Farm Aid Job Vacancies x 12 Positions

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4 Mar, 2015

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Farm Management
SALARY : R 73 044 per annum (Salary Level 2)
CENTRE : Tompi Agric Seleka College (02 posts) (Ref No: LDA 32/15, Madzivhandila College (02
posts) Ref No: LDA 33/15), Mara Research (05 posts) (Ref No: LDA 34/15 and
Towoomba Research (03 posts) (Ref No: LDA 35/15)


REQUIREMENTS : Grade 8 or equivalent qualification. Competencies and Skills: Able to read and write.
Knowledge of security services. Communication skills. Good interpersonal relations.
Report writing. Knowledge of Batho Pele Principle.


DUTIES : Apply chemical crop protection. Soil cultivation and preparation. Irrigation of crops. Care
for sick livestock. Dipping, vaccination and dosing. Count livestock daily. Tending of
crops/orchards/vineyards. Cleaning of facilities and disposal of farm waste materials.
Firefighting and prevention. Maintain windmills and water supply system.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. Mabula NJ & Ms. Thema TM 015 294 3000


APPLICATIONS : Applications are hereby invited for the filling of the vacant posts, which exist in the Department. Applications for posts that fall under Head Office, Tompi Seleka & Madzivhandila Agricultural Colleges must be directed quoting the relevant reference number to: The Head of Department, Department of Agriculture, Private Bag X9487 Polokwane, 0700 or hand delivered at 69/67 Biccard Street; Temo Towers; Polokwane.
Applications for posts at district offices should be forwarded/ submitted to the relevant district at the addresses below:
CAPRICORN DISTRICT: Private Bag x28, Chuenespoort, 0745 or hand delivered at
Lebowakgomo Government offices next to Traffic Station, Block 28
WATERBERG DISTRICT: Private Bag x1048, Modimolle, 0510 or hand delivered at NTK Building
SEKHUKHUNE DISTRICT: Private Bag x01, Chuenespoort, 0745 or hand delivered at
Lebowakgomo Government offices next to Traffic Station, Block 27
VHEMBE DISTRICT: Private Bag x2247, Sibasa, 0970 or hand delivered at Makwarela Government Offices
MOPANI DISTRICT: Private Bag X577, GIYANI, 0826 or hand delivered at Old
Parliamentary Building.

CLOSING DATE : 13 March 2015 @16h30.
NOTE : Applications should be submitted on the prescribed Form Z83 (Obtainable from any Public
Service Department or on the Internet at, which must be completed in full,
originally signed and dated by the applicant. Application should be accompanied by a
recent updated comprehensive CV (previous experience must be comprehensively
detailed, i.e. positions held and dates) as well as certified copies of all qualifications,
endorsed academic record/transcript, ID document and where it is a requirement, a
certified copy of the driver’s license must be attached. Certified copies of certified copies
will be disqualified. The employer reserves the right not to fill the post. Failure to submit
the requested documents will result in your application not being considered. NB: You are
kindly requested to complete A, B and C of the z83 application form in full. Applications
received after the closing date, faxed or e-mailed will not be considered. Please clearly
indicate the reference number of the position you apply for in your application and if you
apply for more than one position, submit separate applications. All shortlisted candidates
will be subjected to security clearance. All appointments are subject to the verification of
educational qualifications, previous experience, citizenship, reference checks and security
vetting. The successful candidates must be willing to sign an oath of secrecy with the
Department. Foreign nationals are requested to attach SAQA accreditation of their
qualifications. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only, due to the
large number of applications we envisage to receive. If you have not heard from us within
60 days of the closing date, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.
However, should there be any dissatisfaction, applicants are hereby advised to, within 90
days, seek reasons for the above administrative action in terms of section 5, sub –
section 1 and 2 of Promotion of Administrative Justice Act 3 of 2000. Applications which
are forwarded / submitted to the wrong address will not be considered.

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