PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND SPORT
REF NO: AGR 2016-221 Department of Agriculture, Kromme Rhee, Stellenbosch
SALARY : R142 461 – R 167 814 per annum (Salary level 5) 180
CENTRE : Department of Agriculture, Kromme Rhee, Stellenbosch
CLOSING DATE : 29 September 2017
Basic education (literacy and numeracy – Abet Level 3/ Grade 7).
A minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in caring for farm animals.
A valid code B driver’s licence.
Recommendation: Grade 12 (Senior Certificate).
Proven skill of supervision of personnel for at least 2 years.
Proven skill of working with farm animals, including management and record keeping.
Proven skill of working in research trail by collecting data and preparation of samples.
Experience in maintenance of equipment and facilities.
Be able to work overtime, during weekends and public holidays.
Competencies: Knowledge of farm animals.
Knowledge of management of personnel.
Excellent communication skills at a management level.
Excellent writing and communication skills.
Supervision of farm aids as well as the recording of performance and accompanied administrative tasks.
Preparing of research trails and the collection of samples and records of experimental animals.
Maintenance of research facilities, infrastructure and pasture management.
Carry out research trails according to research protocols including feeding of animals, feed mixing and general record keeping and management of the animals.
Ms C Van der Walt Tel no: (021) 865-2323