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Cleaners, Farm Aids, General Workers, Animal Health Assistant/Technician, Clerks posts @ Limp DARD

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: LIMPOPO

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT Limpopo Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer with clear employment equity targets. Applications are hereby invited for the filling of the vacant posts, which exist in the Limpopo Department of Agriculture and Rural Development as outlined on the attached “Annexure A”. Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.



Limpopo Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has advertised several posts on the latest Government Circular no 29 of 2023. The posts includes Cleaner x17, Farm Aid x9, General Worker x5, Animal Health Assistant x20, Animal health Technician x16, Clerks, Communication Officers, etc. Minimum requirements for the posts are Grade 10 and some includes the following graduates: Animal Health / Agricultural Economics/Agribusiness, Human Resource Management/Public Management, Environmental Science/ Agricultural Management/



POST 29/640 : CLEANER (X17 POSTS)

SALARY : R125 373 per annum (Level 02)

CENTRE : Capricorn District: Ref No: LDARD 85/08/2023 (X3 posts)

Vhembe District: Ref No: LDARD 86/08/2023 (X3 posts)

Towoomba Research Centre: Ref No: LDARD 87/08/2023 (X3 posts)

Waterberg District: (X8 posts)

Waterberg District Office Ref No: LDARD 88/08/202) (X1 post)

Waterberg West (Lephalale) Ref No: LDARD 89/08/202) (X1 Post)

Thabazimbi Ref No: LDARD 90/08/202) (X1 Post)

Waterberg North (Mahwelereng) Ref No: LDARD 91/08/2023 (X1 Post)

Mokopane State Vet Ref No: LDARD 92/08/2023 (X1 Post)

Witpoort Ref No: LDARD 93/08/2023 (X1 Post)

Waterberg South Central Ref No: LDARD 94/08/2023 (X1 Post)

Waterberg East (Mookgophong) Ref No: LDARD 95/08/2023 (X1 Post)

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 10 or equivalent qualification. Ability to read and write. Knowledge,

Competencies and skills: Communication skills. Good interpersonal relation

and knowledge of Batho Pele Principles. Farm work experience and knowledge

of various types of farm activities will be an added advantage. Knowledge of

operating cleaning equipment. Good interpersonal skills. Ability to work under

pressure. Teamwork. Client focus and responsiveness. Health and safety

measures. Working procedures in respect of working environment.

DUTIES : Cleaning of offices, storerooms, corridors, elevators, and boardrooms. Dust

and take out waste and providing water during meetings. Refill aqua cooler/s.

Washing walls and windows. Packaging of files due for disposal. Cleaning

equipment and machinery. Cleaning windows and all general kitchen utensils.

Scrubbing toilets and polishing office floors using mob trolley. Landscaping and

gardening. Offloading of deliveries and packaging items in storerooms.

Vacuum cleaning using vacuum machine. Cleaning of vacuum machine.

Provide toilet papers in the toilets. Deep cleaning and sanitisation.

ENQUIRIES : Capricorn District: Ms. Sebatjane LD Tel No: (015) 632 8609 or Ms. Moeti M

Tel No: (015) 632 8619

Waterberg District: Mr. Matjiu SK Tel No: (014) 717 4949 or Ms. Kekana RM

Tel No: (014) 717 2523.

Towoomba Research Centre: Mr. Mabula NJ Tel No: (015) 294 3582, Ms.

Mtswene PV Tel No: (015)294 3395, Ms. Mothapo RL Tel No: (015) 294 3235

or Ms. Kgobe MA Tel No: (015) 294 3587

Vhembe District: Ms. Rathogwa M Tel No: (015) 963 2005 or Ms. Mashau VR

Tel No: (015) 963 2007



POST 29/641 : FARM AID (X9 POSTS)

SALARY : R125 373 per annum (Level 02)

CENTRE : Mara Research Centre Ref No: LDARD 96/08/2023 (X6 Posts)

Haartebees Breeding Station Ref No: LDARD 97/08/2023 (X3 Posts)

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 10 or equivalent qualification. Ability to read and write. Knowledge,

Competencies and skills: Communication skills. Good interpersonal relation

and knowledge of Batho Pele Principles. Farm work experience and knowledge

of various types of farm activities will be an added advantage.

DUTIES : Maintenance of research trails, irrigation and application of herbicides. Taking

care of livestock, dipping, vaccination and dosing. Count livestock daily,

cleaning of farm facilities and disposal of farm waste materials, Loading and

offloading of materials. Firefighting and prevention, maintenance of the farm

infrastructures such as animal handling facilities, fences, roads, water supply,

buildings.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. Mabula NJ Tel No: (015) 294 3582, Ms. Mtswene PV Tel No: (015)294

3395, Ms. Mothapo RL Tel No: (015) 294 3235 or Ms. Kgobe MA Tel No: (015)

294 3587



POST 29/642 : GENERAL WORKER (X5 POSTS)

SALARY : R125 373 per annum (Level 02)

CENTRE : Waterberg District: (02 posts)

Waterberg South Central Ref No: LDARD 98/08/2023 (X1 Post)

Waterberg West (Lephalale) Ref No: LDARD 99/08/2023 (X1 Post)

Capricorn District: Ref No: LDARD 100/08/2023 (X3 Posts)

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 10/ABET or equivalent qualification. Knowledge, Competencies and

Skills: Able to read and write. Knowledge of gardening equipment and

appliances. Be able to work in a team. Be able to perform manual work. Show

commitment and loyalty. Must be punctual, productive and show good behavior

towards customers Communication skills. Good interpersonal relations.

DUTIES : Maintain premises and surroundings. Maintain garden. Loading and offloading

of goods.

ENQUIRIES : Capricorn District: Ms. Sebatjane LD Tel No: (015) 632 8609 or Ms. Moeti M

Tel No: (015) 632 8619

Waterberg District: Mr. Matjiu SK Tel No: (014) 717 4949 or Ms. Kekana RM

Tel No: (014) 717 2523.



POST 29/635 : ANIMAL HEALTH ASSISTANT (X20 POSTS)

SALARY : R171 573 per annum (Level 04)

CENTRE : Mopani District: Ref No: LDARD 73/08/2023 (X4 Posts)

Vhembe District: Ref No: LDARD 74/08/2023 (X4 Posts)

Sekhukhune District: Ref No: LDARD 75/08/2023 (X4 Posts)

Capricorn District: Ref No: LDARD 76/08/2023 (X4 Posts)

Waterberg District: Waterberg District East Ref No: LDARD 77/08/2023 (X1

Post)

Waterberg North Ref No: LDARD 78/08/2023 (X1 Post), Waterberg South

Central Ref No: LDARD 79/08/2023 (X1 Post)

Waterberg West Ref No: LDARD 80/08/2023 (X1 Post)

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 or equivalent qualification. A valid driver’s license (with exception of

people with disabilities). Knowledge, Competencies and skills: Good

communication skills. Ability of mixing dip stuff, cleaning and re-assemble

syringes, handling of veterinary tools and equipment. Experience in handling

of cattle, small stock and poultry. Ability to read and write. Interpersonal,

communication, evaluation persuasion, time management, conflict

management.

DUTIES : Assist to implement disease control measures. Assist to improve animal health

through biosecurity, vaccination and surveillance for disease and treatment of

animals. Assist in collecting specimen, examination and dispatch samples of

animal diseases. Assist in the provision of extension services on animal health

to animal owners.

ENQUIRIES : Mopani District: Ms. Malatji MA, Chaka NS and Hlungwani G Tel No: (015) 812

3210 / 18

Vhembe District: Ms. Rathogwa M Tel No: (015) 963 2005 or Ms. Mashau VR

Tel No: (015) 963 2007

Sekhukhune District: Ms. Laka MA Tel No: (015) 632 7000 or Ms. Mphahlele

RS Tel No: (015) 632 7000

Capricorn District: Ms. Sebatjane LD Tel No: (015) 632 8609 or Ms. Moeti M

Tel No: (015) 632 8619

Waterberg District: Mr. Matjiu SK Tel No: (014) 717 4949 or Ms. Kekana Tel

No: (014) 717 2523.




POST 29/619 : ANIMAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN (X16 POSTS)

SALARY : R359 517 per annum (Level 08)

CENTRE : Mopani District: Ref No: LDARD 46/08/2023 (X4 Posts)

Vhembe District: Ref No: LDARD 47/08/2023 (X5 Posts)

Sekhukhune District: Ref No: LDARD 48/08/2023 (X3 Posts)

Capricorn District: Ref No: LDARD 49/08/2023 (X2 Posts)

Waterberg District: Ref No: LDARD 50/08/2023 (X2 Posts)

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 plus an appropriate NQF level 6 qualification in Animal Health or

equivalent qualification as recognised by SAQA. Current registration with the

South African Veterinary Council as Animal Health Technician. A valid driver’s

license (with exception of people with disabilities). Knowledge, Competencies

and Skills: Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills. Time

management. Thorough knowledge of Animal Diseases Act, 1984 (Act 35 of

1984). Thorough knowledge of Animal Identification Act, 2002 (Act 6 of 2002).

Knowledge of Meat Safety Act, 2000 (Act 40 of 2000). Thorough knowledge of

specific diseases control programmes and eradication schemes. Knowledge of

the PFMA. Computer proficiency. Report writing skills.

DUTIES : Application of relevant acts and legislation in ward, district, province and

country wide such as Animal Disease Act, its regulations, protocols, control

measures and eradication schemes. Perform the following duties for disease

control purposes: Inspections, Eradication Schemes, Disease Control

Campaigns, Surveys. Facilitate training, mentorship and extension

opportunities to farmers and do clinical work. Perform administrative

responsibilities regarding line function administrative issues in area of

responsibility. Render support service to the State Veterinarian and Control

Animal Health with regard to animal disease control, reproduction and

production advancement, sample collection and law enforcement.

ENQUIRIES : Mopani District: Ms. Malatji MA, Chaka NS and Hlungwani G Tel No: (015) 812 3210 / 18

Ms. Rathogwa M Tel No: (015) 963 2005 or Ms. Mashau VR Tel No: (015) 963 2007

Sekhukhune District: Ms. Laka MA Tel No: (015) 632 7000 or Ms. Mphahlele RS Tel No: (015) 632 7000

Capricorn District: Ms. Sebatjane LD Tel No: (015) 632 8609 or Ms. Moeti M Tel No: (015) 632 8619

Waterberg District: Mr. Matjiu SK Tel No: (014) 717 4949 or Ms. Kekana RM Tel No: (014) 717 2523.



POST 29/620 : AGRICULTURAL ECONOMIST (X4 POSTS)

SALARY : R359 517 per annum (Level 08)

CENTRE : Capricorn District: Capricorn Northwestern Ref No: LDARD 51/08/2023 (X1 Post)

Sekhukhune District: Sekhukhune South Central Ref No: LDARD 52/08/2023 (X1 Post)

Waterberg District: Waterberg North Ref No: LDARD 53/08/2023 (X1 Post)

Vhembe District: Vhembe Central Ref No: LDARD 54/08/2023 (X1 Post)

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 plus an appropriate NQF level 7 qualification in Agricultural

Economics/Agribusiness or equivalent qualification as recognised by SAQA. A

fully one (1) year internship completed programme in Agricultural Economics/

Agribusiness experience is required. Valid driver’s license (code B) with

exception of people with disabilities. Knowledge, Competencies and skills:

Practical experience in the use of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft word, power point

presentations. Good communication and presentations skills, Knowledge of

economic and financial statements. Analytical techniques.

DUTIES : Assist with research of developments/patterns/trends in agricultural sector.

Assist with municipal area situational analysis to complete sector and/ or

commodity specific profiles. Assist with identification of gaps/ threats and

opportunities with impact to the sector and/ or farmers. Assist with facilitation

of access to market and finance for farmers. Assist with provision of agricultural

economic/ agribusiness advice to internal and external stakeholders. Assist

with the development of Agribusinesses/ projects planning. Assist with the

implementation and monitoring of departmental development programmes

such as RAAVC, AgriBEE, Agro-processing and value chain. Assist farmers

with certification e.g., SAGAP, and participation on Local Municipality

economic development planning forums.

ENQUIRIES : Ms. Rathogwa M Tel No: (015) 963 2005 or Ms. Mashau VR Tel No: (015) 963

2007

Sekhukhune District: Ms. Laka MA Tel No: (015) 632 7000 or Ms. Mphahlele

RS Tel No: (015) 632 7000

Capricorn District: Ms. Sebatjane LD Tel No: (015) 632 8609 or Ms. Moeti M

Tel No: (015) 632 8619

Waterberg District: Mr. Matjiu SK Tel No: (014) 717 4949 or Ms. Kekana RM

Tel No: (014) 717 2523.



POST 29/621 : COMMUNICATION OFFICER (X3 POSTS)

SALARY : R359 517 per annum (Level 08)

CENTRE : Mopani District: Ref No: LDARD 55/08/2023 (X1 Post)

Waterberg District: Ref No: LDARD 56/08/2023 (X1 Post)

Capricorn District: Ref No: LDARD 57/08/2023 (X1 Post)

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 plus an appropriate NQF level 6 or equivalent qualification as

recognised by SAQA. At least three (03) years of experience in a

communication environment on social media applications. A valid drivers’

license (with exception of people with disabilities). Passion and proven work

experience as Social Media Manager. Knowledge, Competencies and skills:

Knowledge awareness of current news trends. Excellent writing, editing and

proofreading skills. Ability to package content for social media use. Training in

social media use will be an added advantage. Knowledge of communication

principles, techniques and tools. Problem and Analysis. Client orientation and

customer focus. Excellent communication skills. Accountability and ethical

conduct. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

DUTIES : Develop and manage all social media platforms of the Department Design and

implement social media strategy to align with Departmental campaigns and

programmes. Communicate with followers and respond to queries in a timely

manner. Write, edit, and distribute various types of content, including material

for website update. Design and produce internal and external newsletters for

the department. Develop and maintain working relationships media outlets.

Develop and maintain a database of media organizations houses. Draft and

issue media advisories. Establish departmental podcast. Coordinate projects

or campaigns with Public and Private Institutions. Coordinate the

implementation of the departmental communication plan, management of

branding and exhibitions of all departmental events.

ENQUIRIES : Mopani District: Ms. Malatji MA, Chaka NS and Hlungwani G Tel No: (015) 812

3210 / 18

Capricorn District: Ms. Sebatjane LD Tel No: (015) 632 8609 or Ms. Moeti M

Tel No: (015) 632 8619

Waterberg District: Mr. Matjiu SK Tel No: (014) 717 4949 or Ms. Kekana RM

Tel No: (014) 717 2523.



POST 29/622 : SENIOR PERSONNEL PRACTITIONER: HR PROVISIONING AND

UTILIZATION REF NO: LDARD 58/08/2023 (X2 POSTS)

SALARY : R359 517 per annum (Level 08)

CENTRE : Head Office: Polokwane

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 plus an appropriate NQF level 6 qualification in Human Resource

Management/Public Management or equivalent qualification as recognised by

SAQA. Minimum of 3 years working experience in Human Resource

Management. Knowledge, Competencies and Skills: Program and project

Management skills, Report writing skills, Communication Skills, Knowledge of

PERSAL System, Knowledge of Public Service Regulations, Acts, Policies and

procedures, Knowledge of Basic Conditions of Employment Act (BCEA).

DUTIES : To provide human resource provisioning and utilization. Handle advertisement

of posts, shortlisting and interviews. Provide secretarial functions during

shortlisting and interviews. Handle appointments of employees in the

department. Handling of transfers, translations, secondments, counter offers

and debt recoveries. Handle probationary appointments.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. Mabula NJ Tel No: (015) 294 3582, Ms. Mtswene PV Tel No: (015)294

3395, Ms. Mothapo RL Tel No: (015) 294 3235 or Ms. Kgobe MA Tel No: (015)

294 3587



POST 29/623 : SENIOR PERSONNEL PRACTITIONER: HRD AND TRANSFORMATION

SERVICES REF NO: LDARD 59/08/2023 (X1 POST)

SALARY : R359,517 per annum (Level 08)

CENTRE : Capricorn District

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 plus an appropriate NQF level 6 qualification in Human Resource

Management/ Public Management/Administration or equivalent qualification as

recognised by SAQA. Minimum of 3 years experience in HRD or

Transformation Services. Knowledge, Competencies and skills: Public Service

Regulations, Public Service Act, EEA, Report writing, Communication skills.

DUTIES : Provide safety, health, environment and special program services. Provide

HIV/AIDS, HAST and health productivity management services. Provide

employee health and wellness service. Provide performance Management and

Development System Services. Provide Human Resource Training and

Development Services.

ENQUIRIES : Ms. Sebatjane LD Tel No: (015) 632 8609 or Ms. Moeti M Tel No: (015) 632

8619



POST 29/624 : SENIOR PERSONNEL PRACTITIONER: HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES

(X4 POSTS)

SALARY : R359 517 per annum (Level 08)

CENTRE : Capricorn District: Ref No: LDARD 60/08/2023 (X1 Post)

Waterberg District: Ref No: LDARD 61/08/2023 (X2 Posts)

Sekhukhune District: Ref No: LDARD 62/08/2023 (X1 Post)

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 plus an appropriate NQF level 6 qualifications in Human Resource

Management /Public Management/Administration or equivalent qualification as

recognised by SAQA. Minimum of 03 years experience in Human Resource

Services. Knowledge of PERSAL system. Knowledge, Competencies and

skills: Public Service Regulations, Public Service Act, EEA, Report writing,

Communication skills.

DUTIES : Identification of budgeted vacant posts to be advertised. Writing of submission

of budgeted vacant posts to Head Office for advertisement. Distribution of

circulars for advertised posts. Receiving, scheduling of applications, shortlisting, interviews, invitations of candidates for interviews and formation of

panel members. Provision of secretariat services. Implement appointment on

PERSAL. Notification of successful candidates and reporting of assumption of

duty. Handling of transfers and translations. Handling of acting on higher posts.

Capturing of probationary reports. Handling of exit interviews. Development of

EE report, Updating of post establishment and vacancy rate. Handling of leave

matters, Handling of pension matters, Handling of long service, handling of

medical aid, Handling payment of leave gratuity, Handling of PILIR matters,

Handling housing allowance, deductions and state guarantee. Termination of

service on PERSAL.

ENQUIRIES : Capricorn District: Ms. Sebatjane LD Tel No: (015) 632 8609 or Ms. Moeti M

Tel No: (015) 632 8619

Waterberg District: Mr. Matjiu SK Tel No: (014) 717 4949 or Ms. Kekana RM

Tel No: (014) 717 2523.

Sekhukhune District: Ms. Laka MA Tel No: (015) 632 7000 or Ms. Mphahlele

RS Tel No: (015) 632 7000.




POST 29/626 : AGRICULTURAL ADVISOR: ANIMAL PRODUCTION REF NO: LDARD

64/08/2023 (X1 POST)

SALARY : R359 517 per annum (Level 08)

CENTRE : Madzivhandila College of Agriculture

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 certificate plus an appropriate NQF level 7 qualification in Animal

Science/Animal Production or equivalent qualification as recognised by SAQA.

Minimum of 1-2 years relevant experience. Registration with a professional

body (e.g., SACNASP) is compulsory. A Valid driver’s license (with exception

of people with disability. Knowledge, Competencies and Skills: Extensive

knowledge in agricultural advisory. Knowledge of production planning ana

management. Knowledge of Public Service Legislation. IDPS, PGDS and

CASP, extension norms and standards. Report writing skills, computer skills,

problem solving skills, analytical skills, and ability to communicate with

stakeholders at all levels. Knowledge of new agricultural technology and

agricultural technical knowledge. Knowledge of project monitoring and

evaluation. Knowledge of project monitoring and evaluation. Knowledge of

planning and organizing, facilitation and facilitation skills. Networking skills and

knowledge of other agricultural programmes, e.g. CASP, Letsema, Extension

Recovery Plan (ERP), Land care and Fetsa Tlala. Language proficiency will be

tested.

DUTIES : To promote sustainable development in the agricultural sector through the

application of the appropriate extension principles and methods. Provide

technical support for the organized agriculture and other agricultural

stakeholders and assist in planning, advice, and aftercare support. Promote

sustainable production of agricultural products. Determine the research needs

of the area. Establish and enhance the relationship with clients (internal and

external) stakeholders. Provide continuous support to ensure sustained

production and quality improvement. Render scientific and technical advice to

internal and external clients to ensure sustainable development. Conduct

farmers days, demonstrations, and information days to the farming

communities. Conduct situational analysis to identify the real needs and

facilitate the implementation of best practices and technology. Empower and

build capacity of producers, commodity groups to ensure self-reliance. Provide

advice on various subject matter like crop and animal production. Establish

networks and linkages with all stakeholders, keep relevant database up to date

especially famers’ database. Compile and submit monthly and quarterly

reports. Keep up to date with regard to applicable prescripts, policies,

procedures, technology advisory services. Implement programmes such as

CASP, Letsema, Land care, etc.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. Mabula NJ Tel No: (015) 294 3582, Ms. Mtswene PV Tel No: (015)294

3395, Ms. Mothapo RL Tel No: (015) 294 3235 or Ms. Kgobe MA Tel No: (015)

294 3587



POST 29/627 : AGRICULTURAL RESOURCE TECHNICIAN REF NO: LDARD 65/08/2023

(X1 POST)

SALARY : R294 321 per annum (Level 07)

CENTRE : Vhembe District

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 plus an appropriate NQF level 6 qualification in Environmental

Science/ Agricultural Management or equivalent relevant qualification as

recognised by SAQA. 1-2 years post qualification experience. Sound

knowledge and understanding of engineering legislation and policy

frameworks, Sound knowledge and understanding project management, A

valid driver’s license (with exception of people with disabilities. Knowledge,

Competencies and skills: Knowledge in surveying and design of all engineering

type of projects e.g. contours, waterways, stock watering systems. Knowledge

of computer. Determine the potential of soils for irrigation.

DUTIES : Planning and design of conservation structures in compliance with

environmental and conservation legislations. Coordination of projects. Control

the prescribed administration of financial aid schemes with regard to the

conservation of natural resources and implementation of norms and standards

as prescribed by DAFF. Manage and control extension services on land care.

Study technological advances and best practices in order to perform land care

functions according to the required standards.

ENQUIRIES : Ms. Rathogwa M Tel No: (015) 963 2005 or Ms. Mashau VR Tel No: (015) 963

2007



POST 29/628 : PERSONAL ASSISTANT: CORPORATE SERVICES REF NO: LDARD

66/08/2023 (X1 POST)

SALARY : R294 321 per annum (Level 07)

CENTRE : Head Office: Polokwane

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 plus an appropriate NQF level 6 qualification in Management

Assistance/Administration or equivalent qualification as recognised by SAQA.

Minimum of one (01) year experience in rendering support services.

Knowledge, Competencies and Skills: Language skills and the ability to

communicate well with people at different levels and from different

backgrounds, Good telephone etiquette, Computer literacy, Sound

organisational skills, Good people skills, High level of reliability, Written

communication skills, Ability to act with tact and discretion, Ability to do

research and analyse documents and situations, Good grooming and

presentation, Self-management and motivation, Knowledge on the relevant

legislation/policies/prescripts and procedures, Basic knowledge on financial

administration.

DUTIES : Provides secretarial/receptionist support services to the office of the Chief

Director: Corporate Services. Render administrative support services. Provide

support to the office of the Chief Director: Corporate Services with regard to

meetings. Support the Chief Director: Corporate with the administration of the

budget. Study the relevant Public Service and departmental prescripts/policies

and other documents and ensure that the application thereof is understood

properly.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. Mabula NJ Tel No: (015) 294 3582, Ms. Mtswene PV Tel No: (015)294

3395, Ms. Mothapo RL Tel No: (015) 294 3235 or Ms. Kgobe MA Tel No: (015)

294 3587.



POST 29/629 : SECRETARY: DIRECTOR’S OFFICE REF NO: LDARD 67/08/2023 (X1

POST)

The purpose of the role is to render a secretarial support service to the Director.

SALARY : R202 233 per annum (Level 05)

CENTRE : Capricorn District

REQUIREMENTS : A grade 12 certificate or equivalent. NQF level 6 Qualification in Management

Assistant and Public Management will be an added advantage. Basic

knowledge of Clerical administrative work. Knowledge, Skills and

Competencies: Knowledge of clerical duties, practices as well as the ability to

capture data, operate computer and collecting statistics. Knowledge and

understanding of the legislative framework governing the Public Service.

Knowledge of working procedures in terms of the working environment. Job

Knowledge Good verbal and written communication skills. Interpersonal

relations. Flexibility. Teamwork. Computer literacy. Planning and organization.

DUTIES : The successful candidate will be responsible for the following functions and

include, but not limited to: Providing a clerical support service to the Director:

Liaise with travel agencies to make travel arrangements. Check the

arrangements when relevant documents are received; Arrange meetings and

events for the Director. Identifies venue, invites role players, organises

refreshments and sets up schedules for meetings and events; Process the

travel and subsistence claims for the unit; Process all invoices that emanate

from activities of the work of the Director; Record basic minutes for the

meetings of the Director where required; Draft routine correspondence and

reports; Do filing of the documents for the Director and the unit where required;

Administer matters like leave forms, leave registers and telephone accounts;

Handle the procurement of standard items like stationery and refreshments;

Collect all relevant documents to enable the Director to prepare for meetings;

Provide a secretarial/receptionist support service to the Director: Receive

telephone calls and refers the calls to the correct role players if not meant for

the Director; Record appointments and events in the diary for the Director;

Type documents for Director; Operate office equipment like fax machines and

photocopiers; Remain up to date with regards to prescripts/policies and

procedures applicable to his/her work terrain: Study the relevant Public Service

and departmental prescripts/policies and other documents to ensure that

application thereof is understood properly; Remain abreast with the procedures

and processes that apply in the office of the Director.

ENQUIRIES : Ms. Sebatjane LD Tel No: (015) 632 8609 or Ms. Moeti M Tel No: (015) 632

8619



POST 29/630 : HUMAN RESOURCE CLERK: HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES REF NO:

LDARD 69/08/2023 (X2 POSTS)

SALARY : R202 233 per annum (Level 05)

CENTRE : Waterberg District

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 or equivalent qualification. Knowledge, Competencies and skills:

Knowledge of Human Resource policies and legislation. Report writing. Good

communication skills (verbal and written). Computer literacy (MS Office). Good

organizing skills. Accuracy and attention to details.

DUTIES : Compiling and updating of employee’s statistics on a monthly basis. Receiving

and scheduling of applications for employment. Writing memorandum for

approval (shortlisting and interviews) in terms of the departmental delegations.

Performing secretarial functions during shortlisting and interviews. Verifying

appointment credentials (Personnel Suitability Checks) of the shortlisted

candidates. Compiling/ writing appointment memorandum (Temporary &

Permanent) for approval of the District Director. Implementing all transactions

on the PERSAL System relating to appointments of permanent and contract

employees, etc. Facilitate transfer and translation of employees. Facilitate

probations. Administer all Service Benefits functions. Capture/amend

applications for leave on PERSAL System. Audit Leave Files and compile

monthly statistics. Implement Conditions of Services (Leave, Housing, Medical,

Injury on Duty, Long Service Recognition and PILIR.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. Matjiu SK Tel No: (014) 717 4949 or Ms. Kekana MR Tel No: (014) 717

2523.



POST 29/631 : REGISTRY CLERK: OFFICE OF THE HOD REF NO: LDARD 70/08/202) (X1

POST)

SALARY : R202 233 per annum (Level 05)

CENTRE : Head Office: Polokwane

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 certificate or equivalent qualification. Knowledge, Competencies and

skills: Knowledge of registry responsibilities, practices as well as the ability to

capture data, and operate computer, working knowledge and understanding of

the legislative framework governing the Public Service, Knowledge of storage

and retrieval procedures in terms of working environment. Understanding of

the work in registry. Ability to work in a team. Good communication skills, good

interpersonal relation skills. Report writing. Computer literacy (MS Office).

Good organizing skills. Accuracy and attention to details.

DUTIES : Provide registry services. Provide human resource services. Handle incoming

and outgoing correspondence. Render an effective filing and record

management services. Operate office machines in relation to the registry

function. Process documents for archiving and/ disposal.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. Mabula NJ Tel No: (015) 294 3582, Ms. Mtswene PV Tel No: (015)294

3395, Ms. Mothapo RL Tel No: (015) 294 3235 or Ms. Kgobe MA Tel No: (015)

294 3587



POST 29/632 : REGISTRY CLERK REF NO: LDARD 71/08/2023 (X1 POST)

SALARY : R202 233 per annum (Level 05)

CENTRE : Waterberg District

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 certificate or equivalent qualification. Knowledge, Competencies and

skills: Knowledge of registry responsibilities, practices as well as the ability to

capture data, and operate computer, working knowledge and understanding of

the legislative framework governing the Public Service, Knowledge of storage

and retrieval procedures in terms of working environment. Understanding of

the work in registry. Ability to work in a team. Good interpersonal relation skills.

Knowledge of Human Resource policies and legislation. Report writing. Good

communication skills (verbal and written). Computer literacy (MS Office). Good

organizing skills. Accuracy and attention to details.

DUTIES : Provide registry services. Provide human resource services. Handle incoming

and outgoing correspondence. Render an effective filing and record

management services. Operate office machines in relation to the registry

function. Process documents for archiving and/ disposal.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. Matjiu SK Tel No: (014) 717 4949 or Ms. Kekana MR Tel No: (014) 717

2523.



POST 29/633 : SUPPLY CHAIN CLERK REF NO: LDARD 72/08/202) (X1 POST)

SALARY : R202 233 per annum (Level 05)

CENTRE : Sekhukhune District

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 or equivalent qualification. Knowledge, Competencies and skills:

Knowledge of Legislative framework (PFMA, PPPFA and Treasury

Regulations) Knowledge of Finest and BAS Report writing skills, computer

skills, problem solving skills, analytical skills and ability to communicate with

stakeholders at all levels Knowledge in capacity building and good programme

facilitation skills. Valid drivers’ license. Computer literacy will be tested.

DUTIES : Maintenance of supplier database. Administration of specification.

Administration of official purchase orders. Facilitating payments of suppliers on

BAS system. Render demand management, acquisition, logistical and clerical

support services.

ENQUIRIES : Ms. Laka MA Tel No: (015) 632 7000 or Ms. Mphahlele RS Tel No: (015) 632

7000



POST 29/634 : FARM FOREMAN REF NO: LDARD 68/08/2023 (X1 POST)

SALARY : R171 573 per annum (Level 04)

CENTRE : Haartebees Breeding Station

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 or equivalent qualification. Computer Literacy, Five (05) years

experience in the farming environment, Driver’s license. Knowledge,

Competencies and skills: Communication skills. Good interpersonal relation

and knowledge of Batho Pele Principles. Farm work experience and knowledge

of various types of farm activities will be an added advantage.

DUTIES : Ensure management of natural resources i.e., Extinguishing fire, Grading of

boundary fence and roads, Grading of Firebreaks, patrolling of the farm.

Coordinate farming activities i.e., supply water to livestock, minor repairing of

machineries, service. Perform routine activities in respect of livestock,

Machineries and equipment i.e., maintenance of farm machineries, disposing

of wastes, maintenance of water reticulation facilities. Perform general

activities in respect of infrastructure.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. Mabula NJ Tel No: (015) 294 3582, Ms. Mtswene PV Tel No: (015)294

3395, Ms. Mothapo RL Tel No: (015) 294 3235 or Ms. Kgobe MA Tel No: (015)

294 3587



POST 29/636 : LABORATORY ASSISTANT REF NO: LDARD 81/08/2023 (X1 POST)

SALARY : R171 573 per annum (Level 04)

CENTRE : Head Office: Mokopane Laboratory

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 or equivalent qualification (with science and maths as

recommendation). Knowledge, Competencies and skills: Ability to read and

write. Interpersonal skills, communication skills, Time management, conflict

management. Ability to analyse data.

DUTIES : To render a support service to Technicians in the preparation of laboratory

tests for analyses. Prepare samples for the determination of i.e. chemical

residues, pH, EC, mycology etc. Perform routine analysis of samples under

mentorship/supervision of senior personnel. Perform basic maintenance on

selected equipment and instrumentation. Maintain tidiness of laboratories,

clean/sterilize glassware and equipment. Perform basic maintenance and

control functions of animal production stock. Perform administrative and related

functions.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. Mabula NJ Tel No: (015) 294 3582, Ms. Mtswene PV Tel No: (015)294

3395, Ms. Mothapo RL Tel No: (015) 294 3235 or Ms. Kgobe MA Tel No: (015)

294 3587



POST 29/637 : SWITCHBOARD OPERATOR REF NO: LDARD 82/08/2023 (X1 POST)

SALARY : R171 537 per annum (Level 04)

CENTRE : Sekhukhune District

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 certificate or equivalent qualification. Knowledge, Competencies and

skills: Able to operate switchboard machines. Able to handle confidential

information. Able to read and write. Good communication and interpersonal

skills. Knowledge of Batho Pele Principle.

DUTIES : Attend to incoming and outgoing telephone calls. Transfer calls to relevant

extensions. Provide clients with relevant information. Take messages and

convey to relevant staff. Keep record of all outgoing calls. Print and issue

telephone accounts. Maintain telephone database. Allocate pin codes when

authorised. Identify and report telephone faults to the supervisor.

ENQUIRIES : Ms. Laka MA Tel No: (015) 632 7000 or Ms. Mphahlele RS Tel No: (015) 632

7000



POST 29/638 : TRACTOR DRIVER REF NO: LDARD 84/08/2023 (X1 POST)

SALARY : R171 573 per annum (Level 04)

CENTRE : Mara Research Centre

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 10/ABET level 03, N3 certificate or equivalent qualification in diesel

mechanics will be an added advantage. Drivers License, Knowledge of

Agricultural Equipment, Ability to Operate the Tractor, Minimum 3 years’

experience in operation of farm machinery and maintenance of water

infrastructure. Knowledge, Competencies and skills: Basic diesel mechanic

skills. Water/Diesel Engine maintenance skills. Knowledge of various types of

farm equipment. Knowledge of Batho Pele Principles. Discing, planting and

harvesting of crop fields. Driving skills.

DUTIES : Loading, transportation and offloading of goods. Refuse removal within the

farm. Operation and maintenance of farm machinery, farm equipment,

research trails, firebreaks and access roads. Maintenance of farm

infrastructure. Routine inspection on water reservoirs and livestock drinking

troughs on farm. Perform routine activities in respect of livestock and general

farm activities.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. Mabula NJ Tel No: (015) 294 3582, Ms. Mtswene PV Tel No: (015)294

3395, Ms. Mothapo RL Tel No: (015) 294 3235 or Ms. Kgobe MA Tel No: (015)

294 3587



POST 29/639 : HANDYMAN REF NO: LDARD 83/08/2023 (X1 POST)

SALARY : R147 036 per annum (Level 03)

CENTRE : Mara Research Centre

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 plus N3 certificate or equivalent in either Carpentry, Plumbing,

Electrical, Masonry. Driver’s license will be an added advantage. Minimum 3

years’ experience in Construction and Maintenance of buildings and related

infrastructure. Knowledge, Competencies and Skills: Knowledge of

maintenance tools and equipment. Safety regulations. Communication skills.

Good interpersonal relation and knowledge of Batho Pele Principles. Buildings

and related farm infrastructure maintenance experience and knowledge of

various types of farm infrastructure and maintenance tools will be an added

advantage. Driver’s license will be an added advantage.

DUTIES : Maintenance of buildings, fittings and furniture. Conduct regular building

inspections. Attend to minor electrical, plumbing, building and carpentry

problems. Maintenance of office equipment, Repair broken furniture and

equipment. Safekeeping of maintenance tools and supplies. Report defects.

ENQUIRIES : Mr. Mabula NJ Tel No: (015) 294 3582, Ms. Mtswene PV Tel No: (015)294

3395, Ms. Mothapo RL Tel No: (015) 294 3235 or Ms. Kgobe MA Tel No: (015)

294 3587






APPLICATIONS :

Applicants must quote the relevant reference number on the application and forward to the below addresses:

Head Office; Tompi Seleka and Madzivhandila College of Agriculture, Mara and Towoomba Research Centre: The Head of Department, Limpopo Agriculture and Rural Development, Private Bag X9487, Polokwane 0700 or hand delivered to: Office 48, Temo Towers Floor 2, 67/69 Biccard Street, Polokwane, 0699.

Mopani District: The Director: Mopani District Limpopo Agriculture and Rural Development, Private Bag X577, Giyani, 0826 or hand delivered to: Old Parliamentary Building, Giyani 0826.

Waterberg District: The Director Waterberg District Limpopo Agriculture and Rural Development, Private Bag X1048, Modimolle, 0510 or hand delivered to: NTK Building, Modimolle 0510.

Capricorn District: The Director: Capricorn District, Limpopo Agriculture and Rural Development, Private Bag X28, Chuenespoort, 0745 or hand delivered to: Block 28 Next to Traffic Government offices.

Sekhukhune District: The Director: Sekhukhune District, Limpopo Agriculture and Rural Development, Private Bag X01, Chuenespoort, 0745 hand delivered to: Block 27 Next to Traffic Government offices.

Vhembe District: The Director: Vhembe District, Limpopo Agriculture and Rural Development, Private Bag X2247, Sibasa, 0970 or Physical address: Handed in at Makwarela Government offices.


CLOSING DATE : 01 September 2023 at 16H00.


NOTE : Applications should be submitted on the prescribed 2021 Z83 form obtainable from all Government Departments or can be downloaded from www.gov.za. Applicants must utilize the most recent Z83 application for employment form as issued by the Minister for the Public Service and Administration in line with Regulation 10 of the Public Service Regulation, 2016, as amended, failure to do so will results in disqualification. The z83 form must be fully completed, duly signed, dated and initialed by the applicant. The following must be considered in relation to completion of the new z83 form by the applicants: All the fields in Part A, Part C and Part D should be completed. In Part B, all fields must be completed in full except the following; South African applicants need not provide passport numbers, If an applicant responds “no” to the question “ Are you conducting business with the State or are you a Director of a Public or Private Company conducting business with the State?” then the answer to the next question “In the event that you are employed in the Public Service, will you immediately relinquish such business interests?” can be left blank or indicated as not applicable. A “not applicable” or blank response will be allowed on the question “if your profession or occupation requires official registration, provide date and particulars of registration”, if you are not in possession of such registration. Noting there is limited space provided for Part E, F & G, applicants often indicate “refer to Curriculum Vitae (CV) or see attached”, this is acceptable as long as the CV has been attached and provides the required information. If the information required is not provided in the CV, the applicant may be disqualified. It must be noted that a CV is an extension of the application of employment Z83, and applicants are accountable for the information that is provided therein. The question related to conditions that prevent re-appointment under Part F must be answered. The declaration should be completed and signed. The application must include only completed and signed Z83 form and A recently updated comprehensive CV (with detailed previous experience). Certified copies of Identity Document, Senior Certificate and the highest required qualification as well as a driver’s license where necessary, will only be submitted by shortlisted candidates to HR on or before the date of the interview date. The applicant may submit additional information separately where the space provided on z83 form is not sufficient. Applicants who apply for more than one position are requested to submit separate applications for each position they wish to apply for. Correspondence will be 380 limited to short-listed candidates only due to the large number of applications we envisage to receive and if you have not heard from us within 90 days of the closing date, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. However, should there be any dissatisfaction, applicants are hereby advised to, within 90 days, request reasons from the Department for any administrative action which has adversely affected them in terms of section 5(1)(2) of the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act 3 of 2000. By virtue of applying, you are consenting that the department should subject you to personnel suitability checks e.g. the verification of educational qualifications, previous experience, citizenship, reference checks, financial check and security vetting. Candidates with foreign qualifications are advised to attach SAQA accreditation of their qualifications. Successful incumbents will be expected to sign a performance agreement within three months of the assumption of duty and be required to disclose their financial interest in accordance with the prescribed regulations. Note: Shortlisted candidates for Senior Management Services (SMS) will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency-based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency Assessment tool. In order to ensure that potential SMS members have a background on processes and procedures linked to the SMS, a further requirement for appointment at SMS level will be a successful completion of the Senior Management pre-entry certificate/programme as endorsed by the National School of Governance (NSG) with effect from 01st April 2020. This is a Public Service specific training programme which will be applicable for appointments at SMS level. The link for the completion of the pre-entry certificate is as follows: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-preentry-programme/. SMS pre-entry is not a requirement for shortlisting is submitted prior to appointment. Failure to comply with above requirements will results in the disqualification of the application. The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment to the advertised posts. The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the Department. Note: Due to austerity measure, the department will not carry any related costs (transport, accommodation, and meals) for candidates attending interviews.




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