Western Cape Department of Agriculture hereby invites applications for recruitment to the post of Scientist. The application will close on 24th August 2020.

Location: Western Cape

Western Cape Department of Agriculture advertised post is as follows:

  • SCIENTIST (PRODUCTION LEVEL): CLIMATE CHANGE AND RISK ASSESSMENT REF NO: AGR 10/2020 R1

Requirements

  • Science Degree (Bsc) (Hon) in Agriculture or an appropriate 4 year Agricultural Degree;
  • Compulsory registration with the SACNASP as a professional Natural Scientist in Agricultural Sciences;
  • A minimum of 3 years post qualification natural scientific experience in climate change and risk related disciplines;
  • A valid code B driving licence.
  • An MSc or Ph.D Degree;
  • Sound knowledge and experience on climate change and its role in the agricultural sector, preferably in the Western Cape.
  • Research Programme and Project Management and its principles (scientific methodologies and data analysis, including Budget Management);
  • Understanding of regulations/policies/prescripts and procedures in government;
  • Ability to do technology transfer to various stakeholder groups;
  • Ability to publish popular publications and scientific papers;
  • Communication (written, verbal and presentation) skills;
  • Proven computer literacy in MS Office;
  • Excellent interpersonal relations;
  • Ability to work under pressure.

How to apply

Only applications submitted online will be accepted. To apply submit your
application online only: via http://www.westerncape.gov.za/jobs or
https://westerncapegov.erecruit.co

ENQUIRIES: Dr I Trautmann at Tel No: (021) 808 5012