Department of Agriculture: Entry Level Jobs

Company : Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development
Location: South Africa
Closing date: 19 May 2023

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Department of Agriculture: Entry Level Jobs


The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development invites unemployed youth to apply for the following Government entry level Jobs / positions.


Job level: Grade 12 / Junior / Entry level SA Government Jobs



The following entry level job opportunities are open for applications:


Administration Clerk 

Location: Gauteng (Pretoria)


  • Gauteng (Pretoria) - Ref No: 3/2/1/2023/352 (X2 Posts)
  • Mpumalanga (Mbombela) - Ref No: 3/2/1/2023/350
  • Eastern Cape (East London) - Ref No: 3/2/1/2023/351

Salary: R202 233 per annum (Level 05)

Requirements: Grade 12 Certificate. No experience required.

Knowledge: : Knowledge of clerical duties, practices as well as the ability to capture data, operate a computer and collecting statistics. Knowledge and understanding of the legislative framework governing the Public Service. Knowledge of working procedures in terms of the working environment.

Duties: Render general clerical support services. Record, organise, store, capture and retrieve correspondence and data (line function). Update registers and statistics. Handle routine enquiries. Make photocopies and receive or send facsimiles. Distribute documents / packages to various stakeholders as required. Keep and maintain the filing system for the component. Type letters and / or other correspondence when required. Keep and maintain the incoming and outgoing document register of the component. Taking and drafting of minutes. Provide supply chain clerical support services within the component. Liaise within internal and external stakeholders in relation to procurement of goods and services. Obtain quotations complete procurement forms for the purchasing of standard office items.


Location: Free State (Bloemfontein)

Reference No: 3/2/1/2023/343

Salary: R125 373 per annum (Level 02)

Requirements: Grade 10 Certificate. No experience required.

Knowledge: Knowledge of clerical duties, practices as well as the ability to capture data, operate a computer and collecting statistics. Knowledge and understanding of the legislative framework governing the Public Service. Knowledge of working procedures in terms of the working environment.

Duties: Perform messenger functions. Sort and arrange correspondence in the registry. Collect, distribute and circulate correspondence (mail, parcels, documents and files). Record and control correspondences register. Sort mail, files, documents and parcels. Ensure that items to collect are sealed and addressed. Collect mail, files, documents and parcels to addressers. Deliver mail, files, documents and parcels to addressees. Ensure that recipients sign on the delivery book / register. Record contents and physical addresses in a delivery book / register. Perform general office assistant tasks. Make copies, fax and shred documents.

Senior State Accountant

Location: KwaZulu Natal (Pietermaritzburg)

Reference No: 3/2/1/2023/345

Salary: R359 517 per annum (Level 08)

Requirements: National Diploma in: Cost and Management Accounting / Auditing / Public Finance / Financial Management / B.COM Accounting (Accounting). A valid driver’s licence.

Experience: Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a financial management environment.

Knowledge: Treasury or Financial Regulations or the Public Financial Management Act. Personnel and Salary Administration (PERSAL), Basic Accounting System (BAS) and Logistical information System (LOGIS). Knowledge of Public Service Regulations.

Duties: Process BAS. PERSAL and LOGIS transactions. Check and verify BAS and PERSAL advices. Authorise transactions on BAS, PERSAL and LOGIS. Maintain budget. Analyse and manage Travel Agency account. Ascertain invoices received. Reconcile / analyse key accounts. Accumulate synopsis report (age analysis). Facilitate and compile financial reports. Compile and submit inputs and portfolio of evidence on financial reports (accruals and payables report). Report on invoices paid within 30 days. Facilitate compilation of Medium-Term Expenditure Framework, Estimates of National Expenditure, Adjusted Estimates of National Expenditure inputs.

Supply Chain Practitioner: PPRM (Policy Performance, Risk And Client Relations Management)

Location: Gauteng (Pretoria)

Reference No: 3/2/1/2023/337

Salary: R294 321 per annum (Level 07)

Requirements: National Diploma in: Supply Chain Management / Public Administration / Purchasing Management / Logistics Management.

Experience: Minimum of 1 year working experience in Supply Chain Management environment.

Knowledge: Public Finance Management Act. Treasury Regulations. Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act (PPPFA). Departmental Supply Chain Management procedures and policy. Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment. Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) Act and Regulations.

Duties: Assist in conducting preaudit and post audit function in supply chain management units. Receive and check compliance on all supply chain management requests from different client offices. Update supply chain management checklist for compliance monitoring. Attend to all supply chain management performance queries with regard to client’s submissions. Assist in developing effective systems and standards for monitoring performance and compliance. Collect data from all supply chain management points and National Treasury website to assist in upgrading prescripts. Assist in providing effective bid closing / opening function.

Administrative Officer: Bursaries

Location: Gauteng (Pretoria)

Reference No: 3/2/1/2023/338

Salary: R294 321 per annum (Level 07)

Requirements: National Diploma in: Public Administration / Public Management / Business Administration / Business Management / Human Resource Development / Management of Training

Experience: Minimum of 1-year experience in administration environment.

Knowledge: Public Service Regulations. Financial procedures. Treasury Regulations. Basic Accounting Systems (BAS).

Duties: Coordinate administrative support for the bursary programme. Check bursary application for compliance. Verify status of applicants and capture applications on Excel. Prepare bursary packs according to qualifications for bursary committee meeting. Perform secretarial functions for the bursary committee. Communicate the bursary committee recommendations \ decisions to bursary holders. Open files for approved bursaries. Perform supervisory duties. Compile payments for bursary holders. Request proof of registration \ statement of account from officials. Reconcile previous payments with received statement of accounts \ invoices.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Computer literacy.
  • Sound organisational skills.
  • Good people skills.
  • Communication skills (basic written).
  • Client orientation and customer focus

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Date listed: 2023-05-08 08:43:06 | Closing date: 2023-05-19 | INTERN | Location : Nation wide South Africa