General Worker Agri - Stellenbosch

Thursday, 11 July, 2024

General Worker in Agri                                                                                                

Reporting to: Foreman and Estate Manager

Division: Agricultural General Labour                              

Location: Jonkershoek, Stellenbosch

Background: This is a working farm that cultivates grapes, olives and manages livestock.

Purpose:  The applicant is required to perform manual work on the farm that can include working with grapevines, olive trees, cattle, gardening, and general maintenance. The farm is looking for an energetic go-getter that is eager to learn and wants to move up in the farming industry.

Minimum requirements:

  • Grade 9
  • South African resident with ID
  • Registered with SARS
  • Communicative in Afrikaans and English (read & write)
  • Active bank account
  • Proof of address
  • Able to work individually and in a team

Advantageousness skills:

  • Knowledge or experience of vineyards and olive trees.
  • Knowledge or experience with pruning (vineyards, olive trees, roses etc)
  • Knowledge or experience with tractors, irrigation systems, and automated equipment.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Basic job description:

Basic day-to-day tasks will be communicated to the employee, but it will include and is not limited to:

  • General farm work relating to vineyards and olive trees.
  • Harvesting of vineyards and olive trees.
  • Pruning of vineyards and olive trees.
  • General gardening.
  • Cleaning of storage facility.
  • Cleaning of the river.
  • Cleaning of farm premises.
  • Cleaning of bathrooms and kitchen.
  • Clearing farm premises of alien plants.
  • Feeding cattle.
  • Moving cattle.
  • Basic maintenance with guidance.
  • Assist with repairs of fencing and other similar items.
  • Attend courses like basic fire fighting (veld) paid for by the company and apply the skills learned.
  • Working hours, Monday to Friday 07:00 – 15:00.
  • Possible overtime depending on the time of season and timeframes.

*Salary will depend on experience and knowledge obtained prior to this job.

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