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MTPA invites graduates to apply for this Internship Programme in Lydenburg and Nelspruit

ADVERT GROEN SEBENZA PHASE II

Call for Two Year Internships

The Groen Sebenza Phase II Programme is a bridging into work programme funded to the value of R300m for the next three years. GS Phase II aims to recruit 1050 unemployed graduates (Diploma – PhD level) and place them nationally in different organisations (government and non-governmental) where they will be incubated (trained and mentored) to further develop their competence and confidence in the management of environment/biodiversity.

The programme goals

1. Enable workplace-based learning for graduates aimed at building and strengthening their capacity at various levels.

2. Creation of job opportunities and possible permanent placement beyond funding.

3. Transformation and organizational strengthening - strengthen different organizational development aspects including transformation in its totality, mentoring, proactive skills and planning to better respond to organizational mandates and other national priorities.

4. Research informed - through research, develop a ‘live’ skills intelligence system that will enable the sector to proactively plan for skills development and track and trace the utilization of the developed skills.


Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA) in partnership with The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) is pleased to announce a call for applications for incubation in the following fields:


Geographical Information Systems/Science - Lydenburg (Biodiversity Planner)

Diploma in GIS Postgraduate Diploma in GIS


Environmental Science - Lydenburg (EIA)

BSc in Environmental Science/Bachelor of Science in Environmental & Resources Studies


Aquatic - Lydenburg

Bachelor of Science in Environmental & Water Science


Zoology - Head Office

BSc in Zoology or Wildlife Biology


Veterinary Science Head Office (Wildlife Management)

Bachelor of Veterinary Science


Botany - Head Office

BSc in Biological Sciences/Botany/Plant Science/Plant Ecology or Conservation Biology


Ornithology - Lydenburg

National Diploma in Ornithology


Wildlife Management - Head Office (Wildlife Management)

Diploma in Wildlife Management Advanced Diploma in Wildlife Management


Geographical Information Systems/Science - Lydenburg (Biodiversity Planner)

Diploma in GIS, Postgraduate Diploma in GIS


Environmental Science - Lydenburg (EIA)

BSc in Environmental Science/Bachelor of Science in Environmental & Resources Studies


Aquatic - Lydenburg

Bachelor of Science in Environmental & Water Science


Zoology - Head Office

BSc in Zoology or Wildlife Biology


Veterinary Science - Head Office (Wildlife Management)

Bachelor of Veterinary Science


Botany - Head Office

BSc in Biological Sciences/Botany/Plant Science/Plant Ecology or Conservation Biology


Ornithology - Lydenburg

National Diploma in Ornithology


Wildlife Management - Head Office (Wildlife Management)

Diploma in Wildlife Management, Advanced Diploma in Wildlife Management


Requirements

o Must be a SA citizen.

o Young unemployed and *underemployed professionals between the ages of 18 and 35.

o Innovative, dynamic and creative

o A commitment to career development in the environmental/biodiversity sector.

o Must hold qualifications mentioned in table above

o People with disabilities are also encouraged to apply.


* Underemployed refers to youth employed in any sector than the one they studied for as per the above listed fields. Internship monthly stipend values (no other benefits apply as these are internship positions)


Qualification Stipend

Diploma R6 082

BSc R7 359

Honours R8 697

MSc R10 035

PHD R12 035


Candidates holding higher qualifications than the ones stated in the above fields may apply, however only remuneration stated per field will be applicable.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

 Hand deliver an application letter, detailed CV, copy of qualification(s) and valid proof of residence to the above mentioned Nature Reserves and at the MTPA Head Office Base Stations - Block J Office J8.

 Certified copies of ID not older than six (06) months from the date of certification will be required from ONLY shortlisted candidates only.

 Applicants must indicate their preferred base station on the application letter.

 Closing Date: 03 February 2023 at 16h00 (emailed and faxed applications will NOT be considered).


NOTE:

 If you do not hear from us within thirty (30) days after the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

 Correspondence will only be limited to short-listed candidates.

 For any enquiries you may contact: Bongani Vilane | Brilliant Khoza | Nomusa Hlekwayo at 013 - 065 0870

boganiv@mtpa.co.za | brilliant@mtpa.co.za | nomusa@mtpa.co.za.


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