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UFS Vacancies LogoUFS Vacancies 2023 || University of the Free State Indeed Jobs In Bloemfontein, Free State:- Hello friends, welcome to our job portal. We are sharing some information with you about UFS Vacancies. UFS Department/Company has released Technical Assistant Jobs in Free State. By the way, UFS always publishes good jobs for you, and we convey those UFS jobs to you with the help of the UFS Careers Portal. We post current jobs like Indeed Jobs for you. You can also see this about UFS Jobs Near Me because at any location you want to see employment, whether Bloemfontein, Free State jobs, or any city/state in South Africa, I will also get information about them.

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UFS Technical Assistant Jobs Details Here:

Department Name ⇒ UFS

Position Name ⇒ Technical Assistant

Job Location ⇒ Bloemfontein, Free State

Official Website ⇒


UFS Technical Assistant Job Description:

Job Title
Technical Assistant (post level 15) (Job ID. 4919)
Organizational Unit
University of the Free State -> Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences -> Department Soil, Crop and Climate Sciences
Contract Type
Occupational Level
Bloemfontein Campus – Bloemfontein, FS ZA (Primary)
Closing Date

KINDLY TAKE NOTE: Applications may only be submitted online through the official UFS vacancy website: Applications submitted through any other platform will not be considered.


Duties and responsibilities:

  • Clean laboratories facilities and equipment.
  • Ensure that the water dispensers in the tearoom are filled.
  • Wash, dry, and store glassware.
  • Wash, and clean laboratory equipment.
  • Replace supplies utilised such as weighing paper, fillet paper, boiling chips, cotton, acetone, etc. at the end of each day.
  • Ensure that all samples and reagents are returned to their proper place at the end of each day.
  • Assist with soil and plant sample preparation where necessary.
  • Promote safety in the laboratory; enforce proper use of protective gear, proper handling of chemicals and spills, proper handling of broken glassware, proper collection of chemical waste for disposal, and proper disposal of non-hazardous laboratory waste.
  • Return and secure all caps on chemical containers.
  • Drain the compressors daily.
  • Maintain, clean, and test cleanliness of laboratory equipment to ensure that quality and standards are kept

Inherent Job Requirements:

  • Grade 10 NQF level 2.



  • One (1) to two (2) years’ relevant working experience related to the duties and responsibilities.

Key Competencies:

  • Results orientated:

o The ability to stick with tasks, not give up, and overcome obstacles in completing one’s task.
o The ability to be reliable, responsible, dependable and to fulfil obligations.

  • Strategic thinking:

o The ability to deal with several activities at a time.
o The ability to focus on details, work towards perfection, and approach work in a neat and organized manner.

  • Business acumen:

o The ability to adhere to rules and strictly follow work regulations.

  • Leading:

o The ability to maintain high levels of personal motivation, energy and enthusiasm.
o The ability to be cooperative with others, display good-natured attitude, and encourage people to work together.

  • Building coalitions:

o The ability to be sensitive and understanding to the needs and feelings of others.
o The ability to interact with others and establish personal connections with people.
Required Documents

Please ensure all relevant documentation is attached to your application. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

  • Certified copies must not be older than 6 months
  • A detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter
  • Certified copies of all academic records
  • Certified copies of relevant qualifications (please provide SAQA accreditation in the case of foreign qualifications)
  • A Certified* copy of your identity document
  • Proof of registration with a Professional Body (if applicable)
  • A copy of your driver’s license (if applicable)
  • A service record of your current employer / last employer


Assumption of duties:
As soon as possible.

Closing date:
21 November 2023.

The annual remuneration package, including benefits is: R97 215.23 – R170 372.31 per annum depending on the budget available for the position, relevant work experience and qualifications.

Fringe benefits:
(Subject to specific conditions): pension scheme, medical aid scheme, group life insurance, housing allowance, leave and sick leave, service bonus and study benefits.

For enquiries, please feel free to contact me at 051 401 9814 or email at [email protected] or [email protected] Additionally, kindly contact 051 401 7267 /9848 /9810 /9813 for assistance.

The University reserves the right not to fill the post. The University subscribes to and applies the principles prescribed by the Employment Equity Act. Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the aforementioned act and the employee profile of the specific department/ division.

The UFS is a designated employer and is committed to the pursuit of excellence, diversity, and redress in achieving its equity targets in accordance with the Employment Equity Plan of the University and its Employment Equity goals and targets. Preference will be given to candidates from the under-represented designated groups including candidates with disabilities.

Our Employment Equity Policy is available at : Equity/EEA13_EE Plan UFS 1 March 2023 (003).pdf?csf=1&web=1&e=TjtoXH

The University processes personal information in line with its obligations under the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) and any personal information provided to the University will be treated as confidential and processed in accordance with the rights provided to data subjects under POPIA.

The UFS will only consider applications of candidates who meet all the inherent requirements of the position. Applications that are incomplete will not be considered. Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Should you not be contacted within six weeks of the closing date for applications, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.

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