Western Cape Government: Artisan (Production level): Electrical

Artisan (Production level): Electrical, Ref No. AGR 52/2020


Closing Date 2020/11/02

Reference Number WCG200928-2

Tracking Number AGR 52/2020

Job Title Artisan (Production level): Electrical, Ref No. AGR 52/2020

Department Agriculture

Salary level OSD

Enquiries Mr B. Aucamp at (021) 808 5222/083 641 5161

Job Type Permanent

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 suitably qualified and competent individual to perform all aspects of technical design, production, operation and maintenance activities with regard to all electrical maintenance and development work in support of research. This post is based in Elsenburg, Stellenbosch

Minimum Requirements

Appropriate Trade Test Certificate; A valid (Code B or higher) driving licence.


Experience in: Electrical maintenance and repairs; Design and installing of electrical installations; Maintenance and installation of irrigation systems and water supply; Procurement and stock keeping; Computer literacy.

Key Performance Areas

Design and installing of new electrical installations; Electrical maintenance and repair of installations and equipment; General maintenance and repairs in support of research; Administration, supervision, procurement and expenditure control.


Knowledge of the following: Technical analysis; Electrical fault detection; Legal compliance; Technical report writing; Team leadership; Problem solving and analysis; The following skills: Decision making; Team work; Analytical; Creativity; Self-management; Customer focus and responsiveness; Planning and organising; Proven computer literacy; Conflict Management; Written and verbal communication skills.


Grade A: R 190 653- R 211 596 per annum, Grade B: R 224 574- R 249 246 per annum, Grade C: R 262 176 - R 324 708 per annum (Salary will be determined as per OSD prescripts).

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.


Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation 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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