Temporary Assistant Scientific Officer/Technical Officer (3 Posts) – Ministyr of Agricultural Development and Food Security


Vacancy Circular No.1 of 2017 REFERENCE: MOC 1/1/5/1 I (5) Dated: 7th November 2017

VACANCY: Temporary Assistant Scientific Officer/Technical Officer (3Posts)

Applications are invited from suitably qualified Botswana citizens for the above mentioned posts tenable in various extension areas in Kgatleng District.

Salary scale: C4 (P73416.00-P87695.00) or C3 (P90984.00-P108732.00) per annum Leave days: 25 working days per annum Qualification: Diploma or Degree in Animal Health/Animal Science OR

EQUIVALENT Duration: 1 year

Main purpose of the Job: To attend clinical cases, advice farmers on animal health and welfare matters (farmers training) and issue permits according to BAITS regulations.

Key Competencies: Drive for Results; Customer focus; Problem solving

Key performance areas: – Undertake disease surveillance, prepare and submitting samples to Botswana National Veterinary Laboratory. – Issuance of electronic livestock movement permits according to BAITS regulations. – Implementation of BAITS and market compliance. – Keep all records of activities in the extension area. – Supervise and appraise subordinate staff. – Undertake any other duties assigned by the supervisor to meet exigency of service.

Applications: Quote the reference number of this vacancy circular and give the following details – Full names and the postal addresses and contact numbers – Brief summary of career with duties (CV) – Certified copies of academic certificates and National Identity Card (Omang) – At least two (2) references

Application should be addressed to: Principal Veterinary Officer – Kgatleng Department of Veterinary Services P.O. Box 342 Mochudi
Or Hand delivered to: Department of Veterinary Services – Mochudi Administration Office Next to Mochudi Magistrate Court

Closing date 21st November 2017

Only short listed applicants will be responded to

For more information, please contact Mrs H. Mechidi or Ms S. Rammidi on 5777288