Agricultural Research Council Is Hiring: Farm Assistant

Closing Date: 28 March 2023


The ARC-Campus for Fruit, Vine and Wine (ARC-Infruitec-Nietvoorbij) seeks to appoint a highly skilled, experienced and dynamic person.

RequirementsGrade 103 year’s relevant experience

Skills & Competencies

Good written and verbal communication skills


Plant, fertilize, cultivate, spray, irrigate and harvest crops.

Maintain or assist in the maintenance of facilities and farm infrastructure.Function under supervision in the orchards & vineyards and able to solve problems encountered.Engage in all farming operations e.g., pruning, suckering, canopy management, harvesting and irrigation.Report any problems, discrepancies, and neglect immediately to Farm Supervisor.Correct use of relevant safety equipment.Comply with Occupational Health and Safety regulations.

Maintenance to farm structures, equipment, and security fences.

Additional Information

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.
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 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.People living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.The company has the right not to appoint.

R107 288 – R160 932 p.a. all-inclusive remuneration package
A competitive remuneration package will be congruent with the scope, responsibilities, and the stature of the position.
Mr. K Mabotsa, Tel: (021) 809 3413

Email Application
[email protected]

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