Agricultural Advisor Opportunities (10 Vacancies) - Jobs in South Africa

Agricultural Advisor Opportunities (10 Vacancies)

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10 Apr, 2014

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SALARY : R212 106 – 249 849 per annum

CENTRE : KOKSTAD (2X Crop Production 1x Animal & Pasture), AMATHOLE (3x Crop
Production 2x Animal & Pasture), CHRIS HANI (2x Crop Production)



An appropriate qualification at NQF 7 in Agriculture is the minimum

● Selfmanagement

● Planning and organizing

Communication, presentation, Interpersonal skills

● Advanced computer skills

● A valid drivers license is essential within three years. Candidates will be subjected to a competency assessment.



Render scientific and technical advice to internal and external clients under mentorship programme to ensure sustainable development

● The candidate will be expected to deliver on the following key output areas by implementing efficient methods and utilization of financial, natural resources such as soil, water, veld, funds, etc.

● Demonstrate farming/production methods

● Present/organize farmer days and information sessions

● Constant visits to farms to assess the impact of support provided

● Source inputs from specialists

● Provide technical support in terms of planning, advice and after care for organized agriculture and other agricultural stakeholders

● Provide technical support on government funded projects such as CASP, LETSEMA, LANDCARE and LRAD

● Assists clients with planning, advice and aftercare

● Promote sustainable production of agricultural products

● Undertake research activities under the guidance of senior staff members

● Perform administrative and related functions

● Keep abreast of applicable prescripts, policies, procedures, technologies and new developments to be able to render an efficient and

effective Extension Service.



All the applications must be hand delivered to address : Department of Rural
Development and Agrarian Reform, Office No 1108, 11th
Floor, Dukumbana
Building, Independence Avenue, Bhisho, 5605 or posted to : The HR Manager,
Private Bag x0040, Bhisho, 5605

CLOSING DATE : 11 April 2014

ENQUIRIES : Ms G Gcwabe: Tel. No 040 – 6093407


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