DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS – ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER PRODUCTION GRADE A: GENERAL WASTE MINIMISATION

Posted on March 13, 2020 by admin


DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS

APPLICATIONS : Director-General, Department of Environmental Affairs, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to: Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria.

FOR ATTENTION : Mr M Mashele

CLOSING DATE : 30 March 2020

NOTE : Application must be submitted on a signed and dated Z83 form with a copy of a comprehensive CV, certified copies of qualifications and ID document in order to be considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only. Short-listed candidates will be subjected to screening and security vetting to determine their suitability for employment, including but not limited to: Criminal records; Citizen Status; Credit worthiness; Previous employment (reference checks); and Qualification verification. The persons appointed to this position will be subjected to a security clearance. All candidates shortlisted for SMS post will be subjected to a technical competency exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. The Department reserves the right not to make an appointment. No faxed, e-mailed and late applications will be considered. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

MANAGEMENT ECHELON

POST 10/20 : ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER PRODUCTION GRADE A: GENERAL WASTE MINIMISATION REF NO: CWM04/2019

SALARY : R272 739 per annum (OSD)

CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate Bachelor’s degree or three (3) years tertiary qualification in Natural or Environmental Science or relevant field. 1-2 years’ experience required in related field Skills required: Organizing and planning; computer literacy; good interpersonal relations; communication skills (written and verbal); initiative; basic understanding of legal framework for waste management and ability to work individually and in a team.

DUTIES : To assist with the development and implementation of capacity building and awareness raising programmes in order to strengthen the capacity of government, industry and civil society on implementing sound waste management principles. To assist in the development of initiatives for the prevention and minimisation of priority general waste streams, including recycling and re-use. To assist in providing technical input to legislation and policy development related to general waste management. To assist in managing of the various projects within the Sub-Directorate. To assist with general administrative duties in the Sub-Directorate.

ENQUIRIES : Ms B Dlamini Tel No: (012) 399 8794

POST 10/19 : CONTROL ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER GRADE A: APPEALS AND LEGAL REVIEW REF NO: LACE22/2019

SALARY : R495 219 per annum (OSD)

CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : A 4 year degree in environmental or natural science or equivalent relevant qualification coupled with at least 6 years post qualification experience. A legal qualification and experience in drafting administrative decisions will serve as an added advantage. Proof of attendance of an environmental management or environmental impact assessment course, and GIS skills will also serve as an added advantage. Experience in environmental impact assessments (EIAs) or in the administration and review of EIAs. A good knowledge of the National Environmental Management Act, the Specific Environmental Management Acts (SEMAs), mining legislation, the EIA Regulations and the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act. Advance computer literacy skills. Project management skills, report writing skills and good communication skills in English (written and oral) are essential. Negotiation skills. Applicants must be able to work individually and in a team and must have the ability to work under pressure without supervision of a manager. Applicants must be willing to travel. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license.

DUTIES : Coordinate and administer appeals in accordance with the relevant processes and within the prescribed timeframes. Draft appeal decisions and ministerial submissions for the Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries. Receive and respond to appeals related media queries, parliamentary queries, queries from stakeholders, including the appellants and applicants. Appoint appeal panels when required and convene meetings to discuss appeals depending on the complexity of the appeal. Attend to the filing of appeal documents in terms of internal filing policies and guidelines. Review EIA reports and related specialist reports and advise the Appeal Administrators/Minister thereon. Provide litigation support, including the compilation of court records, and attend to consultations with legal counsel to provide assistance on appeal decisions that were taken on judicial review. Attend meetings and site visits as and when required.

ENQUIRIES : Adv. M Rakgogo Tel No: (012) 399 9626

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