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Job Opportunity: Gauteng Provincial Government Seeks Qualified State Veterinarian

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Job Opportunity: Gauteng Provincial Government Seeks Qualified State Veterinarian
STATE VETERINARIAN-ANIMAL HEALTH
  • Reference Number : refs/017525
  • Directorate : ANIMAL HEALTH, ADVISORY AND SUPPORT SERVICES
  • Number of Posts : 1
  • Package : R 811 560.00 per Annum (All-inclusive Salary Package which can be structured according to an individual needs)
  • Enquiries : Mr. Rassy Rasemetse, Tel: 011 240 3084

Requirements :

  • Grade 12 plus a Bachelor’s degree (NQF level 7) in BVSc/ BVMCH or relevant qualification as recognized by SAQA. 1 – 2 years’ relevant experience in Animal Health with finished Compulsory Community Service. Registration with the South African Veterinary Council (SAVC). Must be in possession of a valid driver’s license. COMPETENCIES: Computer Literacy, communication skills (both written and verbal), Good Administrative skills. Good interpersonal and networking skills. Knowledge and understanding of Veterinary Acts (Meat and Animal Health Acts and related Regulations. Demonstrable interest in Community and Livestock Farmer Development through the veterinary profession.

Duties :

  • Running of ambulatory veterinary services including mobile clinical veterinary services in townships and informal settlements (vaccination of pets, treatment, sterilization, etc.) Running of clinical services and Preventative Animal Health support aimed at improvement of Livestock production and management for emerging and small-scale farmers. Development and implementation of educational, technical and business skills transfer and livestock value chain improvement programs for small scale livestock farmers. Conducting educational and awareness activities to targeted communities on veterinary public health matters. Biosecurity: Assist with the conducting of pig and poultry compartment inspections. Participation in disease surveillance programs for controlled diseases and any other livestock disease of importance. Mentorship and Support of newly qualified CCS veterinarians placed in the department. Organizing and participation in departmental veterinary awareness programs. Mentorship and supervisory responsibilities for administrative and para-veterinary professional staff.

Notes :

  • To apply for the above position, please apply online at http://professionaljobcentre.gpg.gov.za/ or Hand Deliver at Ground floor, Main entrance 56 Eloff Street, Umnotho House Johannesburg. The application must include only completed and signed NEW Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the DPSA web site link: https://www.dpsa.gov.za/newsroom/psvc/ and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Applications submitted on an OLD Z83 form will not be accepted. Certified copies of Identity Document, Grade 12 Certificate and the highest required qualifications as well as a driver’s licence where necessary, will only be submitted by shortlisted candidates to Human Resources on or before the day of the interview date. Failure to do so will result in your application being disqualified. Foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation report issued by SAQA. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have all foreign qualifications evaluated by SAQA and to provide proof of such evaluation report. The Department reserves the right not to appoint. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered. If you apply for more than 1 post, please submit separate applications for each post that you apply for. Due to the large number of applications we envisage to receive, applications will not be acknowledged. The department does not accept applications via email or fax. correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Applicants must declare any pending criminal, disciplinary or any other allegations or investigations against them. Should this be uncovered during / after the interview took place, the application will not be considered and in the unlikely event that the person has been appointed such appointment will be terminated. The successful candidate will be appointed subject to positive results of the security clearance process. The successful candidate will be required to enter into an employment contract and sign a performance agreement with the Department. Should, during any stage of the recruitment process, a moratorium be placed on the filling of posts, or the Department is affected by any process such as, but not limited to, restructuring or reorganization of posts, the Department reserves the right to cancel the recruitment process and re-advertise the post at any time in the future. NB: For assistance with online applications, visit the following centres: 78 Fox Street, Marshalltown or Maponya Mall at Thuso House next to Home Affairs. It is the Department’s intention to promote retrospectivity (Race, Gender and Disability) in the Public Service through the filling of this post. It is the Department’s intention to promote equity through the filling of all numeric targets as contained in the Employment Equity Plan. To facilitate this process successfully, an indication of Race, Gender and Disability status is required. Female candidates are encouraged to apply in promotion of the Department’s Employment Equity and Disability targets. If you do not receive any response from us within 3 months, please accept your application was unsuccessful.

Employer : Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Location : JOHANESBURG (HEAD OFFICE)

Closing Date : 14-07-2023

Criteria Questions
Do you have Grade 12 plus a Bachelor’s degree (NQF level 7) in BVSc/ BVMCH or relevant qualification as recognized by SAQA?.
Do you have 1 – 2 years’ relevant experience in Animal Health with finished Compulsory Community Service?
Are you registered with South African Veterinary Council (SAVC)?
Do you have a valid driver’s license?

Please Notes :

  • Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.

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