WC Dept of Agriculture: Candidate Engineer (Civil): Sustainable Resource Management (Stellenbosch)

Candidate Engineer (Civil): Sustainable Resource Management (Engineering Services)- 2 positions available for a 4 year contract, Ref No. AGR 59/2020


Closing Date 2020/12/14

Reference Number WCG201105-2

Tracking Number AGR 59/2020

Job Title Candidate Engineer (Civil): Sustainable Resource Management (Engineering Services)- 2 positions available for a 4 year contract, Ref No. AGR 59/2020

Department Agriculture

Salary level OSD

Enquiries Mr P Keuck at (021) 808 5340

Job Type Contract

Location - Country South Africa

Location - Province Western Cape

Location - Town / City Elsenburg, Stellenbosch

Job Purpose

The Department of Agriculture, Western Cape Government has an employment opportunity for a qualified Candidate Engineer (OSD) to perform all aspects of engineering activities that result in progress in technology and engineering applications under supervision as prescribed by ECSA at the level of candidate towards registration as an engineer. These contracts positions are based in Elsenburg, Stellenbosch.

Minimum Requirements

Engineering Degree (B Eng/BSC (Eng)) in Civil Engineering or relevant qualification; Registration with ECSA as a Candidate Engineer is compulsory upon appointment; A valid code B driving licence.



Key Performance Areas

Water and irrigation engineering; Design new systems to solve practical engineering problems (challenges) and improve efficiency and enhance safety; Planning, designing, operating and maintenance of engineering projects; Office administration; Prepare inputs for the facilitation of resource utilisation; Research and development; Keep up with new technologies.


Working knowledge of the following: Water and irrigation engineering; Project management; Engineering design and analysis knowledge; Research and development; Computer-aided engineering applications; Legal compliance; Technical report writing; Networking skills; Decision making skills; Planning and organising skills; Ability to work under pressure; Willing to travel; Written and verbal communication skills.


All-inclusive salary package of R 618 732 per annum (OSD as prescribed)

Note on remuneration:

Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD), the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc.

MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed. Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees' service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.


Note: Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation as well as their full academic record 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.

Kindly note that technical support is only available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00. Should you experience any difficulties with your online application you may contact the helpline at 0861 370 202. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.

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