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SALARY: R131 265 per annum (Level 02)
CENTRE: Madzivhandila College of Agriculture: Lwamondo Farm


  • Education: Grade 10 / ABET / AET or equivalent qualification as recognised by SAQA.
  • Skills and Competencies:
    • Basic literacy and numeracy.
    • Ability to read and write.
    • Communication skills.
    • Good interpersonal relations.
    • Knowledge of Batho Pele Principles.
    • Farm work experience and knowledge of various types of farm activities will be an added advantage.


  • Apply chemical crop protection.
  • Soil cultivation and preparation.
  • Irrigation of crops.
  • Care for sick livestock, including dipping, vaccination, and dosing.
  • Count livestock daily.
  • Tend to crops/orchards/vineyards.
  • Clean facilities and dispose of farm waste materials.
  • Firefighting and prevention.
  • Maintain windmills and water supply systems.


  • Ms. Mtswene PV: Tel No: (015) 294 3395
  • Ms. Mothapo RL: Tel No: (015) 294 3235
  • Ms. Kgobe MA: Tel No: (015) 294 3587


  • Applicants must quote the relevant reference number on the application and forward electronically to: Recruitment@agric.limpopo.gov.za or to the below addresses:For Head Office: Polokwane, Mara Research Centre, and Towoomba Research Centre, and Madzivhandila College of Agriculture:
    • The Head of Department: Limpopo Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Private Bag X9487, Polokwane 0700
    • Hand deliver 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
    • Hand deliver to: Old Parliamentary Building, Giyani 0826.

    Waterberg District:

    • The Director: Waterberg District – Limpopo Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Private Bag X1048, Modimolle 0510
    • Hand deliver to: NTK Building, Modimolle 0510.

    Capricorn District:

    • The Director: Capricorn District – Limpopo Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Private Bag X28, Chuenespoort 0745
    • Hand deliver to: Block 28 Next to Traffic Government offices: Lebowakgomo.

    Sekhukhune District:

    • The Director: Sekhukhune District – Limpopo Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Private Bag X01, Chuenespoort 0745
    • Hand deliver to: Block 27 Next to Traffic Government offices: Lebowakgomo.

    Vhembe District:

    • The Director: Vhembe District – Limpopo Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Private Bag X2247, Sibasa 0970
    • Physical address: Hand deliver to Makwarela Government offices.


  • 19 July 2024 @ 16H00


  • Applications should be submitted on the prescribed 2021 Z83 form obtainable from all Government Departments or can be downloaded from www.gov.za.
  • Use the most recent Z83 application for employment form as issued by the Minister for the Public Service and Administration in line with Regulation 10 of the Public Service Regulation, 2016. Failure to do so will result in disqualification.
  • The Z83 form must be fully completed, duly signed, dated, and initialed by the applicant.
  • Complete all fields in Part A, Part C, and Part D. In Part B, all fields must be completed in full except for the following: South African applicants need not provide passport numbers. If you respond “no” to the question “Are you conducting business with the State or are you a Director of a Public or Private Company conducting business with the State?” then the answer to the next question “In the event that you are employed in the Public Service, will you immediately relinquish such business interests?” can be left blank or indicated as not applicable.
  • A “not applicable” or blank response will be allowed on the question “if your profession or occupation requires official registration, provide date and particulars of registration” if you are not in possession of such registration.
  • You may indicate “refer to Curriculum Vitae (CV) or see attached” where space is limited on the Z83 form, provided the CV is attached and provides the required information.
  • If the information required is not provided in the CV, the applicant may be disqualified. Note that a CV is an extension of the application of employment Z83, and applicants are accountable for the information provided therein. The question related to conditions that prevent re-appointment under Part F must be answered. The declaration should be completed and signed.
  • The application must include only a completed and signed Z83 form and a recently updated comprehensive CV (with detailed previous experience). Certified copies of Identity Document, Senior Certificate, and the highest required qualification as well as a driver’s license where necessary, will only be submitted by shortlisted candidates to HR on or before the interview date.
  • You may submit additional information separately if space is insufficient on the Z83 form.
  • Applicants who apply for more than one position are requested to submit separate applications for each position they wish to apply for.
  • Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not heard from us within 90 days of the closing date, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.
  • Should there be any dissatisfaction, applicants can request reasons for adverse administrative actions within 90 days in terms of section 5(1)(2) of the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act 3 of 2000.
  • By applying, you consent to personnel suitability checks such as verification of educational qualifications, previous experience, citizenship, reference checks, financial check, and security vetting. Attach SAQA accreditation for foreign qualifications. Successful candidates will sign a performance agreement within three months of assuming duty and disclose their financial interest as per prescribed regulations.
  • Note: Shortlisted candidates for Senior Management Services (SMS) will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tool. The competency assessment will test generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tool.
  • Completion of the Senior Management pre-entry certificate/programme is required for appointment at SMS level. For details, visit the NSG website.
  • The department reserves the right not to make any appointment. Employment decisions will be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the Department.
  • Due to austerity measures, the department will not cover costs (transport, accommodation, and meals) for candidates attending interviews.

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