DEPARTMENT OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT & AGRARIAN REFORM
It is the intention to promote representivity in the Department through the filling of these positions. The candidature of applicants from designated groups especially in respect of women and people with
disabilities will receive preference
SENIOR AGRICULTURAL ADVISOR (X60 POSTS)
SALARY : R382 245 – R450 255 per annum (Level 09)
CENTRE : Alfred Nzo District Ref No: DRDAR: 152/08/2022 (X10 Posts)
Sarah Baartman District Ref No: DRDAR: 153/08/2022 (X10 Posts)
Amathole Ref No: DRDAR: 154/08/2022 (X8 Posts)
Chris Hani Ref No: DRDAR: 155/08/2022 (X10 Posts)
Joe Gqabi Ref No: DRDAR: 156/08/2022 (X4 Posts)
O.R. Tambo Ref No: DRDAR: 157/08/2022 (X23 Posts)
REQUIREMENTS : National Senior Certificate. An appropriate NQF level 8 qualification in Agriculture as recognized by SAQA. Compulsory registration with SACNASP.
At least three years’ experience in the field of Extension and Advisory Services.
A valid driving license. Candidates will be subjected to a competency assessment. Knowledge of Agriculture Extension Methodology and Project Planning. Planning and organizing skills. Change management skills. Conflict management. Customer focus and responsiveness. Communication skills, presentation skills and interpersonal skills. Computer skills.
DUTIES : Coordinate the implementation of all strategic agricultural and rural development programmes. Render scientific and technical agricultural extension services to internal and external clients. Coordinate support and development of research and training activities. Ensure service delivery through appropriate utilization of ICT tools/ systems. Perform administrative and related functions. Manage the allocated resources in line with legislative and departmental policy directives and comply with corporate governance and planning imperatives. Maintain high standards by ensuring that the team / section produces excellent work in terms of quality / quantity and timeliness.
Resolve problems of motivation and control with minimum guidance from manager. Delegate functions to staff based on individual potential. Provide the necessary guidance and support to other staff members with and afford staff adequate training and development opportunities. Management of assets.
ENQUIRIES : Ms. M. Ngqwazi Tel No: (040 602 5065)
: Email e-Recruitment Technical Enquiries to: [email protected]
APPLICATIONS : Submit Applications via one of the options below: Via the provincial e-recruitment system which is available on https://erecruitment.ecotp.gov.za.
The e-recruitment system closes at 23: 59 on the closing date. Post: to P/Bag X0040, Bhisho, 5605. Hand Deliver: to Department of Rural Development & Agrarian Reform, Dukumbana Building Foyer, Independence Avenue, Bhisho, 5605
Applications should be addressed to The Head of Department: Rural Development & Agrarian Reform. Or Can be submitted direct to the following
District Addresses (Direct to a specific address):
Joe Gqabi: 2 Aliwal Street, Aliwal North, 9750, OR, Private Bag X1006, Aliwal
North, 9750.Enquiry: Mrs Nqangiso Tel: 051 633 1726/29
Or Tambo: 4th Floor Room 100, Botha Sigcawu Building, Corner Leeds and
Owen Street, Umtata, 5099, or, Private Bag 5002, Umtata, 5099. Enquiry: Ms
Z. Mjali Tel: 047 502 7726
Amathole; 94 Old BKB Building, Fitz Patrick Road, Acardia, Quigney, East
London, 5200, or, Private Bag X9032 East London, 5200. Enquiry – Ms P.
Ngwexane Cell: 083 451 7454
Chris Hani: Bathandwa Ndondo, Block H Komani Office Park, Komani
Hospital, OR, Private Bag X7187, Queenstown, 5320. Enquiry: Mr Mabongo
Tel: 045 807 7000
Dohne: Dohne Agricultural Development Institute, Research Institute,
Stutterheim, 4930, OR, Private Bag X15, Stutterheim, 4930. Enquiry: Ms N.
Lugodlo Tel: 043 683 5439
Alfred Nzo: Maluti Ex College of Education, ERF 206, Magistrate Street, Maluti
Township, 4370, or, Private Bag X3523, Kokstad, 4700. nquiry: Mr X. Brukwe
Tel: 066 238 2488
Mpofu: Private Bag X02, Balfour, 5740, Mpofu Training Centre, R67, Komani
/Fort Beaufort Road, 5740. Enquiry: Mr. W. Mtati Tel: 040 864 9800
Western District/ Sarah Baartman: 64 Govan Mbeki Avenue, Mutual
Building, 6th Floor, or, Private Bag X6012, Port Elizabeth, 6001. Enquiries: Ms
HA Fala & Ms NT Aplein Tel: 041 402 6260 / 041 402 6266
Tardi/ Tsolo College: Thurston Street, College Drive, Tsolo, 5170, or, Private
Bag X1008, Tsolo, 5170. Enquiries: Mr L. Stowman / Ms. M. Ngqwazi at
(040 602 5065 / 5066)
ENQUIRIES : Mr L. Stowman / Ms. M. Ngqwazi at Tel No: (040 602 5065 / 5066)
CLOSING DATE : 22 August 2022