Umgeni Water
  • Post Date: Mar 4, 2022
  • Apply Before : Mar 11, 2022
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Job Details

  • Qualifications Honours Degree
  • Industry Human and social issues
  • Reference Reference Number UMG220225-1
  • Centre Pietermaritzburg
  • Where to submit application
    Interested persons are requested to logon to www.umgeni.co.za and register their applications, CVs and attach relevant certified copies of qualifications or post to The Recruitment Specialist P O Box 9, Pietermaritzburg, 3200 clearly indicating the position being applied for and reference number. Hand delivered applications will not be accepted. Applications without relevant certified copies will not be considered.
  • Notes
    Position Reference No 20004130 Position Title 3 Year Contract - Scientist Catchment Management. Please Note Umgeni Water is committed to the development of staff and Employment Equity Legislation, which promotes diversity within the organisation. Employment will be made in the context of Employment Equity. People with Disabilities; African Female and White Females are encouraged to apply.

Job Description

Reporting To (Position Title) Manager – Catchement & Ecological Management Purpose of the Job To develop, implement and manage ecological infrastructure and catchment management programmes and plans for ensuring that water resources are protected, conserved, used efficiently, developed, controlled and managed in a sustainable manner. Key Responsibilities The successful candidate will be responsible Undertake stakeholder engagement interventions to build and manage relationships with key water stakeholders * Perform activities pertaining to integrated catchment management including Ecological Infrastructure Management * Facilitate completion of catchment delineations and flood line studies *Determine Spatial information and decision support system requirements for the various catchment management processes/functions * Mentoring of Junior staff members * Perform general functional administrative and ad hoc activities. Minimum Qualification, Knowlege & Skills Minimum Qualifications: Matric with BSc Honours Hydrology (NQF8), BSc (Eng) (NQF7), Water Resource Management, Aquatic Ecology *Professional Registration with the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions. Minimum Experience: Minimum of 5 years’ experience in ecological infrastructure management / catchment management or water resources management *Project Management / catchment management research experience. Knowledge and skills: We are looking for an individual who an advanced end-user computing skills in MS Office * Proficiency in written and verbal communication *Extensive knowledge of GIS and water related information systems * Extensive knowledge of catchment management, ecological infrastructure and hydrological modelling * Working knowledge of optimization, simulation and knowledge-based tools * Intricate technical knowledge of national and global water related policy, legislation, standards, monitoring and management *Ability to conceptualize, plan and lead complex projects in own field of management (project management) *Ability to effectively communicate, through written media, verbal discussions or presentations, at various technical levels * Specialist knowledge of water resource quantity and quality, environment and catchment management issues, and ability to utilise this to prevent, detect or minimise impacts on activities, customers or the environment *Ability to undertake catchment and land use impact assessments and lead the implementation of mitigation actions *Applied knowledge of Safety, Health, Environment and Quality systems * Customer/Client Focus * Social Responsibility * Community and Environmental Responsibility * Integrity / adherence to corporate * People Management skills.

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