FARM ASSISTANT X2

The Agricultural Research Council (ARC) is a premier science institution that conducts research with partners, develops human capital and foster innovation in support of the agricultural sector. It
provides diagnostic, laboratory, analytical, agricultural engineering services, post-harvest
technology development, agrochemical evaluation, consultation and advisory services, food
processing technology services as well as various surveys and training interventions. Through its
wider network of research institutes and experimental farms, the ARC provides a strong scientific base and a broadly distributed technology transfer capacity to the entire agricultural industry in South Africa.

The ARC-Animal Production (ARC-AP) seeks to appoint a highly skilled, experienced and dynamic person
to the following positions at Irene, Pretoria:
FARM ASSISTANT – WORKSHOP, ARC – NCERA CENTRE – EAST LONDON
Salary (R107 288- R160 932 p.a) all-inclusive remuneration package.
Key Performance Areas:
 Performs routine activities under the Senior Artisan’s supervision,
 Adheres to instructions from the Senior Artisan,
 Utilises tools and materials, and maintenance of the tools under supervision,
 Assists in Ncera Centre research projects and basic activities related to research under supervision,
 Provides verbal feedback on work activities to supervisor,
 Adheres to quality standards of Farm Assistant,
 Identifies and participates in own learning opportunities.
Requirements:
 Grade 10 or relevant experience,
 Driver’s license Code 8 or 10 an added advantage,
 Knowledge of tractor maintenance and tools will be an added advantage,
 Good communication written and verbal and interpersonal skills,
 Ability to do routine and physically demanding work, in adverse weather conditions,
 Comply with SHE/OHS regulations and procedures.
Enquires: Mr S. Nini / Mr Rubushe, Tel: (043) 781 6108
FARM ASSISTANT LIVESTOCK, ARC – NCERA CENTRE – EAST LONDON
Salary (R107 288- R160 932 p.a) all-inclusive remuneration package.
Key Performance Areas:
 Performs routine activities under livestock manager supervision,
 Adheres to instructions from livestock manager,
 Utilises tools and materials, under supervision,
 Assists in research support and basic activities related to research under supervision,
 Adheres to quality standards,
 Identifies and participates in own learning opportunities,
 Cattle husbandry- Assist with livestock health management,
 Herding of livestock and maintenance of facilities and camps,
 Assist the livestock manager with filing, record keeping and data collection,
 Conduct cattle herding work duties on weekends and public holidays, as required by line manager.
Requirements:
 Grade 10 or equivalent experience,
 Grade 12 will be an added advantage,
 Complies with SHE/OHS regulations and procedures.
Enquires: Mr. S. Nini / Mr Fourie, Tel: (043) 781 6108
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 30 MAY 2023
A competitive remuneration package will be congruent with the scope, responsibilities and the stature of the position.
The appointment will be subject to a positive security clearance and preference will be given to South African citizens.
Applications accompanied by covering letter, detailed CV (Including certificates, supporting documents, copy of
driver’s license and nationality. NB: Non-RSA Citizens/work permit holders must attach certified copies) as well as the
names and particulars of three (3) traceable referees must be e-mail to APICV@arc.agric.za. SAQA evaluation report
must accompany foreign qualifications. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants who do not receive
any response four (4) weeks after the closing date must regard their applications as unsuccessful. The Agricultural
Research Council is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the principles and processes of Employment
Equity. Preference will be given to the designated groups in line with the ARCs’ EE Plan. The company has the right not
to appoint.

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