Professional Civil Engineer (x2) – Western Cape Department of Agriculture

  • Full Time
  • Vredendal and Elsenburg, Western Cape, South Africa

Western Cape Department of Agriculture

Professional Civil Engineer (Production Level): Agricultural Engineering Services (2 posts based in Vredendal and Elsenburg), Ref no. AGR 39/2023 R1
Closing Date
Reference Number
Tracking Number AGR 39/2023 R1
Job Title Professional Civil Engineer (Production Level): Agricultural Engineering Services (2 posts based in Vredendal and Elsenburg), Ref no. AGR 39/2023 R1
Department Agriculture
Salary level OSD
Enquiries Mr P Keuck at (021) 808 5340
Job Type Permanent
Location – Country South Africa
Location – Province Western Cape
Location – Town / City Vredendal and Elsenburg
Job Purpose
The Department of Agriculture, Western Cape Government has opportunities for two (2) suitably qualified and competent individuals to perform all aspects of varied innovative and complex engineering activities that result in progress of sustainable resource management engineering technology and engineering applications. These posts are based in Vredendal and Elsenburg.
Minimum Requirements
Engineering Degree (B Eng/ BSC (Eng)) in Civil Engineering
A minimum of 3 years post qualification engineering experience in Agricultural water use and irrigation.
Compulsory registration with ECSA as a Professional Engineer; A valid code B driving licence.
Recommendation None.
Key Performance Areas
Design new systems to solve practical engineering challenges and improve efficiency and enhance safety
Plan, design, operate and maintain engineering projects
Human capital development
Ensure training and development of technicians, technologists and candidate engineers to promote skills/knowledge transfer and adherence to sound engineering principles and code of practice
Office administration and budget planning
Manage resources and prepare and consolidate inputs for the facilitation of resource utilization
Research and development
Continuous professional development to keep up with new technologies and procedures.
Knowledge of the following
Programme and project management
Engineering design and analysis
Research and development
Computer-aided engineering applications
Legal compliance
Technical report writing
Creating high performance culture
Professional judgement
Financial management
Skills needed:
Decision making skills
Customer focus and responsiveness
Planning and organising skills
Written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work under pressure
Grade A: R 795 147 – R 847 221 per annum; Grade B: R 894 042 – R 962 292 per annum; Grade C: R 1 020 087 – R 1 197 978 per annum (OSD as prescribed).
Note on remuneration: Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD), the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc. MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed. Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees’ service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.
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Western Cape Department of Agriculture
Professional Civil Engineer (x2)
Grade A: R 795 147 – R 847 221 per annum
Vredendal and Elsenburg
22 April 2024

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