Experiential Training Opportunities at SA National Zoological Gardens

By on November 19, 2014
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The National Zoological Gardens of South Africa (NZG) is a rapidly transforming facility reporting to the National Research Foundation (NRF). It has an impressive animal collection, on breeding centre as well as a wildlife research centre. The NZG is well placed as an education and awareness platform for visitors comprising of educators, learners, students, special interest groups and the general public.
The following challenging opportunities are in the process of being filled:

The National Zoological Gardens of South Africa is offering opportunities for students to complete the Work-Integrated-Learning / Experiential Training component of their tertiary qualification. Please note that the NZG is offering only to mentor students and provide them with the opportunity of completing their tertiary qualifications. The NZG does not offer any form of remuneration or other support (financial or otherwise) to these students.

These opportunities will be available from 5 January 2015.

Work-Integrated-Learning / Experiential Training Opportunities

1. National Diploma: Nature Conservation & Game Ranch Management

  • 14 opportunities are available in the NZG’s conservation department based at the National Zoo in Pretoria (ex situ environment).
  • 2 opportunities are available in the NZG’s conservation department based at Mokopane Biodiversity Conservation Centre (ex situ and in situ environment).

Key Requirements and Competencies:

Candidates must be registered at a recognised higher education institution for the
Work-Integrated-Learning / Experiential Training component of a registered tertiary qualification as stated above

  • Good academic record
  • Hard working
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Innovative thinking
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Computer literacy
  • Flexible to different work demands

Enquiries may be directed to: Human Resource at 012 339 2700 or Ms Tracy Rehse at 012 339 2700

How to apply

Interested candidates are requested to send applications (with a cover letter, full CV, qualifications and a full academic transcript showing all marks) to be forwarded to the addresses below. Short-listed candidates who are invited for the interview will be expected to demonstrate proof of the above Key Competencies and Minimum Requirements.

For more information kindly log on to: www.nzg.ac.za

Applications should be submitted in the following manner:
Hand submissions:
HR PRACTITIONER Or P. O Box 754
232 Boom Street Pretoria
PRETORIA 0001
0001
Email submissions:
Email: nzg.recruitment@nzg.ac.za

Closing Date: 21 November 2014, 16h30

The National Zoological Gardens of South Africa is committed to employment equity and redress. The NZG reserves the right not to fill these opportunities.

Via – NZG

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