SCIENTIST PRODUCTION: LARGE PELAGICS Three (3) Year SEC.40 NEMA Contract

  • Contract
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, Cnr. Steve Biko and Soutpansberg Road, 0084 View on Map
  • Environment, Forestry and Fisheries posted 3 weeks ago
  • Posted : Aug 30, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R618,732.00 - R93,962.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R618 732 – R939 621 per annum, (All-inclusive remuneration package, conditions apply)
  • Qualifications Honours Degree
  • Industry Environment
  • Reference REF NO: FIM18/2021
  • Centre Cape Town (Foretrust Building)
  • Enquiries
    Dr. S Kerwath Tel No: (021) 402 3017; email: [email protected]
  • Where to submit application
    Private Bag X4390, Cape Town, 8000 or hand-deliver to 14 Loop Street, Cape Town.
  • Notes
    NOTE: 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. 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

DUTIES: The incumbent’s responsibility will be to work within the finfish research team to initiate and conduct applicable research in one or more fields of fisheries biology relevant to the line function of the Chief Directorate: Fisheries Research and Development, in order to provide information on the biology and dynamics of South Africa’s Large Pelagic predators caught by longline and pole-line fisheries. Responsibility for the generation of routine data reports for submission to Forums of the Regional Fisheries Management Organisations (RFMOs). Provision of scientific advice pertaining to the sustainable harvest of Large Pelagic Predators such as tuna, swordfish and pelagic sharks. Compile research reports, scientific papers and data reports. Liaise and interact at all levels with individuals involved in harvesting of the relevant teleost and chondrichthyan species. Supervise and mentor technical support staff. Participate in field trips including working overtime as required. Attend scientific meetings/symposia nationally, regionally and internationally. The successful candidate will be required to be part of a team of scientists that represent South Africa at the scientific meetings of the Regional Fishery Management Organisations (ICCAT, CCSBT and IOTC).

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