Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R402 045 per annum, (OSD salary)
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Business, finance and economy
  • Reference REF NO: 1/DEDECT/2021- 22/NW
  • Centre Mahikeng
  • Enquiries
    Mr Jonathan Denga Tel No: 018 389 5527
  • Where to submit application
  • Notes
    NOTE: The North West Department of Economic Development, Environment Conservation, and Tourism is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity in employment, especially in respect of race, gender and disability. White males and females are encouraged to apply. Applications must be submitted on a newly prescribed Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public Service Department, which must be signed and dated (an unsigned and not dated Z83 form will disqualify an application) and should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV, as well as, copies of all educational qualification/s.( Matriculation Certificate must also be attached), ID document and driver’s licence (where applicable), including the details of at least three contactable referees (should be people who recently worked with the applicant).Only shortlisted candidates for a post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview. Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of their Permanent Residence Permits to their application. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks (criminal record check, citizenship verification, financial/asset record check, qualification/study verification and previous employment verification). Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes. The Department reserves the right not to make appointment(s) to the advertised post(s). No faxed, and late applications will be considered. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical 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 committee will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency-based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA competency assessment tools. Applications: Complete application forms and supporting documents, quoting the relevant reference number, should be forwarded as follows

Job Description

REQUIREMNENTS: Bachelor Degree (NQF7) / National Diploma (NQF6) in Nature Conservation in Nature Conservation / Environmental Management Sciences / Natural Sciences. Additional National Diploma in Policing Science and/or EMI certificate will be an added advantage. At least two (2) years’ experience in Biodiversity Enforcement (both criminal and admin enforcement). A valid driver’s license is compulsory. Thorough understanding of Biodiversity issues. Knowledge of sustainable use of natural resources and ecosystems, alien and invasive species, CITES and threatened or protected species. Ability to testify and adduce evidence in court. Extensive knowledge of the Promotion of Administrative Justice Act and Criminal Procedure Act. Conversant with contents of legislative frameworks governing Biodiversity management and conservation. Ability to use computers, verbal & written communication, report writing, work in and outdoors under pressure, and extensive driving. DUTIES: The successful candidate will be required to manage Biodiversity Investigation Officers throughout the North West Province. Management of nature conservation based investigations within the Province. Manage Biodiversity administration and Criminal enforcement of the North West Province. Management of Biodiversity crime scenes and maintaining chain of custody. Management of case dockets and handing over for public prosecution. Attend both Provincial as well as National Biodiversity Management meetings. Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports.

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