FARM AID REF NO: 3/2/1/2023/538

Directorate: Genetic Resources
SALARY: R125 373 per annum (Level 02)
CENTRE : Gauteng (Roodeplaat)

REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must be in possession of NQF Level 1 or 2 (Adult Basic Education and Training Level 2 / 3 Certificate). No experience is required. Job-related knowledge: Farm Practices. Job-related skills: Basic numeracy skills. Basic literacy skills. Willingness to work overtime.

DUTIES: Perform general activities in respect of crop production through inter alia the following: Irrigation of crops. Soil cultivation and preparation e.g. cleaning, hoeing, etc. Apply chemical crop protection e.g. operate a knapsack. Reaping, grading, weighing, packing, and storage of farm produce. Tending of crops/orchards/vineyards e.g. pruning, weeding, etc. Perform general activities which would include inter alia the following: Cleaning of facilities. Disposal of farm waste material. Maintain equipment e.g. cleaning, oiling, sharpening, etc. Fire fighting and prevention. Opening of springs, troughs, and unblocking of drains. Loading/off-loading. Perform general activities in respect of infrastructure which would include inter alia the following: Maintaining fences, shade houses, greenhouses, etc. Maintain irrigation houses and water supply systems.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. B. Maroga Tel No: (012) 319 6426

APPLICATIONS: Applications can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X833, Pretoria, 0001, or hand delivered during office hours to 600 Lilian Ngoyi Street (formerly known as Van der Walt Street), Berea Park, Pretoria, 0002, or to Agriculture Place, 20 Steve Biko (formerly Beatrix) Street, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0083

NOTE: Coloured, Indian, and White Males and Coloured, Indian, and White Females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

CLOSING DATE: 01 September 2023 at 16:00

NOTE: The application must include only a completed and signed new Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) website link: and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Certified copies of the Identity Document, Grade 12 Certificate, and the highest required qualifications as well as a driver’s license where necessary will only be submitted by shortlisted candidates to Human Resources on or before the day of the interview date. Failure to do so will result in your application being disqualified. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation report issued by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have all foreign qualifications evaluated by SAQA and to provide proof of such evaluation report (only when shortlisted).