Dept of Rural Dev & Land Reform: Internships 2016 / 2017

Department of Rural Development and Land Reform Internships Programme

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.

Internship Application closing date is 22 July 2016 @ 16:00

Internship Provider:  Department of Rural Development and Land Reform

Internship Location: Various District Municipalities

Field of Studies

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)

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 and Responsibilities

  • 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

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.

Notifications

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.
How to Apply
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.

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