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Tractor Driver

Western Cape Government

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Reference number:
AGR 2019-05

R136 800 per annum (Salary Level 4)

Mr H.S. Gerber at 044 803 3727/ 083 642 7293

Job Purpose:
The Department of Agriculture, Western Cape Government seeks to employ and develop a competent individual to handle specialised farm machinery, equipment and tools. The successful incumbent must be able to perform physically demanding work and activities. This post is stationed at Outeniqua Research Farm.

Senior Certificate (Grade 12 or equivalent qualification) • A minimum of
1 year’s relevant experience • A valid code B driver’s licence.


Key performance areas:
Operate a tractor with various implements • Assist with research projects • General farm work/activities • Perform tractor maintenance and administrative support activities • General farm infrastructure development and maintenance activities.

Knowledge of operating a tractor with various implements • Ability to work well within a team and individually • Ability to do physical general farm work/ activities • Communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape • Interpersonal skills • Planning and organising skills.

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, you must submit a manual application. Please complete an application form (Z 83) and a 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