STATE VETERINARIAN – FOOD SAFETY AND QUALITY REF NO. AGR 2015-266
CLOSE DATE: 2016/01/21
Tracking Number: AGR 2015-266
Job Title: State Veterinarian – Food Safety and Quality Ref No. AGR 2015-266
Salary level: 11
Reporting To: Dr M Wolhuter at (021) 808 7606
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Oudtshoorn, Western Cape
The Western Cape Government is seeking to employ a qualified individual to provide Veterinary Services through the implementation of relevant legislation and to mitigate the risks associated with animal diseases and zoonotic diseases that impacts veterinary public health, by means of appropriate policies, norms, standards and legislation. This position is stationed in Oudtshoorn.
• B.V.Sc. or BVMCh degree (or equivalent qualification); • Registration with the South African Veterinary Council as a veterinarian; • A minimum of 1 year experience; • A valid code B driver’s licence.
Key Performance Areas:
• Monitoring of the procedures and processes at the abattoir to ensure compliance with national and international requirements for export; • Certification of exports of meat, meat products and animal products; • Implementation of remedial and control actions if export requirements are not met; • Assessment of hygiene management systems at the abattoir; • Record keeping and reporting of activities and export data as required; • Participation in provincial meat safety programmes; • Auditing of other export establishments in the province.
• Working experience of the following: o Ability to work independently and in a team; o Ability to work accurately and precisely; o Ability to work under stress; o Good professional conduct; o Computer literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook); • Communication (written and verbal) skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Remuneration: R 569 538 – R 670 890 per annum – Salary level 11 (all-inclusive salary package).
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.
Notes Note: Only applications submitted online will be accepted.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department and may also be required to undergo competency assessments/proficiency tests.