ANIMAL IDENTIFICATION CLERK in Pretoria, 17 February 2017



*Position Title:


*Ref No:




*Position Type: 



R171 069 per year

*Job Description:

  • The incumbent will be responsible to administer the registration and transfer of animal identification marks as per the Animal Identification Act, 2006.
  • Provide administration support services in the registration of Animal Identification marks on the national register for Animal Identification marks.
  • Receive and process applications for the registration of animal identification marks (ensure that the correct information is attached e.g. proof of payment of the prescribed fees and other relevant documentation).
  • Capture information on the relevant register and allocate identification mark.
  • Compile registration certificate and submit for 7 verification.
  • Open and maintain registration files accordingly.
  • Record, organise, store, capture and retrieve registration data and correspondence.
  • Handle routine customer enquiries (walk-in and telephonic).
  • Update and maintain the national register for Animal Identification marks.
  • Update statistics and databases as required.
  • Keep and maintain an effective filling system for the unit.
  • Provide information on registration requirements and progress of applications to stakeholders.
  • Compile letters and/ or other correspondence as required.
  • Provide administration support services in the registration of shortage (incomplete) applications on the Animal Identification System (AIS).
  • Capture shortage application information on the system and allocate shortage number (ensure that the correct information is attached).
  • Compile shortage letters and issue to the relevant applicant.
  • Conducts follow ups on shortage letters used.
  • Process applications re-submitted after the issuing of a shortage letter.
  • Provide administration support services in the transfer of Animal Identification marks.
  • Receive and process applications for the transfer of animal identification marks.
  • Cancel previous identification mark and allocate identification mark to the new owner.
  • Issue registration certificate.
  • Provide administration support services in the registration of Marking operators.
  • Verify application information received.
  • Capture information and allocate registration number.
  • Print and submit certificate for verification and signature.
  • File and maintain documentation accordingly.


  • Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12 certificate and relevant experience in general administration.
  • The applicant must have good communication skills, good interpersonal relations skills, problem solving skills, planning and organising skills and in-depth knowledge of the Animal Identification Act and Regulations.
  • Knowledge of the Animal Identification System (AIS).
  • Allocation of codified ID Marks.
  • Procurement procedure, quality assurance practices, cultural diversity, typing skills at high speed and computer literacy.

*How to Apply:

Gauteng: Reception, Agriculture Place, 20 Steve Biko Street (formerly Beatrix Street), Arcadia, Pretoria or fax: 086 762 2986

*Contact Information:

Dr M Mathonsi

☎ Tel: (012) 319 7598

*Closing Date:

17 February 2017

*Additional Information:

In terms of the equity targets, priority will be given to Indian males and coloured females and People with disabilities

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