Expired on: Jun 15, 2021


Ref number: ADA/HRM 07/2021


Job Title


Agricultural Development Officer




ADA – Jozini Office




L08 (Fixed Term Contract)


Employment Type


Fixed Term Contract – 06 Months


Reporting Officer


Senior Manager Farmer Development






Minimum Requirements:

The position requires the incumbent to have a 3 year Diploma in Agriculture (Crop production) or equivalent; Three (3) years’ experience in agricultural extension; a valid driver’s licence code EB / C1.


Key Performance Areas:

Render Agricultural extension services; Implement extension service and training programs; Promote and demonstrate improved and innovative farming practices and techniques; Implement the Entity identified advisory and extension service programmes; Advise farmers on the best ways to utilize land and irrigation practices for higher crop yields; Assist to resolve the farmers’ technical issues and problems; Facilitated the farmer skills training to improve their farming practices to increase farming production and productivity.

Skills and Competencies:

Customer focus and responsiveness; Communication (writing and verbal); Knowledge management; Service delivery innovation; Problem solving and analysis; Responsiveness; Team player; Dependable character; Able to motivate, evaluate and monitor; Ability to work independently and under pressure; Good interpersonal relations; High computer literacy (Ms Office).


Suitable candidates will be selected with the intention of promoting representivity.


  • All applicants are subject to the signing of performance agreement.
  • ADA reserves the right not to appoint any applicant to the above position.
  • Applications must be submitted in the following manner.
  • A covering letter indicating the reference number and the post that you are applying for, together with a brief motivation.
  • NB A Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (Previous experience must be comprehensively detailed and certified copies of all qualifications e.g. Matric,Diploma /Degree/Master/PHD/Drivers license and ID must be attached when applying for any vacancies)
  • Failure to submit the requested documents will result in the application being disqualified.
  • Full names, addresses and telephone numbers of three work related referees.

NB: Failure to comply with the above instruction will disqualify applicant. 

If you are applying for more than one post, please submit a separate application for each post.


Enquiries: Mr W Tom – 072 3666 984 or                             Closing date: 15 June 2021 @ 16h00pm

     Mr BD Mathenjwa – 072 3667 934


Forward your applications, stating the relevant reference number and the name of the publication in which you saw the advertisement, for attention of Mr. S Shabalala, Agribusiness Development Agency via the ADA website ( Alternatively

Hand delivered on the following addresses


ADA Jozini Offices                                                      5 Cascade Crescent

Behind Jozini Primary                                                Cascade Office Park

Jozini                                                                           Pietermaritzburg


Should you not hear from us 8 weeks after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.


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