DAFF: FARM AID

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

POST: FARM AID: TYGERHOEK RESEARCH FARM

REF NO: AGR 2017-53

SALARY: R90 234 per annum, Level 02

CENTRE: Department of Agriculture, Tygerhoek Research Farm, Riviersonderend

REQUIREMENTS: Basic literacy and numeracy (ABET level 2). Able to do physical work. Recommendations: A valid (code B) drivers licence; Experience in handling of machinery and power tools; Handling of livestock(sheep); Knowledge of cultivating, spraying, harvesting etc. of small grain and lucern production; Maintenance of relevant equipment; Knowledge of irrigation and relevant equipment; Fencing as well as practical experience. Competencies: Knowledge of the following: Activities regarding animal production and research; small grain production and research; Lucerne production and irrigation; Good communication skills in at least two of the official languages of the Western Province; Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

DUTIES: Perform routine activities and general tasks in respect of the following: Small grain production and research; Animal production and research; Farm work and maintenance; Farm infrastructure, irrigation and maintenance.

ENQUIRIES: Mr A Dippenaar Tel no: (028) 425 4861

APPLICATIONS: Kindly note that from level 1 to 4 you may submit online or manual application: Forward your manual application to, Attention: Theo Steenkamp / Sharon Steenkamp, TIA BIZ (Pty) Ltd t/a Business Doctors, Postnet Suite no. 200, Private Bag X3, Bloubergrant, 7443 or hand-deliver to TIA BIZ (Pty) Ltd t/a Business Doctors, Shop 3 (Postnet), Parklands Lifestyle Centre, Parklands Main Road, Parklands (Attention: Theo Steenkamp / Sharon Steenkamp). To apply submit your application online via www.westerncape.gov.za/jobs or a manual application

NOTE: Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department and may also be required to undergo competency assessments/proficiency test. Kindly note that technical support is only available from this coming Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00 should you experience any difficulties with your online application. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.

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