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TRACTOR DRIVER / OPERATOR

TRACTOR DRIVER / OPERATOR REF NO: 3/2/1/2022/546 (X2 POSTS)
Directorate: Genetic Resources
Re-advertisement, applicants who applied previously are encouraged to reapply
SALARY : R147 459 per annum (Level 04)
CENTRE : Gauteng (Roodeplaat Evaluation Centre)

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, LAND REFORM AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

CLOSING DATE : 16 September 2022


REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET) Level 3 certificate. A valid driver’s licence (Code C1). 1-year appropriate experience. Job related knowledge: Operating a tractor. Farming practices. Operating farm ground engaging implements e.g. ripper, plough,
tiller etc. Job related skills: Driving and Communication skills. Willing to work overtime.


DUTIES : Operate a tractor with various implements (such as ploughs, rippers, planters, crop sprayers etc.) attached to assist with the physical execution of various general farming activities, through inter alia: Land cultivation. Planting. Tillage. Harvesting. Transportation of various goods. Mowing of lawn. Application of
pesticides. Application of (chemical) manure / fertilizer. Irrigation and maintenance. Firefighting. Cleaning of ditches. Fencing activities. Perform vehicle maintenance and administrative support activities including inter alia the following: Ensure the safe storage, cleaning and routine maintenance of vehicle (e.g. changing tyres, checking water, oil, tyre pressure etc.). Ensure the safety storage, cleaning and routine maintenance of implements. Maintain a farm vehicle month end kilometres logbook and report accordingly. Ensure the timely reporting defects to Mechanical Workshop in order to prevent further
damage. Assist with dispensing and receiving fuel and oils. Perform routine activities in respect of crop production. Perform routine activities in respect of infrastructure. Operate a specialised machinery (such as harvesters, drilling equipment, excavators etc.) in respect of: Loading and offloading goods.
Repair and maintenance of farm roads. Remove any material, including loading and carting away.


ENQUIRIES : Mr B Maroga Tel No: 060 972 9709

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APPLICATIONS : Applications can be submitted by post to: Private Bag X833, Pretoria, 0001 or hand delivered to: 184 Jeff Masemola Street (formerly known as Jacob Mare), corner of Jeff Masemola and Paul Kruger Streets, Pretoria or to Agriculture Place, 20 Steve Biko (formerly Beatrix) Street, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0001.


NOTE : Coloured and Indian males and Coloured, Indian and White females and Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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