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Farm Aid

  • Full Time
  • Oudtshoorn
  • Salary: RR102 534 per annum (Salary Level 2)




Farm Services, Oudtshoorn

Reference number: AGR 2019-36

Salary: R102 534 per annum (Salary Level 2)

Enquiries: Mr S Engelbrecht at 044 203 9408

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 in Oudtshoorn.

Requirements: ABET level 2 Certificate or equivalent qualification. Recommendations: Proven experience of general farm work.

Key performance areas: General farm work will entail: planting, harvesting, irrigation, loading and off-loading • General routine farm aid activities with regards to infrastructure, animal sciences, plant sciences and research.

Competencies: Knowledge of Infrastructure • Advanced working experience doing farm work pertaining to ostriches • General farm work • Irrigation of Lucerne on land • Proven skills of working with farm animals, farm infrastructure construction and maintenance e.g. fencing, building and water pipe systems • Ability to work well within a team and individually • 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, only use 1 of the 3 options available: (1) Hand deliver to: Affirmative Portfolios, Unit 14, 1st Floor, 3 Canal Edge, Tyger Waterfront, Carl Cronje Drive, Bellville 7530 (Between 08:00 to 17:00). (2) Postal address: PO 5496, Tyger Valley Centre Parking Area, Bellville 7536. (3) E-mail address: Only one application will be accepted per job.

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

Closing date: 19 August 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.