in Agriculture

Preferred: Animal Science[2]

Muller Boerdery

Location: ±18kmfromPrieska

GRAD / 12 / 22

Livestock and Crops Sheep, Maize and Wheat

Diploma / Degree in agriculture

Preferred: Mixed Farming or Animal Science [2]

Drie Plotte Farm

Location: ±35kmfrom Kimberley

GRAD / 13 / 22

Crops Maize and Wheat

Diploma / Degree in agriculture

Preferred: Agronomy (Crop production)[x4]

Hoofkwartier Farm

Location: ±50 km from De Aar

GRAD / 14 / 22

Livestock, Crops and Game Beef Cattle, Sheep and Goats

Diploma / Degree in agriculture

Preferred: Animal Science [2]

Oranje Rivier Voere

Location: ±5 km from Prieska

GRAD / 15 / 22

Livestock and Crops Sheep, Vineyards, Crops

Diploma / Degree in agriculture

Preferred: Viticulture or Agronomy (Crop production) and Animal production[x5]

ZF Mgcawu District and Namakwa District
Raisin SA Farms(Various Farms)

GRAD / 16 / 22

Crops Rooibos and Vineyards

Diploma / Degree in agriculture

Preferred: Viticulture or Agronomy (Crop production)36 Graduates

How to Apply

Applications should be submitted on a Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department and should be accompanied by a CV and certified copies of qualifications and Identity Document. Clearly mark your application: Internship Programme and quote the relevant reference number. The applications can be posted to:

The HRM Director, Department of Agriculture, Environmental Affairs, Land Reform and Rural Development, Private Bag X 5018, Kimberley, 8301.

Hand-delivered applications may be submitted at reception, Temothuo House, Old Kimberlite Hotel, 162 George Street, Kimberley.

No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered.

Applications received after the closing date and those that do not comply with the requirements will not be considered. The department reserves the right not to fill the posts and also to reallocate graduates to a different commodity enterprise. The successful candidates will be subjected to security and other vetting procedures. Applicants are respectfully informed that correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. The Department will not be liable where applicants use incorrect / no reference numbers on their applications. NB: All placement areas are based across the Northern Cape Province.

Enquiries: Mrs J Mtungwa or Mr. G Matutu Tel: 087 630 0386