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Farm Aid

  • Full Time
  • Cape Town
  • Salary: R102 534 per annum

Department of Agriculture




Salary: R102 534 per annum (Salary Level 2)
Enquiries: Mr B Aucamp at 021 808 5222
Reference number: AGR 2019-57

Job purpose: The Department of Agriculture, Western Cape Government has a job opportunity for a competent individual to perform routine manual farming activities. This post is stationed at Elsenburg Research Farm.

Requirements: Ability to read and write/Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET).

Recommendations: Proven experience of general farm work • Proven skills of working with farm animals • Working knowledge and skills to do farm infrastructure construction and maintenance (e.g. fencing, building and water pipe systems) • A valid driving licence.

Key performance areas: Perform the following: Routine activities of crop production (e.g. planting, harvesting, irrigation) • Routine activities of livestock (e.g. caring, dipping and dosing) • General farm activities (e.g. cleaning, loading and maintain water supply systems) • General routine activities in respect of infrastructure (e.g. maintain fences roads and pipelines).

Competencies: A good understanding of the following: General farm work and maintenance • Working with research farm animals • Communication skills.

Note: Applicants from relevant local communities will receive preference. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department.

To apply, you must submit a manual application. Please complete an application form (Z 83) and current CV (5 pages maximum) together with certified copies of ID, academic qualifications and proof of other requirements as indicated in the advertisement. The position being applied for and the reference number must be clearly indicated on the Z83 application form.

To submit your application, hand deliver your application form from Monday to Friday between 07:00 and 17:00 to (1) Attention: Western Cape Government Jobs, Unit F6 Bayside Office, 43 Erica Road, Table View 7441, or you may post your application to (2) Attention: Western Cape Government Jobs, PO Box 60495, Table View 7439, alternatively you may email your application to (3) Attention: Western Cape Government Jobs,

Applications not submitted on or before the closing date as well as faxed copies will not be considered.

Closing date: 9 December 2019

The WCG is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Disabled candidates are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard would be appreciated.