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REF NO: 3/2/1/2023/537
Directorate: Genetic Resources
SALARY: R147 036 per annum (Level 03)

CENTRE: Gauteng (Roodeplaat)


Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 10 or equivalent Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET) level 3.

No experience required.

Job related knowledge:

Knowledge of stores management.

Knowledge of various farm implements.

Basic knowledge of technical maintenance.

Basic knowledge of agricultural inputs.

Stores and warehousing.

Planning and organizing.

Job related skills:

Communication skills (verbal and written).

Basic computer skills.

Interpersonal skills.

Analytical skills.

Listening skills.

Numerical understanding.

Planning and organizing skills.

Problem solving skills.

Work independently.

Willingness to work extended hours.





Render support in planting of trials. Supply of fertilizers.

Ensure availability of farm equipment.

Co-ordinate supply of farm chemicals.

Co-ordinate supply of planting equipment.

General assistance with maintenance of trials.

General maintenance of the farm workshop.

Co-ordinate repairs and maintenance of farm equipment’s.

Safe keeping of power tools.

Maintain register of day to day used tools.

Record keeping of all workshop tools.

Housekeeping of workshop area.

Ensure that all safety signs are visible in workshop.

Ensure that protective clothing is worn in workshop.

General maintenance of farm stores.

Record keeping of pesticide store.

Record keeping of fertilizer store.

Maintenance of diesel register.

Report supplies that are running low and facilitate procurement thereof.

Report discrepancies and losses.

Provide support in the management of assets.

Assist in compiling and updating the relevant asset list.

Identify and report redundant assets.

Assist in compiling the disposal list.

Facilitate disposal of waste.

Assist with moving and arranging of assets.

Safeguarding of assets.

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

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


To Agriculture Place, 20 Steve Biko (formerly Beatrix) Street, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0083

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





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: https://www.dpsa.gov.za/newsroom/psvc/ and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Certified copies of Identity Document, Grade 12 Certificate and the highest required qualifications as well as a driver’s licence 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). Applications: Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered. If you apply for more than 1 post, please submit separate applications for each post that you apply for. Due to the large number of applications we envisage to receive, applications will not be acknowledged. Should you not be contacted within 3 months of the closing date of the advertisement, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.

Should, during any stage of the recruitment process, a moratorium be placed on the filling of posts or the Department is affected by any process such as, but not limited to, restructuring or reorganisation of posts, the Department reserves the right to cancel the recruitment process and re-advertise the post at any time in the future. Important: DALRRD is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representivity in DALRRD through the filling of posts. The Department reserves the right not to fill a position. Shortlisted candidates will be required to be available for assessments and interviews at a date and time as determined by the Department. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks. The successful candidate will be subjected to undergo security vetting. DALRRD will conduct reference checks which may include social media profiles of the shortlisted candidates.

Applicants must declare any pending criminal, disciplinary or any other allegations or investigations against them. Should this be uncovered during / after the interview took place, the application will not be considered and in the unlikely event that the person has been appointed such appointment will be terminated. The successful candidate will be appointed subject to positive results of the security clearance process. The successful candidate will be required to enter into an employment contract and sign a performance agreement with the Department. All applicants are required to declare any conflict or perceived conflict of interest, to disclose memberships of Boards and directorships that they may be associated with.


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