Applications Open for The Gauteng Dept of Agriculture Farming Internship 2020/2021

Applications Open for The Gauteng Dept of Agriculture Farming Internship 2020/2021. This initiative targets qualified unemployed graduates in agriculture who want to venture into entrepreneurial projects related to agriculture, forestry and fisheries.


  • Grade 12
  • A recognized National Diploma/Degree in agriculture as recognized by SAQA.


  • Livestock / CROP Farm Assist with planting, maintaining, harvesting, washing and storing produce.
  • Support the harvesting of all farm and greenhouse areas following sustainable harvesting practices.
  • Taking stewardship of the land, plants and environment by making a commitment to the sustainability and well-being of the project and the people involved.
  • Notify Manager of irrigation system issues for farm and greenhouse. Support production planning and scheduling for all areas of farm and greenhouse.
  • Assess farm and greenhouse growing conditions.
  • Develop and discuss alternative and innovative strategies for farm planting and maintenance which applies to intensive small-acreage farming.

Documents To Attach

  • Attach a recently updated CV
  • Attach 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.

How to Apply

Apply Online for the Gauteng Dept of Agriculture Livestock Farming Graduate / Internship Programme [REFS/006615]

Apply Online for the Gauteng Dept of Agriculture Crop Farming Graduate / Internship [REFS/006617]

or Hand Deliver at Ground floor, Main entrance 56 Eloff Street, Umnotho House. Applications must be submitted on a Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or from the website which must be completed in full.

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

Closing Date: Friday 30th October 2020.

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