Vetenary Public Health Officers x 4 Positions

Posted on :

18 Mar, 2015

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Government Jobs in South Africa

Department Of Rural Development And Agrarian Reform Recruitment

SALARY : R227 802 – R 268 338 per annum
CENTRE : Amathole, Chris Hani, OR Tambo & Joe Gqabi
REQUIREMENTS : A qualification at NQF 6 in Environmental Health. Thorough knowledge of the
Meat Safety Act, 200 (Act 40 of 2000). Excellent interpersonal and negotiation
skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, Xhosa and
Afrikaans (Competent in at least two official languages are essential) Computer
literacy. A valid Drivers’ License (Code EB).


DUTIES : Render a support function to State Veterinarian: Veterinary Public Health in
implementing the Meat Safety Act, 2000 (hygienic audits of abattoirs and cutting
plants). Implement the Hygiene Assessment System. Promote food safety and
animal welfare. Investigate illegal slaughter. Undertake field meat inspections
during culling for the EU export market. Assist with Abattoir planning and provide
technical advice on abattoir construction. Take part in the BSE and Residue
sampling programs and similar other programs to collect and collate abattoir
data. Participate in livestock projects involving the establishment of abattoirs in
developing communities. Responsible for the administrative functions pertaining
to these duties

ENQUIRIES : Ms Gcwabe Tel no: 040 – 602 5062


APPLICATIONS : Please Note : All applications must be forwarded at the following address: The
HR Manager, Department Of Rural Development And Agrarian Reform, Private
Bag X0040 BHISHO 5605 OR Hand Deliver To Room 1108, 11TH Floor
Dukumbana Building BHISHO
CLOSING DATE : 20 March 2015

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