Department of Agriculture Vacancies: Open Jobs/Application

Department of Agriculture

Are you passionate about agriculture and rural development? The Limpopo Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is seeking dedicated individuals to fill various vacancies. This is your chance to contribute to the growth of agriculture in the region while advancing your career. Women and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply, as the department values diversity and inclusivity.

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How to Apply ;Department of Agriculture

To apply for these exciting opportunities, follow these steps:

  1. Download the Z83 form: Applicants must utilize the most recent Z83 application for employment form as issued by the Minister for the Public Service and Administration. This form is available on or can be obtained from any Government Department.
  2. Complete the Z83 form: Ensure that all sections of the Z83 form are completed accurately. This includes providing detailed information about your qualifications, experience, and personal details.
  3. Submit your application: Once the Z83 form is completed, quote the relevant reference number for the position you are applying for and forward your application to the addresses provided below:
  • Towoomba Research Centre:
    The Head of Department,
    Limpopo Agriculture and Rural Development,
    Private Bag X9487,
    Polokwane, 0700
    Or 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
    Or hand-deliver to:
    Old Parliamentary Building, Giyani 0826.
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  1. Closing Date: Ensure that your application is submitted before the closing date of 31 May 2024 @ 16H00. Late applications will not be considered.

Important Information for Applicants

  • Prescribed Z83 Form: Failure to use the prescribed Z83 form will result in disqualification.
  • Completing the Z83 Form: Follow the instructions carefully to ensure all sections of the Z83 form are completed accurately.
  • Additional Documentation: Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of their Identity Document, qualifications, and driver’s license where necessary.
  • Multiple Applications: If you are applying for more than one position, submit separate applications for each position.
  • Communication: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you haven’t heard from us within 90 days of the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.
  • Appeals: Applicants have 90 days to request reasons from the Department for any administrative action which has adversely affected them.
  • Personnel Suitability Checks: By applying, you consent to personnel suitability checks including verification of qualifications, reference checks, and security vetting.
  • Performance Agreement: Successful candidates will be expected to sign a performance agreement within three months of assuming duty.
  • Employment Decision: The employment decision will be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the Department.
  • Austerity Measures: The department will not cover any related costs (transport, accommodation, meals) for candidates attending interviews.

Available Opportunities

  1. Animal Health Assistant
  • Reference Number: LDARD 1/3/2024 (X3 POSTS)
  • Location: Mopani District: Mopani North
  • Salary: R183,279 per annum (Level 04)
  • Requirements: Grade 12 or equivalent qualification, valid driver’s license, knowledge of animal health procedures.
  • Duties: Implement disease control measures, improve animal health, provide extension services on animal health.
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2. Cleaner

    • Reference Number: LDARD 2/3/2024 (X1 Post – Mopani North) / LDARD 3/3/2024 (X3 Posts – Towoomba Research Centre)
    • Location: Mopani District: Mopani North / Towoomba Research Centre
    • Salary: R131,265 per annum (Level 02)
    • Requirements: Grade 10 or equivalent qualification, knowledge of cleaning procedures and equipment.
    • Duties: Cleaning offices, corridors, equipment, and maintaining hygiene standards.

    3. General Worker (Redline Gate/Guard/Fence Patroller)

      • Reference Number: LDARD 4/3/2024 (X3 POSTS)
      • Location: Mopani District: Mopani North
      • Salary: R131,265 per annum (Level 02)
      • Requirements: Grade 8 / ABET level 2 or equivalent qualification, knowledge of security services.
      • Duties: Perform routine manual farming activities, control movement of animals, conduct fence patrols.


      For more information about these vacancies, please contact:

      • Mopani District:
        Ms. Malatjie MA Tel No: (015) 812 3210 or Ms. Nkuna NS Tel No: (015) 812 2275
      • Towoomba Research Centre:
        Mr. Mabula NJ Tel No: (015) 294 3582, Ms. Mtswene PV Tel No: (015)294 3395, Ms. Mothapo RL Tel No: (015) 294 3235 or Ms. Kgobe MA Tel No: (015) 294 3587

      Don’t miss out on these exciting opportunities to be part of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s mission to promote sustainable agriculture and rural development in Limpopo. Apply now and be a catalyst for change!

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