Animal Health Technician (X7 Posts)

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Salary: R376 413 per annum (Level 08)

Centre: Sekhukhune East Ref No: LDARD 23/3/2024 (X2 Posts)
Vhembe Far North Ref No: LDARD 24/3/2024 (X1 Post)
Waterberg North Ref No: LDARD 25/3/2024 (X1 Post)
Capricorn Northwestern Ref No: LDARD 26/3/2024 (X2 Posts)
Capricorn South Ref No: LDARD 27/3/2024 (X1 Post)

Requirements: Grade 12 plus an appropriate qualification NQF level 6 in Animal Health or equivalent appropriate
tertiary qualification as recognised by SAQA. Registration with the South African Veterinary
Council as Animal Health Technician. A valid driver’s licence (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: Sekhukhune District: Ms. Laka MA Tel No: (015) 632 7000 or Ms. Mphahlele RS Tel No: (015)
632 7000
Vhembe District: Mammburu TD Tel No: (015) 963 2005 or Rathogwa MM Tel No: (015) 9632007
Waterberg District: Mr. Matjiu SK Tel No: (014) 717 4949 or Ms. Kekana RM Tel No: (014) 717
1324
Capricorn District: Ms. Sebatjane LD Tel No: (015) 632 8609 or Ms. Moeti M Tel No: (015) 632
8619

Application: Applicants must quote the relevant reference number on the application and forward to the below
addresses:
Head Office: Polokwane; Tompi Seleka College of Agriculture, Madzivhandila College of
Agriculture; Mara Research Centre; Mokopane and Makhado Laboratory Services; LDARD: 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 or 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: 31 May 2024 @ 16H00

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