DEPUTY DIRECTOR: WOODLANDS AND INDIGENOUS FOREST MANAGEMENT

  • Full Time
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, Cnr. Steve Biko and Soutpansberg Road, 0084 View on Map
  • Environment, Forestry and Fisheries posted 4 weeks ago
  • Posted : Aug 24, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R869,007.00 - R869,007.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R869 007 per annum, (All-inclusive package)
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Environment
  • Reference REF NO: FOM04/2021
  • Centre Eastern Cape
  • Enquiries
    Dr.T Ramatshimbila Tel No: (012) 309 5716
  • Where to submit application
    May be forwarded to the Director-General, Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-delivered to: Environment House, Erf 1563 Arcadia Extension 6, Cnr Soutpansberg and Steve Biko Road, Arcadia, Pretoria, marked for the attention: Human Resources Management.
  • Notes
    Application must be submitted on a New signed Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department and must be completed in full accompanied by copies of qualifications (Matric Certificate must also be attached), ID document, a valid Driver’s License (attached documentation need not be certified, certification will be requested when required) together with the recent Curriculum Vitae in order to be considered. Please note that should you not use the newly amended Z83 and completed, initialled and signed in full, the department reserves the rights to disqualify your application. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). The National Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Preference may be given to appointable applicants from the underrepresented designated groups in terms of the Department’s equity plan. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 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; Citizenship status; Credit worthiness; Previous employment (reference checks); and Qualification verification. Short-listed candidates will be expected to avail themselves at the Department’s convenience. Entry level requirements for SMS posts: In terms of the Directive on Compulsory Capacity Development, Mandatory Training Days & Minimum Entry Requirements for SMS that was introduced on 1 April 2015, a requirement for all applicants for SMS posts from 1 April 2020 is a successful completion of the Senior Management Pre-Entry Programme as endorsed by the National School of Government (NSG). The course is available at the NSG under the name Certificate for entry into SMS and the full details can be obtained by following the below link:https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/sms-pre-entryprogramme/ The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of completion of the NSG Public Service Senior Management Leadership Programme Certificate for entry into the SMS. Furthermore, candidates shortlisted for the SMS post will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job. Following the interview and the technical exercise, the Selection Panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments. The person appointed to this position will be subjected to a security clearance, the signing of performance agreement and employment contract. The department reserves the right not to make an appointment. If you have not been contacted within three 3 months after the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Job Description

The successful incumbent will manage and develop policies, norms, standards, tools, and procedures for sustainable management of indigenous forests and woodlands. Manage conservation planning and compliance with national and international biodiversity Management frameworks. Identify priority forests for protection and rehabilitation. Determine relative conservation and socioeconomic values of forest patches as well as threats. Ensure Ecological Forest monitoring. Conduct national Principle, Criteria, Indicators and Standards (PCI&S) audits. Ensure that site inspection is conducted. Ensure Integrated Environment plan for indigenous forest and resources of the Sub directorate (Physical, Human & Financial). Analyze the impact of the environmental assessments. Ensure compliance and monitoring of Environmental legislations especially NFA and NVFFA. Managing achievements of the Regional Annual Plan of Operation. Develop and provide forest management guidelines, norms, best practice to the WIFM regions (Eastern Cape).

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