Department of Agriculture: Administration Clerk Vacancies (X5 posts)

Vacancy details

Department of Agriculture invites unemployed individuals who meet all the necessary criteria to for administration clerk vacancies 

Job Purpose

The Department of Agriculture, Western Cape Government has an opportunity for a competent individual to render support service to the Programme: Research Infrastructure Support Services. This post is based at Nortier Research Farm.

Minimum Requirements

Grade 12 (Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification); A valid driving licence (Code B).

NB: People with disabilities that restrict driving abilities, but who have reasonable access to transport, may also apply.


Appropriate administrative experience.

Key Performance Areas

  • Provide a Reception service
  • Provide a typing service
  • Provide office administration
  • Provide logistical support
  • Perform administrative and related functions


A good understanding of the following: 

  • Application of relevant legislation
  • Working knowledge of systems (EPS, Microsoft Word, Excel. PowerPoint)

 Skills needed:

  • Written and verbal communication
  • Interpersonal/Listening
  • Typing/MS Computer literacy
  • Organising/Record keeping
  • Analytical thinking/Problem solving
  • Negotiation
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Self-motivated and reliable


R 202 233 per annum (Salary Level 5)

Note on remuneration: Employees’ service benefits or obligations (13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc) are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.


Note: Only applications submitted online at: or be accepted.


Click here to apply online for the department of agriculture administration clerk vacancies 

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