ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER SPECIALISED PRODUCTION: ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (EIA)

  • Full Time
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, Cnr. Steve Biko and Soutpansberg Road, 0084 View on Map
  • @Environment, Forestry and Fisheries posted 1 month ago
  • Posted : Sep 16, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R402,045.00 - R563,693.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R402 045 per annum, (all-inclusive total package of R563 693 per annum)
  • Qualifications Honours Degree
  • Industry Environment
  • Reference REF NO: OC22/2021
  • Centre Cape Town
  • Enquiries
    Mr. Sibusiso Mbethe Tel No: 081 208 1400
  • Where to submit application
    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. Attention: Human Resource Management.
  • Notes
    Application must be submitted on a New signed Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department and must be completed in full, also accompanied by copies of all relevant 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

REQUIREMENTS : Appropriate Honours Degree in Natural or Environmental Management/Sciences or equivalent qualification and 3-5 years’ experience in related field. Knowledge and understanding of institutional arrangements and the legal regime pertaining to coastal management. Knowledge of the EIA Regulations in terms of the National Environmental Management Act (Act No. 107 of 1998) and its administration. Knowledge on integrated environmental management and the National Environmental Management: Integrated Coastal Management Act (Act No. 24 of 2008). Knowledge and understanding of coastal management processes and principles. Knowledge and understanding of the functioning of coastal ecosystems and the impact of human activity on those systems. Knowledge of successive of the Integrated Coastal Development Act. Knowledge of the Off-road vehicle regulations, their guidelines, historical context and implementation. Knowledge of government administration and financial procedures, Public Service and Departmental Procedures and Prescripts. Advanced computer literacy skills and relevant experience. Good communication skills. Good organising and planning, problem solving skills. Ability to work individually and in a team. Ability to work under pressure and with minimum supervision. A valid driver’s licence. All short-listed candidates will be subject to a written evaluation in addition to an interview. DUTIES : Coordinate and facilitate Oceans and Coasts comments, inputs and advice on the draft and final Environmental Impact Assessment Reports for all developments along the coast. Establish a mechanism to deal with developments “regulated and unregulated” along the entire South Africa’s coastline and engage with compliance and enforcement. Facilitate engagements with competent authorities of coastal provinces for statistics on the Environmental Impact Assessment reports approved and produce quarterly and annual reports. Facilitate necessary site inspections, attendance of stakeholder meetings, working groups, and implementation workshops that have a bearing on Environmental Impact Assessment. Provide support to general Integrated Coastal Management projects, strategies, policies, plans and programs that have coastal environmental impact assessment implications.

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