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STATE VETERINARIAN (X2 POSTS)
SALARY: R744 255 – R876 705 per annum (Level 11), (an all-inclusive remuneration package) CENTRE: OR Tambo District (Mthatha) Ref No: DRDAR: 16/08/2022 OR Tambo District (Port St Johns) Ref No: DRDAR: 17/08/2022
REQUIREMENTS: National Senior Certificate. An appropriate qualification at NQF level 8 as recognized by SAQA in Veterinary Science (B.VSC OR B.VMSC). Valid proof of registration with the SA Veterinary Council as a Veterinarian. Knowledge of the Animal Diseases Act No 35 of 1984, Meat Safety Act No 40 of 2000, Veterinary and Para-Veterinary Professions’ Act No 19 of 1982, Animal Protection Act No 71 of 1962, Animal Identification Act No 6 of 2002. The candidate must be computer literate, and must possess dynamic communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills. A valid driver’s license. Candidates will be subjected to a competency assessment.
DUTIES: Implement Animal Disease Act 35 of 1984, Meat Safety Act 40 of 2000, Animal Protection Act No 71 of 1962 and Animal Identification Act No 6 of 2002. Play a leading role in Animal Disease Surveillance and Control. Facilitate importation and exportation of animals and products of animal origin. Responsible for implementation of primary animal health care programme and mentoring of State Veterinarians on compulsory community service.
Handle administrative functions emanating from these activities including performance reporting and disease reports. Coordinate the allocated resources of the State Veterinary Area in line with legislative and departmental policy directives. Comply with corporate governance and planning imperatives. Maintain high standards by ensuring that the team/section produces excellent work in terms of quality/quantity and timeliness.
Resolve problems of motivation and control. Delegate functions to staff based on individual potential. Provide the necessary guidance and support and afford staff adequate training and development opportunities. Ensure timeous development and implementation of Work Plans and Personal Development Plans (PDP’s) for all subordinates. Management of assets. Qualifying unemployed Veterinarians who were given a bursary by the Department will be given preference.
ENQUIRIES: Mr L. Stowman / Ms. M. Ngqwazi (040 602 5065 / 5066) : Email e-Recruitment Technical Enquiries to: email@example.com