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Department of Forestry: Youth Employment Opportunities 2024 New Hiring

As a Youth Employee in the Department of Forestry, you will have the opportunity to work on various projects and initiatives aimed at promoting sustainable forestry practices, biodiversity conservation, and environmental awareness. You will be an integral part of our dedicated team, gaining hands-on experience in forestry management, research, and community engagement.

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  1. Forest Management Support:
    • Assist in the planning and implementation of sustainable forestry practices.
    • Participate in field assessments and data collection to support forest management initiatives.
  2. Biodiversity Conservation:
    • Contribute to the preservation and enhancement of biodiversity within forested areas.
    • Support initiatives focused on the protection of endangered plant and animal species.
  3. Community Engagement:
    • Collaborate with local communities to raise awareness about sustainable forestry and environmental conservation.
    • Assist in organizing and participating in community outreach programs and events.
  4. Research and Development:
    • Engage in research activities related to forestry and environmental science.
    • Contribute to the development of innovative solutions for sustainable resource management.
  5. Training and Development:
    • Participate in training programs to enhance your skills in forestry, environmental management, and related fields.
    • Work closely with experienced professionals who will mentor and guide you in your career development.
  • A passion for environmental conservation and sustainable forestry practices.
  • Minimum educational requirement: High school diploma; additional relevant coursework or degrees are a plus.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and adapt to various tasks.
  • Willingness to learn and contribute to the department's objectives.
Job Benefits
  • Valuable hands-on experience in the field of forestry and environmental management.
  • Mentorship opportunities with experienced professionals.
  • Exposure to various aspects of environmental conservation and sustainable development.
  1. Review the Job Description:
    • Carefully read through the job description to understand the responsibilities and qualifications required for the Youth Employment Opportunities in the Department of Forestry.
  2. Prepare Your Application:
    • Update your resume to highlight relevant education, skills, and experiences.
    • Write a cover letter expressing your interest in the position and detailing how your skills align with the job requirements.
  3. Submission of Application:
    • Submit your application through the official DFFE employment portal or designated email address. Ensure that your application includes both the resume and cover letter.
  4. Application Deadline:
    • Take note of the application deadline and ensure that your application is submitted before the specified date.
  5. Application Review:
    • Applications will be reviewed by our hiring team. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further assessment.
  6. Interview Process:
    • If selected, you may be invited for an interview to discuss your qualifications, experiences, and motivation to join the Department of Forestry.
  7. Selection and Offer:
    • Successful candidates will be notified of their selection, and offers of employment will be extended.
  8. Onboarding and Orientation:
    • Once you accept the offer, you will go through an onboarding process to familiarize yourself with the department's policies, procedures, and team dynamics.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Environmental Services
Job Location
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0002, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
May 6, 2024
Valid through
January 15, 2028
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