Western Cape Department of Agriculture Vacancies 2022: Check Posts, Requirements and How to Apply

Western Cape Department of Agriculture


APPLICATIONS : Only applications submitted online will be accepted. To apply submit your application online only: via http://www.westerncape.gov.za/jobs or https://westerncapegov.erecruit.co

CLOSING DATE : 05 December 2022

NOTE : Only applications submitted online at: www.westerncape.gov.za/jobs or https://westerncapegov.erecruit.cowill 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. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department. Should you experience difficulties with your online application, kindly note that technical support (challenges with online application) is only available from Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 16:00 you may contact the helpline at 0861 370 214. Otherwise, all other queries relating to the position, kindly contact the enquiries person as indicated in the advert.


SALARY : R331 188 per annum (Level 08)
CENTRE : Department of Agriculture, Western Cape Government

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate 3-year tertiary qualification (National Diploma/B- Degree or higher qualification) in Natural Resource Management, Environmental Management, Agriculture or Civil Engineering; A minimum of 3 years post qualification experience of Natural Resources Management principles; A valid (Code B or higher) driving licence. Recommendation: Working knowledge of the agricultural sector, natural resource management, crop production systems, water and irrigation and social physical properties; Management skills inhuman resources, financial and project management; Experience in MS Office, CAD, ArcView/GIS programs. Competencies: Knowledge of the following: Theory, design and implementation of environmental resource management plans; Legal compliance NEMA, CARA, SALA, NWA; Technical/scientific report writing; Skills needed: Written and verbal communication; Proven computer literacy; Planning and organising; Problem solving and analysis; Personnel and conflict management; Personal attributes: Self-motivated; Committed; Ability to work under pressure and under adverse field conditions.

DUTIES : Provide support to the land use manager; Assess and provide comments on applications for land use management; Facilitate the representation of the department and the sub-programme; Facilitate and coordinate the development and revision of a strategic plan, policies and guidelines for agricultural land use in the Western Cape Province as well as liaison with external service providers and clients.

ENQUIRIES : Mr C van der Walt Tel No: (021) 8085099