STATE VETERINARIAN: VETERINARY SERVICES (OUDTSHOORN)

Job Details
Offered Salary
R744 255 per annum (Level 11), (all-inclusive salary package)
Qualifications
Bachelor Degree
Industry
Agriculture
Reference
REF NO: AGR 32/2022
Centre
Department of Agriculture, Western Cape Government
Enquiries
Dr V Henwood at Tel No: (021) 808 5377
Where to submit application
Notes
Only applications submitted online at: www.westerncape.gov.za/jobs or https://westerncapegov.erecruit.co 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. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department. Kindly note that technical support is only available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00. Should you experience any difficulties with your online application you may contact the helpline at 0861 370 214. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.
Job Description
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate Bachelor of Veterinary Science ( BVSc/BVMCh or equivalent qualification) recognized by the South African Veterinary Council; Registration as a Veterinarian with the South African Veterinary Council (SAVC); A minimum of 1 year relevant post qualification experience; A valid code B driving license. Competencies: Knowledge of the following: Meat Safety Act, 2000 (Act 40 of 2000) and the regulations and policy pertaining to this act; Antemortem and post-mortem examinations of animals/birds, with special reference to zoonotic or other conditions that may affect humans; International requirements regarding meat safety, in particular requirements of the Codex Alimentarius Commission; Animal Disease Act, 1984 (Act 35 of 1984); Auditing of food establishment; Pathology; Asset management; Personnel management; Proven Communication (written and verbal) skills; Ability to work: Independently in a team; Accurately and precisely; Under stressful conditions. DUTIES : Monitoring of the procedures and processes at the abattoirs, food processing and animal by-product processing establishments to ensure compliance with national and international requirements for export; Certification of exports of live animals, 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 abattoirs; Record keeping and reporting of activities and export data as required; Participation in provincial export product safety programmes; Auditing of export establishments in the province
Posted
06/23/2022
Location
Cape Town, WC, ZA