This Department is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representative (race, gender and disability) in the department through the filling of this post and candidates whose transfer/promotion/appointment meet the requirements will receive preference. An indication in this regard will facilitate the processing of applications.


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Invitation to register on the college student database of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries


  • OVGs Adverts: Closing date 10 July 2020
  • DAFF DPSA ADverts Closing Date 13 March 2020

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    Applications can be submitted as indicated at each post or hand delivered at any one of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries offices as indicated below (please place in the box marked for applications).
    Gauteng: Reception, Agriculture Place, 20 Steve Biko Street (formerly Beatrix Street), Arcadia, Pretoria
    KwaZulu-Natal: Reception (5th Floor), Old Mutual Building, 185 Langalibalele Street, Pietermaritzburg
    Limpopo: Reception (Ground Floor), Magistrates Building, 103 cnr Landdros and Munnik Streets, Makhado
    Mpumalanga: Reception (2nd Floor), Permanent Building, 27 Brown Street, Nelspruit
    Eastern Cape: King William’s Town: Reception (Ground Floor), Old SABC Building, 2 Hargreaves Avenue
    Mthatha: Reception (3rd Floor), PRD Building, Sutherland Street
    Western Cape: Cape Town: Reception (Ground Floor), Foretrust Building, 3 Martin Hammerschlag Way, Foreshore
    Stellenbosch: Reception (Support Building), Quarantine Station, Polkadraai Road



    • The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries is committed to providing equal opportunities and practising affirmative action employment
    • It is the department's intention to promote equity through the filling of all numeric targets as contained in the Employment Equity Plan
    •  To facilitate this process successfully, an indication of race, gender and disability status is required
    •   Applications must be accompanied by a signed Form Z83 and a recent updated comprehensive CV as well as original certified copies of all qualification(s) and ID-document
    • Please take note that no applications, received after the closing date of the said advertisements, will be considered
    • Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African
    • Qualification Authority (SAQA)
    • Failure to submit the requested documents will result in your application not being considered
    • Please take note that all qualifications are subject to verification
    • Successful candidate/s will be appointed on a probationary period of 12 months
    • Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only
    • If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful
    • Please take note that all applications will be subject to reference checks
    • The department reserves the right not to make any appointment in the above post(s)
    • Non-SA Citizens must attach a certified copy of proof of permanent residence in South Africa
    • Where applicable candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test