Department of Agriculture and Rural Development: Agriculture Graduate Programme (REFS/006617)

Department of Agriculture and Rural Development


  • Reference Number : REFS/006617

  • Directorate : Farmers Support & Development

  • Number of Posts : 27

  • Package : R87 000.00 Per annum

  • Enquiries : Ms Thilivhali Mashau (011) 240 3096 or Mr Elvis Mpateni (011) 240 2608

Requirements :

  • Grade 12 plus a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture (NQF Level 7) or National diploma in Agriculture (NQF Level 6) as recognised by SAQA.

Duties :

  • Livestock Farm Be receptive to learning new methods of farming/gardening and sharing existing knowledge of farming. Care, cleaning, feeding and providing water to livestock if placed on livestock farm. Maintain all farming related equipment, tools, and supplies, including tractor and other machineries. Assist others with various additional projects and work related errands as needed. Maintain bio-security measures on the farm at all times. Notify Manager of animal issues such as sickness, etc Develop and discuss alternative and innovative strategies for the farm be it feeding systems, breeding systems, etc

Notes :

  • To apply for the above position, Apply online/ OR Hand Deliver at Ground floor, Main entrance 56 Eloff Street, Umnotho House. Applications must be submitted on a Z83 form. Candidates must attach their recently updated CV as well as certified copies of all qualification/s and ID document (no copies of certified copies allowed; certification should not be more than six months old). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. This initiative targets qualified unemployed graduates in agriculture who want to venture into entrepreneurial projects related to agriculture, forestry and fisheries. Of the targeted unemployed graduates, a minimum of 50% must be women and 60% must be youth (18-35 years). Unemployed graduates from colleges of agriculture will receive first priority. Applications must be delivered at 56 Eloff Street, Umnotho House;

Employer : Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Location : Various farms within Gauteng Province Closing Date : 30-10-2020

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