Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development – Environmental Officer Production (x2)


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Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
Johannesburg
refs/005654
ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER PRODUCTION- GRADE A – C
Directorate
ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING AND IMPACT ASSESSMENT
Package
R272 739 – R473 574 per annum plus benefits (Offer will be based on appropriate and recognizable experience in line with the OSD requirements)

Requirements
Grade 12 plus an appropriate Bachelor’s Degree (NQF Level 7) or National Diploma (NQF Level 6) in Natural or Environmental Sciences or Management as recognized by SAQA. Must be in possession of valid driver’s license. Knowledge on Environmental Impact Assessment process, environmental legislation and policies, particularly the National Environmental Management Act, 1998, as amended, and the associated EIA regulations, sound understanding of environmental issues, environmental management and environmental law. Knowledge of and experience in one or more of the following fields would be an advantage: urban and/or rural land development, infrastructure development, environmental management systems and GIS. 

Duties
Provide expert technical and procedural advice to stakeholders (e.g environmental assessment practitioners, local authorities, international organisations, NGO’s and other state departments) and applicants; reviewing, interpret and evaluate applications and associated documents according to established norms and standards; determine information and procedural requirements for applications; conduct site inspection required by applications;draft/recommend environmental authorisations for submission and decision-making by the relevant delegated authority; quality assure / check draft environmental authorisations and applications submitted by other environmental officers.  

Notes
To apply for the above position, please apply online at http://professionaljobcentre.gpg.gov.za/ or Hand Deliver: Ground floor 56 Eloff Street, Umnotho House. Applications must be submitted on a Z83, obtainable from any public service department or from website which must be completed in full. Candidates must attach their recently updated CV as well as certified copies of all qualification/s and ID document (no copies of certified copies allowed, certification should not be more than six months old). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.

Enquiries Mr P SEKOME 0112403093
Number of Posts 2
Closing Date 2020/07/17
Criteria Questions
Do you have grade 12 plus an appropriate Bachelor’s Degree (NQF Level 7) or National Diploma (NQF Level 6) in Natural or Environmental Sciences or Management as recognized by SAQA?
Do you have Knowledge on Environmental Impact Assessment process, environmental legislation and policies, particularly the National Environmental Management Act?
                          
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged, If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.
apply here: https://professionaljobcentre.gpg.gov.za/Public/VacancySpec.aspx?VDEPT=Department%20of%20Agriculture%20and%20Rural%20Development&VREF=refs/005654&VCENT=%20Johannesburg