Control Agricultural Development Technicians x 10 Positions

Posted on :

3 Nov, 2014

Category :

Technician Jobs in South Africa

Department of Rural Development and Agrarian Reform Recruitment

NO: 24/6/14
SALARY : R337 998- R398 139 per annum
CENTRE : Bizana, Libode, Lusikisiki, Mount Ayliff, Mhlontlo, Flagstaff, Port Elizabeth,
Emalahleni, Engcobo, Aliwal North
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate qualification at NQF 6 in Agriculture / a qualification in agriculture
at NQF7 will be an advantage, At least 6 years appropriate experience of which 3
years must be at Chief or Senior Agricultural Development Technician level,
Knowledge of Agriculture Extension Methodology and Project Planning, Selfmanagement,
Financial management, People management, Change
management, conflict management. Customer focus and responsiveness,
Planning and organizing, Communication, presentation, Interpersonal skills,
Advanced computer skills, A valid driver’s license (Code EB), Candidates will be
subjected to a competency assessment.
DUTIES : Ensure that government programs (CASP, LETSEMA, LANDCARE and LRAD
are implemented by each extension officer / advisor in the area / that tasks
performed by Extension Technicians and Advisors are in accordance with the
required norms and standards, Identify challenges and shortcomings in
Extension Services and take initiative in resolving them, Provide guidance to
Technicians and advisors, Execute tasks that require high level knowledge and
expertise, Financial and HR Management.


APPLICATIONS : Applications must be forwarded for the attention of Ms. G Gcwabe at the
following Address: The HR Manager. Department of Rural Development and
Agrarian Reform, Private Bag X0040, BHISHO, 5605, Or hand delivered to Room
1108, 11th Floor, Dukumbana Building, and Bhisho. Telephone Enquiries: 040 –
602 5062
CLOSING DATE : 14 November 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 certified copies of all
qualification(s) [Matric certificate must also be attached] and ID-document and
Driver’s license [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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