ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICER PRODUCTION: GRADE A – C, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development – Refs/008965

  • Reference Number : refs/008965
  • Directorate : Environmental Policy Planning and Coordination Sub-Directorate: Legislative Development
  • Number of Posts : 1
  • Package : R272 739.00 – R473 574.00 per annum plus benefits (offer will be based on appropriate and recognizable experience in line with the OSD requirements).
  • Enquiries : Mr. Pitso Sekome; Tel: 011 240 3093

Requirements :

Grade 12 plus Bachelor’s degree (NQF Level 7)/National Diploma (NQF Level 6) in Environmental Management, Environmental Law, Natural Sciences, Planning fields or relevant qualification as recognised by SAQA. Valid driver’s license. COMPETENCIES: Computer Literacy. Knowledge of Legislation (NEMA and others). Good understanding of Gauteng development plans. Understanding of Public Service legislations, regulations, and departmental policies. Good communication, writing and admin skills (registering and tracking documents, filling, etc.) Ability to critically analyse and interpret information. Computer literacy including GIS skills. Good organisation skills.

Duties :

Assist with the review of existing Sustainable Use of the Environment (SUE) policies ensuring that legislation, policies, procedures, systems, guidelines and other legislative tools are developed to guide environmental decisions. Support with the planning, and development of the State of the Environment (SoE)/Outlook Report. Initiate the development of legal tools (policies, guidelines etc.) Assist with the planning and development of relevant Environmental Management Instruments such as Environmental Management Framework. Assist in the coordination and scheduling of meetings with consultants and authorities as necessary for the development of the tools, guidelines etc. to be developed by the Directorate. Contribute comments on various legislations, policies and other documents of provincial and national strategic nature relevant to the function. Report on the indicators in the Provincial and or National Environment Outlook Report. Facilitate the development of the Environmental Management Framework Standard. Facilitate the use of tools, legislation, guidelines, norms and standards, policies, procedures developed to guide environmental decision-making (EMF, Outlook, SEA and EIP) through policy accessibility. Filing and document management and back to office reports.

Notes :

To apply for the above position, please apply online at http://professionaljobcentre.gpg.gov.za/ or Hand Deliver at Ground floor, Main entrance 56 Eloff Street, Umnotho House Johannesburg or on Disability Connect. Applications must be submitted on a new Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or from the website which must be completed in full. Candidates must attach their recently updated CV as well as certified copies of all qualification/s and ID document (no copies of certified copies are allowed; certification should not be more than six months old). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. NB: For assistance with online applications, visit the following centres: 78 Fox Street, Marshalltown or Maponya Mall at Thuso House next to Home Affairs.

It is the Department’s intention to promote representivity (Race, Gender and Disability) in the Public Service through the filling of this post. It is the Department’s intention to promote equity through the filling of all numeric targets as contained in the Employment Equity Plan. To facilitate this process successfully, an indication of Race, Gender and Disability status is required. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right not to appoint. Disabled people are encouraged to apply. If you do not receive any response from us within 3 months, please accept your application was unsuccessful.

Employer : Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Location : Johannesburg (Head Office

Closing Date : 22-06-2021

Criteria Questions
Do you have Grade 12 plus Bachelor’s degree (NQF Level 7)/National Diploma (NQF Level 6) in Environmental Management, Environmental Law, Natural Sciences, Planning fields or relevant qualification as recognised by SAQA?
Do you have a valid driver’s license?

Please Note :

Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.

Please note: 

Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.

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