Environmental Education and Awareness Graduates Programme: Bontle ke Botho (BKB) Programme

The Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is inviting environmental graduates for its Environmental Education and Awareness Graduates Programme. Bontle ke Botho (BKB) Programme (12 Months Programme).

  • Reference Number : REFS/008755
  • Directorate : Environmental Empowerment Services
  • Number of Posts : 60
  • Package : R6000.00 per month
  • Enquiries : Ms. Mamorakane Nkadimeng, Tel: 011 240 3314

What are the requirements?

  • Grade 12 plus National Diploma in Environmental Management/ Environmental Sciences/Nature Conservation (NQF Level 6) as recognised by SAQA.
  • Computer literate and have excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.

Duties :

  • Provide support in conducting environmental awareness activities in municipalities, advocacy groups and schools. Promote conservation of natural resources, air quality, waste management, sustainability and climate change education. Deliver presentations in schools, or host groups at sites such as nature reserves. Participate in implementation of selected departmental natural resources management programmes and BKB clean-up campaigns in Municipalities. Host exhibitions on environmental issues. Assist schools establish environmental projects. Candidates should take responsibility for administration work including record keeping and filing. Keep stock of stationery and consumables. Communicate and maintain good relations with co- workers, supervisor(s) and relevant stakeholders. Perform any other administrative and professional duties as and when required.

How to apply?

To apply for this Internship Programme, please CLICK HERE to apply online

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

Candidates must attach their recently updated CV as well as certified copies of all qualification/s and ID document (no copies of certified copies are allowed; certification should not be more than six months old).

  • N.B: Graduates that participated in the 2020/21 Environmental Graduates programme are not legible to apply. Potential applicants must indicate the corridor (s) in order of preference as interviews will be conducted for a particular Corridor. Potential applicants are not limited to apply for one corridor. The department reserves the right to place applicant(s) in a Corridor different to the one applied for. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. NB: For assistance with online applications, visit the following centres: 78 Fox Street, Marshalltown or Maponya Mall at Thuso House next to Home Affairs. It is the Department’s intention to promote representivity (Race, Gender and Disability) in the Public Service through the filling of this post. 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. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right not to appoint. Disabled people are encouraged to apply. If you do not receive any response from us within 3 months, please accept your application was unsuccessful.

Employer : Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Location : Gauteng Corridors of Development (West Rand, Ekurhuleni, Tshwane, Sedibeng, City of Joburg Municipalities) 12 Graduates per Corridor

Closing Date : 21-05-2021

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