ANIMAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN (X12 POSTS)

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: EASTERN CAPE
DEPARTMENT OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND AGRARIAN REFORM
The Department of Rural Development and Agrarian Reform in the Eastern Cape is an equal opportunity,
affirmative action employer. Females and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Employment
Equity targets of the Department will be adhered to.
APPLICATIONS : Post to: Head Office: The Director: Corporate Services Admin Support,
Department of Rural Development and Agrarian Reform, Private Bag X0040,
Bhisho, 5605. Hand Delivery: Human Resources Section, Room No: 1103,
Dukumbana Building, Independence Avenue, Bhisho.
CLOSING DATE : 22 June 2018
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on a Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public Service
department or on the internet at
http://www.info.gov.za/documents/forms/employ.pdf which must be signed (an
unsigned Z83 form will disqualify an application) and should be accompanied by a
recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of all
qualification(s) [Matric certificate must also be attached] and ID-document and
Driver’s license [where applicable]. Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit
Holders must attach a copy of his/her Permanent Residence Permit to his/her
application. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be
accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification
Authority (SAQA). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the
application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed
candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the
closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was
unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check
(criminal record check, citizenship verification, financial/asset record check,
qualification/study verification and previous employment verification). Successful
candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes. Where
applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. Successful
candidates will be appointed on a probation period of twelve (12) months. The
Department reserves the right not to make appointment(s) to the advertised
post(s). Persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

OTHER POST: WORKS INSPECTOR (X4 POSTS)

POST 23/59 : ANIMAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN (REF NO: DRDAR 23/06/2018) (X12 POSTS)
SALARY : R281 418 (Level 08)
CENTRE : All Districts
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate NQF Level 6 qualification in Agriculture with a minimum relevant
experience of two years. Supervisory experience will be added advantage. A valid
driving license is essential. Candidates will be subjected to a competency
assessment.
DUTIES : The successful candidate is expected to plan and implement disease control.
Measures, which would, entail Administering of vaccinations for animal diseases,
Collect specimens, examine and dispatch samples with regard to animal diseases
and collection of census data regarding farm animals. Conduct inspections of
livestock for the presence of noticeable diseases. Participate in campaigns and
other activities aimed at eradicating the spread of animal health diseases. Render
a support service to the State Veterinarian with regard to animal disease control,
reproduction and production advancement, sample collection and law
enforcement, which would, entail Conducting inspections of animals, animal
products, vaccine distribution points and installations where animal products are
processed. Assist the State Veterinarian with investigations relating to surveys,
post mortems and animal diseases. Obtaining and processing of epidemiological
and other data. Collection of samples for analysis by the State Veterinarian and
laboratory. Enforce animal disease legislation at auctions, veterinary road blocks,
and border posts. Provide extension services on animal health to animal owners.
ENQUIRIES : can be directed to Ms K Mngxekeza Tel No: 040 602 5062 or Mr K Javu Tel No:
040 6025144.

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