AUXILIARY SERVICES OFFICER: BREEDING/ REPRODUCTION/ ANIMAL HOUSING AND WELFARE-OUDTSHOORN
REF NO: AGR 20/2021
SALARY: R145 281 per annum (Level 04)
CENTRE: Department of Agriculture, Western Cape Government
REQUIREMENTS: Grade 11 or equivalent qualification (Basic numeracy skills, literacy, operating equipment skills); A minimum of 2 years experience in hatchery practices and/or ostrich handling; A valid code B (or higher) driving license. Competencies: A good understanding of the following: Maintaining a hatchery and farm infrastructure; Management of Ostrich breeder flock; Communication skills; Ability to work within a team and give guidance to farm aids; Ability to do physical work (handling of ostrich breeders and loading trays filled with eggs in incubator trollies).
DUTIES: Support the execution of research projects: Collecting, setting and handling of ostrich eggs and recording of research data; Maintenance of research resources: General cleaning and disinfecting of hatchery facilities; Administration: Daily record keeping; Functional work allocation and supervision of workers; Technology transfer: Assist with open days.
ENQUIRIES: Dr. Z Brand at (044) 203 9406/ 084 689 1032
APPLICATIONS: To submit your application, there are 3 methods in which you can apply, please only use 1 of the following: (1) Hand deliver your application for Attention: Western Cape Government Jobs, 44 Gannet Street Pelican Heights, Cape Town (From Monday to Friday between 07:00 am to 17:00pm); Or (2) Post your application for Attention: Western Cape Government Jobs, PO Box 113 Muizenberg 7950; Or (3) Email your application to, firstname.lastname@example.org. Clearly indicate the reference number of posts in the email subject line and ensure attachments are in the appropriate format (MS Word or PDF).
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, please complete an application form (Z 83) and current CV (5 pages maximum) together with copies of ID, Academic qualifications, and proof of other requirements as indicated in the advertisement. The post being applied for and the reference number must be clearly indicated on the Z83 application form. Applications not submitted on or before the closing date as well as faxed copies will not be considered. If you did not receive any correspondence within 3 months of the closing date, consider your application as unsuccessful.
CLOSING DATE: 28 June 2021