DEPARTMENT OF MINERAL RESOURCES: ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER REF NO: DMR/19/0053


SALARY : R316 791 per annum (Level 08) CENTRE : KwaZulu-Natal Region, Durban

REQUIREMENTS : An Appropriate relevant Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Management, Geography. Valid Driver’s licence. PLUS the following key competencies: Knowledge of National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (as amended), EIA Regulations, 2014 (as amended), National Environmental Management Waste Act, 2014 (as amended) MPRDA and, previous mining legislation, administrative procedures relating to mining 34 and prospecting, computer programs, mining and prospecting methods, environmental impacts associated with mining and prospecting operations, environmental management best practice, rehabilitation, environmental awareness, environmental management and mitigation measures. Skills: Planning, effective decision making, interpretation and implementation of legislation, policies, computer, presentation, report writing, punctuality Communication: Able to communicate effectively and efficiently both verbally and in writing and utilise the available tools to communicate with all stakeholders (both internally and externally) Creativity: ability to stay abreast of changing legislation and make recommendations on applications in due consideration of the NEMA principles and application of the concept of sustainable development. DUTIES : Evaluate basic assessment reports, environmental impact assessments, scoping reports, closure plans, environmental management programmes and other technical and environmental documents. Conduct environmental compliance, auditing, performance assessment and closure inspections to promote environmental management in the mining industry. Evaluate the adequacy of financial provision. Consult with relevant state departments and promote co-operative governance. Investigate and resolve mine environmental related issues, queries and complaints between the Mining Industry and the public. Regulate the closure of mines within stipulated time frames. Assist clients through promotion of administrative justice.

ENQUIRIES : Mr Karoon Moodley  031 335 9600 NOTE : Ability to work under pressure and within prescribed time frames, travel extensively and work beyond normal office hours (including weekends). Women, Coloureds, Indians a well as people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

APPLICATIONS : Please forward your application, quoting reference, addressed to: The DirectorGeneral, Department of Mineral Resources, Private Bag X59, Arcadia, 0007 or hand delivered to Trevenna Campus, corner Meintjies and Francis Baard Street, former Schoeman. N.B: Faxed and emailed applications will not be considered. FOR ATTENTION : Ms T Sibutha / Ms N Maseko CLOSING DATE : 21 June 2019

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