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WC Dept of Agriculture: Jobs / Vacancies (Aug 2020) – Scientist

Western Cape Department of Agriculture hereby invites applications for recruitment to the post of Scientist. The application will close on 17th 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.
  • Knowledge of the following: 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

Apply online here…

Enquiries: Dr I Trautmann at (021) 808 5012