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Agric Dev Agency invites unemployed youth with maintenance experience to apply a post in Jozini


MAINTENANCE OFFICER POSITION REF NUMBER: ADAHRM 07/2023 Job Title Maintenance Officer Ref Number: ADAHRM 07/2023

Location Makhathini Irrigation Scheme – Jozini

Grade/Salary L08 (DPSA Salary Scale)

Types of employment 3 Years (Fixed Term Contract)

Reporting Officer Control Technician: Water Services

Unit Operations

Requirements: Grade 12, three years in working with electrical tools, working with underground pipes, hydrant, valves and plumbing and concrete works etc. Irrigation Plumbing certificate Trade test certificate in Plumbing will be advantage.


  • Good organizing skills,

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal),

  • Planning skills,

  • Technical skills,

  • Good interpersonal relations,

  • Problem solving skills,

  • Ability to work independently and under pressure,

  • Accuracy and attention to details,


  • Knowledge of irrigation scheme maintenance

  • Knowledge of pump station and water related infrastructure problems.

  • Supervisory skills relevant engineering standards,


  • Maintain underground irrigation water,

  • Handle handheld electrical tools,

  • Practicing occupational and safety in the workplace

  • Install and fixing of leaking flow meters, pressure valves, distribution pipes and large and small centrifugal pumps,

Suitable candidates will be selected with the intention of promoting representivity. Note:

  • All applicants are subject to the signing of performance agreement;

  • ADA reserves the right not to appoint any applicant to the above position.

  • Preference will be given to members of designated group

  • Females and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply

  • Applications must be submitted in the following manner:

  • A covering letter indicating the reference number and the post that you are applying for, together with a brief motivation.

  • A Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (Previous experience must be comprehensively detailed)

  • Failure to submit the requested documents will result in the application being disqualified.

  • Full names, addresses and telephone numbers of three work related referees.

  • If you are applying for more than one post, please submit a separate application for each post.

Enquiries: Mr. M.E Thekiso

Closing date: 22 May 2023 Tel: (033) 347 8600

Forward your applications, stating the relevant reference number and the name of the publication in which you saw the advertisement, for attention of Mr. Siphamandla Shabalala, Agribusiness Development Agency, Private Bag x01, Montrose, Pietermaritzburg 3202 or hand deliver to No5 Cascades Crescent, Cascades Office Park, Montrose Pietermaritzburg or send applications via the ADA or hand delivered to Makhathini Irrigation scheme, Section 2 , Jozini

Should you not hear from us 8 weeks after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful

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