Department of Agriculture
EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE WHO WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
FARM AID: FARM SERVICES
LANGGEWENS RESEARCH FARM: MOORREESBURG
Salary: R102 534 per annum (Salary level 2)
Enquiries: Mr S Laubscher at 022 433 8931
Reference Number: AGR 2019-45
Job purpose: The Department of Agriculture, Western Cape Government has an exciting opportunity for a competent individual to perform routine manual farming activities. This post is based at Langgewens Research Farm, Moorreesburg.
Requirements: Basic literacy and numeracy (ABET Level 2 or higher).
Recommendations: A valid Code B driving licence.
Key performance areas: Perform the following tasks: Routine activities in respect of crop production and livestock • General routine farm activities in respect of infrastructure.
Competencies: A good understanding of the following: Activities regarding small grain production • Handling of livestock (e.g. sheep, cattle and ostriches) • Handling of machinery and power tools regarding maintenance of infrastructure • Communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.
NB: Applicants from relevant local communities will receive preference. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department.
To apply, please complete an application form (Z83) 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 post being applied for and the reference number must be clearly indicated on the Z83 application form.
You may use 1 of the 3 options available to submit your application: (1) Hand Deliveries (Between 08:00 to 17:00): Affirmative Portfolios, Unit 14, 1st Floor, 3 Canal Edge,
Tyger Waterfront, Carl Cronje Drive, Bellville 7530, (2) Postal: You may post it to the following postal address: PO Box 5496, Tyger Valley Centre Parking Area, Bellville 7536. (3) e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org You may use only one application platform as only one application will be accepted.
Applications not submitted on or before the closing date as well as faxed will not be considered
Closing date: 30 September 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.