Horticulturist - (Mbombela) : South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI)



Job Summary


The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) is looking for a self-motivated individuals to provide horticultural and conservation services to the Cost Centre.

Duties and Responsibilities


Participate in Garden planning and development;
Coordinate the curation of living collections;
Promote and conduct horticultural research and development; and
Participate and promote plant conservation and to work in collaboration with other role players.

Qualifications and Experience


This position requires an advanced diploma or degree in Horticulture or equivalent and relevant qualification with NQF 7. Postgraduate qualification or equivalent and relevant qualification at NQF 8 will be an added advantage. This position also requires 3 years’ experience in relevant field.

The following competencies are required for the candidate to be successful in this position: excellent knowledge and understanding of horticulture and conservation are essential; extensive knowledge of legislation, policies, procedures, processes, practices, systems, and frameworks related to horticultural and conservation services is essential; advanced planning, organizing, and problem solving skills; ability to work under pressure whilst being safety conscious; excellent communication (both verbal and written) and interpersonal skills; excellent computer literacy and experience in the application of software tools including (Ms Word, MS Project, PowerPoint, Excel, Internet and Outlook) will be advantageous. The possession of a valid driver’s licence with at least one-year practical driving experience and a willingness to travel is essential.

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About South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI)


The South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) contributes to South Africa’s sustainable development by facilitating access to biodiversity data, generating information and knowledge, bu...

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