x2 Farm Aid jobs at Department of Agriculture

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South Africa’s Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development is inviting applications for the vacant posts of FARM AID REF NO: 3/2/1/2023/175 (X2 POSTS).

Closing date: 17 March 2023 at 16:00

SALARY : R107 196 per annum (Level 02)
CENTRE : Western Cape (Stellenbosch)

REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of NQF Level 1 or 2 (Adult Basic Education
and Training Level 2 / 3 Certificate).

No experience required. Basic numeracy skills. Basic literacy skills. Willingness to work extended hours.

DUTIES : Perform general activities in respect of crop production through Inter alia the following:

Irrigation of crops. Soil cultivation and preparation e.g. cleaning, hoeing, etc. Apply chemical crop protection e.g. operate a knapsack.

Reaping, grading, weighing, packing and storage of farm produce. Tending of crops / orchards / vineyards e.g. pruning, weeding etc.

Perform general activities in respect of livestock through Inter alia the following: Care of sick livestock. Dipping, vaccination and dosing.

Assist with calving, lambing, hatching etc. Count livestock. Shepherding, moving, weighing of livestock. Slaughtering and culling. Weighing, milling, mixing of feeds.

Stacking and storing of fodder and feeds. Feeding, milking and cleaning of water troughs for livestock.

Perform general activities which would include inter alia the following: Cleaning of facilities. Disposal of farm waste material.

Provide water supply for livestock and farm buildings. Maintain equipment e.g. cleaning, oiling, sharpening etc. Fire fighting and prevention.

Opening of springs, troughs and unblocking of drains. Loading / off loading.

Perform general activities in respect of infrastructure which would include inter alia the following: Maintain and build roads, fences, pipelines, canals, dams, drinking troughs, animal housing, building etc. Maintain windmills and water supply system

ENQUIRIES : Mr T. Pongolo Tel No: (021) 809 1640

APPLICATIONS : The application must include only completed and signed new Z83 Form, obtainable from a link at the end of this article, and a detailed Curriculum Vitae.

Certified copies of Identity Document, Grade 12 Certificate and the highest required qualifications.

Applications can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X10, Mowbray or hand delivered during office hours to: 14 Long Street, 5th Floor, Cape Town, 8001, for the attention of Human Resource Management

Closing date: 17 March 2023 at 16:00

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