Chief Agricultural Legislation Inspectors – 4 Vacancies

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7 Jul, 2014

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Directorate: Agriculture Inputs Control
SALARY : R227 802 per annum
CENTRE : Bloemfontein (Free State) (3 Posts) and (KwaZulu-Natal) (1 Post)


REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a National diploma/degree in Agriculture
with Animal Nutrition, Animal Health, Plant Pathology and/or Crop Production as
a major subject(s) (you are required to furnish a credit certificate and/or
statement of results). Knowledge of and experience in factory inspections and
agricultural law enforcement. Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices
(GMP) and application of the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977 (Act 51 of 1977) and
the Fertilizer, Farm Feeds, Agricultural Remedies and Stock Remedies Act, 1947
(Act 36 of 1947). Ability to participate in team projects and have a positive
attitude towards the inspections and application of relevant legislation. Good
communication (written and verbal) skills. Computer skills in MS Office software.
A valid driver’s licence and the ability to drive. Willingness to travel and be away
from home in the execution of duties.


DUTIES : The incumbent will be responsible for law enforcement in terms of the applicable
Acts, in conjunction with the Department of Justice and Constitutional
Development (DoJCD) within the Framework and in line with the strategic goals
of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF). Carry out
effective and efficient routine inspections and create awareness of the Fertilizer,
Farm Feeds, Agricultural Remedies and Stock Remedies Act, 1947. Take
samples, statements and other evidence material to compile a case docket
according to the prescripts of the Act(s). Investigate offences of the Act, attend
court cases, present evidence and demonstrate a sound knowledge of GMP
practices. Effective control over exhibits in terms of the Criminal Procedure Act,
1977. Attend meetings, training sessions and discussions with clients and State
Prosecutors. Assist and train sub-ordinates in the execution of their duties.
Financial and asset management.

ENQUIRIES : Mrs M.J.D. Israel, tel. 051 409 2628.


APPLICATIONS : Applications may be posted to URS Response Handling, P. O. Box 11506,
Tierpoort, 0056 or submitted electronically via email: [email protected] or via
fax: 086 654 1824 Enquiries: URS Response Handling, tel. 012 811 1900. or
online: or deposited in the URS Response Handling boxes
at any one of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries’ offices
indicated below.

PRETORIA: Reception, Agriculture Place, 20 Steve Biko Street (formerly Beatrix
Street), Arcadia, Pretoria, Gauteng.

CAPE TOWN: Reception (Ground Floor), Foretrust Building, 3 Martin
Hammerschlag Way, Foreshore, Cape Town, Western Cape.

STELLENBOSCH: Reception (Support Building), Quarantine Station, Polkadraai
Road, Stellenbosch, Western Cape.

PIETERMARITZBURG: Reception (5th Floor), Old Mutual Building, 185
Langalibalele Street, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal.

KING WILLIAM’S TOWN: Reception (Ground Floor), Old SABC Building, 2
Hargreaves Avenue, King William’s Town, Eastern Cape.
NELSPRUIT: Reception (2nd Floor), Permanent Building, 27 Brown Street,
Nelspruit, Mpumalanga.
MAKHADO: Reception (Ground Floor), Magistrates Building, 103 Landros Street,
Makhado, Limpopo
MTHATHA: Reception (3rd Floor), PRD Building, 2 Sutherland Street, Mthatha,
Eastern Cape
CLOSING DATE : 18 July 2014

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on a Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public
Service department or on the internet at which must be signed (an
unsigned Z83 form will disqualify an application) and should be accompanied by
a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as copies of all qualification(s)
[Matric certificate must also be attached] and ID-document and Driver’s licence
[where applicable]. Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must
attach a copy of his/her Permanent Residence Permit to his/her application.
Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied
by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority
(SAQA). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the
application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short listed
candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the
closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was
unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability
check (criminal record check, citizenship verification, financial/asset record
check, qualification/study verification and previous employment verification).
Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes.
Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test.
Successful candidates will be appointed on a probation period of twelve (12)
months. The Department reserves the right not to make appointment(s) to the
advertised post(s). Applications submitted via email, fax or online must include
the post title and reference number in the subject line and a scanned, signed Z83
form (a Z83 form without a physical signature will disqualify an application)
together with all relevant documents as indicated above. Persons with disability
are encouraged to apply.

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