Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R470 040 – R553 677 per annum (Level 10)
  • Qualifications Certificate
  • Industry Health
  • Reference Ref No: DRDAR: 6/08/2021
  • Centre Sarah Baartman (Grams Town)
  • Enquiries
    Ms.S. Njokweni Tel No: 040 602 5062 / Mr.L. Stowman Tel No: 040 602 5144
  • Where to submit application
    Post to: The Director: Corporate Services Admin, Department of Rural Development and Agrarian Reform, Private Bag X0040, Bhisho, 5605 Hand deliver to: Dukumbana Building (11th floor), Independence Avenue, Bhisho.
  • Notes
    NOTE: Applications must be submitted on Z83 form, obtainable at any public service department or on the internet at which must be signed (an unsigned Z83 form will disqualify an application) and should be accompanied by a recently updated comprehensive CV and copies of qualifications. Such copies need not be certified when applying for a post. The communication from the HR of the department regarding the requirements for certified documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates. Therefore, only shortlisted candidates for a post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from HR. (Matric certificate must also be attached) an ID document and driver’s license (where applicable). Non-RSA citizens/ Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of his/her Permanent Resident 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 shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within 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, citizen verification, financial/ asset record check, qualification/ study verification and previous employment verification). SMS applicants will be subjected to a technical exercise and undergo competence assessment. Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance process. Where applicable candidates will be subjected to a skills/ knowledge test. Successful candidates will be appointed on a probation period of 24 months. The department reserves the right not to make appointment (s) to the advertised post (s). Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applications received after closing date will not be considered. All applications must be submitted to the relevant centre as specified in the advert. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NB: Forward applications to the relevant centre and all applications should be accompanied by the new Z83 form which can be downloaded from the DPSA website. Should an individual wish to apply for a post on or after 01 January 2021, she| he will be required to submit the new application for employment form which can be downloaded on – vacancies. From 1 January 2021should an application be received using the incorrect application for employment (Z83) it will be not considered. ERRATUM: Kindly note that the following posts were advertised in the Public Service Vacancy Circular No. 26 of 2021 dated 30 July 2021. The Requirements are amended as follows: (1) CHIEF DIRECTOR: STRATEGY & PLANNING (Head Office) with Ref No: DRDAR 02/07/2021. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT - National Senior Certificate, a Bachelor’s degree at NQF level 7 in Public Administration / Management Sciences. (2) DIRECTOR: STRATEGIC PLANNING (Head Office) with Ref No: 08/07/2021. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT - National Senior Certificate, a Bachelor’s degree at NQF level 7 in Public Administration / Management Sciences. (3) DEPUTY DIRECTOR: INFRASTRUCTURE (Head Office) with Ref No: 15/07/2021. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT - National Senior Certificate, an appropriate qualification in Agriculture at NQF level 7. (4) DEPUTY DIRECTOR: VETERINARY SERVICES (2 POSTS). CENTRE: Joe Gqabi District with Ref No: DRDAR 24/07/2021 and Amathole District with Ref No: DRDAR 25/07/2021). REQUIREMENTS: National Senior Certificate, an appropriate qualification at NQF level 8 as recognized by SAQA in Veterinary Science (B.VSc or B.VMch), valid proof of registration with the SA Veterinary Council as a Veterinarian. A valid drive

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: Qualification And Experience: National Senior Certificate, An appropriate qualification at minimum of NQF Level 6 as recognized by SAQA in Animal Health with relevant experience of at least 6 years as an Animal Health Technician. Proof of valid registration with the South African Veterinary Council as an Animal Health Technician, which confirms day 1 competencies. A valid code 8 driver’s license. Candidates will be subjected to a competency assessment. Knowledge And Skills: Knowledge of Animal Health Regulatory Support Service in terms of the Animal Health Diseases Act (Act 35/1984). Knowledge of Animal Health Extension Methodology and Project Planning. Self-management, Financial management, People management, Change management, conflict management, Customer focus and responsiveness, Planning and organizing, Communication, presentation, Interpersonal skills, Advanced computer skills. DUTIES: The successful candidate will be responsible for the co-ordination and management of animal Health activities in terms of the Animal Health Diseases Act (Act 35 of 1984). Manage the detection, prevention, eradication and control of controlled and notifiable animal diseases and zoonosis through vaccinations for animal diseases, inspections of livestock for the presence of controlled and notifiable diseases. Perform awareness campaigns and other activities aimed at eradicating the spread of animal diseases, manage the support service to the State Veterinarian with regard to animal disease control, reproduction and production advancement, sample collection and law enforcement. Coordinate and facilitate Animal Health Extension Services. Identify challenges and shortcomings in Animal Health Extension and take initiative in resolving them. Coordinate the training of Animal Health Technicians. Provide guidance to Technicians and Advisors. Manage the allocated resources of the Directorate in line with legislative and departmental policy directives and comply with corporate governance and planning imperatives:- Maintain high standards by ensuring that the team / section produces excellent work in terms of quality / quantity and timeliness Resolve problems of motivation and control with minimum guidance from manager Delegate functions to staff based on individual potential; provide the necessary guidance and support and afford staff adequate training and development opportunities Ensure timeous development and implementation of Work Plans and Personal Development Plans (PDP’s) for all subordinates Management of assets.

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