Employer: Hotel and Catering Personnel

  • Western Cape, R3 500 – R4 000 Per Month (Negotiable)
    Benefits: Training
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sector: Hospitality
  • Posted by Hotel and Catering Personnel on Tuesday, January 16, 2018
  • Reference: CC001

Apply before Sunday, March 18, 2018 – 62 Days left

We are looking for young, energetic cooks to join our dynamic


Are you passionate about food?

Do you have excellent cooking skills?

Can you put together winning menus?

Are you creative?

Do you work well under pressure?

Are you a team leader?

Do you have an eye for detail?

Prepared to go the extra mile

Candidate Requirements
Relevant tertiary qualification in hospitality – advantageous
Previous experience in similar position
Knowledge of stock issues, costing and controls
Must be computer literate (MS Office)
Ability to Work in a Pressurised Environment
Good Communication Skills at all Levels (English & Afrikaans)
Well Presented, Neat & Professional Image
Mon to Fri 7am to 4pm however you need to be flexible if hours change

This position reports to: Catering Manager
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City of Polokwane Now is Hiring

Closing Date: 26 January 2018 at 16h30

Please Note: Reference Number is the same as the item number below. I.e, 1 for the first row…

1 City Planning and Property Management (Property) [x3]National Diploma / Degree Real Estate; Property Law / LLB
2 City Planning and Property Management (City and Regional Planning) [x3]Degrees National Diploma in Town / Urban / City and Regional Planning
3 City Planning and Property Management (Property Management) [x3]Degree / National Diploma in Information Science
4 Community Development: Cultural Services (Library) [x2]Degree / Library Science
5 Sports and Recreation (Sports)  [x2]Degree / National Diploma in Sports Management
6 Special Focus [x3]National Diploma / Degree in Social Work / Psychology / Community Development / Nursing Diploma or HIV / AIDS counselling
7 Communications and Marketing  [x2]Degree / National Diploma Communications / Marketing / Public Relations / Journalism / Graphic Design and Multimedia
8 Office of the Municipal Manager (Secretariat)  [x1]Degree / National Diploma in Secretarial / Office Administration
9 Economic Development and Tourism (Trade)  [x1]Degree / National Diploma Business Management
10 Economic Development and Tourism  [x1]Degree / National Diploma Marketing / Tourism / Economics (Investment Promotion and Tourism)
11 Economic Development and Tourism  [x1]Degree / National Diploma Economics (Economic Planning)
12 Economic Development and Tourism  [x]Degree / National Diploma Business Management / Entrepreneurship (Business Centers, Cooperatives and SMMEs)
13 Economic Development and Tourism (Agriculture)  [x1]Degree / National Diploma Agriculture / Agriculture Management / Agricultural Economics
14 Cluster Office (Sebayeng|Dikgale cluster &Molepo  / Chuene /  Maja) [x2]Degreel National Diploma Public Management / Developmental  Studies
15 Office of the speaker (Public Participation)  [x2]Degree / National Diploma Public Administration / Public Management /  Political Science
16 Budget and Treasury (Logistics)  [x3]Degree / National Diploma Inventory / Logistics
17 Legal Services  [x3]Degree LLB / Training course for legal Practice will be added advantage
18 Water and Sanitation (Treatment Plants)  [x2]National Diploma in Water Care / Engineering Studies (Chemical Plant operations) Water and Sanitation
19 Water and Sanitation (Laboratory)  [x10]Degree  /  National Diploma Chemistry / Microbiology / Analytical Chemistry
20 Energy Services  [x4]National Diploma-Electrical Engineering / Services

Requirements: • Applications should be South African citizens, aged 18-35 • Applicants should be residents within the jurisdiction of Polokwane Municipality • Applicants should be unemployed and should not have participated on any internship programme before • Successful candidates will be subjected to security vetting

How To Apply

Detailed CVs with a signed covering letter quoting the relevant internship programme and reference number applied for, ID certified copy, certified copies of qualifications and proof of residence or authorized letter from traditional leaders should be hand delivered on the 9th floor office no 905 at the Civic Centre Cnr Landros Mare Street & Bodenstein Street or can be posted to the Attention of Municipal Manager P.O. Box 111 Polokwane 0700.

NB: People with disability are encouraged to apply

If you are applying for more than one (1) programme please submit separate applications for each. Should you not hear from us within three months of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. We thank all applicants for the interest shown.

Enquires can be directed to Ms MP Mello or Ms LKomana 015 290 2211 / 015 290 2023

How to Become a Train Driver

A train driver operates, or drives, a train. They’re also called locomotive engineers, railroad engineers or foot plate men. It’s a great job for someone who likes to travel and see the country and who doesn’t mind being away from home for days or weeks at a time. It pays well and affords you the benefits of belonging to a union, such as job security and a pension.

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  • Meet the general qualifications.
    • You must be at least 18 years of age.
    • You must pass a background check and a drug screen.
    • You must be able to work alone for long periods of time, handle emergency situations and think for yourself.
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      Attend formal training, which will consist of classroom study and hands-on experience. Training may take several weeks or several months. You must attend a program approved by the Federal Railroad Administration.

      • Most train drivers attend schools operated by the railroad company, but some may choose to attend a community college and earn an associate’s degree in railroad operations.
      • Get an entry-level job with a railroad company, such as a laborer, rail yard worker, brakeman or conductor. Gain additional skills and experience. If you want to drive commuter trains, you may have to begin by driving buses.

      Pass the qualifying exams for different positions and work your way up to driver. Before you can drive a train, you must pass a federal licensing exam.
      You will have to attend additional training in the classroom, in simulators and on the job before you can take the licensing exam.
      You will also be required to periodically pass additional tests to maintain your license.

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      Community Q&A

      • Is it possible for someone in their thirties to become a train driver or a conductor?
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        Yes. As long as you can make it through the training and understand the requirements of the job, you should be fine.
      • I’m in my mid-fifties. Is it too late for me to become a train driver?
        wikiHow Contributor
        It’s never to late to become one. Just meet the requirements and you should be fine.
      • Can I become a train driver if I have a mechanical diploma?
        wikiHow Contributor
        Yes. Eligible diploma departments include the following: Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics and Automobile Engineering.
      • What are the educational requirements for becoming a train operator?
        wikiHow Contributor
        Most railroad companies have the minimum requirement as High School diploma or GED, but I have heard that railroads won’t hire you unless you have college experience (unsure how much truth there is to this, however).
      • Can I become a train driver even if I don’t learn physical sciences?
        wikiHow Contributor
        The easiest way is build your experience. Start off applying for a job driving light rail, or something similar. You don’t need prior training.
      • Can I become a train driver if I have an artificial foot?
        wikiHow Contributor
        Sure, all trains have hand breaks and dead-man switches. There’s no such thing as foot pedals except in specialty trains.
      • How old do I have to be in order to be a train driver?
        wikiHow Contributor
        You must be 18 years of age or older. If you are you are under the age you could try volunteering at your local railroad museum to learn the ropes.
      • How do I find out if my degree meets the requirements of this job?
        wikiHow Contributor
        You could always research this online, or phone and ask the branch you’re looking to apply for.
      • Can I become a train conductor if I have glasses?
        wikiHow Contributor
        Yes. I wear glasses/contacts and recently became a locomotive engineer. Rules require you to have a backup pair on you while on duty.

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      • Railroad jobs are currently declining because of computerization. However, a large number of railroad workers are expected to retire between 2010 and 2020, creating job openings.
      • To find railroad jobs, visit the websites of railroad companies such as Norfolk Southern, Union Pacific or CSX Transportation. You can also find jobs by checking the list published by the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board. If you want to drive commuter trains or subway trains, check for jobs with area public transit authorities.



The education requirements for becoming a police officer vary by state and, in most cases, by city department. The minimum level of education accepted by most police departments is a high school diploma or GED. However, many departments around the country require at least some college coursework or an associate’s degree in criminal justice.

Even if it’s not a specific requirement in the hiring process, having an associate’s or bachelor’s degree works strongly in an aspiring police officer’s favor. There is high competition for available positions and promotion within the law enforcement sector, and those with college experience generally stand out during the hiring process. Additionally, a college degree can be a requirement for promotion into higher ranks


There are additional requirements an individual must meet to become a police officer. A candidate must be a US citizen, be 18 to 21 years old depending on the jurisdiction, and meet rigorous physical criteria. Physical criteria include having stamina, agility, adequate vision and hearing, and physical and mental strength. In many cases, candidates who speak a common second language receive preferred hiring status. Similarly, those with military experience are often placed at the front of the line in the hiring process.

Working as a police officer means protecting a community, but it also means having a certain level of respect for working with the public. Future police officers must have a personable demeanor and should enjoy working with people. Applicants must be honest, responsible, and demonstrate integrity. Backgrounds are investigated during the interview process and most applicants are asked to undergo polygraph exams and to submit to drug testing. Prospective police officers should look into the process of the law enforcement agency for which they are applying, but generally, you can expect a process similar to the one below:

  1. Accumulate the education and/or experience needed to become a police officer.
  2. Apply for an open police officer position.
  3. Be interviewed for the position.
  4. Complete a physical examination.
  5. Take and pass a drug test.
  6. Take and pass a polygraph exam.
  7. Undergo a background investigation.
  8. Be conditionally hired.
  9. Complete several weeks of required police academy training.
  10. Be hired as a full-time peace officer.
  11. Continue being trained on the job once hired.

Please note that a degree cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Additional academy training or education may be required for law enforcement jobs.

Police Officer Job Training

Newly hired police officers go through an extensive training period. Recruits are usually trained at a police academy for approximately three months. Police academy training includes classroom instruction on topics such as state and city laws, legal processes, and accident or crime investigation. Police officer recruits also receive hands-on training in traffic control, weapons use, first aid, and emergency response.

Aspiring police officers must pass written and physical exams within the training academy before becoming eligible to serve. Police training programs are physically intensive, and written exams are comprehensive, designed to test how well the candidates have understood the curriculum. Final scores are a major factor in the hiring process. Although simply passing an exam might be acceptable, scoring above the rest of the cadets is what may make or break your future career as a police officer.

After police training academy, officers are generally assigned to a senior officer for an on-the-job training and mentoring period, during which junior officers will learn how to apply their training in real-life scenarios.

Other Helpful Skills and Experience

A desire to learn, a willingness to listen and to ask questions, and respect for authority are all important to a successful career as a police officer. In addition, officers must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, must have empathy toward others, and must possess sound judgment. Candidates with previous military or law enforcement experience and those who are bilingual or multilingual often have an advantage when it comes to hiring.

Police Officer Career Path

Police departments in most major metro areas require officers to gain experience working in patrol before they become eligible for transfer to specialized law enforcement positions. However, once these experience requirements are met, officers have a wide range of opportunities. These include positions such as detective, mounted officer, SWAT, and other focused units, depending on the size and needs of a given police department.

Career police officers may also choose to seek promotion to the supervisory ranks. First-line supervisors of police and detectives include sergeants, lieutenants, and captains. These supervisors are responsible for shift scheduling, training staff, and supervising and coordinating investigations while ensuring proper procedures are being followed.

In most police departments, officers must meet experience requirements (three to five years is common) to become eligible to take a competitive promotional exam. An officer’s score on a promotional exam determines, in part, how soon he or she will be promoted; those with higher scores tend to receive promotion first. An oral interview may also be part of the promotion process. This process is repeated for each promotion the candidate seeks: from officer to sergeant, from sergeant to lieutenant, and so on. After achieving the rank of captain, further promotions are typically based on appointment by department chiefs rather than by examination.

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that nationally, first-line supervisors of police and detectives make an annual average salary of $85,810.1 Approximately 19% of first-line police supervisors have at least some college credit, while 19% have an associate’s degree.2

Read Career Advice from Experienced Police Chiefs

Possible Job Titles for This Career

  • Deputy Sheriff
  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Law Officer
  • Patrolman
  • Patrol Officer
  • Peace Officer
  • Police Officer
  • Police Officer Salary and Job Outlook

    Salaries in law enforcement range significantly, depending on whether a police officer works in a rural area, an urban setting, or in a large city. As seniority and tenure are the primary drivers of wage increases for police officers, higher salaries tend to be earned through experience. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports a median annual salary of $60,270 a year for police officers and detectives.3 The top 10% of police officers earn more than $100,560.3 Earnings may increase significantly with overtime. Police officers typically enjoy benefits such as paid vacation, sick leave, medical and life insurance, and uniform allowances.

    The BLS projects job growth of 4% nationally for police officers from 2014 to 2024.3 This projected growth is on the low side for such a typically stable occupation. However, this outlook depends heavily on city and state budgets, which have recently been fluctuating. The low rate of projected growth will create stronger opportunities for police officer applicants who hold a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or a related field. Additionally, prior experience in law enforcement or military experience is also heavily valued, as well as the ability to speak more than one language fluently.

    Related Careers

    Interested in a career similar to a police officer? Check out these related careers:

    From the Chief’s View: “Employ your full skill at all times and to all persons. Prevent, manage, or intervene in situations requiring police service. Be open, accept change in this changing world, develop and maintain a broad perspective of your function and the society in which you work, be flexible and develop the ability to grow with the people you serve.” -David Couper, Retired Chief of Police, Madison Police Department

    Top Paying States for Police and Sheriff Patrol Officers

    State Employment4 Average Annual Salary4
    California 70,930 $93,550
    New Jersey 22,810 $89,160
    Alaska 1,090 $77,230
    Washington State 8,770 $74,170
    Washington DC 5,230 $72,000

    Data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics as of May 2015.

    Police Career Advice

    Pros and Cons of Becoming a Police Officer

    If you are considering a career as a police officer, research the various pros and cons associated with the job. Those in law enforcement assert that it can be very rewarding, but there are many factors to consider.

    First, the dangers associated with law enforcement vary throughout the US, depending on location and crime rates. According to the FBI’s 2014 Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted (LEOKA) report, in 2014 51 law enforcement officers around the nation were killed in the line of duty as a result of felony activity; 45 officers were killed as a result of accidents in the line of duty; and 48,315 officers were assaulted while performing their duties.5

    To compensate for the dangers that officers face, there are substantial benefits that come with the job. One of the advantages of becoming a police officer is the stability of working for the government. Local, state, and federal governments continue to be the biggest employers in the United States. Officers who earn seniority have a measure of job security not often found in the private sector. Additionally, government jobs often offer better benefits than jobs in the private sector, including generous pensions, paid time off, and paid life insurance policies.

    Additional advantages of becoming a police officer include:

    • Police officers receive excellent training that can be used beyond their careers in police work, such as problem identification, problem-solving, and public relations.
    • Many seasoned police officers assert that they gain a sense of pride and accomplishment from their careers. Police officers are literally the “thin blue line” between law-abiding citizens and criminals.
    • Working as a police officer means that you are part of a tight-knit team. No matter where you work, your law enforcement colleagues become like a second family, providing support throughout your career and after leaving the force.
    • Opportunities for advancement are abundant in law enforcement. As individuals retire or move up in the ranks, there are more chances for promotion. Because police departments are usually divided into divisions, there are choices as far as available career tracks.

    Though there are many advantages to becoming a police officer, there are also disadvantages, including:

    • Law enforcement work can be very stressful. With departmental policies; local, state and federal laws; and other regulations, you may find it difficult at times to stay abreast of all that is required of you as a police officer.
    • Law enforcement work requires a great deal of documentation. Even with computerization, officers spend many hours each day simply working on paperwork.
    • You will see the results of violent crime. Due to the emotional magnitude of the job, post-traumatic stress disorder is common among police officers.
    • Work schedules generally aren’t consistent. Most departments have 12-hour rotating shifts. Your schedule may vary from day to night shift. Police work doesn’t take a holiday and you will most likely have to work weekends, nights, and holidays quite often, especially before you earn seniority. Shift work can be very stressful on your family life.

    The decision to become a police officer should not be taken lightly. Weigh all of the pros and cons before making this commitment. You must have the desire to serve the public, to protect others, and to work as a team in order to be a successful police officer.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Question: How important is the police academy to my career?

    Answer: How well you do at the police academy determines whether or not you have a future with the department that hired you. Police Magazine recommends asking plenty of questions during training, respecting your superiors, learning from your mistakes, and maintaining professionalism at all times if you want to succeed at the police academy and in your career as a police officer.

    Question: I’m not yet 21. Is there anything I can do to prepare for a career in law enforcement?

    Answer: Some police departments feature special cadet programs that allow aspiring police officers under the normal hiring age to work within the department doing clerical and related work. These cadet programs give candidates early experience in law enforcement that can be valuable when the time comes to formally apply to the police academy.

    Question: Will I always have to work nights, weekends, and holidays?

    Answer: Police departments often assign the best shifts to the most seasoned police officers. Expect to work varied shifts, especially as a rookie police officer. On the positive side, officers do earn overtime, which is generally paid at time-and-a-half.

  • Police Officer Requirements by Metro Area

    Additional Resources

    Law Enforcement Resources

    1. Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2015 Occupational Employment and Wages, First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives:https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes331012.htm
    2. O*NET OnLine, First-Line Supervisors of Police and Detectives: https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/33-1012.00
    3. US Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, Police and Detectives:https://www.bls.gov/ooh/protective-service/police-and-detectives.htm
    4. US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment and Wages May 2015, Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers:https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes333051.htm
    5. FBI 2014 LEOKA Report: https://ucr.fbi.gov/leoka/2014

SAB Miller: Packaging Learnership Programme Opportunity

Location: Rosslyn

To provide 24 individuals with an opportunity to enroll for q National Certificate in Food and Beverages Packaging NQF 3. They will enter into an one year contract, fixed term contract with Rosslyn Brewery, during which they will undergo both on the job practical training and theoretical training, culminating in a national qualification.

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 Competence RequirementsMinimum Grade 12 Mathematics and English (exemption pass) or N3 Mechanical or Electrical

  • Experience in a food and beverage packaging line will be an advantage
  • Self motivated
  • Attention to detail
    • Ability to interact and work effectively in teams
    • Analytical
    • Self Driven
    • Responsible
    • Competitive
    • Adaptive

    Output and Accountabilities

    The Learnership is a structured learning programme that combines practical and theoretical learning in an integrated programme. The learner is given exposure to theory and then opportunity is given for the application of the theory.

    Further characteristics of a Learnership are:

    1. The Learnership leads to a national qualification registered on the National Qualifcations Framework (NQF)
    2. The qualification is based on SAQA (South African Qualifications Authority) registered unit standards.
    3. The unit standards are written to reflect value adding skills required in the workplace and contains the outcomes and assessment criteria.
    4. Competence is demonstrated in the workplace utilizing a variety of assessment methods and using assessment criteria as the standard of performance.

    How To Apply

    Apply Online for the SAB Miller Packing Learnership Programme

Dept Of Rural Development: Graduate / Internship Programme 2018

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Closing Date: 15 January 2018

The National Department of Rural Development and Land Reform invites applications for internship opportunities that currently exist at the National Office in Pretoria. Unemployed applicants between 18 and 35 years of age who have never participated in an internship programme in any Government department are invited to apply. Successful Interns will be appointed for a period of 12 months. Interns will receive a monthly stipend. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Legal Services / Land Tenure

  • LLB / BA law

Location: National Office (DRDLR 201 / NO)

  • KZN (DRDLR 201 / KZN)
  • EC (DRDLR 201 / EC)
  • Mpumalanga (DRDLR 201 / MP)
  • Gauteng (DRDLR 201 / GP)
  • Limpopo (DRDLR 201 / LP)
  • Free State (DRDLR 201 / FS)
Built  Environment / Construction

  • ND / Degree in Civil Engineering / Built Environment

Location: Eastern Cape  (DRDLR 202 / EC)

  • Gauteng (DRDLR 202 / GP)
  • KwaZulu-Natal (DRDLR 202 / KZN) , Limpopo (DRDLR 202 / LP)
  • Northen Cape, North West (DRDLR 202 / NW)
  • Limpopo (DRDLR 202 / LP)
  • Free State (DRDLR 202 / FS)
Rural Business and Enterprise Development / Management / Project Implementation / Agri-Business

  • ND / Degree in Business Economics, Agricultural Business, Business Managemnet / Enterprise Development, Development Studies. Project Management

Location: National Office (DRDLR 203 / NO)

  • Eastern Cape  (DRDLR 203 / EC)
  • KwaZulu-Natal (DRDLR 203 / KZN)
  • Mpumalanga (DRDLR 203 / MP)
  • Gauteng (DRDLR 203 / GP)
  • North West (DRDLR 203 / NW
Geographical Information System, Geo-Information

  • ND / Degree in GIS or related field, Geography or Geomatics


  • National Office (DRDLR 204 / NO),
  • Limpopo (DRDLR 204 / LP),
  • Northen Cape (DRDLR 204 / NC),
  • North West (DRDLR 204 / NW),
  • Western Cape (DRDLR 204 / WC)
Animal  / Plant Production, Agricultural Economics

  • ND / Degree in Research, Agricultural Studies / Science, Community Development, Animal Production / Management

Location: National Office (DRDLR: 205 / NO)

  • Eastern Cape (DRDLR: 205 / EC),
  • Free State (DRDLR: 205 / FS),
  • Gauteng (DRDLR: 205 / GP),
  • Northen Cape (DRDLR: 205 / NC),
  • North West (DRDLR: 205 / NW),
Town and Regional Planning

  • ND / Degree in Town and Regional Planning


  • Eastern Cape (DRDLR: 206 / EC),
  • Western Cape (DRDLR: 206 / WC),
  • Northen Cape (DRDLR: 206 / NC),
  • North West (DRDLR: 206 / NW)
Communicty Development / Business Studies / Public Management

  • ND / Degree in Development Studies

Location: National Office (DRDLR: 207 / NO)

Social Work

  • ND / Degree in Social Science

Location: Western Cape (DRDLR: 208 / WC)

Knowledge and Information Management

  • ND / Degree in Library and Information Science / Records Management

Location: National Office (DRDLR: 209 / NO)


  • ND / Degree in Commerce, Financial Accounting, Cost and Managment Accounting, Internal Audit


  • National Office (DRDLR 210 / NO),
  • Eastern Cape(DRDLR 210 / EC),
  • Free State (DRDLR 210 / FS),
  • Gauteng (DRDLR 210 / GP),
  • Limpopo (DRDLR 210 / LP),
  • Mpumalanga (DRDLR 210 / MP),
  • North West (DRDLR 210 / NW)

  • ND / Degree in Office Technology, Public Administration

Location: National Office (DRDLR: 211 / NO)

  • Eastern Cape (DRDLR: 211 / EC)
  • Free State(DRDLR: 211 / FS)
  • Limpopo (DRDLR: 211 / LP)
  • Mpumalanga (DRDLR: 211 / MP)
  • North West (DRDLR: 211 / NW)
  • Western Cape (DRDLR: 211 / WC)
  • Northern Cape (DRDLR: 211 / NC)
Records Management

  • ND / Degree in Public Records Management

Location: National Office (DRDLR: 212 / EC), Gauteng (DRDLR: 212 / GP)

  • KwaZulu-Natal(DRDLR: 212 / KZN),
  • Limpopo(DRDLR: 212 / LP),
  • Mpumalanga (DRDLR: 212 / MP),
  • Northern Cape (DRDLR: 212 / EC)
  • North West (DRDLR: 212 / NW)
Infomation Technology

  • ND / Degree in IT, Computer Science

Location: Eastern Cape (DRDLR 213  / EC)

  • Mpumalanga (DRDLR 213 / MP)
Asset / Acquisition / Provisioning / Vendor / Management / Transport or Procurement

  • ND / Degree in Logistics / Public Management, Supply Chain Management

Location: National Office (DRDLR 214 / NO), Free State (DRDLR 214 / FS), Gauteng (DRDLR 214 / GP)

  • Limpopo(DRDLR 214 / LP),
  • Mpumalanga (DRDLR 214 / MP),
  • Northen Cape,
  • North West (DRDLR 214 / NW),
  • Western Cape (DRDLR 214 / WC)
Human Resources and Organisational Development

  • ND / Degree in Human Resource Development

Location: National Office (DRDLR 215 / NO)

How To Apply

Apply Online fo rthe Dept of Rural Development Graduate / Internship Programme

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within 2 months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.


National Office184 Jeff Masemola Street, Pretoria, Attention: Ms. N. Ngcobo / Mr M. Gwili, Tel: 012 312 8321 / 9839

Private Bag x833, Pretoria 0001

Eastern CapeBlock H, First Floor, Moor Street, Quigney, East London, 5200, Attention: Ms A. van Vuuren / Ms A. Magqabi, Tel: 043 743 0078

PO Box 1716, East London, 5209

Free StateSA Eagle Building, 7th Floor, 136 Maitland Street, Bloemfontein, 9300, Attention: Ms. D. Peters, Tel: 051 403 0700

Private Bag x20803, Bloemfontein, 9300

Gauteng524 Sancardia Shopping Centre, 6th Floor, Steve Biko and Stanza Bopape Streets, Pretoria, Attention: Ms. N. Duiker / Mr. Gwiji, Tel: 012 3129839

Private Bag x09, Hatfield, 0028

KwaZulu-Natal270 Jabu Ndlovu Street, Piertermaritzburg, 3200, Attention: Mr N. Mbambo / S. Manqele, Tel: 033 264 9521 / 9577

Private Bag x9132, Pietermaritzburg, 3200

Limpopo61 Biccard Street, Polokwane, 0700, Attention: Mr M. Shai, tel: 015 284 6300

Private Bag x9312, Polokwane, 0700

Mpumalanga18 Bell Street, Bell Towers Building, Nelspruit, 1200, Attention: Ms. P. Muchanga, tel: 013 755 3499

Private Bag x11305, Nelspruit, 1200

Northern CapeNew Public Building, corner Knight and Stead Streets, Kimberley, 8300, Attention: Ms. T. Oliphant, tel: 0538304000

Private Bag x5007, Kimberley, 8300

Northn West9 Shippard Street, Shamma Investment Building, Mafikeng, 2745, Attention: Mr K. Sebetiele, tel: 018 3977629

Private Bag x74, Mafikeng, 22745

Western Cape14 Long Street, Cape Town, 8000 / 8001, Attention: Mr. M. Mafanya, tel: 021 409 0580 / 0658 / 4319

Private Bag x9159, Cape Town, 8000

Munich Re: Graduate / Internship Programme 2018

Closing Date: 19 January 2018
Location: Johannesburg

The successful incumbent will be exposed to:

  • Transforming client data into a useable format for analysis
  • Ability to derive rates from pricing basis
  • Ability to calculate group risk quotes for all benefits using the provided tools
  • Understanding of the modelling and pricing transactions
  • Learning how to use and run models
  • Data checks and movement analysis
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    We are looking for graduates who meet the following requirements:

    • Degree in Actuarial Science [Preferably Hons –  ( CT4; CT5; CT8 is highly preferable)] / Engineering / Risk Management (Hons) / Law / Maritime
    • Must have obtained a minimum of four exemptions
    • Good Excel Skills

    The successful incumbent will possess the following:

    • Be a student who graduated within the last two years
    • Have an excellent academic record(65% and above)
    • Be driven and passionate about learning
    • Good analytical and communication skills
    • Ability to work well under pressure

    How To Apply

    1. Apply Online for the Munich Re Actuarial Graduate / Internship Programme
    2. Apply Online for the Munich Re Engineering Graduate / Internship Programme (no Mining Engineering)
    3. Apply Online for the Munich Re Commerce Graduate / Internship Programme (
      • BCom Risk Management (Honours)
      • BCom Law
      • Maritime


Make a decision of the type of coin you would like to buy. We will help you decide.

A Coin Collection requires time and investment but it is a very rewarding activity. Regardless of whether you have a lot of money to spend or small budget, I will try to give you the tips on how to start collecting and making money for the future! There is a variety of rare South African coins available.

Different ways to collect

At The Coin Company all our clients share the same interest: Coins

There are two different main types.

  • Collector’s Interest. They would try to get a collection that is priceless and in many cases they will never think about selling it.
  • Collecting only highly graded certified coins or Profit interest: The type of client that wants to buy coins as an investment. This type of client will look for coins that will grow in value in the future.

Coin Investment requires the advice of a broker to make the right choice and purchase. This is a long time investment. We do not recommend buying online any coin before having the possibility to inspect the coin in your hand.

Coin collections

Most of the coins you will find at The Coin Company are graded coins as well as rare South African coins. This means that coins have been inspected and inserted in a plastic capsule with a bar code and a hologram to certify the coin is authentic. This process is done in United States.

If you have a collection of coins that are currently in circulation, remember that unfortunately we don’t buy or sell circulated coins.

If your coins are out of circulation, old or rare, never try to clean them.

The value will decrease if you clean them.

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Make the right decision

Make a decision of the type of coin you would like to buy. We will help you decide.

Nelson Mandela Coin Collections

At The Coin Company we specialise in Nelson Mandela Coins.

There are 3 series of coins that were released by SA Mint portraying Nelson Mandela and his presidential inauguration.1994 Presidential

The sky is the limit

Now, when it comes to collecting coins, the possibilities are unlimited. The mint of origin, the grades, the year of mint, however, the most important thing to remember is that no matter whether you are collecting only highly graded certified coins, or you want to specialize in collecting only coins for a particular mintage, or whatever coins you wish to collect – coin collecting is a fun and exciting hobby that should always be held in a safe and out of the way location, such as in a locked safe.

And always remember before buying any coin consult an expert about the specific coins you have interest in.


The Benefits of Collecting and Selling Coins Including Mandela Coins

Coin collecting can start as a hobby and become a very smart way of creating an investment. When investing in rare coins, it can provide a significant medium to long-term benefit. The value of a coin is related to the difficulty to obtain a coin and the demand is generated for that specific coin. Generally, the rarer the coin, the greater the value. The world’s rarest coin is the South African “Single 9” that was minted in 1899.
Nelson Mandela coins are welcome addition to any coin enthusiast’s collection.
All Nelson Mandela coins were produced by the South African Mint.
For a Nelson Mandela Coin to have value, the following requirements are needed:
1. Coin must be uncirculated , Mint State or Proof (Untouched)
2. Graded by International grading companies (Only NGC or PCGS)
3. Certificate of Purchase with name of purchaser.

These are the different options when purchasing PROOF Nelson Mandela Coins. Be aware that Proof coins are different from Mint State Coins.

1994 Inauguration Coin.
2000 Millennium Nelson Mandela Coin.
2008 Nelson Mandela 90th Birthday Coin.
The 1994 Inauguration R5 Coin in both Mint State (MS) and Proof (PF) issue to coincide with the inauguration of President Nelson Mandela in 1994 is by far the rarest and most difficult to come by either MS or Proof.
The 2000 Nelson Mandela Millennium Coins Mint State and Proof were minted in respect to Nelson Mandela on his retirement as State President and they are also very rare.
In 2008 a new R5 coin bearing his head was issued to celebrate his 90th Birthday in July 2008. This had never been done in the history of the SA MINT that two R5 coins were issued with the ex-presidents bust on them.

Our Goal is to help you build coin collections and coin portfolios. Remember No Capital Gains Tax or other taxes are payable on resale of Mandela coins, as well as No Estate duties are payable.
The Coin Company specialises in Mandela Coins and other rare collectable coins. We have a collective 30 years of experience in rare coins and as such will provide you, with the knowledge to make the best decision for the ultimate unique portfolio. It is never too late to start and your collection can only grow in value as time passes by. Our mission is to offer assistance and advice to all our clients, either entering the coin market for the first time or to established coin collectors.

Please take a look at the picture below showing MINT STATE (MS) coins so you can see the difference with the Proof coins.
Not all the MS Nelson Mandela Coins should be purchased as an investment, some of these coins are not rare because of the high number of coins available. Our brokers can give you the best advise.
The 2008 Nelson Mandela MS69 is the finest known of all. There are only 11 of these coins and was sold in 2011 for over 2.5 million. The MS68 is also a very rare coin. NGC only records 56 of these coins.
If you have specific interest in making a large investment with these coins contact us by phone.


2008 – 2000 – 1994 Proof_Nelson_Mandela

We are excited to announce that World Coin News confirms this year that rare R5 Nelson Mandela coins are the fastest appreciating rare coins in the world!

Sources: TheCoinCompany

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The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) invites students to apply for FBIP Scholarship / Bursary Programme for 2018 academic year.

Closing Date: 15 January 2018 at 17:00
Location: South Africa


Check full details below…

The Foundational Biodiversity Information Programme (FBIP) is offering the following bursaries for postgraduate studies for the 2018 academic year:

  • 8 Honours bursaries with a value of R65,000 each (funding for one year)
  • 4 Masters bursaries with a value of R90,000 per year for a maximum of two years
  • 1 Doctoral bursary with a value of R120,000 for three years
  • Programme background:

    The FBIP is a long-term programme to generate, manage and disseminate foundational biodiversity information and knowledge so that this can be managed, secured, disseminated and applied to address the needs of society. The programme is funded by the Department of Science & Technology (DST), and managed by the National Research Foundation (NRF) and the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI).

    Study field:

    Successful applicants will be expected to carry out projects in taxonomy, DNA barcoding, generation of species occurrence records / data or the application / use of such data in addressing questions relevant to global change or the bioeconomy.

    Criteria and eligibility:

    • The bursaries are offered to South African citizens registering at any national institution in 2018.
    • Students who receive any other bursary or scholarship are not eligible to apply for the FBIP bursaries.
    • Only students who are registered for full-time study are eligible for the FBIP bursaries (ie. applicants may not be employed on a full-time internship).
    • Bursaries will be awarded according to a score calculated based on equity (40%), academic record (30%) and relevance of proposed project to the FBIP focus, support of supervisor and motivation for why the bursary is needed (30%). In the case of honours students who do not have a project, a letter describing potential areas of focus for projects and studies needs to be submitted.

    What the bursary covers:

    The bursary allocation is intended to cover registration fees and / or living expenses. Project supervisors are expected to cover the running costs of projects.

    Application process:

    Applicants are requested to complete the application cover sheet attached below, and also submit the following documents:

    Full CV
    • Certified copy of ID document
    • Academic transcript showing marks for courses studied
    • Certified copy of highest qualification
    • Statement of acceptance and support from supervisor / Head of Department
    • Project out-line (1-2 pages) or in case of honours students who do not have a project, a letter describing potential areas of focus for projects and studies needs to be submitted.
    • Letter of motivation for scholarship


    Please name each document clearly and send with the application cover sheet to applications@sanbi.org.za with “FBIP bursary application” in the subject line. Emails must be <10MB.

    Closing date: 17h00 on 15 January 2018

    Successful applicants will be notified by 31 January 2018, but payment of the bursary will be according to NRF schedules and may take several weeks.

    Once SANBI has notified the successful applicants they will be expected to register at the university where they will be studying, and to request the university to nominate them on the NRF system for the bursary. The bursary will be awarded to the student by the NRF through the university which will administer the payment of the bursary to the student.


    Prof Michelle Hamer

    Email: M.Hamer@sanbi.org.za

    Telephone: 012 8435017 / 082 8037222

    Dr Lita Pauw

    Email: L.Pauw@sanbi.org.za

    Telephone: 012 843 5113

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