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Tractor Driver/Operator

  • Full Time
  • Oudtshoorn
  • Salary: RR145 281 per annum (Salary Level 4)

Department of Agriculture







Farm Services, Oudtshoorn

Reference number: AGR 2019-37

Salary: R145 281 per annum (Salary Level 4)

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 drive and/or operate specialised farming machinery and equipment (including implements). The successful incumbent must have the ability to do physical work and work well within a team. This post is based in Oudtshoorn.

Requirements: Senior Certificate (Grade 12 or equivalent qualification) • A minimum of 1-year relevant experience • A valid Code C1 driving licence.

Key performance areas: Operate a tractor with various implements • Perform vehicle maintenance and administration support • Operate specialised machinery • Perform general farm activities.

Competencies: Knowledge of general farm work/activities regarding working with different ages of ostriches and research • Operate a tractor with various implements • Perform tractor maintenance and related support activities • 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.