October 23, 2022



CENTRE : Department of Agriculture, Western Cape Government

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate Bachelor of Veterinary Science ( BVSc/BVMCh or equivalent
qualification) recognised 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
licence. Recommendation: Experience in the following: Managing technical
personnel; Mammalian pathology and disease diagnostics; Parasitology, rye
grass toxicity screening and bull and ram semen evaluation; Veterinary
diagnostic disciplines. Competencies: Knowledge of ISO 17025 standard and
requirements; The ability to work independently and in a team; The ability to
work accurately and precisely; Skills needed: Problem solving; Planning, time
management and organisation; Communication (written and verbal) skills.

DUTIES : Responsible for managing all diagnostic testing within the Post mortem and
Parasitology sections; Perform post mortem and histopathology examinations;
Interpretation of post mortem findings and histopathology tests results and
provision of relevant advice to clients; Compiling and sending reports to the
laboratory’s clients; Monitor the implementation of a laboratory management
system in the section according to ISO 17025 standards; Reviewing of results
in the laboratory information management system (LIMS); Monitor
administration processes in the section e.g. Maintenance of laboratory
registers and statistics, procurement of laboratory requirements and
expenditure trends, stock control, and sections’ monthly reporting; Manage the
laboratory’s sheep herd.

APPLICATIONS : Only applications submitted online will be accepted. To apply submit your
application online only: via http://www.westerncape.gov.za/jobs

ENQUIRIES : Dr M Seutloali Tel No: (021) 887 7529

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